The Precedent

PERRY’S BEST Arts & Entertainment

Ian Graham, Mia Irvin, and Daisy Ramirez

May 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Ariel Becker Senior Ariel Becker began high school as a young freshman with much potential, unaware that she would start her own YouTube channel and win multiple awards over the next four years. What began as an introductory multimedia and film class, progressed into a future passion. With the help...

Art Collision: The Chandler Six

Art Collision: The Chandler Six

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Art Collision: The Chandler Six has begun. The district invites all CUSD high schools to participate in their art competition. Traditionally, the Chandler Center for the Arts hosts an in-person-judging session to determine the top pieces, but this year they are switching it up. Drawing and Painting...

Art students show off creativity in a new light

Art students show off creativity in a new light

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

With the school year quickly coming to an end, many of Perry’s fine arts departments are taking part in competitions, including Perry Theater Company and winter guard and drumline. This year, the Art Department getting in on the action as well. Drawing and Painting teacher Lorena DeCristofaro’s advanc...

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Many miss out on the prodigious opportunity to travel the world, and many think that teachers are underpaid. Here is a woman who defies all of those stereotypes. From high-end restaurants in Mexico to Mayan ruins art teacher, Lorena DeCristofaro has done it all. Being able to discover a different...

WinterFest Art

WinterFest Art

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Sports earns banquets, dance earns recitals, cheer earns assemblies, theater earns shows, academic programs earn award nights, but what does the art department get to show off their talent and hard work? Art gets WinterFest. Perry’s Winter Festival, or WinterFest for short, is the school’s two nigh...

Winter Dance: last minute preparation

Winter Dance: last minute preparation

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Opinions

  The Winter Dance is quickly approaching, and by now you have probably decided whether or not you will be in attendance. Many have opted out of the dance due to confusion with the dress code, lack of interest, or being unmotivated to deal with the preparation. However, many have underestima...

New abstract pieces replace D-building canvases

New abstract pieces replace D-building canvases

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The D-building has been drawing some attention recently, not only for its talented and hardworking students, but also for the new abstract canvases that have made an appearance on the hallway walls. Drawing and painting teacher Lorena DeCristofaro is the one who put it all together. She had her Drawing...

StuGo Announces Chill Winter Dance

Ian Graham, Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News

On Thursday Oct. 21, Student Government (StuGo) began making mysterious announcements about an event that would take place Dec. 3. The bulletin board outside of the group’s classroom posed the question “What’s happening 12/3?” while countless tweets stating “12/3” began appearing on many users...

‘Pop-Art Pumas’ renovation underway

‘Pop-Art Pumas’ renovation underway

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Out with the old, in with the new. This is the premise behind revamping the ‘Pop-Art Pumas’ in the hallway of the D building. The two large scale, ten year old canvases are getting a stylish makeover this year. Sculpture teacher and art department chair Sharon Biemond believes,“it’s just time...

State of the art

State of the art

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under Features

It is thought that everyone is born with a ‘God-given talent’- something that makes them unique; something they were born to do. Many spend their whole lives in search of this talent, but very few manage to come across it early on. Among these few is senior Abigail Starkey, whose creative artist...

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