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Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017

During the past month, varsity cheerleading has been working tirelessly cheering during football season while also hitting the mats for their own competitions in both state and nationals. Senior cheer backspot Madison Henkle has been with the school squad since her start in high school. As she leaves t...

Pom and cheer both with remarkable success in state competition

Emma Kline, Opinions Editor

January 20, 2017

After an entire year of standing on the sidelines supporting Perry High School, the Puma pom and Cheer team compete in the annual state competition and are given the chance to have their talents put on display. Both programs came out of the competition improving dramatically in comparison to previ...

SkillsUSA prepares students for success; Galvez triumphs

SkillsUSA prepares students for success; Galvez triumphs

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

May 18, 2016

Eager young students arrive in Phoenix, dressed head to toe for the career they aspire to fulfill. Here they are able to put their innovative skills to work, combining imagination and talent to achieve their goals. SkillsUSA is an organization that aims to empower students and help them reach th...

PHS DECA makes it to Nationals

Ernesto Chacon, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

DECA has continued their success in representing Perry at the state level against many other schools, by achieving 46 medals at district level, which is the most out of any one school. The club traveled to downtown Phoenix in order to compete at the DECA competition. Some events at the competition...

Speech and Debate gains first major win ever

Valerie Burgess, A&E Assistant Editor

December 11, 2015

With the riveting anticipation for crafting an argument or participating in speech events, many feel an adrenaline rush with every word. From Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 38 schools from across the state attended the Dobson Invitational at Dobson High School to participate in verbal fisticuffsl. Dozens of the top ...

Robotics rocks in latest competition

Robotics rocks in latest competition

Kacee Perry, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2015

Under the pressure of competition, the PHS Sonoran Storm Robotics Club accomplished a great victory during this spring break. On Mar. 20 the club gained second place alliance in the Arizona East Regional Competition, defeating over 35 schools from around the country, including Chandler and Hamilton High...

Robotics team prepares for March competition

Robotics team prepares for March competition

Kacee Perry, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2015

With hard work and determination, the PHS Sonoran Storm Robotics Club is putting it all in, preparing for their upcoming competition. Going up against many other teams from around the state, the club has quite a challenge to face for the event. However, after a recent practice at Arcadia High School,...

DECA competes; brings home 63 medals

Natalie Eberhard, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

On Jan 8, Perry DECA competed in Eastern District Competition. With 70 students present, students brought in a total of 63 medals with 15 students winning the title of District Champion for their event. Out of the 13 schools competing in the district, Perry ranked high, winning almost more than any of...

We the People challenges students at competition

We the People challenges students at competition

Valerie Burgess, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

In the midst of college applications and preparing for graduation, hundreds of high school seniors have hurried to get their final history credit. It is easy to get lost in the daily monotony of high school, and when a class can find a way to extend beyond the classroom, the concepts of the class...

Girl’s Tennis Crushes Competition

Girl’s Tennis Crushes Competition

Jolene Cooperrider, Writer

April 28, 2014

In a close tennis game parents and friends cheer from the stands as the match’s scores reveal themselves. The Puma’s slammed Casa Grande 8-1 and followed up with a win over Mesquite 6-3. The girls, thanks to their coach Keith Castillo, have ran their competition into the ground. “We did really ...

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