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O’Hara fights for her life during pandemic

O'Hara fights for her life during pandemic

Tiffany Martinez and Gavin Brennan

April 27, 2020

Living a normal teenage life, 15-year old athlete Emilee O’Hara is now fighting for her life in the hospital. Her family is doing everything possible to help and support O’Hara through this heartbreaking time. O’Hara played on the girls JV-A soccer team and even participated in track before it...

3D printers help combat COVID-19

Senior Nathaniel Taing

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

A 3D printer builds a three-dimensional object from a computer based design. It works by applying multiple layers until the object is created. 3D printing has become a huge innovation in the production and engineer world and is being used by many  millennials, engineers, architects, and others in simil...

Perry Students bring new lawn care company to Chandler

Perry students Dylan Butler, Jeremy Sprague and Tyler Mcburney  are using their time in quarantine to start their own business.  Photo by Dylan Butler.

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

When school cancellation was first announced, many students realized the amount of time on their hands, three Perry students decided to make some money. Jeremy Sprague, Tyler Mcburney, and Dylan Butler, decided to band together and form a lawn care company. Modern landscaping can be described as an artform,...

Theatre ending 2020 without senior one-acts

Senior Joyce Poon, taking headshots of staff and actors for the Zombie Prom playbill she created.

Jackie Rosales, News Editor

April 27, 2020

Senior directed one-acts or “SDOAs” is a chance for seniors to put on their very own production. Writing scripts, casting actors, and working with technical theatre students to see their vision come to fruition. Like many theatre arts programs, Perry held senior-directed one-acts to close off the year ...

Choir students keep working during quarantine

Jazz choir after their performance in the NAU Jazz Madrigal festival from Feb. 6-8.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2020

There are a variety of talented groups of people that walk on campus, the range goes throughout various forms of the arts. One group in particular is choir. There are different groups within choir, from concert to advanced women's to jazz, but every member shares the same passion for singing.  Yet, ...

ASL students continue learning online

A screenshot from one of Deats' recent assignments

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2020

Distance learning has presented challenges to students and teachers alike. Many language classes require interactions between students and instructors that are difficult to achieve in an online environment. One language department in particular that has been presented with and overcome these challenges...

Concert venues amidst COVID-19 outbreak

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Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

April 26, 2020

From concert venues receiving social-distancing warnings at the beginning of February, spring tours of notable artists nationwide being cancelled or postponed, to now box offices becoming a ghost town - the future of live performance is being altered each minute.  Since the COVID-19 outbreak, concert venues ...

Students share motivation for school work

Jessica Lee, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2020

The new grading system has brought controversy to the school district. Many students and parents are wondering, “What’s the point?” If the work students do or do not complete does not affect their grade in a negative manner, why do the work at all?  For even the most diligent students, motivat...

Sleep patterns changing for teens

Sleep patterns changing for teens

Amira Johnson and Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2020

It is no question that one of the most important activities in life is sleep. No matter what, sleep will always be a necessity for human life. Despite it being a necessity, most people rather enjoy a good night’s sleep. Sleep is also one of the main actions that people complain about not getting enou...

StuGo election process

A tweet from the twitter @perrystugo that informs more information will come out about 2020-2021 class position elections.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2020

With the new school year a few months away, StuGo enters a new era, saying goodbye to their senior leaders, and new members begin to rise to the challenge. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, a variety of the activities they had planned out, like prom, could not go through. “Quarantine has been really tough on us, e...

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