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New Chandler Schools Opening

New Chandler Schools Opening

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

Due to a fiercely growing student population in CUSD, district officials have decided to resolve this issue by spending $25 million for two brand new schools. The decision to build a brand new elementary school was made just a few weeks prior when the district purchased 14.5 acres of land. The lo...

AzMERIT tests return as mandatory freshman tutoring sessions occur

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

The news everyone was waiting for: AzMERIT tests are back... Last school year the AzMERIT tests were taken out of the curriculum and got replaced with the ACT tests. Many students were very happy when they heard this because the AzMERIT tests take up a lot of time to complete and prepare for; howev...

Look out below, Johnston’s new restaurant with a twist

Look out below, Johnston’s new restaurant with a twist

Kenna Cassey, Social media director

September 19, 2019

With a very hard-to-miss gopher sticking out of the top of the building Topo is a pretty unique spot. It is located right in the middle of downtown Gilbert, Topo is now one of the most popular restaurants in that area. Joe Johnston, the creator of the restaurant had a cool idea and made it happen, u...

Perry’s new mindful addition to campus

Perry’s new mindful addition to campus

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2019

Mindfulness Room: Open to Anyone Who Needs a Minute The mindfulness room is Perry’s latest proactive step to combat issues related to mental health. Run by social worker Lindsay Taylor, aiming to create a safe space where all are welcome whether they need somewhere to calm down or even just to h...

Future plans for spirit days

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

After last year’s MAGA incident with the spirit days, Perry stugo decided to give spirit days a break to work itself out. “We decided we needed to back off of spirit days” for the remainder of last year Kevin Ames wisely vocalized. This is because of the outburst of controversy due to the spiri...

Cafeteria Addition Energizing Campus

Cafeteria Addition Energizing Campus

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

The cafeteria will be getting a refreshing addition this year, in the form of a Coffee Shop. What is being sold there? Well, Coffee to start, and they have a lot of competition in the area when it comes to that Starbucks, dutch, and even Quiktrip present great challengers for this plucky little start up...

Guide for incoming freshmen

Jessica Lee, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Welcome freshmen! Starting high school is a big step on your academic journey, but it is tough to be the smallest of fish in Perry’s huge pond. Luckily there are plenty of people who have been there and can look back and tell you the do’s and don’ts for a successful freshman year.  Care about ...

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

Kenna Cassey, Social Media director and Copy Editor

August 30, 2019

With the hype squad making a spirit day around him and the football team striving to be as strong as him. Trey Lane, a freshman here at Perry high school with a rare genetic disorder continues to fight everyday.  Trey has Mucopolysaccharidosis VI. This occurs when you are missing an enzyme used to break down suga...

Meditation club brings new ways to help cope with stress of school

Vivian Duong, A&E editor

August 30, 2019

The new meditation club at school aims to help students calm down and manage through the works of school to provide tranquility and peace among several individuals. School has become an environment with a diverse amount of students all varying in academic level classes. Ranging from honors and AP to o...

GRIDLOCKED: School adjusting to new building

GRIDLOCKED: School adjusting to new building

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After a year of construction, the new wing to the C-building has finally opened, allowing teachers to have their own classrooms and students to have more room inside their classes. Many problems arose, such as water leaks, bats, noises, and even damage to the existing C-building. Many people are beg...

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