The Precedent

Serrano’s gym dedication leaves legacy

Meghan McGowan, Photo Editor January 14, 2022

Dan Serrano opened the school as the principal in 2007. He dealt with everything from bats, a pandemic, and everyday work with students, parents, and faculty. To honor his 14 years of work, the gym...

Labor-shortages, CDC-changes, five-day-quarantine, oh my!

Labor-shortages, CDC-changes, five-day-quarantine, oh my!

Saydria Ostler, News Editor January 14, 2022

In May 2020, the demand for workers dropped significantly. Because of the drop in available jobs, the number of people unwilling to work went unnoticed. That is until the last eight months, when the demand...

School board: overlooked but powerful

School board: overlooked but powerful

Saydria Ostler, News Editor January 14, 2022

Lara Bruner. Lindsay Love. Barbar Mozdzen. Jason Olive. Joel Wirth. Maybe these names are familiar. Maybe they are not familiar. Either way, these five individuals impact how every school in the Chandler...

December birthdays: miserable mess or blessing in disguise?

December birthdays: miserable mess or blessing in disguise?

Tyler Blandin, Website Director December 14, 2021

Every year a few poor souls have to wake up to a combined holiday and birthday celebration because they were unlucky enough to be born in December While most people get to enjoy two separate gift-receiving...

Seniors Cort Cooley and Preston Felker dance on top of the push-up board during a football game. The home game against Basha was camouflage themed.

Making most of school spirit with small Hype Squad

Saydria Ostler and Meghan McGowan September 20, 2021

After allowing limited spectators to attend sporting events last year, students have returned full force to football games. The first football game of the year versus Desert Vista beckoned a loud student...

New admin determined to make up for lost time

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter August 9, 2021

New year, new regulations, and this year, new roles in administration. Perry’s administration has shifted positions, as well as incorporating two new additions to the team. At the beginning of...

Assistant Principal Patterson steps into spotlight as new principal

August 6, 2021

With the beginning of the 21-22 school year, Perry is receiving a new principal for the first time in the school's history. Former Assistant Principal Heather Patterson is stepping up to replace Dan Serrano...

AP Tests are returning to the traditional in-person approach for testing. There is also an online option for testing to be accommodating to students, but they are broken up into their groups based on tests.

Advanced Placement Tests Return with Online Option

Ashlyn Miner , News Editor April 22, 2021

  Perry High School is starting to adapt to the new normal with end-of-the-year activities and graduation. Advanced Placement (AP) Testing is another area that students can expect to see a return...

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter December 18, 2017

Students in K-12 education levels are graded on an A-F grading system. Schools within the state of Ariz. are also graded A-F, but things have changed just recently. Now schools are being graded by...

Push for AP is factor in increased test numbers contributing extra funding

Sarah Lankford and Kylie Vacala March 10, 2017

Advanced Placement testing is an opportunity for students to test their knowledge at the end of the year and receive college credit. While these AP tests are beneficial for a student's academic success,...

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