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Has teaching 9/11 become obsolete?

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

With the anniversary of 9/11 having come and gone within the past 18 years, each graduating class moves on with their life, and students have become more dissociated and less connected with the tragedy, loss, and overwhelming sense of anxiety that enveloped the nation.  To this year’s group of students on campus...

John Prothro: story teller

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017

Proper, hard-working, inspiring are only a few words used to describe history teacher, John Prothro. He has taught now for 32 years and has yet to lose any passion for the work he does, calling all his students by their last names as a sign of the respect he has for them. As said by junior John Nazi about this one-...

FINAL 4: No. 3 Pumas look to upend No. 2 Chandler in semifinal rematch

FINAL 4: No. 3 Pumas look to upend No. 2 Chandler in semifinal rematch

Staff Reports

November 18, 2016

We’ve never seen this before. In Perry’s tenth year, the school has seen its share of football playoff games, but nothing like what we’re witnessing in 2016, and the laundry list of program-firsts continue to pile up: first time winning double-digit games; first time reaching the semifinals; first...

Voting trends in the new age: does political individuality exist?

Voting trends in the new age: does political individuality exist?

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

It’s 2016, and as the United States faces the upcoming election of a new president, every vote counts, even before the actual election period begins. What that means for the front running candidates is this: they need to do everything possible to appeal to their voters. Bernie Sanders, one of the two...

Feula masters school of rock

Feula masters school of rock

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

February 2, 2016

Within the walls of his classroom, history teacher John Feula appears entirely in his element. His walls boast pictures of historical figures like George Washington, and the board is coated in valuable information. But if one were to look a little closer, the CD on his desk reveals another side of him....

History teacher narrates Emmy winning documentary

History teacher narrates Emmy winning documentary

Kylie Vacala and Cassie Nielsen

November 6, 2015

Principal Dan Serrano calls him the “voice of Perry.” His colleagues call him inspirational; his students call him their favorite. History teacher John Prothro loves his job. He teaches history classes throughout the day, runs the public address at home, sporting events at night, and was a part o...

Lockridge says farewell to Perry

Lockridge says farewell to Perry

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2015

Friday, Sept. 4 will be a somber day as respected history teacher Brittney Lockridge spends her last day on campus. After nearly three years of educating students at Perry, she will be relocating. Her decision to depart was not an easy one as she is moving halfway across the country to Michigan in...

Unbroken: movie review

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

An ominous melody plays and the words “Unbroken” followed by “a true story” appear on the black screen. These words are followed by a transition to a pan of a pale blue sky filled with clouds, then war planes firing missiles come into view. The movie flies right into the action. Unbroken, direct...

We the People challenges students at competition

We the People challenges students at competition

Valerie Burgess, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

In the midst of college applications and preparing for graduation, hundreds of high school seniors have hurried to get their final history credit. It is easy to get lost in the daily monotony of high school, and when a class can find a way to extend beyond the classroom, the concepts of the class...

History teacher beats Iron Man triathlon

History teacher beats Iron Man triathlon

Angielee Niblett, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

Just over 13 hours of fierce activity, including running, biking, and swimming, is more than overwhelming to anyone attempting it. Such a challenge proved to be no big deal to American/Arizona history teacher Jeff Gurecki as he finished the Ironman triathlon with a time of 13:32:07. He talks about his...

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