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COVID-19 ruins Senior year

Senior POV

Makayla Premo, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

Senior year- you have finally made it after years of being an underclassmen. You cannot wait to get a half day and participate in senior activities. Then, all of a sudden, a global pandemic strips away any chance you have at participating in your senior year and ruins your spirit. Well, that is exactly...

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...

Seniors should not be robbed of memories

Seniors should not be robbed of memories

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

Senior year is the last year of high school, the year before everyone moves on with their lives whether it is going to college or beginning life as an adult. Seniors planned on coming back from spring break to finish out the semester. The spring is where all the big events for seniors occur.  Unfortu...

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...

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...

Dancers futures full of potential and grace

Dancers futures full of potential and grace

Tya Mounlachack, Opinions editor

May 21, 2019

As the final quarter comes to an end, the Moveo dance companies seniors begin to start a new chapter in their lives. Some may continue their dance career and others may not, but for senior Brinley Harris she will be continuing her dance career by attending BYU, studying journalism and possibly minorin...

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Grant Williams

October 16, 2018

As higher education grows increasingly requisite for career success and the number of college applicants continues to rise, many students are aggressively seeking to differentiate themselves from the hundreds of thousands of other hopeful applicants in the competition for selective scholarship awards...

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

There is no distinction between STEM Scholar and Diploma.

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight: there is a difference between STEM Diploma and STEM Scholar. At graduation, there is no physical distinction between the two levels of STEM and that has caused a lot of unrest among Scholars. We have worked hard for four long years, taking extra classes and all hono...

Top 5 percent prepares to speak at graduation

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018

Seniors have one thing on their mind right now: walking down the aisle at graduation. This impending liberation has created an overwhelming sense of senioritis, especially after the Red for Ed walkout teased seniors with a glimpse of the freedom they are about to enjoy as future graduates. However,...

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