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NHS applications will be sent out later than expected

NHS applications were turned in in late February

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2020

Before students were sent off to spring break, many academically driven students had completed and submitted applications for the National Honor Society(NHS). Students created detailed lists of all their high school activities, tallied service hours, and collected dozens of signatures from teachers,...

Clubs adjusting hour requirements

UNICEF volunteer hour slips are used to keep track of service hours for club members.

Vivian Duong, A&E Editor

May 3, 2020

The end of the year is the usual time where students start to turn in their hours for the year and wrap up with the club/organization with ceremonies and cords. However, things have been changed and adjusted with the unprecedented time and hardships of reaching volunteer requirement hours due to COVID-...

Technology remains prevalent in schools

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Internet access is prevalent and unavoidable in classrooms today. Technology influences how teachers work and interact with students. “In terms of technology, I think that it’s been highly beneficial and its made my grading a whole lot easier.” English teacher Kimberly Rygiel explains. W...

Pumas bring spirit for awareness week

October 26, 2017

Pumas are very good about remembering to dress up for spirit week and show their school pride. However, will awareness week get the same amount of attention? Awareness week is an opportunity for the service clubs at school to raise awareness and money for different types of cancer. Five service clubs a...

NHS selection process is too hard

Mug shot of staff reporter Molly Ogden.

Molly Ogden and Savannah Ostler

March 1, 2016

The prestige. The honor. The distinguishment. These are all perks that come with acceptance to the National Honor Society. NHS is one of the most competitive and esteemed groups on campus. Many students spend their first 2 years of high school working to qualify for an invitation for NHS. Let us rewind...

National Honor Society makes strives in the community with new leaders

NHS officers were announced on the second meeting. NHS is a national organization which recognizes students for their academic and leadership qualities.

Valerie Burgess, A&E Assistant Editor

September 4, 2015

Many sophomores, juniors and seniors rejoiced in May rejoiced as they were informed of their induction into National Honor Society (NHS). At the beginning of second semester last school year, qualifying students with a minimum weighted or unweighted GPA of 3.8 were invited to apply. Those who had dem...

National Honors Society welcomes new members

Natalie Eberhard, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015

As slips of paper are handed out, students realize they have been invited to join Perry's National Honors Society.While some smile with a feeling of accomplishment, others look over shoulders wondering “What is it" and “Why is it so important?” The most well known and considerably the most prestigious...

NHS toy drive brings joy to others

Natalie Eberhard, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

Children look forward to the bright Christmas morning when Santa is expected to deliver gifts. Although several students are accustomed to receiving gifts every year, there are families that are less fortunate. Even for families who celebrate other holidays at this season, there are several who cannot...

History teacher takes on clubs and classes alike

showcasing his skateboarding talent, Myers tries doing a trick off of a nearby lampost.

Torrey Thompson, Staffer

February 11, 2013

When it comes down to little green men, they have the ability to inspire greatness in one intrigued history teacher. “Do or do not; there is no try, “says AP U.S. history teacher, Jason Myers, as he quoted one of the most well-known philosophers of our time: Yoda. Among his most recent achievements,...

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