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Winter break should last until MLK day

Seniors Bryce Harger and Ethan Le are hanging up a Christmas wreath. Le is on Hargers shoulders while hanging the wreath underneath a house entrance.
December 17, 2020

As winter break is just around the corner, Perry students are buzzing with excitement. Unlike fall and spring break, winter break is at its full length, being just over 2 weeks. With this information and...

Taking away from holiday spirit: we decorate too early

Freshmen Taylor Walker, Daniel Johnson, and Myrna Diaz meet up in downtown Chandler to look at Christmas decorations.
December 17, 2020

With all of the challenges 2020 has brought, people are continuing to look for ways to maintain a positive mindset. Many people have fond memories of Christmas time, so it is no surprise that they are...

Staff editorial 2020

The staff of Newspaper 2020-2021 gather together for a staff group photo.
December 16, 2020

You have probably heard it about a thousand times now, 2020 has been a crazy year if not the worst in a while. The year started with conflicts that have always been around to ending the year in a global...

Hanging Christmas lights early: a simple way to show Christmas cheer

With 2020 being  a difficult year for many, hanging Christmas lights early brings a season of cheer.
December 16, 2020

The passing of Thanksgiving means the Christmas season is on its way for many. The ushering in of Christmas means time with family, cooler weather, festive music, and of course the beautiful lights on...

Corona college applications

Applications for several different colleges surround a computer which has a welcome page from the college ASU. As time narrows down, students begin a more frequent search for applying to colleges.
November 20, 2020

In these times as a senior, applying to colleges is a little bit different than how it used to be when COVID-19 did not exist. As the time is dwindling down towards graduation, I know many seniors are...

Black Friday: nothing to fear

Junior Brighton Owens heads into Target anticipating pre-Black Friday sales. During the weeks leading up to Black Friday, most stores have organized many early sales in hopes to  prevent large masses of people gathering in stores.
November 19, 2020

When a content, full smile spreads across faces on Thanksgiving, people know that it is time to go shopping. After a long day well spent stuffing oneself full of food, the warm feeling of satisfaction...

Black Friday: COVID-19 breeding ground

An irritated customer rips up Black Friday spam mail. Many shoppers will be staying home this year because of COVID-19.
November 19, 2020

With COVID-19 on the rise in Arizona, Black Friday could bring another shutdown in its wake. People pack into stores for those sweet, sweet savings, and social distancing goes out the window when consumers...

Thanksgiving food celebrates American values, will never be “overrated”

Turkey has been a Thanksgiving staple since the original feast in 1621. Fry's food has had turkey in their markets since the end of October.
November 19, 2020

Holidays are often defined by the specific cuisine associated with them. The candy canes and gingerbread cookies that are ushered in with Christmas carols on the radio, those jelly beans that show up in...

Perry faces issues with implementing new COVID regulations

Perry Students eat together during C Lunch. Many students are bunched up without masks rather than being socially distant
October 30, 2020

As students and staff officially transition back to in-person learning, the school has implemented new safety precautions inside and outside the classroom. Ranging from block schedules to new lunch procedures,...

From tricks to treats: the top 5 best and worst Halloween candies

With Halloween quickly approaching, candy is flying off store shelves. Last year, Halloween grossed 8.8 billion dollars, an economic omen for the holiday season.
October 29, 2020

Roman Valenzuela With October well underway, the American people are moving into a high point in spending for the year, though retail pundits at Proper Insights and Analytics have discovered a downward...

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