The Precedent

During lunch, Luc Gourmelom (9), Matthew Johnson (9), and Koen Martineau (9), play Cornhole during

Mental Health Awareness Month: how it is being acknowledged

Sophie Barkett, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

During the month of May, students and staff can bring awareness to mental health, which has become a problem for many people after months of isolation and uncertainty brought about by COVID.  The counseling...

Culinary teacher Angela Stutz poses with top students (left to right),Adrianna Lopez 12, Kaylah Kauffman 12, and Jaylene Cid 11. These students were recognized for their accomplishments with scholarships and a new set of knives for their achievements.

Top culinary students win big at competition

Tyler Blandin, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

Culinary has been hard at work this year honing their skills to compete. C-CAP, or Careers through Culinary Arts Program, hosts an annual competition for aspiring chefs in high school programs. With thousands...

Dance teacher Fara Sadler was presented her plaque after winning Arizona Dance Educator of the Year. Sadler has been teaching dance since she was in college and has been involved with dance since she was in 8th grade.

Dance teacher wins “Arizona Dance Educator of the Year”

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

For over 20 years, Fara Sadler has been teaching dance to students and enhancing the love each one has for the art. She teaches beginning and intermediate dance as well as choreography/improv and is also...

Junior Brooklyn Braaten, Senior Savannah Phan, and Senior Caitlin Salanga standing next to their bulletin board design that won gold at the SkillsUSA competition. Their board was about teaching motivation through Pokemon.

SkillsUSA students winning in different categories

Meghan McGowan, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

SkillsUSA recently entered a competition to demonstrate their skills that they have been working on throughout the year. Caryn Butler the graphic design teacher is the sponsor for this club said "The technical...

Senior Jayden Ocken standing next to the trash truck that will display her design. Ocken won the City of Gilbert sustainability with her graphic and design of cacti.

Spreading ideas of sustainability through cacti

Meghan McGowan, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

Every year during the spring the City of Gilbert hosts a graphic design sustainability competition which high school students can enter. This year Perry Senior Jayden Ocken won the competition with her...

Senior Yejin Sohn wrote and illustrated her own children's book, Counting Dollars. Her book is published on Amazon.

Senior creates, publishes her first book over summer break

Lauren Ludwig , Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

Throughout the long-awaited summer breaks, a majority of teenagers are out taking trips to the beach and staying out late with friends, the idea of school forgotten for 6 weeks. However, during the 2020...

Perry's esports team, PHS Rage, will be competing in the PlayVS' Rocket League championships.

Rage participates in Rocket League championship

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter May 7, 2021

Rage is the E-sports team and is ending their season by participating in a Rocket League Championship.  The main three players participating in the championship are juniors Christian Lamb, Casey Medina,...

As the student government elections for class officers wrap up, Perry will see who will be apart of representing each class in student government.

Student council class officer votes come in

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter May 6, 2021

On April 29 and 30, StuGo held voting for next year’s class officer positions. The votes have been tallied up and the incoming senior, junior, and sophomore officers have been selected, with the exception...

Art students nominated for district wide competition, sophomore wins

Meghan McGowan, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

Select art students submitted work to the CUSD district art competition. Winners were then chosen to be featured in the CUSD art show from Apr.14-May 5. Every art teacher in CUSD has the opportunity to...

Security cameras caught ten students breaking into campus and vandalizing the new track and baseball fields on Apr.  10. Vandalism to the campus is common during the end of fourth quarter when senior pranks are being planned and carried out.

Vandalism to baseball fields, new track prefaces senior prank season

Nadine Loureiro and Anna Myers April 22, 2021

As the school year reaches its end, complications begin to rise to the surface at the hands of an event: senior pranks. Senior pranks have progressed throughout the years, ranging in severity, but there...

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