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Social agenda’s can wait: COVID-19 safety takes priority

Students Lauren Ludwig and Mikaela Henriksen wear face masks incorrectly. Contributed by Lauren Ludwig

Lauren Ludwig, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

  Students have been out of school since spring break, and many have had little contact with their peers since the end of the school year. COVID-19 quarantine has left many students yearning for a regular social schedule, but is it safe to officially start school? Is it safe to let students resu...

New school will be beneficial to PHS students

PHS stands empty now, but on a normal school day it is packed with students

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2020

Perry High School has experienced rapid growth and was reported to have 3,640 students enrolled which is exceeding capacity. In the last several years, a large number of students have become a concern as two buildings and extra seating has been added recently. CUSD district officials have decided to resol...

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...

CUSD curbside meals

The whole process is organized and the meals are ready for pickup

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

    In the United States alone, 12 million children live in homes that do not have an adequate supply of food.  Many children in the Chandler Unified School District face this type of challenge every single day, and some of them wonder where their next meal will come from.       CUSD...

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

It is no secret that with this atrocious medical pandemic sweeping the nation, people are struggling with being out-of-work and quarantined at home. Teaching is perhaps one of the most affected fields at this time as instructors go from seeing their students nearly every day to not at all. One of th...

CUSD plans to build new high school

Dr. Craig Gilbert, the district's assistant superintendent of secondary education, holds a meeting to discuss the options for the new high school and boundary realignment options.

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

New food truck “Nosh + Nomad” is parked behind the Central Food Kitchen, waiting for final approval to be used.

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...

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