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Finalists for ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

Within the large cascade of talent within the halls of Perry, in the D-building resides a talented group of individuals: the theatre group. This year for the ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards, there were finalists in four categories of the competition. The results of who won will be show...

CUSD explores options for 2020-2021 school year

Anna Myers and Roman Valenzuela

May 18, 2020

The end of the school year is around the corner, and with teachers coming off the seventh week of online instruction, questions of how the return to school will operate have begun to circulate.  Google classroom has been a challenge for some students, but for teachers, the adaptation process has been s...

Students share opinions on business re-openings

A screenshot from Firehouse Subs' website with a message regarding COVID-19.

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

After being in quarantine for upwards of 8 weeks, people are getting restless and restrictions are slowly being lifted across the country. There are a lot of questions as to what should happen when businesses do re-open. Here, we look at student opinions on re-openings from three different points of...

How to survive an online class

Google Classrooom

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

With schools closing and school having to move online, students had to adjust to online learning but it was not easy.  Especially, for the students who never took an online class before. Many students thought online class was going to be a breeze and super easy but turns out it seems students are doing...

Cover of community magazine features Perry student’s work

The photo, featuring junior Ellie Butler, chosen to be featured on the cover of Gilbert Lifestyle Magazine. The photo was taken by AP Photography student, Jadyn Clement.

Anna Myers, Features Editor

May 10, 2020

For most high school students and adults, childhood hobbies do not often come to fruition later on in life. Not many twenty year olds are interested in the same things that they were when they were three. Otherwise, we would have a lot more astronauts and fairy princesses living among us.  While thi...

New school will be beneficial to PHS students

PHS stands empty now, but on a normal school day it is packed with students

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2020

Perry High School has experienced rapid growth and was reported to have 3,640 students enrolled which is exceeding capacity. In the last several years, a large number of students have become a concern as two buildings and extra seating has been added recently. CUSD district officials have decided to resol...

NHS applications will be sent out later than expected

NHS applications were turned in in late February

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2020

Before students were sent off to spring break, many academically driven students had completed and submitted applications for the National Honor Society(NHS). Students created detailed lists of all their high school activities, tallied service hours, and collected dozens of signatures from teachers,...

Seniors want fourth quarter events, district says no plans have been made

Seniors gather at the class of 2017 graduation. In the past, graduation was held at Perry's football stadium, but the ceremony has since been moved to ASU. This year, seniors ponder how graduation will be held in the midst of social distancing.

Anna Myers, Features Editor

May 3, 2020

Ever since Gov. Doug Ducey closed Arizona schools through the remainder of the school year, seniors across the state have been mourning their last year in high school and wondering whether or not their fourth quarter events will ever come to fruition. Seton Catholic answered this question for their senior class wit...

Clubs adjusting hour requirements

UNICEF volunteer hour slips are used to keep track of service hours for club members.

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

May 3, 2020

The end of the year is the usual time where students start to turn in their hours for the year and wrap up with the club/organization with ceremonies and cords. However, things have been changed and adjusted with the unprecedented time and hardships of reaching volunteer requirement hours due to COVID-...

How to prepare for upcoming AP tests

There are a variety of resources available for AP test practice, the youtube channel Advanced Placement, AP books, and practice assignments assigned by teachers.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2020

It is that time of the year again where students in AP classes experience what they have been working towards for the entirety of the two semesters: AP tests. The deciding factor of whether or not the student earns college credit. With the modified fourth quarter in which schooling is now online for mos...

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