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The Real Meaning of Clubs

The Real Meaning of Clubs

Olivia Mulford, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

Clubs are a great way for students to get involved and step out of their comfort zone. In addition, the wide variety of club options offered gives students another opportunity to express their passion and interests in the school environment.  Some have the notion that joining a club only benefits students ...

Students Join Clubs for Wrong Reasons

Students Join Clubs for Wrong Reasons

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

"Students are abusing the opportunities clubs allow for by joining them for inappropriate reasons."

Interact club focuses on service

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2016

A new club is making waves with its high standards and goals for its upcoming years. Interact or rotary is an internationally recognized organization aiming to promote community service and instill well-rounded students with the simple phrase “service above self.” Sophomore, Loralli Johnson initiated the st...

A Look Inside Young Republican’s Club

Hayley Crosby, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016

With the presidential election approaching quickly and the biggest population of voters being the younger generation, students need to have a safe place to discuss how they feel about certain political issues. Why not start a club to help students feel secure expressing their opinions? “The You...

Mountain biking club offers adrenaline action, needs members

Lauren Neilsen, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

Mountain biking has captivated people’s interests for all the right reasons; it offers striking desert landscape, provides adrenaline-soaked action, and also is an unique way to get fit. The sport has earned its own spot at Perry; sponsored by principal Dan Serrano, the mountain biking club provide...

New ethnic club debuts

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor

August 28, 2015

The African American Culture Club debuted as a new addition to Perry in Aug. 2015. Founding members Michelle Bolden and Karimat Mustapha were approached by history teacher John Prothro about creating the club in the 2014-2015 school year. They considered Prothro’s proposition over summer and went to...

New and old members in Puma Pals make for lively energy

Mia Irvin, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2014

During your conference hour in the Perry Gym, there is the unmistakable sound of laughter.  The source?  Puma Pals.  Puma Pals was founded in 2008, by Heidi Peek.  Peek was the teacher of the first self-contained classroom at Perry, and was searching for a way to integrate her students.  Pe...

New tax credit requirements enact changes

Natalie Eberhard, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2014

For years, clubs and extracurricular activities have gone on field trips, out of state competitions, and have funded themselves thanks to state tax credit donations. Classes, clubs and sports are just a few of the activities on campus that use tax credits. However, because of a recent judgement from...

Club Rush sweeps cafeteria

On Tuesday afternoon during B  lunch, Tim Parra, 12, inducts his fellow classmate Keon Fakhimi, 12, into the Ecology club during Club Rush at Perry High School. Photo by Savannah Renaud.

Amanda Lee, Features Editor

August 15, 2013

Within the first month of school, the students at Perry High school experience a mass club-joining session in the Cafeteria during all lunches. Known as Club Rush, the event is frequented by nervous freshman who are looking for a spot at a lunch table, and a few zealous upperclassmen, eager to stuff up ...

College social life

Brianna Braunstein, Staff writer

May 22, 2013

With clubs, parties, sororities and fraternities, social life can be a very important, although overwhelming, part of college for many students. One of the most sociable parts of college is the Greek system. Joining a Sorority or Fraternity can escalate a student’s social position immensely. These houses have w...

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