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Perry cleared of all MAGA accusations

Perry cleared of all MAGA accusations

Jalyn Knight and Roman Valenzuela

January 17, 2020

Nearly every student in CUSD remembers the unusual incident that happened in the Spring of 2019 involving administration vs. students on a Make America Great Again controversy that made national headlines. Last school year, in celebration of spirit week on the day titled “Party in the USA” where st...

Participatory budgeting brings new opportunities to Perry

Participatory budgeting brings new opportunities to Perry

Tiffany Martinez, staff reporter

January 17, 2020

Ever wondered of any ideas of what Perry could install or improve to make the campus more appealing? Well, for the first time in Perry history, the school is participating in a program called Participatory budgeting. This program allows the school to put fifteen thousand dollars towards making school i...

Partners PE brings new class to Perry

Partners PE brings new class to Perry

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The 2019-2020 school year has brought many changes to Perry. New clubs, new teachers, new buildings, even new classes. This new program, Partners Physical Education, or Partners P.E., is ran by teacher Keddi Murrish. Principal Dan Serrano says “before, P.E. for special needs students was a traveling ...

Career Center reopens with new personnel

New employee, Jocelyn Whiteneck, poses in the Career Center

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

After nearly one month of closure, the Career Center has reopened in the F-Building. In November of last year, Career Center technician Toni Horn resigned to pursue a career helping inmates find jobs after being released from jail. School administrators were forced to close the Center because they d...

CUSD plans to build new high school

Dr. Craig Gilbert, the district's assistant superintendent of secondary education, holds a meeting to discuss the options for the new high school and boundary realignment options.

Jessica Lee, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The Chandler Unified School District has been planning on adding a new high school to the district. As the area around Perry grows, more and more students attend the school. Perry was originally designed to hold a little over half of the number of students it holds today. Many expansions to the school h...

Lunch bunch’s new plan for the community

The Lunch Bunch sign outside of their table inviting students to have a place to sit.

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

January 16, 2020

As the campus continues with the growth of incoming students each new school year, it becomes difficult to some students to find a new group to join in a new environment. However, clubs such as the Lunch Bunch is dedicated to working towards inclusivity at school.  “I’m just glad that people are realizing...

End of controversial Deep Equity and YES programs in CUSD

Corwin Deep Equity is being utilized in school districts throughout the states highlighted in purple. The program was implemented in Chandler Unified up until the district's recent decision to phase it out.

Anna Myers, Features Editor

January 16, 2020

After months of controversy, parent complaints, and community concerns, the CUSD governing board has officially begun to phase out the Corwin Deep Equity program, based on the essays of Dr. Gary Howard. The curriculum was introduced at the beginning of 2019 as a part of the board’s Journey 2025 plan ...

A decade that was: we look back at the last 10 years

Female graduates preparing to walk. The 2017 graduating class is the last to hold graduation at Perry.

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2019

*An earlier published version of this story said the "dungeon" (F-130's) were built with the F-building expansion in 2014. That was incorrect. The classrooms in the F-130's are part of the original building. The end of 2019 marks the end of a decade for PHS. We take a look back at the last ten year...

SUMM bring change among girls’ bathrooms

SUMM bring change among girls' bathrooms

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

December 16, 2019

Students United for Modern Movements (SUMM), was formed with a purpose to provide an opportunity to engage young citizens and give individuals a voice in the political scene. This year their big project is installing free feminine hygiene products in the school’s bathroom to create an improved campus. ...

Career Center teacher withdraws from Perry

Natalie Tizatl, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

On Nov. 12, Toni Horn,work as the career teacher, left to pursue another career. She will be working with incarcerated people in helping them look for jobs after they are released from jail.  Since the career center is closed, students have had to go to their guidance counselor for information or...

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