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Challenges students face with change to online classes

Dayton Jones, sports editor

April 13, 2020

Moving from regular school to online school is a big change happening during the last semester and students are feeling it. Students are trying to adapt to this form of learning, and with online school being new to most it comes with challenges dealing with not only the work but also how students are...

New era begins in season of firsts: Pavlenko’s inaugural season sees wrestling reach new height

Photo by Roman Valenzuela.
Senior Ikaika Maldonado trying to pin down Basha's 170 pound contender Eli Haney, in a meet last month. Ikaika finished the season as the Division I runner up at 170 pounds.

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

Puma’s Wrestling in the 2019-2020 season saw a groundbreaking season, the Pumas took the Division-1, Section I championship by storm, and twelve individual wrestlers headed to the Arizona state championship at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott. “Everyone wrestled well, performed,” said head c...

Basketball season ends on a low point

Junior Christian Tuckers goes up for a layup against Queen Creek.

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Pumas playoff run began on Feb. 14, when they defeated Queen Creek 69-54 to earn a spot in the round of 16. Head coach Sam Duane established a clear game plan coming into the game: “Our game plan was we had to defend really well, take away their three-point looks, and then we wanted to establi...

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...

Cheer going to state, let’s take home the win!

Cheer going to state, let's take home the win!

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

The Pumas are home to many triumphant sports teams, including one that numerous people tend to overlook and discredit as being a sport altogether. The cheer and pom team are once again heading to state with the pom team having qualified at the highest they ever have. Head cheer coach Desiree Houg explains tha...

The People Behind the Performance

Moveo dancers practicing in auditorium. The ladies are working hard.

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

From pep assemblies to football games, the fans are riled-up by dance performances by Moveo Dance Company and pom. Hallie Reggio, a senior dancer on both the pom and Moveo team explains that “they’re very different, because with pom it’s a lot of technical skills and big turn sequences, but ...

Inexperience affecting Puma golfers play

Carter Richey, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

After what Coach Nold believes was a disappointing start for his men's golf teams season, he firmly trusts that his team just hasn't played their best golf yet. He sees that "We need more consistency from top to bottom," and understands there will be a few bumps in the road because of the lack of high...

New academic decathlon team makes history

The academic decathlon team in their second club meeting

Dayton Jones, Sports editor

September 26, 2019

The new academic decathlon team, it's going to be there first year here at perry, and there are many hopefuls that great things will be coming from the team.  The club itself was formed by Cole Wilde and a few other friends with the intent of making it a fun time for all.  “Me and my friends ...

PHS takes proactive step towards mental health

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

August 30, 2019

Living with depression, anxiety, self-harm impulses, personality disorders, and other disorders are a part of our daily reality. As time goes on, it almost seems as if these issues become increasingly common amongst youth, more specifically high school students nationwide.  Recently, as the world evolves to fit to the...

Briefs

Joielline Tchilao, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

Photography Invitational Art Show Recently, the Fall Blick Fine Art Photography Art Show was hosted by company Blick Art Materials, and several of our students were able to participate and show off their creative talents. In total, more than 20 of our students were able to be apart of this competition...

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