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SPECIAL REPORT: Students sound off ideas for returning to school

Nadine Loureiro and Lindsey Harrison

June 22, 2020

On a Zoom call, one month away from the scheduled start of school, a group of students discussed the ideas presented at the recent CUSD governing board study session regarding how to handle returning to school under COVID-19 conditions. Within the call there was a total of nine students: freshmen Eli...


Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

Perry Orchestra Students Qualify for Regionals: Recently auditions were held to qualify for regionals band or orchestra in the second to last week of January. Several students who auditioned were able to be chosen through hard work and talent. Students who play cellos or violins had a lot of competition...

Twist on the typical winter concert

Choir students perform

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

The orchestra and choir winter concerts proved to be a unique blend of music and talent that showcased Perry’s most gifted musicians. Fine arts performances tend to set the mood for the holiday season. Each group sang or played a variety of holiday or classical compositions.The warmth of the holiday carols, a...

Winter Fest and dance

Winter Fest and dance

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016

Winter Fest this year is a new and fun experiment for the Perry StuGo team. The festival is Dec. 8-9 and the performances start at 7 pm and end at 9 pm. The orchestra, choir, and dance groups are all performing on stage to create a wonderful night to remember. They will be performing many winter h...

Four years of fine arts

The 8th annual Student Showcase held in the PHS auditorium. May 12, 2016.

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016

We dedicate this section to students who have spent the last 4 years immersed in the Fine Arts program of Perry High School. Arts/Sculpture Everyone has seen the beautiful art and sculpture displays as they enter the D building. Sculpture is a medium for visual expression. Arts department chair and sculpt...

Perry produced several Allstate qualifiers across the fine arts department: choir, band, orchestra

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

The best of the best. The elite. Numero Uno. All of these describe those musicians who are able to participate in the Allstate performance for choir, orchestra, and band. And Perry is no stranger to this kind of devotion and talent. Allstate is the best of the best musicians in the entire sta...

Harp players add unique dynamic range to orchestra

Senior Victoria Bull (left) and junior Hannah Butcher practice harp during their first hour chamber orchestra class. Bull and Butcher began playing harp when they both were nine, and joined orchestra when they were freshmen.

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2016

Taking a stroll down the D building hallway is an experience unlike anything else on campus. Music oozes out of practice rooms and classrooms and constantly permeates the air. Many students are involved in the music classes here on campus, and outside of the classroom, many students take lessons and...

Choir concert spreads holiday cheer

Choir concert spreads holiday cheer

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

December 14, 2015

Rows of students in black, a soft light illuminating the stage. Everyone is quiet, a hushed silence filling the auditorium. The students take a breath, and suddenly the silence breaks. The room is filled with many distinct voices coming together to form one harmonious sound. The choir concert, which s...

Stranded in a South Korea

Shin observes the view from his grandparent's house in South Korea. Shin has been in Korea since the beginning of fall break, and was unable to return home due to problems with his travel documents. He is expected to return home at the start of the second semester.

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015

Three months of no responsibilities would seem like three months of heaven on earth to most people. For junior Daniel Shin, the next few months looks more like a three month sentence than a three month paradise.         Shin had the opportunity to visit his extended family in South Korea over f...

Orchestra travels to the ‘Big Apple’

Kaitlyn VanKlompenberg, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Students that roam the hallways here are filled with talent and orchestra has taken it to another level. Over the past school year, Chamber orchestra, as well as a handful of students from Symphonic orchestra, have been preparing to perform at the well-known Carnegie Hall. From April 1 through April...

The student voice of Perry High School