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Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


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In response to the Florida school shooting, parents have been questioning safety measures taken in schools across the nation. Perry is no exception. There are quite a few safety precautions taken here, however, money given to the schools determine the quality and quantity of those measures. Principal...

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

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

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 ...

Perry DECA takes the state competition

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018


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Many students have entered the Puma Den at one point or another, but not many stop to think about who runs the show. The Perry DECA team constantly works hard to make a difference on campus, like the Puma Den or volunteering on and off campus. This week, the DECA team is working to prepare for their state...

MORP brings color to campus

MORP brings color to campus

Madi Kimball, News Editor

March 8, 2018


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Last week, the annual MORP dance brought color and excitement around campus. The week leading up to the dance was filled with a colorful spirit week to hype the students up for the dance that took place on Fri. March 2. From Dress Like Yous Hydro to Neon, students showed their spirit around campus. The...

Unsung teacher of the bus barn: Jocelyn Dolan

Unsung teacher of the bus barn: Jocelyn Dolan

Madi Kimball, News Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News

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...

Finalists eligible to win scholarships

Finalists eligible to win scholarships

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


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The culinary program recently participated in the annual Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) competition. This organization is located in seven states and features some of the top chefs in the nation as the judges. The participating students compete in a statewide contest that is broken up...

Puma Pals have Field Day, proves success

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


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For the first time since the founding of the club, Puma Pals hosted a field day for all of the students involved in the club. They also invited some of the athletes on campus to join in on the festivities and get to know the students that are apart of the club. Junior VP of the club, Alex Rice, said...

#MeToo

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Features, News, Showcase

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...

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


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With so many outstanding students on our campus, it can be a challenge for some students to stick out from the general population. However, this is not the case for a student named Fletcher Jones. Fletcher is very outspoken and enjoys the company of his fellow students. He brings a special atmosph...

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


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Morp is coming up fast and it’s time to flip things around from the usual school dances. The dance last year took place out in the main parking lot where students danced in colored chalk during the Color Craze themed night. Afterwards, the lot was a rainbow stained mess and, as an effect, Principal Da...

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