The Precedent

StuGo Smiles in the midst of a pandemic 

Freshman Samuel Spencer, Senior Aubrey Clouse, and Junior Maddy Jex work together to wrap gifts. These festive presents will be gifted to low-income students.
December 17, 2020

Perry’s student government, “StuGo Smiles” event has a reputation for its efforts to ensure low-income students a good holiday experience. StuGo holds various community service events and fundraisers...

Perry faces issues with substitute teacher shortages

As the school year continues, many teachers have been quarantined. With the substitute shortage, teaching from home can be more difficult.
December 16, 2020

As Perry High continues with in-person learning, more and more students and staff have begun quarantining. One big cause of quarantines has been contact tracing. According to the CUSD Health Services website,...

BOOS & HOORAYS: COVID-19, AIPA awards, and transitions

The 2020-2021 Precedent staff put together a set of
December 16, 2020

2020 has been an action packed year with news ranging from both positive to negative. Some of our staff put together a set of boos and hoorays that occurred. If one thing is certain, this year will be...

Coping with COVID-19 in Early Childhood classes

November 20, 2020

Students' experiences in Early childhood classes are drastically altered. In past years, the early childhood education classes taught at Perry included many interactive activities and projects. This...

Perry faces issues with implementing new COVID regulations

Perry Students eat together during C Lunch. Many students are bunched up without masks rather than being socially distant
October 30, 2020

As students and staff officially transition back to in-person learning, the school has implemented new safety precautions inside and outside the classroom. Ranging from block schedules to new lunch procedures,...

Cut down season won’t stop swimmers and divers to make State

Izzy Ricciardi doing an open turn at the home meet against Highland
October 30, 2020

Overview Perry swim and dive is one of the sports that got to have a season this year at Perry. Although they get to have a season, it has been cut down short and has more precautions. Head Coach Carrasco...

COVID brings new changes to Perry Theatre

Cast of Perry Theatre after production of Peter and the Starcatcher
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...

Block schedule blocking out COVID

Block schedule blocking out COVID
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...

A guide for back to school face masks

Highschool students, Erica Beadle and Sky Bella Jarret, hang out, while following the CDC's guidelines on  face masks.
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...

Special education vs COVID-19, what is happening

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

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