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Three students navigate high school while learning to speak English

Senior Manuel Trejo from Sonora, Mexico, 
junior Julian Sandoval from Chuhuahua, Mexico, and sophomore Bang Nguyen from Vietnam.

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

From picking out a prom dress, to finishing that one essay for American History, to navigating a football game, high school can foster a multitude of challenging situations, both socially and academically.  Now imagine that you do not speak English. This is the case for twenty-six students on camp...

Point/Counterpoint: Too Soon or Too Late? Christmas festivities beginning to deck the halls raises seasonal controversial events

Point/Counterpoint: Too Soon or Too Late? Christmas festivities beginning to deck the halls  raises seasonal controversial events

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

January 15, 2019

This part of the year is about gaining weight, spending time with family, and showing festivity. After Thanksgiving the holiday festivities begin for many families, but is that too early? Is it just right? This Point/Counterpoint will go and decide when the perfect time too start the festive holiday...

Top 10 Holiday gift Ideas

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

December 18, 2018

It is the time of year where you spend time, and money on friends and family. To show your appreciation and love towards them you give them gifts but naturally you do not want to break the bank. Now there are some people who will say “I don't want anything,” but you're obligated to get something for ...

Point/Counterpoint: Is Christmas too early?

Point/Counterpoint: Is Christmas too early?

Joielline Tchilao, staff reporter

December 13, 2018

What happens when you have too much of the same dessert? Yeah, you get fat and, eventually, extremely sick of it. It is the same for Christmas, as much as we all love this holiday, starting it in November is too early. Christmas is a month, not a quarter of the year.    December is the month of Christmas, it is...

Twist on the typical winter concert

Choir students perform

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

The orchestra and choir winter concerts proved to be a unique blend of music and talent that showcased Perry’s most gifted musicians. Fine arts performances tend to set the mood for the holiday season. Each group sang or played a variety of holiday or classical compositions.The warmth of the holiday carols, a...

Point/counterpoint: Is Christmas celebrated too early?

Point/counterpoint: Is Christmas celebrated too early?

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

The Christmas season is typically known for the bright lights weaved around every house, the joyful holiday music blaring on the radio, and an assortment of baked goods displayed on the dining room table. Christmas may be favored by millions around the world, but is it celebrated too early? This...

Living in a split holiday home

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018

Growing up in a household that celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas strikes confusion. Explaining how I celebrated both when I was younger was difficult because I thought everyone celebrated both holiday’s until I grew up. I’m allowed to do both because only one of my parents are Jewish. ...

Different holidays highlighted on campus

Photo illustration by Makayla Gee.

Nadine Loureiro, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018

It is the time of the year where the holiday season truly rises and embraces the souls of many. The stores have Christmas music filling in the silence, Hallmark movies are big once again, and decorations are being put up in every empty corner. Even in school, there are spirit weeks dedicated to the g...

Point/counterpoint: Hallmark movies

Anna Myers and Nadine Loureiro

December 12, 2018

‘Tis the season for cheesy plot-lines Anna Myers Christmas season. It means a little something different to everyone, but there is one tiding of joy that all can partake in: Hallmark movies.   And you don’t even have to read the movie synopsis to know what it is going to be about! You c...

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