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CUSD changes vape policy mid-year

CUSD changes vape policy mid-year

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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Late last month, principal Dan Serrano received an email from the district offices regarding changes to the policy on vaping. The district overhauled their policy for vaping with a new way of punishment, courtesy of Marcus Williams who is in charge of discipline for the school district. The new puni...

With anti-semitism on the rise nationally, English classes trying to combat hate with literature

With anti-semitism on the rise nationally, English classes trying to combat hate with literature

Sydney Wolfe and Nadine Loureiro

November 28, 2018


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Literature is the key to learning different aspects of life, including the past. With Nazi hate symbols and nationwide controversy, history seems to be going in a cycle of reflecting its past into the present. From Wisconsin High’s picture of student saluting to swastikas being painted around the...

Remembering Ms. Jones

Remembering Ms. Jones

Grant Williams

November 19, 2018


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Following any tragic, unexpected death, we as people tend to remember the fallen as ‘lights’ who shared their positive influence and kindness among those around them. As aptly stated by 2018 graduate Joanna Gunaraj, a student of debate coach Leslie Jones’s last year, this is simply incorrect; ...

Puma Pipeline: welcoming new food options

Puma Pipeline: welcoming new food options

Sydney Wolfe, News Editor

November 19, 2018


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A new food truck and other additions will be expected throughout the school year As the seasons changes, perhaps Perry Pumas can give thanks to the new food truck that will be implemented into school lunches. Finally, students can feast on an array of foods that deter away from the stereotypes of...

Students take their skills for a test drive with Ford

Aubree Flores

November 19, 2018


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Majority of the time, teenagers are drilled with, “Be safe. Drive carefully.” However, on November ninth, physics students were given the opportunity to drive recklessly at Ford Driving Skills for Life. Under professional supervision, students were taught how to drift in Mustangs and drove w...

Pom Program Making the Holidays Come Early

Leilanie Rios, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


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As the sleigh bells are ringing in the distance and frequent thoughts of new year's resolutions are rolling around the corner Perry Pom has a great gift to keep any school spirited friend or loved one organized for the fast approaching  2019 year. Students, parents, or friends can purchase their very...

Multi purpose field unplayable, leaving athletes without a field

Multi purpose field unplayable, leaving athletes without a field

Mea Griffin, News Editor

November 19, 2018


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All soccer, freshman football, and junior varsity baseball players are without a field. The multi-purpose field, located across from the seminary building, is unplayable. Dead grass filled with patches and unstable soft spots, prevents athletes from playing to their full capability, and puts them more ...

Working their way back to the top of their league

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


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As the E-sports scene is making its debut at Perry, the Rocket League team is currently 2nd in the West Coast, but the team is expecting to steal the first-place throne back. The title of number one on the West Coast was once in Perry’s clutches, however just this past week they let it slip away ...

Anatomy Teacher Advocates for a Chair Overhaul

Anatomy Teacher Advocates for a Chair Overhaul

Jackie Rosales, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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Stools with backings have been ordered for this classroom but it is NOT for aesthetic purposes or decorum, instead it is in regards to fainting students. Human biology, soon to be renamed human anatomy and physiology, is becoming more than acquainted with fainting students. “In 18 years I've on...

English department uses Holocaust literature to teach tolerance

English department uses Holocaust literature to teach tolerance

Nadine Loureiro and Sydney Wolfe

November 15, 2018


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Literature is the key to learning different aspects of life, including the past. Sophomores in regular English classes were tasked with reading one of the works of Markus Zusak, The Book Thief. The novel takes place in Germany during World War II, telling the story of a young girl named Liesel Meminger...

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