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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...

Trust in media being tested amidst coronavirus pandemic

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2020

There is no doubt that the lives of the typical citizen have been altered by the outbreak and spread of COVID-19. As an increasing number of people are applying for unemployment due to their non-essential business having to face closure, the jobs of those working in essential businesses become much more cru...

CUSD curbside meals

The whole process is organized and the meals are ready for pickup

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

    In the United States alone, 12 million children live in homes that do not have an adequate supply of food.  Many children in the Chandler Unified School District face this type of challenge every single day, and some of them wonder where their next meal will come from.       CUSD...

Perry cleared of all MAGA accusations

Perry cleared of all MAGA accusations

Jalyn Knight and Roman Valenzuela

January 17, 2020

Nearly every student in CUSD remembers the unusual incident that happened in the Spring of 2019 involving administration vs. students on a Make America Great Again controversy that made national headlines. Last school year, in celebration of spirit week on the day titled “Party in the USA” where st...

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...

Working their way back to the top of their league

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

As the E-sports scene is making its debut at Perry, the Rocket League team is currently 2nd in the West Coast, but the team is expecting to steal the first-place throne back. The title of number one on the West Coast was once in Perry’s clutches, however just this past week they let it slip away ...

Perry says goodbye to more than just our seniors

Breanna Latt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2016

Throughout the year, many students have become aware that some of their favorite teachers are making the decision to take some time off. For Spanish teacher Carina De La Torre, this decision was extremely difficult for her. De La Torre explains that the last few years of dropping off her 3 year-ol...

Robotics team travels to Michigan; places top-20 in national competition

Robotics team travels to Michigan; places top-20 in national competition

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor

May 19, 2016

Two F1 in Schools teams for the 5th hour robotics class flew to Detroit, Mich. on Thurs. May 12. The two teams, Seismic Racing and the Four Horsemen, placed 13th and 16th in the nation, respectively. May 13, teams from both the U.S. and Canada convened at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn,...

Voting trends in the new age: does political individuality exist?

Voting trends in the new age: does political individuality exist?

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

It’s 2016, and as the United States faces the upcoming election of a new president, every vote counts, even before the actual election period begins. What that means for the front running candidates is this: they need to do everything possible to appeal to their voters. Bernie Sanders, one of the two...

Perry’s “Go Green Week” changes the way students think

Karson Hentges, Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2015

With a world fueled by gasoline and polluted by the very people that built it up, the Earth is a precious, yet very vulnerable place. The privilege of living on this mecca of opportunities may be something for adults and children alike can take for granted, but this definitely is not the case for everyone. ...

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