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Point/Counterpoint Final Exams are a Nuisance to Students, but a Necessity to Future Success

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


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Every Semester Students across the country prepare for their final exams in pursuit of a passing grade in their various classes. Teenagers despise the tests due to the stress and anxiety they cause, but they do not recognize the impact they can have on their future. Final Exams provide students an idea of poss...

#MeToo encourages survivors to come forward

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2017


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If you were to pull up Google and type in just the number sign, the hashtag #MeToo is the first result that will pop up. Out of all the hashtags in the world, one that intros the stories of sexual assault is the most predictable search option. Everyday, the movement’s social media presence grows. More and...

Eric Rygiel brings energy to campus during his first year

Eric Rygiel brings energy to campus during his first year

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2017


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The Perry campus is awash with faculty whose unique experiences undoubtedly contribute to the school’s identity. Since the school’s conception, many staff members have come and gone bringing their stories and spirit with them. The newest addition to the campus is math teacher Eric Rygiel, married to...

Social Standards and Diversity

Leviah Nixon, Reporter

December 18, 2017


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                                              Social Standards and Diversity within Perry High School    Self-worth and dignity are the two top things that controls and modifies moral within your own conscientious values. But what will be the reason a person chooses...

Stu-Go’s Smiles for the Season gives underprivileged kids holiday cheer

Stu-Go’s Smiles for the Season gives underprivileged kids holiday cheer

Daisy Ramirez, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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As students are soaking up all the festive vibes and anticipating the upcoming holidays, it is not that difficult to forget the kind and well hearted meaning of this time of year. Student Government (StuGo) along with National Honors Society (NHS)  do not neglect the difficult times some familie...

From stage to ASL

From stage to ASL

Kayla Gee and Mallory Melanson

December 18, 2017


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American Sign Language is an unparalleled language that combines emotion, movement and soul to create beautiful stories without a single sound. Deaf communities is a world in which others learn their language in order to compel complex conversations. Senior student signer Paloma Soracides was drawn into the deaf w...

Override passed in all Maricopa County school districts

Override passed in all Maricopa County school districts

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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On Nov. 9, 2017, Maricopa County voters passed all 27 school overrides. This is the first time in the history of Arizona education that this has occurred. In 2016, 17 of 20 were passed and in 2015, 24 of 28 were passed. According to an AZCentral article on the Maricopa County education override, it ...

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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Students in K-12 education levels are graded on an A-F grading system. Schools within the state of Ariz. are also graded A-F, but things have changed just recently. Now schools are being graded by a system called the A-F Letter Grades for Accountability, which is required by the Arizona Revised St...

Individuals place at speech Winter Trophy competition

Individuals place at speech Winter Trophy competition

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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Students of speech and debate showed off their skills in performing during the Winter Trophy competition at Arizona State University. Schools of the division one throughout the state battled in 21 different events that tested the adaptability of students. Senior Vice President Maggie Bauman made thi...

Unified sports continues success in soccer

Unified sports continues success in soccer

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


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Unified sports is kicking off their soccer season with success. And with a few new athletes that are contributing to their team overall. So far the team has tied twice and lost once, starting off the season strong. The new players are learning the new skills very well and the practices are helping th...

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