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SUMM continues to speak out

Board members Lindsay Love and Laura Bruner meet with club members to discuss the Period Project.

Anna Myers, Managing Editor

September 21, 2020

It has become apparent that younger generations worldwide are increasingly interested in bringing about change that leads to reform, whether that be in an environmental, political, or social atmosphere.  One club at Perry was formed for exactly that purpose.  The Students United for Modern M...

Seniors want fourth quarter events, district says no plans have been made

Seniors gather at the class of 2017 graduation. In the past, graduation was held at Perry's football stadium, but the ceremony has since been moved to ASU. This year, seniors ponder how graduation will be held in the midst of social distancing.

Anna Myers, Features Editor

May 3, 2020

Ever since Gov. Doug Ducey closed Arizona schools through the remainder of the school year, seniors across the state have been mourning their last year in high school and wondering whether or not their fourth quarter events will ever come to fruition. Seton Catholic answered this question for their senior class wit...

Working from home brings big changes

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

Our world is dealing with a pandemic, COVID-19. This pandemic has brought many changes along with much unity.  On March 13th Arizona was presented with an order of stay to be in effect until April 11th. “All persons may leave their place of residence only for essential activities” the Governor...

Social distancing negatively impacting seniors

Senior Amira Johnson. SR

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2020

Due to the coronavirus social distancing has been placed for people's safety. Since social distancing and having to avoid large groups of people. The point of distancing  is to slow COVID-19 from spreading.  According to President Donald Trump's coronavirus guidelines for America and recommendations ...

Blurred line between economical and essential

Viola Rosa hairstylist Hailey Hull washes a client's hair, unable to adhere to the six-foot rule Gov. Ducey says all essential services will follow.

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

April 5, 2020

The uncertainty and fear that has enveloped the world at this time is immeasurable. With an unprecedented pandemic invading the lives and routine of the American people, state and city governments find themselves in a perpetual race to defeat the spread of a virus before the damage becomes irreparable....

Supporting #RedForEd: Lack of funding creates path to failure for all

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

April 25, 2018

I have seen the value of educators my entire life. My aunt, my uncle, my grandparents, and even my mother have poured themselves into their work and shown that teaching is far from a 9-to-5 job. Between lesson planning and grading on weekends, to showing up for their students like second parents at their pl...

Prop 123 funds education now

Website and Media Editor Cassie Nielsen.

Cassie Nielsen, Website and Media Editor

April 20, 2016

Arizona K-12 education is underfunded; that we can all agree on. The problem is agreeing on the way in which we increase funding. In the year 2000, voters approved Proposition 301, a six-tenths of a cent sales tax increase for K-12 education--but who wants to pay more taxes? Proposition 123 make...

Deadbeat daddy shaming 

Gov. Doug Ducey delivering his second State of the State speech.

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2016

For years, countless fathers have successfully gotten away with not providing child support for their children. Tired of the fact, Arizona governor Doug Ducey is taking action to make a change. In January, he endorsed a deadbeat dad social media shaming campaign to bring attention to fathers who have r...

Civics test: Arizona graduation requirement

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2015

How many U.S. senators are there? In what month do we vote for the president? These are some of the many questions that students will need to know the answer to in order to graduate. Governor Doug Ducey was sworn into office in January of this year and only weeks later he mandated the American Civics Ac...

Governor Doug Ducey takes away from education

Kathryn McFaul, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2015

Being in the school system is hard enough.  With limited resources, teachers having low salaries and even still pulling money from their own pockets to benefit education, the last thing schools need is a budget cut.  However, because of Governor Doug Ducey that is precisely what will be happening. On...

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