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Labor-shortages, CDC-changes, five-day-quarantine, oh my!

Labor-shortages, CDC-changes, five-day-quarantine, oh my!

Saydria Ostler, News Editor January 14, 2022

In May 2020, the demand for workers dropped significantly. Because of the drop in available jobs, the number of people unwilling to work went unnoticed. That is until the last eight months, when the demand...

The omicron variant is the latest opponent in the battle against the coronavirus. Countries across the globe have had mixed responses as they deal with the unknown variables that come with the new variant.

Introducing ‘fifth wave’ in fight against coronavirus

Saydria Ostler, News Editor December 3, 2021

Ever the opportunist, the coronavirus comes back swinging with a new variant: the omicron. The emergence of the omicron variant is in line with many predictions from scientists warning about low vaccination...

Freshman Caelyn Feldman compares her eighth grade ID to her new ninth grade ID. Due to COVID-19, students have to fulfill the gap from online learning.

Freshmen fighting to meet high school standards

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter November 1, 2021

As students graduate middle school and enter high school, they face many challenges. These challenges can be expected for every freshman class. However the class of 2025  has a new challenge to overcome. When...

COVID-19 regulations are safer for all students

COVID-19 regulations are safer for all students

Madeleine Nseir, Editor 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

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...

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