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The origin of the cap and gown

The origin of the cap and gown

Sydney Redman, Staff Writer

May 23, 2013


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Each high school has their own traditions when it comes to graduation. The tradition of tossing graduation caps was believed to have begun with a military class throwing their caps after graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1912. Schools such as the Air Force Academy even began to allow ...

Senior Supleratives 2013 Winners!

May 23, 2013


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Best looking Christian White & Lauren Moore Friendliest Turner Kallen & Taylor Williams Most changed since freshman year Matt Patterson & Jensen Gorton Most likely to fall at graduation Ian Johannsson & Seong Kim Most likely to be a billionaire Daniel Rabine & Alli Powel...

Goodbye, class of 2013

Goodbye, class of 2013

Brianna Bartos, Travis Klein, and Torrey Thompson

May 23, 2013


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The sound of our names rumbles through the microphone, and we begin walking up to the stage, each of our faces reflected on the Jumbotron.  As the paper signifying our high school completion slides into the fingertips of each graduate, the memories of high school come rushing back. Back to when we fi...

DECA’s ‘Bucks for Boston’ brings in over $500

DECA’s ‘Bucks for Boston’ brings in over $500

Rachel Kazanas, staff writer

May 23, 2013


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When something goes wrong somewhere in our world, it does not just affect the people in that area, it affects everybody. Even if something that happens 2,500 miles away. On April 15, in Boston, MA, two bombs went off at the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon. The bombs killed three people and inj...

Cheerleading phenom juggles BYU cheer and prom roaylty

Cheerleading phenom juggles BYU cheer and prom roaylty

Torrey Thompson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2013


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Between AP classes and competitive cheerleading, senior Taylor Williams dazed the school over with her triumphant prom queen victory, following her acceptance onto the Brigham Young University cheer team, which took place all in the same day. "I felt like I was living on Cloud-9; it was so surreal....

Excelling AIMS scores; A+ award shows progress

Excelling AIMS scores; A+ award shows progress

Rachel Lattin, A & E Editor

May 22, 2013


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In its six years of establishment, Perry has grown immensely, in both size and academic prestige. Recently, two events have further improved the reputation of the school: the results of test scores and the reception of a statewide honor. In late February, sophomores took the first two sections of the Arizon...

Internships; How they help

Michael Wolfe, Social Media Editor

May 22, 2013


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Internships are an opportunistic way to introduce yourself to the working world. Internships allow you to do work in the field you are interested in getting into, before you actually graduate college and decide whether or not that career is a match or not. Most college administrations would agree that ...

Prominent Teachers Leaving Their Position

Ryan Coleman and Rodger Bennett

May 21, 2013


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     As another school year comes to a close, nine more faculty members are descending from Puma nation, including JJ Chandler, Dennis Mitchell, and Stephanie Morgan.     Chandler has been teaching here since the beginning of Perry-- for six years-- and he has been in charge of the history depa...

Electronic policy updated; cell phones selectively allowed

Electronic policy updated; cell phones selectively allowed

Cooper Gambee

May 21, 2013


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Beginning next school year, the campus policy on personal electronics will be changing to accommodate the ever-increasing dependence technology has on education. While announced first quarter of this year, there has been no new news thus far further explaining when the the update to policy will commen...

Bee swarm near admin. office continues to exist

Bee swarm near admin. office continues to exist

Brianna Bartos, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2013


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As the weather gets warmer, more and more buzzing organisms infiltrate our lives, and on Tuesday, April 30, a swarm of bees decided to make an appearance on campus. The swarm was found in the morning, assembled on a tree outside senior counselor Scott Uyeshiro’s office, mere steps from the main...

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