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BOOS & HOORAYS: COVID, Tiger Kings, and the King of Perry shine in spring 2020

Principal Dan Serrano talks to the newspaper class during his monthly press conference.

Staff Editorial

May 28, 2020

This semester began as any other, but as the third quarter came to a close and students rushed to spring break, nobody in Puma Nation knew that Mar. 6 would be their last day stepping foot on campus. The COVID-19 pandemic brought life -- including high school -- to a standstill, yet, we were able to...

Recognition for Deaf Cultures

Recognition for Deaf Cultures

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

February 6, 2020

The world is culturally vast with diverse customs to individuals around society. With a high population on campus, there are several clubs dedicated to bringing awareness to the distinct cultures on school grounds. One of them being the American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture Club.  One of ...

Pumas Excalibur Tournament

Pumas Excalibur Tournament

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

Even though most of the school was in Winter break, the girls soccer team still had to compete. The team competed against three separate teams that are all in California. The team traveled to Corona California to play on the day after Christmas. In the first game, the Pumas won with a score of 2-0. ...

Lunch bunch’s new plan for the community

The Lunch Bunch sign outside of their table inviting students to have a place to sit.

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

January 16, 2020

As the campus continues with the growth of incoming students each new school year, it becomes difficult to some students to find a new group to join in a new environment. However, clubs such as the Lunch Bunch is dedicated to working towards inclusivity at school.  “I’m just glad that people are realizing...

Career Center teacher withdraws from Perry

Natalie Tizatl, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

On Nov. 12, Toni Horn,work as the career teacher, left to pursue another career. She will be working with incarcerated people in helping them look for jobs after they are released from jail.  Since the career center is closed, students have had to go to their guidance counselor for information or...

New academic decathlon team makes history

The academic decathlon team in their second club meeting

Dayton Jones, Sports editor

September 26, 2019

The new academic decathlon team, it's going to be there first year here at perry, and there are many hopefuls that great things will be coming from the team.  The club itself was formed by Cole Wilde and a few other friends with the intent of making it a fun time for all.  “Me and my friends ...

GRIDLOCKED: School adjusting to new building

Students pour out of the south exits of the C-building last Thursday morning. The new addition to the C-building has more than 30 new classrooms that can house approximately 1,000 students at any time, and only one shared staircase with the original C-building.

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After a year of construction, the new wing to the C-building has finally opened, allowing teachers to have their own classrooms and students to have more room inside their classes. Many problems arose, such as water leaks, bats, noises, and even damage to the existing C-building. Many people are beg...

Steps taken towards improving safety

Security guard Rob Hehe watches the east gate near the new C-building.

JJ Fought, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

It used to be that schools were constructed so that they were inviting for outsiders to come in. Schools welcomed strangers onto their campuses because learning was a time of innocence and educating children was seen as a collaboration between schools and communities. In today’s violent climate, however, schoo...

Unified Flag Football to Have First Game September 3rd

Unified flag football players walking off the field.

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

An integral part of this school is the special education program. Shara Billings, the special education department chair, boasts  “the special education program at Perry is number one in Arizona.”  A large part of what makes this program so great is the Unified sports program. This program bega...

Kevin Atlas’ blueprints of life

Presley Plant and Olivia Mulford

August 29, 2019

D1 college basketball player, Kevin Atlas, gives an inspirational speech on “the blueprints of life.” Giving The freshmen wise information about how he overcame his trials with one arm. Right from the start, Kevin Atlas’s life was a turn of events. “Having my arm taken away at birth actual...

The student voice of Perry High School
Dan Serrano