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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 cheer conventions of the year. This weekend the team brought home an overall raw score of 95.1,...

Spring sports, nationals over, pom catches a break

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 competition was a milestone for the program as it was the highest placing the team has ever taken...

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

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 sheets ready to document any mistakes or deductions. Years of work and practice finally lead to on...

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, the girls reconvened later and gave a near flawless routine. Placing for the all girl show cheer was...

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 he was five years old. He is sponsored by a factory team called Supercross who funds his racin...

Podcast: Perry Wins Whaaat

Podcast: Perry Wins Whaaat

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 their ducks in a line and ensure their spot in Nationals. The dance concert once again put on another...

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 in high school don’t prepare them for the real world. But, when it comes to Marketing, students r...

Cheer places 9th at first nationals

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 order to get to nationals in the first place, teams must score at a certain level at  regionals ...

PHS DECA makes it to Nationals

Ernesto Chacon, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

DECA has continued their success in representing Perry at the state level against many other schools, by achieving 46 medals at district level, which is the most out of any one school. The club traveled to downtown Phoenix in order to compete at the DECA competition. Some events at the competition...

“Putnam Spelling Bee” makes second debut

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

Like Birkenstocks, fanny packs, Justin Bieber, and the Backstreet Boys, the “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” made an excellent comeback, on Apr. 14 and 15. It is easy to see why fanny packs and Justin Bieber made a comeback, but Putnam’s revival has a more complicated backstory. Sophomore...

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