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Taking a mindful minute: a way to relax and recenter

Taking a mindful minute: a way to relax and recenter

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

"It helps with focus and attention and decreases stress and anxiety" Lindsay Taylor

New teacher, Christina Meyer, takes over for retired Biology teacher

New teacher, Christina Meyer, takes over for retired Biology teacher

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Many teachers come and go throughout the years, but one that made the most commotion in recent days was the departure of Kwasi Daaku. Mr. Daaku was an on-level biology teacher who taught in room F-206. Daaku left the school over winter break and moved to North Carolina because his wife got a job at...

Perry cleared of all MAGA accusations

Perry cleared of all MAGA accusations

Jalyn Knight and Roman Valenzuela

January 17, 2020

Nearly every student in CUSD remembers the unusual incident that happened in the Spring of 2019 involving administration vs. students on a Make America Great Again controversy that made national headlines. Last school year, in celebration of spirit week on the day titled “Party in the USA” where st...

Participatory budgeting brings new opportunities to Perry

Participatory budgeting brings new opportunities to Perry

Tiffany Martinez, staff reporter

January 17, 2020

Ever wondered of any ideas of what Perry could install or improve to make the campus more appealing? Well, for the first time in Perry history, the school is participating in a program called Participatory budgeting. This program allows the school to put fifteen thousand dollars towards making school i...

Partners PE brings new class to Perry

Partners PE brings new class to Perry

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The 2019-2020 school year has brought many changes to Perry. New clubs, new teachers, new buildings, even new classes. This new program, Partners Physical Education, or Partners P.E., is ran by teacher Keddi Murrish. Principal Dan Serrano says “before, P.E. for special needs students was a traveling ...

Career Center reopens with new personnel

Career Center reopens with new personnel

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

After nearly one month of closure, the Career Center has reopened in the F-Building. In November of last year, Career Center technician Toni Horn resigned to pursue a career helping inmates find jobs after being released from jail. School administrators were forced to close the Center because they d...

CUSD plans to build new high school

CUSD plans to build new high school

Jessica Lee, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The Chandler Unified School District has been planning on adding a new high school to the district. As the area around Perry grows, more and more students attend the school. Perry was originally designed to hold a little over half of the number of students it holds today. Many expansions to the school h...

Lunch bunch’s new plan for the community

Lunch bunch’s new plan for the community

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

January 16, 2020

As the campus continues with the growth of incoming students each new school year, it becomes difficult to some students to find a new group to join in a new environment. However, clubs such as the Lunch Bunch is dedicated to working towards inclusivity at school.  “I’m just glad that people are realizing...

End of controversial Deep Equity and YES programs in CUSD

End of controversial Deep Equity and YES programs in CUSD

Anna Myers, Features Editor

January 16, 2020

After months of controversy, parent complaints, and community concerns, the CUSD governing board has officially begun to phase out the Corwin Deep Equity program, based on the essays of Dr. Gary Howard. The curriculum was introduced at the beginning of 2019 as a part of the board’s Journey 2025 plan ...

A decade that was: we look back at the last 10 years

A decade that was: we look back at the last 10 years

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2019

*An earlier published version of this story said the "dungeon" (F-130's) were built with the F-building expansion in 2014. That was incorrect. The classrooms in the F-130's are part of the original building. The end of 2019 marks the end of a decade for PHS. We take a look back at the last ten year...

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