The Precedent

Pumas strive for victory over Huskies

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

  The Puma girls volleyball team will take on conference rival Hamilton Huskies tonight in a key matchup here at Perry. The girls roll into the game today coming off back to back games against divisional opponents. The first of which came against Val Vista rival Basha High School on Tuesday ni...

Including special needs students has evolved

Kenna Cassey, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

Kids with disabilities such as autism and Down syndrome are often outcasted in schools and in society. In some schools, students with disabilities are pushed to the furthest corners of the campus, but not at PHS. Since it opened in 2007, PHS has made a concerted effort to include its special needs ...

What You Need to Know About Last Year’s Graduating Class

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under News

Last year was a time of innovation, achievement, and change across campus. Despite all of these changes and growth that happened, one thing remains constant: the extremely successful graduating classes. The graduating class of 2018 was no exception. Last year’s graduating class was seemingl...

A golden year for inclusion, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics

A golden year for inclusion, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

As the Special Olympics organization celebrates its 50th anniversary, students play their part in the inclusion revolution. Whether students with disabilities, like autism, a cognitive disability or down syndrome, are cooking in the culinary kitchens, painting in art, singing in the choir, or perfo...

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Let’s get one thing straight: there is a difference between STEM Diploma and STEM Scholar. At graduation, there is no physical distinction between the two levels of STEM and that has caused a lot of unrest among Scholars. We have worked hard for four long years, taking extra classes and all hono...

New club honors Shakespeare’s works

New club honors Shakespeare’s works

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

In 1592, William Shakespeare kick-started his career as a famous playwright and he had composed plays that have lasted beyond his lifetime. Currently, students are required to read his plays in school. But one teacher is changing it all so students can learn to enjoy his creations the way he originally...

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In response to the Florida school shooting, parents have been questioning safety measures taken in schools across the nation. Perry is no exception. There are quite a few safety precautions taken here, however, money given to the schools determine the quality and quantity of those measures. Principal...

Minimum wage increase hurts economy, jobs

Minimum wage increase hurts economy, jobs

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In Nov. 2016, a bill deciding what the minimum wage should be set at was voted on by the American people. In Arizona, before the election, the minimum wage was $8.05. In Jan. 2017, it was increased to ten dollars, $10.50 in 2018, $11 in 2019, and $12 in 2020. That is a lot of money, so yay right? ...

Potential new C-Building hopes to alleviate crowded hallways

Potential new C-Building hopes to alleviate crowded hallways

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As enrollment continues to soar on campus, the need for more classrooms also grows. We saw this three years ago when, during the 2015-16 year, CUSD added an extension to the F-building, housing science and CTE classes and effectively eliminating the need for as many traveling teachers. But even with the new...

Bit by early-season injury bug, Pumas find way to 9-0 start

Bit by early-season injury bug, Pumas find way to 9-0 start

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

While the girls soccer team is kicking off their season with several wins [4-0], they are also beginning with several injuries. Senior Anissa Montoya and freshman Emi Matalon were injured at the start of the season and will be out for the majority of it. Coach John Roberts said, “Anissa’s growt...

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