The Precedent

Varsity show cheer takes the mat at state in March. Both pom and cheer will compete at nationals in Florida April 21-25

Pom, cheer practice extra hard for nationals after unexpected state championship

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

On Mar 6, both pom and cheer competed at the state championship. The cheer teams competing were show cheer and a five man stunt group, and the pom teams were jazz and varsity pom. For both teams, the results...

Pom members starting off camp last month. The girls spent 7 hours at camp working to perfect skills and routines.

Pom takes on UDA camp

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter September 21, 2020

Every year, the pom teams’ first week with its new members ends with a weekend-long camp. The camp works as a bonding experience for girls on the team but also works to drill and prepare them for the...

Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Pumas place 4th after controversial judgement

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter March 2, 2020

Once a year, high school cheerleading teams from all over the country gather at a single competition in Anaheim. After a great performance at State, the cheer team competed in Anaheim at one of the biggest...

Pom lines up for a quick photo before taking the floor

Spring sports, nationals over, pom catches a break

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter April 24, 2018

Perry Pom took the floor on Mar. 31 at the USA dance nationals, in Anaheim, Calif. The team took runner up in the large pom category among eight teams that competed from throughout the country. This year’s...

Varsity cheerleading owned the competition with the all girls show cheer and the five man performance at state before nationals in Anaheim, California.

Cheer returns from nationals, placed 7th out of 44 teams

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter March 6, 2018

Imagine stepping in front of stands filled with spectators and other competitors from every part of the nation. Hundreds of eyes are fixed but only a select few matter. In front of these eyes are score...

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter February 13, 2018

Chase stadium’s freezing temperature heated up when the girls took the mat on Jan. 20 for the AIA state championships. Having an uneasy start of dropping flyer Haley Weisenhofer in the 5 man performance,...

Junior finds niche in sponsored BMX racing

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter December 12, 2016

Throughout Perry there are students with diverse hobbies. One student in particular is breaking away from mainstream sports and is crushing his competition. Junior Riley House has been racing BMX since...

Perry Dance Concert. May 12, 2016. Photo by Elizabeth Jocque.

Podcast: Perry Wins Whaaat

Fine arts, DECA, excel in 2015-16
Cassie Nielsen, Taylor Moorer, and Hayley Crosby May 20, 2016

This podcast discusses Perry's big wins of this year, Perry DECA's journey to nationals, the final dance concert of the year, and Choir's journey to Heritage Festival. DECA worked very hard to keep all...

Making it to Nationals

Taylor Moorer, Staff Reporter May 20, 2016

Perry Deca focuses on teaching lifestyle skills that prepares students for years to come. In April 2016, the club won  46 awards in the national competition. Most students complain about how classes...

The Puma Cheer and Pom team performing their routine during nationals at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.

Cheer places 9th at first nationals

Emma Kline, Staff Reporter April 22, 2016

Over spring break, the cheer program had immense success at the national competition. Placing 9th  in the west coast out of more than 25 teams. Teams came from states such as California and Nevada. In...

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