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A guide for back to school face masks

Students hang out, while following the CDC's guidelines on  face masks.

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

With the recent announcement that students will be returning on October 13th, many of the students, families, and staff have been asking questions regarding face masks. Therefore, this is the perfect time to make sure to know what the CDC recommends for our safety, which masks are best to use and how s...

English Language Learners tackle online learning

Isabel Behrendt, Double Truck Editor

September 21, 2020

Now nearing seven months into the pandemic, students are finding themselves struggling to navigate the world of online learning. From technological issues, lack of resources available in the household, and overall difficulty to understand online learning, it is evident that each student and teacher i...

SPECIAL REPORT: Students sound off ideas for returning to school

Nadine Loureiro and Lindsey Harrison

June 22, 2020

On a Zoom call, one month away from the scheduled start of school, a group of students discussed the ideas presented at the recent CUSD governing board study session regarding how to handle returning to school under COVID-19 conditions. Within the call there was a total of nine students: freshmen Eli...

CUSD explores options for 2020-2021 school year

Anna Myers and Roman Valenzuela

May 18, 2020

The end of the school year is around the corner, and with teachers coming off the seventh week of online instruction, questions of how the return to school will operate have begun to circulate.  Google classroom has been a challenge for some students, but for teachers, the adaptation process has been s...

Guide to TikTok trends

The TikTok logo that the user will see when entering the app.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2020

As generations pass, social media becomes a prominent part of the internet, whether it is used for posting updates on your vacation, sharing a new recipe, sending messages to your friends, or laughing at memes. One form of social media that has blown up, launched in 2017, replacing the original app Musi...

How “coronacation” hashtag can be potentially harmful

Cars are parked along each side of the road of Salt River.

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2020

In the thick of a pandemic when people worldwide are struggling to understand COVID-19, struggling to receive testing, and struggling to keep themselves and their families safe, we must all step up and do our part to support one another and preserve each other’s health. A pandemic should be the driving force of un...

O’Hara fights for her life during pandemic

O'Hara fights for her life during pandemic

Tiffany Martinez and Gavin Brennan

April 27, 2020

Living a normal teenage life, 15-year old athlete Emilee O’Hara is now fighting for her life in the hospital. Her family is doing everything possible to help and support O’Hara through this heartbreaking time. O’Hara played on the girls JV-A soccer team and even participated in track before it...

Lindsey Clouse: practicing and preparing

Lindsey Clouse has been part of the puma regiment for four years.  She has been in various bands while in high school.

Lydia Hampton

April 26, 2020

Senior year is a time for rites of passage as one chapter of life comes to a close and another opens. School shutdowns due to the COVID-19 outbreak have put a halt to this chapter, and stripped many students of their usual opportunities.  Lindsey Clouse is a senior that, like most, has been left wonder...

Trust in media being tested amidst coronavirus pandemic

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2020

There is no doubt that the lives of the typical citizen have been altered by the outbreak and spread of COVID-19. As an increasing number of people are applying for unemployment due to their non-essential business having to face closure, the jobs of those working in essential businesses become much more cru...

Trips should be cancelled for overall public safety

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2020

    Vacations are an event that everyone looks forward to, whether it be a state away or an entire country away, but in the recent event of the spreading pandemic of COVID-19, these events have been cancelled for everyone. At Perry, multiple classes on campus go on trips that they introduce the id...

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