The Precedent

Puma football stepping up

Tiffany Martinez, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

After losing strong players from last year’s graduating class, coach Preston Jones and the varsity football must fill in the gaps of former players. The 6A team pushes their athletes to prepare for this upcoming season with the hope to improve their game after the heartbreaking defeat against Chandler High Sc...

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

One Freshman’s ‘Tough Truth’

Kenna Cassey, Social Media director and Copy Editor

August 30, 2019

With the hype squad making a spirit day around him and the football team striving to be as strong as him. Trey Lane, a freshman here at Perry high school with a rare genetic disorder continues to fight everyday.  Trey has Mucopolysaccharidosis VI. This occurs when you are missing an enzyme used to break down suga...

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

PREVIEW: volleyball team young & experienced

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Varsity volleyball is back and ready to jump into a new season with new opportunities. The Perry volleyball team record for 2018 was overall (32-4-1). Girls’ Junior Varsity was also very talented last year, they went undefeated (17-0).  Varsity volleyball had a very successful year last year but s...

Is the senior project worth keeping

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

The senior project has been at Perry since the original class of seniors in 2010, but some seniors are wondering if it is worth keeping around for the future. The project is a worth three hundred points that you earn towards the end of the school year, but on top of it all you still have a final you ...

Puma men’s volleyball ends season in quarterfinal round

Puma men’s volleyball ends season in quarterfinal round

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

Perry boys volleyball played very well this year making it to the 6A Quarterfinals AIA State Volleyball Championship. They played Desert Vista in a hard fought battle but they fell short, losing all three sets. For the sixth year in a row the Pumas (22-13-1) finished inside the top 8 in Arizona’s 6A division; a...

DECA goes to Nationals

Joielline Tchilao, staff reporter

May 20, 2019

About 22,000 DECA members from around the world have been competing and participating in the international competition in Orlando.Perry DECA students were able to compete and many received  recognition and awards in their events, representing Arizona, CUSD, and PHS extremely well. A great amount of our ...

StuGo advisor, admin suspend spirit days for the remainder of year

Kenna Cassey, Staff reporter

May 20, 2019

Spirit days have been put on a hiatus by StuGo advisor Lerina Johnson and administration as a result of the MAGA controversy that occurred during the American-themed day on Mar 1. StuGo was asked to suspend spirit days for the remainder of the school year by administration so as not to have an like this ...

DECA teaching new generation of entrepreneurs

Joielline Tchilao, staff reporter

April 25, 2019

We see it all around us- the use and growth of technology. Yes, it has a negative side, but the effects of technology on teens is not all doom. The DECA program at Perry is a good example of that.With technology, DECA has been helping the students gain experience and expand their knowledge on business and...

Player Profile: Softball’s Saige Stutz

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

With a brutal 63-mph right-handed pitch, senior Saige Stutz has been delivering experience and excellence to the varsity softball team since her freshman year. She has contributed to the team’s evolution in the past three years and continues to help the team improve in hopes of a state championshi...

Football finishes another impressive season

Football finishes another impressive season

Aubree Flores, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Day in and day out, the football team trained for months in advance to prepare for the final showdown of the Perry Pumas and Chandler Wolves, keeping revenge for last year’s state game in their minds and hearts. Yet it was not enough to overthrow the Wolves’ dynasty. The game ended in a 65-28 loss ...

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