The Precedent

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

October 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions

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

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

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


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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,...

On-campus graduation moved to ASU for 2018

On-campus graduation moved to ASU for 2018

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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After eight years of holding graduation in its own backyard, administration announced earlier this month that for the first time in school history, spring commencement will be an off-campus event. The 2018 senior class will graduate at Wells Fargo Arena on the campus of Arizona State University on...

Behind graduation

May 24, 2017


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The moment we have all been waiting for is almost here. Graduation has finally come within our grasps. While graduation is an exciting time for the seniors that are about to move on in life, such a ceremony requires an extreme amount of preparation and work. According to Principal Dan Serrano, the...

Having a voice

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


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The light at the end of the tunnel is within reach for the Class of 2017, and preparations to finally graduate are well on their way. Students speaking at graduation in particular knew how much work it would take in advance. On the night of graduation, seniors Cameron Rua-Smith, Kane Hudson, and val...

2016 graduation ceremony full of touching moments

2016 graduation ceremony full of touching moments

Staff Editorial

May 27, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

More than 700 seniors earned their diplomas in Perry's largest, and most touching, graduation ceremony on May 24 in front of a standing-room only crowd at John Wrenn Stadium. The event was full of several touching moments: A military tribute from the school's junior ROTC, choir and orchestra, which...

M.I.N.T. Podcast

M.I.N.T. Podcast

Izzy Rozansky, Mazyne Smith, Nicholas Ashcroft, and Trevor Standage

May 24, 2016


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Showcase

Mazyne Smith, Nicholas Ashcroft, Izzy Rozansky, and Trevor Standage cover some of everything in this first edition podcast. There is the pressing issue of the transgender bathrooms, spoken about by co-host Ashcroft, Sculpture I's "Giving Tree" assignments, covered by staff reporter Standage, and in line...

Perry says goodbye to more than just our seniors

Breanna Latt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2016


Filed under Features, News

Throughout the year, many students have become aware that some of their favorite teachers are making the decision to take some time off. For Spanish teacher Carina De La Torre, this decision was extremely difficult for her. De La Torre explains that the last few years of dropping off her 3 year-ol...

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