The Precedent

Junior Aleera Urrutia watching the girl volleyball team play on Aug. 25. Volleyball players decided on the theme (frat) and recruited people to come to their game to help with the energy in the gym.

Social life can be more than football games 

Meghan McGowan, Sports Editor August 26, 2022

When people think of a typical American high school experience, their mind usually goes to a football game. Lots of people in the stands, yelling, the band playing, the food, and obviously the football...

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...

Hype squad under fire

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor September 26, 2019

Last week the Hype Squad - an unofficial group of students who lead the student section at home athletic events - came under fire for their public protest of the football team’s suspension of more than...

Freshman Trey Lane leads the Varsity football team out for their first home game.

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

Kenna Cassey, Social Media director and Copy Editor August 30, 2019

With the hype squad making a spirit day around him and the football team striving to be as strong as him. Trey Lane, a freshman here at Perry high school with a rare genetic disorder continues to fight...

StuGo advisor, admin suspend spirit days for the remainder of year

Kenna Cassey , Staff reporter May 20, 2019

Spirit days have been put on a hiatus by StuGo advisor Lerina Johnson and administration as a result of the MAGA controversy that occurred during the American-themed day on Mar 1. StuGo was asked to suspend...

Story behind hype squad

Story behind hype squad

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter February 1, 2019

Whether you are a student or athlete, going to games with a rowdy crowd is something the hype squad can start up.  The hype squad is a well-known club across campus. Originally, the hype squad did not...

Principal Dan Serrano talks to the newspaper class during his monthly press conference.

Principal Dan Serrano Press Conference Jan. 18, 2019

Drew Charlet, Web Editor January 18, 2019

Principal Dan Serrano discusses a yo-yo Perry Idol winner, the ongoing troubles with student and parent parking, the student section for all sports (other than football) seems barren, Valentine's Day and...

Tatyanna Clayburne drives past a Mountain Pointe defender during a recent varsity basketball game. While there are no official attendance records kept, the MPHS side of the gym appeared to have more spectators than the Pumas - the home team - did.

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

Staff Editorial January 17, 2018

Friday night lights is something almost every high school student has experienced. The over crowded stands packed to the brim, bright lights and a hard working group of boys playing their hearts out. This...

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