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COVID brings new changes to Perry Theatre

Cast of Perry Theatre after production of Peter and the Starcatcher

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2020

With the return to in-person learning, theatre programs throughout CUSD have made many different changes to stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis. CDC guidelines, such as social distancing, have been a template for most of these recent changes. Some high school theatre programs have been hosting virt...

Block schedule blocking out COVID

Block schedule blocking out COVID

Tyler Blandin, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2020

With returning to in-person school on the horizon, the Perry administration is taking as many precautions as possible, including staying on the block schedule. This means students will alternate having their odd numbered periods and their even numbered periods daily, limiting contact and aiding in contact t...

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...

Special education vs COVID-19, what is happening

Special Education teacher Caroline Cook helping freshman Cole Kostoryz with his assignment.

Dayton Jones, Sports editor

September 21, 2020

The student of the special education program have started coming back, but not without precautions and changes made. Transferring back to in-school learning is a challenge for anyone, but the special education program is figuring out how to make that work while keeping a safe environment. Special ...

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...

Perry Students at the polls

Perry Students have the choice to vote in person and through mail-in ballots in November.

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2020

This election year, Americans have been reminded just how important a vote is. While much of the coverage has been focused on the presidential election, state legislative races are happening nationwide as well. Here in Arizona, many electoral races occur, from executive positions like governors and ma...

Online school brings trouble for history teacher

AP World History teacher, Mr. Prothro.

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2020

One of the many issues facing residents of Perry has been the online trend known as “Zoombombing” or “Zoom raiding.” Here, we will be discussing this phenomenon and one history teacher’s experience with this new viral trend. What is Zoombombing? “Zoombombing” refers to when an individual join...

SAT should not be deciding factor for colleges

Kaplan SAT book representing the high costs that come with taking and preparing for the SAT.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2020

As students grow older and reach the last two years of their high school career, there is a standardized test that never fails to incite an unhealthy amount of stress into their routine: the SAT.  According to College Board, the organization that administers the SAT, “Over 8 million students took...

EVIT: From hands-on to remote learning

EVIT: From hands-on to remote learning

Jackie Rosales, News Editor

April 13, 2020

East Valley Institute of Technology, better known as EVIT, is a “system of career training options” that offers high school students hands-on learning for various careers. Like other schools across the country, EVIT has been forced to move their curriculum online.As of now, EVIT is still figuring...

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