The Precedent

Missing School due to Sports

Missing School due to Sports

Natalie Tizatl, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

Our school starts earlier than anyone in Arizona causing conflicts with summer events (i.e. national sports event). Perry students are at a disadvantage. The rest of the nation begins somewhere in between August and Labor Day.  Since Perry has started, most athletes have been absent for more than one da...

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor

December 18, 2017

The Precedent: How can students benefit from being on a school team, rather than a club team? Athletics Director Jennifer Burks: The benefits to being on a school team is it is tied with the education of the whole student. That’s why it is called education athletics. Part of that is that they are l...

Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017

Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous games. Perry is sending several buses down to the game for the students. Principal Dan Serrano...

Police Presence

Christian Haugen, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

Perry looks to improve to 5-0 on their homecoming game this Friday with alumni and current student gathering in the crowd to cheer them on as they battle against Corona del Sol. Football games attendance is close to 2000 people every game, with the homecoming game this weekend and one of the biggest g...

‘Character Matters’ implemented across all CUSD athletic programs

‘Character Matters’ implemented across all CUSD athletic programs

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017

A person’s character can say a lot about them. It can shed light on how they were raised, if they are a team player, and can even foreshadow who they might be in the future. Sound character is extremely important on any team, and in the wake of the Hamilton High School football hazing incident...

10th year most successful year for all Puma athletics

10th year most successful year for all Puma athletics

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017

The 2016-2017 school year has been a historic year for PHS athletics. This year was the first year that every team sport qualified for the playoffs. Athletic director Jennifer Burks said, “This year, we made it the farther into the playoffs with more teams than we ever have. So as far as how deep ...

Behind graduation

May 24, 2017

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...

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

AIA Update: Year-round practice may harm multi-sport athletes

Lauren Fountain and Sawyer Del Fosse

March 11, 2017

In perhaps the most surprising conclusion to a divisive conversation, the AIA council voted 39-5 to approve unrestricted year-round practices for all sports, except for a no-pads or helmets regulation for football. Although met with resentment by the majority, the door has been opened for year-long...

Perry security prepares for homecoming crowds

Kade Whatcott, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2016

As the football team prepares to head to battle against the Warriors of Westwood this Friday in the Perry Football stadium, with an expected bigger crowd than usual, security is preparing for mass amounts of students and fans. Preparing for this game, the security are adding an extra police officer and 2-3 ...

Admin: There will be extra security for homecoming

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016

Homecoming is an exciting time for every high schooler. The weather is cool, it’s spirit week on campus and of course the homecoming football game. Friday is the game and Saturday is the dance so every student is more excited than just an ordinary football game. Homecoming can also be a stressful time for...

The student voice of Perry High School
Jennifer Burks