The Precedent

Changes on horizon for student body in 2019/2020

Aubree Flores

May 22, 2019


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Since Perry opened in 2007, it has grown and evolved along with every single student attending. Teachers come and go, new buildings rise from empty dirt lots, and policies change with the passing of time. These changes have allowed Perry to grow its population and teach new generations of students. Change...

Q&A with head football coach Preston Jones

Aubree Flores

May 22, 2019


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All but one high school sport has a short, three-month season and the rest of the year, athletes are free to play club sports or other high school sports. Football is the exception. They practice during the spring, as well, training daily to prepare for the upcoming season that begins shortly after the...

Gymnast Jacob Becchetti Trains Hard

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019


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Twenty four hours in a day at seven days a week totals out to 168 hours in a 7-day period, now imagine spending more than half of that time at the gym training under very strenuous conditions for hours at a time, and pushing your body to its physical limits. Gymnast Jacob Becchetti is a complete beast w...

Is the senior project worth keeping

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019


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The senior project has been at Perry since the original class of seniors in 2010, but some seniors are wondering if it is worth keeping around for the future. The project is a worth three hundred points that you earn towards the end of the school year, but on top of it all you still have a final you ...

Puma men’s volleyball ends season in quarterfinal round

Puma men’s volleyball ends season in quarterfinal round

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019


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Perry boys volleyball played very well this year making it to the 6A Quarterfinals AIA State Volleyball Championship. They played Desert Vista in a hard fought battle but they fell short, losing all three sets. For the sixth year in a row the Pumas (22-13-1) finished inside the top 8 in Arizona’s 6A division; a...

Perry’s best: athletics

Abby Knoblock, Kenna Cassey, Anna Myers, Grant Sands, Devin Jernigan, Tyler McCracken, Holly Olszak, Leilanie Rios, Makayla Gee, Aubree Flores, and Macie Miller

May 21, 2019


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Baseball- CJ Valdez Senior pitcher CJ Valdez is busy with keeping a .377 batting average, .68 pitching ERA. Along with keeping up on the field he is one of the team captains for varsity. His attitude keeps the team in check but also makes sure to have a close connection with everyone.   ...

Point counterpoint: removal of valedictorian will benefit all

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019


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A student steps up to the podium. They have excelled in a multitude of advanced placement and dual enrollment classes, and have just been accepted into an Ivy League school. A stereotypical “rah rah make the world a better place” speech is delivered and then the valedictorian steps down. And tha...

Kaepernick, kneeling, and balancing civil rights and respect for the flag a complicated task

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019


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The idea of kneeling for the National Anthem is a sensitive topic, and some people understand while other people do not.

How Social Media Affects Relationships

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019


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The unrealistic standards social media sets for people's lives impacts relationships and expectations, friendships, and life. When you scroll through social media you are overwhelmed with the photos and videos being posted all the time with a feed that updates twenty four seven. These views on re...

Scholarships for Gamers

April 25, 2019


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Most people have played video games at least once in their life, and some play them for just a couple hours after school. But very dedicated students in high schools around America grind out thousands of hours in their favorite games. Perry is home to those select students and has established a club and ...

The student voice of Perry High School
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