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Marching Band’s abrupt ending

Senior Cat Walker before a football game

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2020

COVID-19 has shown the country cancellation after cancellation, from classes, to sports events, to popular concert tours and live television shows. Perry’s marching band, officially called The Puma Regiment, is no stranger to such cancellations. Members of the band saw their camp cut short, and...

Classroom turns virtual

Members of the Puma Pals club attend a virtual meeting using the video call software Zoom

Anna Myers, Features Editor

April 4, 2020

In 1918, school after school across the United States closed its doors in an attempt to protect its student population from a deadly string of Spanish flu that ended up infecting 500 million people globally. The world has been tossed into a strikingly similar situation, and yet, the difference between...

COVID-19 and its effects on the world

Mont Saint Michel has only a few people walking up to it. No tourists were risking catching the virus.

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2020

NORMANDY - The Coronavirus. It is one of the most searched topics on Google in recent days. It has been talked about by millions across the world. Now, it is starting to affect the world around us. The virus began in Wuhan, China, where it quickly spread internationally. Italy had a massive surge in...

Park up for culinary scholarships

Senior Brandon Park cooks up his latest creation in his fourth hour culinary class with Angela Stutz.

Sabrina Digne and Ashlyn Miner

March 5, 2020

Brandon Park has had many opportunities few high school students receive; including multiple scholarship opportunities to schools like Monroe College in New York and Johnson and Wales in Colorado, winning two thousand dollars for a meal he prepared, and getting to see that meal served in the school ...

Club Participation

Club Participation

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

Clubs offer extracurricular opportunities for students to gather and exchange ideas or participate in activities relating to their interests. Hundreds of students join clubs, either to help build their college resume or just to get the most out of their high school years. But how many students stay acti...

Yearbook 2020

Yearbook 2020

Dylan Taylor, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

  Each year the students in the yearbook class are working around the clock to get the publication out on schedule. But what really goes into creating a book of more than 300 pages?  Each year the class polls hundreds of students, takes hundreds of photos and conducts hundreds of intervi...

Model UN trio defies all odds at conference

Club Model UN stand tall as they place second over all at the Model UN conference at Mesa Community College

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

March 2, 2020

With little representation in the club, Model UN brought back a huge win for not only the school, but for themselves as well after a conference competing with schools around the state.  Model UN here on campus was one school out of many at the Mesa Community College conference that provided student...

Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

Once a year, high school cheerleading teams from all over the country gather at a single competition in Anaheim. After a great performance at State, the cheer team competed in Anaheim at one of the biggest cheer conventions of the year. This weekend the team brought home an overall raw score of 95.1,...

Male participation in cheer

Male participation in cheer

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

Here on campus swimming and diving, wrestling, and even football are all considered coed sports. But there is one that does not get recognized, cheer. Cheerleading has always been a female dominated sport, but boys can also be part of that. Boys on the cheer team are seen in society but not really somet...

Morp’s spin on Coachella theme

Morp's spin on Coachella theme

Tiffany Martinez, staff reporter

February 10, 2020

It is always a hit or miss with themes for school dances, the student body enjoys them, or they despise them. Here at Perry, themes play a major role on how successful the dance is going to do: such as how many guests will attend. Third quarter calls for the annual morp dance, and this year the dance ...

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