The Precedent

PHS remains strong in a forgettable year

Tyler McCracken, Staff reporter

April 25, 2019

This school year has been one for the books - maybe even the record books, maybe even a book that we just put into a shredder. We have had two faculty members unexpectedly pass away, we’ve endured construction, then the bats attacked, and finally we had a political protest. In October, teacher Leslie Jones passed away...

Remembering Ms. Jones

Remembering Ms. Jones

Grant Williams

November 19, 2018

Following any tragic, unexpected death, we as people tend to remember the fallen as ‘lights’ who shared their positive influence and kindness among those around them. As aptly stated by 2018 graduate Joanna Gunaraj, a student of debate coach Leslie Jones’s last year, this is simply incorrect; ...

Leslie Jones: teacher, singer, and world traveler

Leslie Jones: teacher, singer, and world traveler

McKell Park, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017

When you walk into Ms. Jones classroom you can’t help but notice her energy that immediately fills the room. Whether you’re a teacher or student her zeal and passion for teaching is hard to miss. Leslie Jones has already made an impact on the students and environment  at Perry, and it’s onl...

New leadership for award-winning Speech and Debate team

Lauren Neilsen, A&E Editor

August 30, 2016

While much of Perry’s attention is dominated by the successful big-name varsity sports, a shift of the spotlight may be set to soon change. Speech and Debate, which, according to the Arizona Interscholastic Association, is in fact classified as a sport itself, is gearing up for a fresh and ambitious y...

The student voice of Perry High School
Leslie Jones