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BOOS & HOORAYS: COVID, Tiger Kings, and the King of Perry shine in spring 2020

Principal Dan Serrano talks to the newspaper class during his monthly press conference.

Staff Editorial

May 28, 2020

This semester began as any other, but as the third quarter came to a close and students rushed to spring break, nobody in Puma Nation knew that Mar. 6 would be their last day stepping foot on campus. The COVID-19 pandemic brought life -- including high school -- to a standstill, yet, we were able to...

Students share opinions on business re-openings

A screenshot from Firehouse Subs' website with a message regarding COVID-19.

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

After being in quarantine for upwards of 8 weeks, people are getting restless and restrictions are slowly being lifted across the country. There are a lot of questions as to what should happen when businesses do re-open. Here, we look at student opinions on re-openings from three different points of...

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...

Seniors should not be robbed of memories

Seniors should not be robbed of memories

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

Senior year is the last year of high school, the year before everyone moves on with their lives whether it is going to college or beginning life as an adult. Seniors planned on coming back from spring break to finish out the semester. The spring is where all the big events for seniors occur.  Unfortu...

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

Senior year is undoubtedly the most memorable year of a person’s life. When asking someone about high school, more often than not, senior year is the time recalled. Though, for the class of 2020, their memory of senior year is going to be much different than everyone else. Instead of pretty Prom...

NHS applications will be sent out later than expected

NHS applications were turned in in late February

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2020

Before students were sent off to spring break, many academically driven students had completed and submitted applications for the National Honor Society(NHS). Students created detailed lists of all their high school activities, tallied service hours, and collected dozens of signatures from teachers,...

Seniors want fourth quarter events, district says no plans have been made

Seniors gather at the class of 2017 graduation. In the past, graduation was held at Perry's football stadium, but the ceremony has since been moved to ASU. This year, seniors ponder how graduation will be held in the midst of social distancing.

Anna Myers, Features Editor

May 3, 2020

Ever since Gov. Doug Ducey closed Arizona schools through the remainder of the school year, seniors across the state have been mourning their last year in high school and wondering whether or not their fourth quarter events will ever come to fruition. Seton Catholic answered this question for their senior class wit...

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...

3D printers help combat COVID-19

Senior Nathaniel Taing

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

A 3D printer builds a three-dimensional object from a computer based design. It works by applying multiple layers until the object is created. 3D printing has become a huge innovation in the production and engineer world and is being used by many  millennials, engineers, architects, and others in simil...

Pandemic vs. Pom

Pandemic vs. Pom

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

By this point, the COVID-19 pandemic had affected everything that is considered normal on a global scale. Schools, businesses, and everyday activities have been shut down. The sports seasons which were scheduled for Spring have been canceled, and with this pom is included. In an effort to social distance, all pom pra...

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