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Opinion: COVID-19 regulations are safer for all students

Opinion: COVID-19 regulations are safer for all students

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter August 30, 2021

As schools navigate between finding a new normal or shifting back to pre-covid procedures, the question still stands: is it time to go back to normal? Student activities, including sports, performances,...

Mrs. Tracy Witz has joined the English Department as a 10th grade teacher. Teachers  had to be switched around after Mrs. Kate Copic left Perry to be a Dean of Students at Hamilton.

New English teacher begins instruction month late

Lauren Ludwig, Editor-In-Chief August 27, 2021

Starting a new school year is always exciting, especially for Mrs.Tracy Witz. She has joined the English Department as a 10th-grade teacher and jumped right in at the beginning of week three and is ready...

Staff and students are encouraged to socially distance six feet apart while at school. The Chandler Unified School District strongly suggests students and faculty to wear masks in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.

New school year, students have mixed feelings

Saydria Ostler and Meghan McGowan August 27, 2021

The commencement of the 2021-2022 school year ushers in many changes from last school year; most notably, the return to regular schedule and no mask mandate. The return to the traditional schedule also...

Junior Nicole Baird pointing the Glow Dance poster, telling her friends to come. The dance had a good turnout and danced to trendy and upbeat music to kick off the year.

Students’ perspective change on social events from COVID-19

Presley Plant, Managing Editor August 6, 2021

Unexpectedly the school had announced that there is going to be a school dance on August 6th - a returning to school celebration - to rebound from the lack of school spirit last year. STUGO and their advisor...

Assistant Principal Patterson steps into spotlight as new principal

August 6, 2021

With the beginning of the 21-22 school year, Perry is receiving a new principal for the first time in the school's history. Former Assistant Principal Heather Patterson is stepping up to replace Dan Serrano...

55 minutes to 2 hours, longer classes create better environment

Lauren Ludwig , Editor-In-Chief August 6, 2021

Returning to school for the start of the 2021-2022 school year has been hectic. For now, masks are not required on campus, lunch is still free, and the normal schedule has returned full force.  Sophomores...

Juniors Lili Stutz, Savannah Nelson, and Shaye Vannorman (left to right) play with toys in Childhood Education. Students completed “play labs,” in which they evaluated the developmental domains and advantages to the toys.

After year of postponement, early childhood education classes reenter childcare

Saydria Ostler, News Editor August 6, 2021

Students in Early Childhood Education classes are now able to enter Childcare and play with the kids after being unable to for over a year. At the end of the 2019-2020 school year, many things were canceled...

Boos and Hoorays are an end-of-the-semester Precedent tradition. This semesters wrap up includes mask fashion, cancelled proms, and in-person graduation.

BOOS & HOORAYS: cancelled prom, graduation, and reflections

May 14, 2021

As per tradition, the staff of the Precedent reflected on the 2020-2021 school year to create a list of the top memories and lowest moments both on campus and within the community. To conclude this May...

Editor in Chief, Nadine Loureiro and Managing Editor, Anna Myers reflect on their four years at Perry High School. They reminisce on bat infestations, protests, and the pandemic.

After four years filled with memories, graduation is finally here

Nadine Loureiro and Anna Myers May 14, 2021

In thirteen days we will walk onto campus one last time. Caps in hand, gowns draped over arms, walking through those iron front gates one more time, trying not to let the heavy doors slam behind us. We...

The end of the year academic awards system has changed; now being centered around a students GPA.

New academic award systems allow more students to be recognized

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

It has been a little over a year since big events like prom and graduation were canceled. However, some of these events are making a comeback, one of which being the end-of-year academic awards. In...

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