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CUSD plans to build new high school

CUSD plans to build new high school

Jessica Lee, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The Chandler Unified School District has been planning on adding a new high school to the district. As the area around Perry grows, more and more students attend the school. Perry was originally designed to hold a little over half of the number of students it holds today. Many expansions to the school h...

Cheer going to state, let’s take home the win!

Cheer going to state, let’s take home the win!

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

The Pumas are home to many triumphant sports teams, including one that numerous people tend to overlook and discredit as being a sport altogether. The cheer and pom team are once again heading to state with the pom team having qualified at the highest they ever have. Head cheer coach Desiree Houg explains tha...

New Chandler Schools Opening

New Chandler Schools Opening

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

Due to a fiercely growing student population in CUSD, district officials have decided to resolve this issue by spending $25 million for two brand new schools. The decision to build a brand new elementary school was made just a few weeks prior when the district purchased 14.5 acres of land. The lo...

Principal Dan Serrano press conference 12/4/2018

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

December 5, 2018

Principal Dan Serrano's monthly press conference discusses changes to CUSD vape policy, campus construction, holiday traditions and more. Look for our next edition of the print Precedent on Dec. 19. ...

Puma Pipeline: welcoming new food options

Puma Pipeline: welcoming new food options

Sydney Wolfe, News Editor

November 19, 2018

A new food truck and other additions will be expected throughout the school year As the seasons changes, perhaps Perry Pumas can give thanks to the new food truck that will be implemented into school lunches. Finally, students can feast on an array of foods that deter away from the stereotypes of...

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Grant Williams

October 16, 2018

As higher education grows increasingly requisite for career success and the number of college applicants continues to rise, many students are aggressively seeking to differentiate themselves from the hundreds of thousands of other hopeful applicants in the competition for selective scholarship awards...

STEM Scholars looking for distinction at graduation

STEM Scholars looking for distinction at graduation

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018

Freshman year, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) program participants were told that there was a difference between STEM Diploma and STEM Scholar. Diploma requires you to take only two higher level core classes, science and math. Scholar requires you to take four or more higher level core ...

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight: there is a difference between STEM Diploma and STEM Scholar. At graduation, there is no physical distinction between the two levels of STEM and that has caused a lot of unrest among Scholars. We have worked hard for four long years, taking extra classes and all hono...

Red for Ed: a brief overview

Red for Ed: a brief overview

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018

The recession of 2008 affected citizens in both the private and public sectors. Schools were no exception. Teacher pay was cut due to this recession and due to tax cuts that followed. Ever since then, teachers have been advocating to get a raise to keep up with the rate of inflation. Abryanna Baldw...

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

In response to the Florida school shooting, parents have been questioning safety measures taken in schools across the nation. Perry is no exception. There are quite a few safety precautions taken here, however, money given to the schools determine the quality and quantity of those measures. Principal...

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