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Victoria Vredevoogd and the American Idol Journey

Victoria Vredevoogd and the American Idol Journey

Aubree Flores, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

Aubree Flores: I was informed that you competed in American Idol recently, can you please elaborate on that story? Victoria Vredevoogd: Yes, so I went through the audition process; I woke up at five in the morning to leave at six and get there at seven. And then I ended up waiting probably three h...

Cats and Cafes; A hidden gem in Arizona

Cats and Cafes; A hidden gem in Arizona

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

From the outside this small cafe and boutique just looks like a normal cafe with seating and twinkley lighting but as you venture inside this hidden gem you notice something that makes this place extra special. Cats all over browsing through the room, climbing walls and greeting customers sounds like a ...

New club honors Shakespeare’s works

New Shakespeare Club to be coming to Perry.

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

In 1592, William Shakespeare kick-started his career as a famous playwright and he had composed plays that have lasted beyond his lifetime. Currently, students are required to read his plays in school. But one teacher is changing it all so students can learn to enjoy his creations the way he originally...

Phoenix woman prepares menstrual care packages for local low-income students

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

March 9, 2018

Periods are inevitable, but for girls in low-income communities, periods can be nearly unbearable. With school funding as low as it is for things like paper and desks, money going towards feminine products for students in schools is nonexistent. Gone are the days of cheap tampons and pads available for ...

Where do you stand: PHS Young Republicans and Democrats Debate

Where do you stand: PHS Young Republicans and Democrats Debate

The Precedent

March 8, 2018

The Precedent: Where do you stand on issues regarding the Second Amendment? Senior Sarah Martino of the Young Democrats: “I’m a full supporter of the Second Amendment: hunting rifles and small handguns should be allowed for the public. I really don’t see why it’s necessary for a 19 year old...

Unsung teacher of the bus barn: Jocelyn Dolan

Psychology teacher Jocelyn Dolan radiates with happiness in her classroom in the bus barn.

Madi Kimball, News Editor

March 8, 2018

Teachers play a huge role in a child’s growth and development and for some teachers it’s more than just teaching a subject. Psychology teacher Jocelyn Dolan is known as a lively, happy teacher who genuinely cares for her students. While teaching has become her what she loves, Dolan didn’t always...

Comprehensive legislation only way for general sense of helplessness to end

Ian Graham, A&E Editor

March 6, 2018

In the days following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shooting, debates over the sale of assault rifles have erupted. These debates, with arguments coming from all levels on the conservative-republican spectrum, are forcing lawmakers to revisit the conversation surrounding gun control and its...

The beauty of candid photography

Senior Rachel Witenhafer poses with her camera.

Mallory Melanson, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Everyone sees the world through different lens, and Rachel Witenhafer catches all of the beauty in the world with her photography. “I feel like I see a lot of things more beautifully than other people see things,” Witenhafer said. Growing up with an artist for a grandma has kept Witenhafer in the...

#MeToo

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2018

In 2006, sexual assault survivor Tarana Burke started the Me Too campaign as a way to unite victims of sexual harassment and assault. In 2017, #MeToo swept the Internet, with celebrities and everyday people detailing their own experiences of unwanted advances by those in power. On Jan. 1, 2018, over...

Students Idea of a Perfect Valentine’s Day

Students Idea of a Perfect Valentine's Day

CJ Jamerson, Writer

February 14, 2018

Students give opinions on their perfect Valentine's Day

The student voice of Perry High School
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