The Precedent

Vape: a cultural phenomenon

McKell Park and Kade Whatcott

May 23, 2017


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Yet another trend has propelled its way into the lives of teenagers; vape. The trend that has clouded the minds of high schoolers all over. But why is it so trendy? Or a better question, how did vaping come to be? Where did it all start? Vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes (e-cigs), was and has been a s...

Commercialization of vape: what you didn’t know

Madilyn McFarland, Elisa Thomas, and Brittany Tomes

May 23, 2017


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Alcohol, cigarettes, weed, and now vape. All these have one thing in common; they were popular and taboo within our american culture then they became a “norm” for people. Kids began to get involved with it, but once they got bored, they moved onto the next new drug to do. Most recently e-cigaret...

Seniors in choir sing their last note of the season

Seniors in choir sing their last note of the season

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


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Lily Brower Lily Brower, a senior who transferred to Perry in her sophomore year, is currently in all four choir sections. She is only one of two seniors to be in all four choirs. “I was in choir at my other school and I knew I liked it,” Brower said. “I’ve been in choir since I was aro...

Bob Harpur retires after 2016-2017 school year

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


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For many freshmen, Bob Harpur is the first history teacher with whom they interact on campus. An AP World History and AP Human Geography teacher, Harpur’s time at Perry is only one period of a teaching career spanning nearly three decades. Upon meeting Harpur, it is no question why his teaching impact...

A day in the life: Carolyn Row

A day in the life: Carolyn Row

Syndey Wolfe, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017


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Sophomore Carolyn Row works hard manage her life inside and outside of school. From varsity pole vaulting to school work, club practice, and work, Row has a busy schedule that she balances into her everyday life.

Arrington’s Search for the Right Career

Arrington’s Search for the Right Career

Cambrie Hickman, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017


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Is it possible for everyone to know what you’re going to do with your future, except for you?   For history teacher, David Arrington, that was exactly the case.  It took a few years, and a 2nd grade teacher’s aid job, for him to find the career everyone else knew he was going to pursue...

Leslie Jones: teacher, singer, and world traveler

Leslie Jones: teacher, singer, and world traveler

McKell Park, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017


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When you walk into Ms. Jones classroom you can’t help but notice her energy that immediately fills the room. Whether you’re a teacher or student her zeal and passion for teaching is hard to miss. Leslie Jones has already made an impact on the students and environment  at Perry, and it’s onl...

Getting to know JenDo

Getting to know JenDo

Alison Sandoval, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017


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With her incredible dance moves and loving personality, math teacher Jennifer Dominguez (also known as JenDo) mixes fun and math together. If it was not for one of her friends at Northern Arizona University, she probably would not be teaching here. Not only is Dominguez hilarious and really fun to...

Dear Dorris

Dear Dorris

Courtney Page, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


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With her wide smile and contagious laugh, English teacher Katie Dorris brings tired and bored sophomores and juniors to life. Great Gatsby characters Tom Buchanan and Myrtle Wilson look sulkily at the back of the heads of students as they laugh along to Dorris’ amusing anecdotes. Now going on her...

Robotics version of Pinewood Derby Competition

Robotics version of Pinewood Derby Competition

February 7, 2017


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You might be surprised at the amount of collaboration behind robotics. But for members of Robotics Club, the time-intensive preparation and competition hold more than long code, meticulous calculation, and careful machining. Instead, it lays the foundation of teamwork and the edge of ambition. Robot...

The student voice of Perry High School
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