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Stu-Go’s Smiles for the Season gives underprivileged kids holiday cheer

Stu-Go’s Smiles for the Season gives underprivileged kids holiday cheer

Daisy Ramirez, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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As students are soaking up all the festive vibes and anticipating the upcoming holidays, it is not that difficult to forget the kind and well hearted meaning of this time of year. Student Government (StuGo) along with National Honors Society (NHS)  do not neglect the difficult times some familie...

From stage to ASL

From stage to ASL

Kayla Gee and Mallory Melanson

December 18, 2017


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American Sign Language is an unparalleled language that combines emotion, movement and soul to create beautiful stories without a single sound. Deaf communities is a world in which others learn their language in order to compel complex conversations. Senior student signer Paloma Soracides was drawn into the deaf w...

Override passed in all Maricopa County school districts

Override passed in all Maricopa County school districts

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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On Nov. 9, 2017, Maricopa County voters passed all 27 school overrides. This is the first time in the history of Arizona education that this has occurred. In 2016, 17 of 20 were passed and in 2015, 24 of 28 were passed. According to an AZCentral article on the Maricopa County education override, it ...

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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Students in K-12 education levels are graded on an A-F grading system. Schools within the state of Ariz. are also graded A-F, but things have changed just recently. Now schools are being graded by a system called the A-F Letter Grades for Accountability, which is required by the Arizona Revised St...

Individuals place at speech Winter Trophy competition

Individuals place at speech Winter Trophy competition

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


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Students of speech and debate showed off their skills in performing during the Winter Trophy competition at Arizona State University. Schools of the division one throughout the state battled in 21 different events that tested the adaptability of students. Senior Vice President Maggie Bauman made thi...

Unified sports continues success in soccer

Unified sports continues success in soccer

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


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Unified sports is kicking off their soccer season with success. And with a few new athletes that are contributing to their team overall. So far the team has tied twice and lost once, starting off the season strong. The new players are learning the new skills very well and the practices are helping th...

Benifit Concert had a Big Impact

Benifit Concert had a Big Impact

Morgan Cleary, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


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As the giving season is at a peak for most people, it is just starting for DECA. On Wednesday Nov. 22, DECA held a benefit concert for a local charity called Homeward Bound.  This charity helps put homeless people off the streets and teaches them life skills to get back on their feet. Throughout the...

AFJROTC raises most money for the program in state history

AFJROTC raises most money for the program in state history

Victoria Vredevoogd, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


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The Basha-Perry-Casteel AFJROTC program is finishing up their most successful fundraiser ever. The students set out to make this fundraiser the best one yet by asking for tax credit donations, contacting family and friends, and using their main source of funding, Snap-Raise. Snap-Raise is a website similar...

Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017


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Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous games. Perry is sending several buses down to the game for the students. Principal Dan Serrano...

Lengthy travel time to championship game

Lengthy travel time to championship game

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


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One of the biggest factors in sports is the location of the game. There are many elements that accompany the location as well such as the crowd, the quality of the field, and who owns the fields. This has come to be known as the home field advantage and has been proven over and over again to have an...

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