The Precedent

IMPACT brings a new change to Perry and elementary schools

Hallee Lovely

October 31, 2013


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IMPACT is the club one of the many clubs on campus that is making a change. The clubs stance against bullying shows when teal ribbons show up on everyone's shirts and backpacks during Ally Week. Taking place Oct. 28-Nov. 1 the club is having students take the pledge to stand up against bullying and...

Bribery in the School, Or Purely Competition?

Clyde McDonald, Writer

October 28, 2013


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Many people view extra credit as a last resort to bring their grade up, whether it be through extra class work or bringing in supplies for a school competition. However, teachers and students have different views on extra credit and how it’s earned, but with opinion, comes controversy. Some teachers on ca...

Passing down the throne

Passing down the throne

Ryne Edmondson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


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Throughout the course of last year, Perry’s athletics were supported by the biggest student section yet. Led by frontman DJ Patchet, the students cheered for the athletes on their way to victories in big games such as the annual Salt River baseball game against Basha. With Patchet graduating last year, s...

College application site glitches cause frustration

College application site glitches cause frustration

Rachel Lattin, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2013


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Although it is only October, college application deadlines are right around the corner, or have already passed, for many seniors. Recent issues with a major application site have added unforeseen obstacles to the process. The Common Application, a non-profit organization that houses over 500 universi...

Mock Rock: Pumas flaunt their way to fame

Sarah Chapple, Writer

October 22, 2013


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While homecoming festivities generally include events such as spirit week and pep rallies, Mock Rock is more unique to Puma Nation. Held annually during homecoming week, Mock Rock is not only a lip syncing competition ran by student government, but a chance for students to win free homecoming tickets. Ac...

Tuesday Oct. 22 Announcements

Charissa Brooks, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


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“Perry Prime Time”: Captivating news or classic comedy?

“Perry Prime Time”: Captivating news or classic comedy?

Sarah Chapple, Writer

October 18, 2013


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It is conference hour and classrooms are dark, projectors bright with the tagline: “Perry Prime Time: Not the news you want, the news you need.” After years of being strictly a student-news show, the premise has changed from CNN’s “Situation Room” to one more comparable to “SNL’s Weekend Update, complete with Will Farrell parodies. Now viewers are left wondering...

Voters to decide on override

Voters to decide on override

Sarah Lankford, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013


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It is 6:45 a.m. and like most days, Emily Narducci waits for her bus in her Chandler neighborhood. While she enjoys her free ride to and from school every day, she may not realize that if the Chandler Unified School District’s attempt to get a 15 percent override approved by Valley voters this November...

Perry clubs take over cleaning stadium

Perry clubs take over cleaning stadium

Emma Fernandez, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013


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After a school victory at a varsity football game, most students and their families go home. However, as the Puma Regiment, the school’s marching band, knows, the hours after the Friday Night Lights glory are spent cleaning up the mess left in John Wrenn Stadium. Principal Dan Serrano’s policy...

Students upset over 5th Symphony

Students upset over 5th Symphony

Peyton Flake, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2013


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The class songs, which play at every assembly as a school spirit activity, have long been a cause of argument for students. Almost every year, there are complaints about the song choices, but this year, for the first time, StuGo allowed Perry students to vote for which tunes would represent them at...

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