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Perry’s new mindful addition to campus

Perry’s new mindful addition to campus

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2019

Mindfulness Room: Open to Anyone Who Needs a Minute The mindfulness room is Perry’s latest proactive step to combat issues related to mental health. Run by social worker Lindsay Taylor, aiming to create a safe space where all are welcome whether they need somewhere to calm down or even just to h...

Top picks on where to eat before homecoming

Top picks on where to eat before homecoming

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

Sometimes the homecoming group may be indecisive about where to go to eat. When they are wondering about what and where they want to go, look for some fun and fresh new restaurants in some hot spots around town.  Some fun places to go and eat around town, either a chain or local, should meet a few requirements. Fun...

Players safety becoming pricey endeavor

Players safety becoming pricey endeavor

August 30, 2019

Head injuries are very common and inevitable in football; that’s why companies compete to make the safest helmets possible. Companies like Riddell and Schutt tweak and adjust their helmets often in order to make their helmets safer. Athletic Equipment Manager, Derwin (DC) Coleman stated “Each yea...

Puma football stepping up

Tiffany Martinez, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After losing strong players from last year’s graduating class, coach Preston Jones and the varsity football must fill in the gaps of former players. The 6A team pushes their athletes to prepare for this upcoming season with the hope to improve their game after the heartbreaking defeat against Chandler High Sc...

E-sports gamers earn $20 thousand in prizes

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

While most people were catching up on lost sleep over summer, the Perry Esports Xbox Rainbow Six Siege team were busy competing at the highest level of competitive gaming available to them at their age, whooping four other high schools in under 20 days to earn them a seat in the finale. That spot allowe...

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

Kenna Cassey, Social Media director and Copy Editor

August 30, 2019

With the hype squad making a spirit day around him and the football team striving to be as strong as him. Trey Lane, a freshman here at Perry high school with a rare genetic disorder continues to fight everyday.  Trey has Mucopolysaccharidosis VI. This occurs when you are missing an enzyme used to break down suga...

SWIM PREVIEW: Girls looking to add firepower while boys looking for newcomers to step up

SWIM PREVIEW: Girls looking to add firepower while boys looking for newcomers to step up

Nadine Loureiro, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2019

The 2019-20 swim team has two very different narratives this fall. On one hand, the boys’ have a lot of holes in their lineup left to a talented senior class who graduated last spring. Head coach Stephanie Carrasco returns only three swimmers from last year’s state team: senior Justin Tassinari,...

Badminton ready for bid at 3-peat

Badminton ready for bid at 3-peat

Dylan Taylor, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Over the past two years no badminton team has been as dominant in the state of Arizona like the Perry badminton team. In those two years the team has had a perfect 35-0 record and two back-to back state championships, and now they’re coming for their third.  The team lost two of its best seniors, Julia...

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Varsity volleyball is back and ready to jump into a new season with new opportunities. The Perry volleyball team record for 2018 was overall (32-4-1). Girls’ Junior Varsity was also very talented last year, they went undefeated (17-0).  Varsity volleyball had a very successful year last year but s...

GRIDLOCKED: School adjusting to new building

GRIDLOCKED: School adjusting to new building

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After a year of construction, the new wing to the C-building has finally opened, allowing teachers to have their own classrooms and students to have more room inside their classes. Many problems arose, such as water leaks, bats, noises, and even damage to the existing C-building. Many people are beg...

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