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Freshmen Alexis Hoiby and Ashtyn Moon prepare for a socratic seminar after finishing the novel “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel in Mrs. Barth’s Honors English class. Adapting to new ways of learning and
collaborating with other students is an important part of becoming successful in high school.

Q1 from freshmen’s eyes

Hannah Toth, Staff Reporter December 7, 2023

The beginning of high school and its vastly different environment can bring upon unfamiliar stress to new students. The energy that teachers and students alike bring to school every day completely affects...

Parents listen to Mr. Damien Tippett as he informs the parents of his sophomore students during Open House.  Most of which consists of the curriculum their students will be learning throughout the year.

Hot Take: Open House; useful or useless?

Emily Buttyan, Managing/Opinions Editor August 4, 2023

Every year teachers prepare to entertain the parents of their students for a night; answering questions, informing them of the life their children have while at school five days a week. Parents sit and...

Dear 2026, Sincerely 2023

Saydria Ostler, Editor-in-Chief August 12, 2022

Dear class of 2026, Hello! This is your older (senior) sibling writing to give you some tips and tricks on how to survive high school in one shape. Because hey-we will be the first ones to tell you...

Freshman Caelyn Feldman compares her eighth grade ID to her new ninth grade ID. Due to COVID-19, students have to fulfill the gap from online learning.

Freshmen fighting to meet high school standards

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter November 1, 2021

As students graduate middle school and enter high school, they face many challenges. These challenges can be expected for every freshman class. However the class of 2025  has a new challenge to overcome. When...

Touring through a screen, CTE tours go virtual

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter December 17, 2020

COVID-19 is still a prevalent issue at Perry. The pandemic has greatly affected many different activities. Another activity the virus has disrupted was the CTE Tours for incoming freshmen.  These tours...

SPECIAL REPORT: Students sound off ideas for returning to school

Nadine Loureiro and Lindsey Harrison June 22, 2020

On a Zoom call, one month away from the scheduled start of school, a group of students discussed the ideas presented at the recent CUSD governing board study session regarding how to handle returning to...

Chelsea Booth was a happy girl who loved dance,music

Chelsea Booth was a happy girl who loved dance,music

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter October 26, 2016

Chelsea Elizabeth Booth October 2001- October 2016 Freshman Chelsea Booth, 15, passed away on October 16, 2016. She was a happy person who aimed to make others around her happy as well. Chelsea...

Whats wrong with the student section

What’s wrong with the student section

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter September 9, 2016

Elbows bumping, heads glistening with sweat, shouts of encouragement, and sighs of frustration. The Pumas score a touchdown and the crowd goes wild, the loudest of all being the eager section packed wall-to-wall...

Freshman Hope Doyle receives an award for her progress at Phoenix Childrens Hospital from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Doyle had a stroke last year on Nov. 28, and has made progress in her recovery.

Resilient freshman teaches PHS to never lose Hope

Valerie Burgess, Staff Reporter September 23, 2015

Dedicated, determined, and caring are just few of the words that can describe freshman Hope Doyle. Most students on the first day of school think about what to wear or who to sit by at lunch. Hope was...

(From left) Abbie McDonald and Ashley Greene attempt to block a shot.

Sczruba leads volleyball past Chavez

Staff Reports September 18, 2013

The girls volleyball team improved its Power Point record to a perfect 9-0 last night with a sweep of Caesar Chavez, 3-0. Senior Bobbi Sczruba had a career day, leading all players with 9 kills; she also...

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