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Hope Doyle still pursues riding after rehabilitation

Hope Doyle still pursues riding after rehabilitation

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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Anyone who has been through the momentous ‘first day of high school’ can share in the experience of nerves and excitement. The average freshman problems are as follows: finding the right class on time, having somewhere to sit at lunch, meeting new people and adjusting to the no sleep schedule from a...

Spread the word campaign brings awareness to campus

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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The “R” word is one that has become all too common to hear in the hallway passing by a group of friends joking around with each other or in the courtyard passing by a group of immature teenagers. Not many people consider it offensive to call someone a retard because it has become socially acce...

March for Our Lives; PHS students protest against gun violence in schools

March for Our Lives; PHS students protest against gun violence in schools

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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The current stereotype that follows millennials is living through a cell phone screen, or being lazy and reliant on parents, sheltered, or over sensitive. Of course that can be true, but not just for kids, adults too. Everyday is a new day for change. With the recent events that have taken place ...

AzMerit causes confusion on campus

AzMerit causes confusion on campus

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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That time of year has finally arrived where students are becoming swamped by standardized testing. From the ACT to SAT students are kept busy with their regular school work and extra studying. But more recently a newer standardized test has been introduced to arizona students, the AzMerit. Starting in 2015, ...

Perry Sparrow Club is first in Arizona

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Sparrow Club is a service driven organization that aims to increase student activity in the community. This is the first year Perry has had a chapter even though the program has been around since the 1990’s. Originally started in Oregon, the program was brought over to Arizona by junior Brittany Tomes. Tomes...

New Dutch on Val Vista may increase traffic

New Dutch on Val Vista may increase traffic

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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The coffee industry is largely dominated by Starbucks but in recent years a new superpower emerged. The drive-through coffee company Dutch Bros. based out of Grants Pass, Oregon is sweeping the western U.S. by storm. Founded in 1992, the company now has 295 locations with over a dozen in Arizona and...

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


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In response to the Florida school shooting, parents have been questioning safety measures taken in schools across the nation. Perry is no exception. There are quite a few safety precautions taken here, however, money given to the schools determine the quality and quantity of those measures. Principal...

Phoenix woman prepares menstrual care packages for local low-income students

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

March 9, 2018


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Periods are inevitable, but for girls in low-income communities, periods can be nearly unbearable. With school funding as low as it is for things like paper and desks, money going towards feminine products for students in schools is nonexistent. Gone are the days of cheap tampons and pads available for ...

Perry DECA takes the state competition

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018


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Many students have entered the Puma Den at one point or another, but not many stop to think about who runs the show. The Perry DECA team constantly works hard to make a difference on campus, like the Puma Den or volunteering on and off campus. This week, the DECA team is working to prepare for their state...

MORP brings color to campus

MORP brings color to campus

Madi Kimball, News Editor

March 8, 2018


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Last week, the annual MORP dance brought color and excitement around campus. The week leading up to the dance was filled with a colorful spirit week to hype the students up for the dance that took place on Fri. March 2. From Dress Like Yous Hydro to Neon, students showed their spirit around campus. The...

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