The Precedent

Passion and pride through performance

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

Cars aren’t just for driving. Not just for getting to school or work, for picking up groceries. They’re not just tools. Who says they have to be practical, fuel efficient, or even aerodynamic? For so many, our cars are more than that. Even at our own high school, a unique and diverse car cultu...

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

With so many outstanding students on our campus, it can be a challenge for some students to stick out from the general population. However, this is not the case for a student named Fletcher Jones. Fletcher is very outspoken and enjoys the company of his fellow students. He brings a special atmosph...

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

Morp is coming up fast and it’s time to flip things around from the usual school dances. The dance last year took place out in the main parking lot where students danced in colored chalk during the Color Craze themed night. Afterwards, the lot was a rainbow stained mess and, as an effect, Principal Da...

Complicated $15 billion youth sports industry and high school athletics trying to co-exist

Complicated $15 billion youth sports industry and high school athletics trying to co-exist

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Double Truck

The battle between club and high school High school sports play a crucial role in a school’s culture, unifying students and faculty with team spirit. We saw this recently with the badminton, volleyball, and football teams in their runs for a state championship, culminating in a buzz on campus that P...

Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Cheer balances time on the sidelines and the mats

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

During the past month, varsity cheerleading has been working tirelessly cheering during football season while also hitting the mats for their own competitions in both state and nationals. Senior cheer backspot Madison Henkle has been with the school squad since her start in high school. As she leaves t...

Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous games. Perry is sending several buses down to the game for the students. Principal Dan Serrano...

A Minute with Mia: Dress code dialogue needs to change

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Let me get one thing straight: this is not another story complaining about why we have a dress code. Having a dress code is necessary to maintain a certain level of professionalism at school. That is understandable and in most cases, preferred. According to many teachers, the problem lies with dress cod...

Divide between literature and understanding grows

Divide between literature and understanding grows

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Bridge to Terabithia. Captain Underpants. These are just a few of the most commonly banned books in America. In the Chandler Unified School District, there is one group responsible for determining which books students in the district can and cannot read — a task t...

STATE CHAMPS: Badminton wins Perry’s first state team title

STATE CHAMPS: Badminton wins Perry’s first state team title

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Three decades ago the U.S hockey team performed an unbelievable miracle, beating the invincible U.S.S.R. team en route to the 1980 Olympic gold medal. Likewise, the PHS badminton team also slayed a giant who had previously had their number. Two of the past of three seasons, rival Xavier Prep has topped...

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