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Keeping Students Safe at School

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Even though Gilbert Arizona is one of the safest places to live in the United States, violent crimes are becoming more common. If a shooting can occur in a movie theater or a church, it could definitely happen at a school. With school violence on the rise, administration works diligently to keep studen...


After D. James. a junior at Perry High School, scores a touch down, his teammate lifts him in the air to celebrate a touchdown. Photo by Abby Hannon.

Carter Richey, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

  Athletic director Jennifer Burks puts a lot of thought into scheduling the homecoming game. “You don't want to play against a team you know you're going to get killed by on homecoming,” she said, but “you do want to try to play a team you're confident in beating.” When it comes...

Vaping becoming more popular among teens

Illustration of a person vaping, representing the vast majority that contributes in this trend.

Sydney Wolfe and Courtney Page

May 24, 2017

As vaping becomes the trendiest gateway to nicotine and marijuana products, teenagers have the option to choose flavors and decorate their vape pens to their liking. However, many are not aware of the physical consequences that result from it. Although cigarette smoking among teens is at an all-time...

ENOUGH! Chandler Police and CUSD frustrated with threats to schools; offer reward for arrest

Students safety in the Chandler District have been threatened multiple times this school year. CUSD and CPD have offered an reward to capture the people involved.

Sarah Campbell and Emily Narducci

February 11, 2016

Within the last year, numerous violent threats have been made to multiple schools in the Chandler Unified School District, with the most recent taking place Jan. 20 at Willis Jr. High School. According to assistant superintendent Dr. Craig Gilbert, numerous Chandler schools received automated phone ...

The student voice of Perry High School
Assistant Principle Jennifer Burks