The Precedent

From drumming to homecoming

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2016


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The excitement is pumping high, as Perry band and color guard get ready to take on the homecoming halftime show. To carry on the tradition, many Alumni will be coming to the John Wren Stadium September 2 to unite with former the former Perry band and color guard. Looking to put on a good show, band...

Agriculture Club: growing success and beauty on campus

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016


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A new club has emerged on campus, hoping to beautify the campus with greenery while also educating students on the benefits of gardening. Agriculture Club, sponsored by Economics teacher Trent Thornton, is preparing to plant vegetables and flowers to decorate school grounds and instill admirable characte...

New leadership for award-winning Speech and Debate team

Lauren Neilsen, A&E Editor

August 30, 2016


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While much of Perry’s attention is dominated by the successful big-name varsity sports, a shift of the spotlight may be set to soon change. Speech and Debate, which, according to the Arizona Interscholastic Association, is in fact classified as a sport itself, is gearing up for a fresh and ambitious y...

Quenching thirst across Perry’s campus

Quenching thirst across Perry’s campus

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2016


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Many high schoolers dream of striking it big and making bank while still juggling the pressures of classes, homework and a social life. For Andrew Hom, his unconventional way of earning some extra cash during school garnered him respect and appreciation from his fellow peers. Hom, a senior band ...

Perry says goodbye to more than just our seniors

Breanna Latt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2016


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Throughout the year, many students have become aware that some of their favorite teachers are making the decision to take some time off. For Spanish teacher Carina De La Torre, this decision was extremely difficult for her. De La Torre explains that the last few years of dropping off her 3 year-ol...

Upholding the tradition

Izzy Rozansky, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2016


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When the word Graduation is said, thoughts of senior year, diplomas, and caps and gowns surface. However, where exactly does the age-old tradition of the graduates wearing caps and gowns come from? The gowns, technically referred to as ‘academic dresses’, are used to symbolize greater amount...

Women Enlisting into the Military

Women Enlisting into the Military

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

With the school year ending, most seniors are either planning for college or shifting job schedules from part-time to full-time. Through all this madness of graduation, the majority of people overlook the few brave students who will be leaving Perry, their family, and their friends to serve our country. ...

Can I graduate yet?

Mazyne Smith, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2016


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'Tis the season for graduation caps, gowns, and the ceremony itself. But what happens after the ceremony? College; the place where students find where they truly belong in the world. It is known that college can cost an arm and a leg to pay for unless you have a school grant or scholarship. Career ...

Rhea Johnston transitions into Rona Lisa Peretti

Vanessa Bugarin, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2016


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You walk into the auditorium and find a seat. It’s the 25th annual Putnam musical and on stage are the seats for the ‘contestants’ and a table and chairs for the judges. The lights dim, the music starts and the actors come on stage. Although the main contestants present themselves by giving ...

Steven Ricks- A Jack of All Trades

Steven Ricks- A Jack of All Trades

Mazyne Smith, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News

Senior Steven Ricks is an actor, a singer, and a friend. Recently he was accepted into the National Theatre Company, where according to Tech One teacher Shawna Marquis; no other student has been accepted from Arizona, ever. “This opportunity allows him to work with Broadway actors, professionals, ...

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