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New school will be beneficial to PHS students

PHS stands empty now, but on a normal school day it is packed with students

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2020

Perry High School has experienced rapid growth and was reported to have 3,640 students enrolled which is exceeding capacity. In the last several years, a large number of students have become a concern as two buildings and extra seating has been added recently. CUSD district officials have decided to resol...

CUSD plans to build new high school

Dr. Craig Gilbert, the district's assistant superintendent of secondary education, holds a meeting to discuss the options for the new high school and boundary realignment options.

Jessica Lee, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The Chandler Unified School District has been planning on adding a new high school to the district. As the area around Perry grows, more and more students attend the school. Perry was originally designed to hold a little over half of the number of students it holds today. Many expansions to the school h...

Arizona’s new standardized tests will count for grade, not graduation

Junior Justin Vredevoogd and sophomore Jaron Barnes work on a project in their honors brief-calculus class last week. With the exception of seniors, all students will take the AzMERIT math, reading and writing tests this spring.

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2014

After nearly a year of uncertainty, students and teachers across the state now have some idea of what is in store for standardized testing in 2014-15. Beginning in March, new state testing known as AzMERIT will make its way into math and English classes across Arizona. The new test is called the Arizona’s...

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