The Precedent

As spring progresses, college results have come out in waves, ranging from the beginning of March to the beginning of April. Most likely due to the removal of standardized tests, there has been a large increase in college applications, which in turn made getting in much harder than before.

With removal of standardized test requirements, college application rates increase

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2021

College letters are being sent out to students worldwide, carrying news of rejection, acceptance, or the middle ground: the waitlist. With the pandemic’s prominent presence in 2020, the class of 2021...

When taking a gap year there are various pros and cons in the decision making process. One of the pros being increased knowledge gain and one con being losing the motivation to go back to school.

As seniors prepare for their future, the consideration for a gap year increases

January 28, 2021

For many seniors, right now is the time to submit college applications for next year. While most application deadlines are in March, students most likely have an idea of where they want to go, and what...

College processes going online with the pandemic proves to be a new challenge for seniors: Virtual tours are less personal and standardized tests are harder to take.

New normal for seniors: college processes online

Ashlyn Miner , News Editor January 28, 2021

  Preparing for college is exciting but at the same time, stressful considering the setbacks associated with the pandemic. This year, it is more challenging to tour college campuses, earn scholarships,...

Senior Justin Still pitches during a baseball game. Still has now signed with the University of New Mexico.

Seniors commit to colleges, 6’ 11” junior still undecided

Lauren Ludwig, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

Perry High School has a record of student-athletes who have been recruited to various colleges to play their chosen sports, and this year is no exception. Seniors Justin Still and Alyssa Montoya, among...

Jenna Heller, Makayla Long, Caden Malloy, Briana Mattos, Alyssa Montoya, Ella Rud and Gabby Valadez speaking at signing day. The students thanked those who supported them and expressed excitement and gratitude for the opportunities to play on a collegiate level.

Fall signing day for student athletes

Saydria Ostler, Staff Reporter November 20, 2020

On Thursday, Nov. 11th, Perry’s Athletic Department had their annual Signing Day, celebrating athletes Jenna Heller (Volleyball), Makayla Long (Track and Field), Caden Malloy (Soccer), Briana Mattos...

Applications for several different colleges surround a computer which has a welcome page from the college ASU. As time narrows down, students begin a more frequent search for applying to colleges.

Corona college applications

Makayla Premo, Staff Reporter November 20, 2020

In these times as a senior, applying to colleges is a little bit different than how it used to be when COVID-19 did not exist. As the time is dwindling down towards graduation, I know many seniors are...

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter April 13, 2020

It is no secret that with this atrocious medical pandemic sweeping the nation, people are struggling with being out-of-work and quarantined at home. Teaching is perhaps one of the most affected fields...

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."

Final Exams are a Nuisance to Students, but a Necessity to Future Success

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter January 19, 2018

Every Semester Students across the country prepare for their final exams in pursuit of a passing grade in their various classes. Teenagers despise the tests due to the stress and anxiety they cause, but...

Staying in state offers comfort

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter May 19, 2017

There's no place like home. What better time than college to apply this valuable life lesson? Today many students are faced with countless college opportunities. Ranging from those fortunate enough to...

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