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First ever Hispanic Cultures club is added on campus

Lorena Decristofaro 2016-2017 year book photo

Victoria Vredevoogd, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017

Clubs are a great way of getting involved on campus and Perry is excited to be adding the very first Hispanic cultures club to the list of clubs offered on campus.The Hispanic cultures club is a great for anyone wanting to learn more about the culture. Senior club President Alondra Cuevas says, ...

Perry’s best: drawing, photography, and sculpture

Senior Selina Lo posing with her owl spray paint project.

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017

Drawing: Senior Selina Lo Senior Selina Lo is known for her outstanding work ethic, excelling academia, and extraordinary artwork. People stare in awe at her art pieces, and with good reason. Her artistic talents began when taking art classes as a little girl, and continued until middle school. Lo ...

Art Collision: The Chandler Six

Isabell Martinez holding her self portrait.

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

Art Collision: The Chandler Six has begun. The district invites all CUSD high schools to participate in their art competition. Traditionally, the Chandler Center for the Arts hosts an in-person-judging session to determine the top pieces, but this year they are switching it up. Drawing and Painting...

New AP photo class merges with AP drawing class

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017

Perry’s fine arts department offers a variety of options for talented students to expand their horizons and sharpen their abilities. From beginning to AP classes, all students of all skills have the opportunity to pursue their passion. Unfortunately for aspiring photographers, the highest class currently av...

Art students show off creativity in a new light

Sasha Rodriguez sketching out her shoe design.

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017

With the school year quickly coming to an end, many of Perry’s fine arts departments are taking part in competitions, including Perry Theater Company and winter guard and drumline. This year, the Art Department getting in on the action as well. Drawing and Painting teacher Lorena DeCristofaro’s advanc...

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

DeCristofaro exploring the beautiful lands of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017

Many miss out on the prodigious opportunity to travel the world, and many think that teachers are underpaid. Here is a woman who defies all of those stereotypes. From high-end restaurants in Mexico to Mayan ruins art teacher, Lorena DeCristofaro has done it all. Being able to discover a different...

WinterFest Art

Rachel Mesquita holding her WinterFest art piece.

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016

Sports earns banquets, dance earns recitals, cheer earns assemblies, theater earns shows, academic programs earn award nights, but what does the art department get to show off their talent and hard work? Art gets WinterFest. Perry’s Winter Festival, or WinterFest for short, is the school’s two nigh...

New abstract pieces replace D-building canvases

New abstract pieces replace D-building canvases

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

The D-building has been drawing some attention recently, not only for its talented and hardworking students, but also for the new abstract canvases that have made an appearance on the hallway walls. Drawing and painting teacher Lorena DeCristofaro is the one who put it all together. She had her Drawing...

State of the art

Abigail Starkey working on a painting in her art class.

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2016

It is thought that everyone is born with a ‘God-given talent’- something that makes them unique; something they were born to do. Many spend their whole lives in search of this talent, but very few manage to come across it early on. Among these few is senior Abigail Starkey, whose creative artist...

Other options students are pursuing

Sydney Redman, Stevie Tomaszewski, and Marisa Costagliola

May 22, 2013

Other Options Not all students plan to attend a college or university for different reasons. Those reasons may include money issues, disinterest, or lack of necessity. Alternatives comprise of going to Broadway or L.A. to pursue various entertainment careers, working, taking part in family businesses...

The student voice of Perry High School
Lorena DeCristofaro