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AP test update

Gavin Brennan, Opinions Editor February 26, 2021

Having most of the school year being digital or online makes the idea of another online AP test not so outlandish. The tests taken last year were online and taken at home. The use of lockdown browsers...

Sammy Cristerna, Ella Hanks, Aubrey Clouse and Maddie Balbarin sort and count change for the JRDF fundraiser. After collecting funds from the classrooms, StuGo members awarded the classrooms that raised the most profit.

Quarantine-Inspired Spirit week 

Sophie Barkett, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

About a year ago, students were sent home to spring break, unaware of the change they were soon to face. To remember the anniversary of going into quarantine for the first time, StuGo has planned a week's...

Students were asked if they would take the vaccine if they could. Many students had thought and opinions and shared them.

Man on the street: Would you take the vaccine if it were open to you?

Presley Plant, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

COVID is a pressing and a current issue, due to the escalating deaths, multiple vaccines are being distributed: The Pfizer and Moderna vaccine are the only two that are allowed for teenagers over sixteen....

President, Sammy Cristerna and Vice President, Anilisse Cappucci of the Pumas 4 Pumas club have a large role in spreading community awareness for mental health.

Pumas 4 Pumas teams up with ASU organization to create mental health videos

The Pumas 4 Pumas club partnered with ASU’s Devils 4 Devils organization as a way to spread community awareness for mental health.
Ashlyn Miner , News Editor February 26, 2021

The Pumas 4 Pumas club is a continuation of the Lunch Bunch which promotes mental health awareness and empathy for students throughout the school and the community. Treasurer, Allison Tripp explains that...

Supportive parent, Rachell Tucker, cheers on the boys' varsity basketball at home against Red Mountain.

Audience capacity for sports now left up to schools’ judgement

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

  With the spring sports season right around the corner, the new COVID-19 guidelines have been altered. Universally, masks are still required for all athletes, spectators, parents, and  coaches,,...

DECA officers Noah Kang, Cooper Lieurance, Sean Hadden, Yeijn Sohn (DECA President), and Emily Anasagasti (AZ DECA State Officer) celebrate receiving national certifications

DECA and Puma Den earn national food and retail certification 

Saydria Ostler, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

DECA’s purpose is to prepare future leaders interested in business after high school, whether it be college path or a career path. DECA and the Puma Den worked to earn the highest national DECA certifications...

Officers of Operation Smiles sell chocolate bars to raise money for their organization. The fundraiser ends this week with a total amount of $2100 raised.

Operation Smiles raises money with chocolate bars

Makayla Premo, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Operation Smiles, an organization run by Perry students, is a foundation whose main purpose is to raise awareness for children with cleft lips and palates who need surgery. Cleft lips and palates are openings...

Junior Sammy Cristerna, Pumas 4 Pumas club president, is gathering with the other member and discussing their upcoming plans and activities this year. Pumas 4 Pumas has been preparing since the beginning of the year to accomplish their mission of establishing inclusion across Perry High School.

Pumas 4 Pumas: spreading inclusion to make social distancing not feel as distant

Nate Andrew, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

During this time of seclusion and self-isolation, it is common for people to feel lonely or overwhelmed. With this thought in mind, a group of students known as Pumas 4 Pumas, formerly recognized as the...

CFO Lana Berry outlines the district's budget in response to COVID-19. The district has spent 18.5 million dollars on mitigation.

Covering the cost of COVID-19

CUSD Chief Financial Officer breaks down how the pandemic has affected the district's fiscal management
Anna Myers, Managing Editor February 11, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic seems to have left nothing unscathed. Sports, events, classwork- the school day as we have known it has changed dramatically and quickly.  The same can be said of the Chandler...

The Chess club's new line up for the season this year. This group is is hoping to prove unstoppable this season.

Chess team begins competitive season

Tyler Blandin, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

The 1500-year-old sport is back again with another competitive season this year. The season will put each school’s top five players against each other, with each win giving one point and draws will receive...

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