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PHS Teenage Republicans ensure students “Never Forget” 9/11

PHS Teenage Republicans ensure students

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

On Wednesday Sept. 11, the PHS Teenage Republicans' 9/11 Never Forget Project took place on the lawn on the east side of the gym. 13 students stayed after school the day before and planted over 1,000 flags to remember those who were killed in the 9/11 attacks. Part of a national movement put together...

A new change for National Honors Society

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

National Honors Society is expecting to see new changes in the upcoming school year. Co-chairman and AP U.S. History teacher Jason Myers is stepping down and retiring from NHS, after seven years. “I think that Myers is a very wonderful man, he’s got great integrity and he’s a great teacher,...

Technology remains prevalent in schools

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Internet access is prevalent and unavoidable in classrooms today. Technology influences how teachers work and interact with students. “In terms of technology, I think that it’s been highly beneficial and its made my grading a whole lot easier.” English teacher Kimberly Rygiel explains. W...

Theater brings lip sync to PHS

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018

Theatre hosted the school’s first ever lip-syncing competition that was opened to all individuals not only secluded to theatre students. When moving lips silently in synchronization with a song that has already been pre-recorded, students prepared to battle it out for the competition prize money from...

EDITORIAL: The clock is ticking for our chance to vote

The deadline to register to vote is looming, and with so many seniors eligible this year, the clock is ticking to register.

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

The clock is ticking. The old saying is you’d have to be living under a rock not to know, but even the under-the-rock-people know how contentious American politics are right now. The 2018 midterm elections are looming and this fall we, the students of Perry High School can impact the real world....

Bob Harpur retires after 2016-2017 school year

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

For many freshmen, Bob Harpur is the first history teacher with whom they interact on campus. An AP World History and AP Human Geography teacher, Harpur’s time at Perry is only one period of a teaching career spanning nearly three decades. Upon meeting Harpur, it is no question why his teaching impact...

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, they also become factors in bettering the environment of the campus as this opportunity for college...

Jasper Lee’s success in magic captures school attention

Lee's cards fall right into place

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

Hidden talents roam the halls daily, and for those like junior Jasper Lee, people can begin to take notice of such novelty. His love for magic began around the age of five, but he never thought he would be able to pick up a deck of his own. Lee began practicing magic his freshman year after a...

Safety drills not just for students and staff

SOURCE: Precedent student poll

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

Students, faculty, and even first responders practice safety drills such as fire drills and lockdowns in order to prepare for the potential disasters that can occur. These drills serve as a foundation for most emergency situations in school. State law requires one fire drill per month and two lockdowns pe...

NHS selection process is too hard

Mug shot of staff reporter Molly Ogden.

Molly Ogden and Savannah Ostler

March 1, 2016

The prestige. The honor. The distinguishment. These are all perks that come with acceptance to the National Honor Society. NHS is one of the most competitive and esteemed groups on campus. Many students spend their first 2 years of high school working to qualify for an invitation for NHS. Let us rewind...

The student voice of Perry High School
Jason Myers