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Eric Rygiel brings energy to campus during his first year

Eric Rygiel brings energy to campus during his first year

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Perry campus is awash with faculty whose unique experiences undoubtedly contribute to the school’s identity. Since the school’s conception, many staff members have come and gone bringing their stories and spirit with them. The newest addition to the campus is math teacher Eric Rygiel, married to...

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

CJ Jamerson, Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports

After a series of forgetful seasons, this year's Puma Football team is making a name for themselves and sculpting a winning culture for years to come. Although the Pumas (12-2, 3-1 Premier) couldn’t come away with a win in this year’s state game, the impact it will have on future seasons is imme...

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Perry receives a B in preliminary school grades

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students in K-12 education levels are graded on an A-F grading system. Schools within the state of Ariz. are also graded A-F, but things have changed just recently. Now schools are being graded by a system called the A-F Letter Grades for Accountability, which is required by the Arizona Revised St...

A Minute with Mia: Dress code dialogue needs to change

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Let me get one thing straight: this is not another story complaining about why we have a dress code. Having a dress code is necessary to maintain a certain level of professionalism at school. That is understandable and in most cases, preferred. According to many teachers, the problem lies with dress cod...

David and Goliath: Pumas in the role of underdog

David and Goliath: Pumas in the role of underdog

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The story of David and Goliath has been used to describe monumental events for many years. The story tells of a man, named David, who was told to fight a giant named Goliath. Goliath was undefeated. In the end, David miraculously beat Goliath. The upcoming state football game, Perry against Chandler (CHS), ...

Richard Cramer Obituary

Richard Cramer Obituary

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under News

Richard Cramer passed away early Wednesday morning, Oct. 25, 2017 after a four year long battle with stomach cancer. Cramer was born and raised in Tempe, Ariz. and graduated from Arizona State University. He earned a BA in Education, an MA in Instructional Technology, and a certificate in administration...

Electing Homecoming Royalty

Jordan StandingElk-Ledesma, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Your mom, dad, siblings, or even that one goofy auntie could have been a homecoming King or Queen. It’s something that's been around for a very long time. Ask your grandma or grandpa, I guarantee they have some stories to tell. First off, what is homecoming? Homecoming by definition is an instance...

Four years strong, girls strike for state

Four years strong, girls strike for state

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The athletes at Perry all have an intenseness about them, especially the passionate girl volleyball players. They are an intimidating group ranking number four in the state and number fifty-ninth in the country. Why is it these girls make their opponents feel so overwhelmed? Is it the genius coaching ...

Kyle Davidson works to impact community through video

Kyle Davidson works to impact community through video

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Lights - camera - action! Senior Kyle Davidson produces his own videos and is making his way up the line of becoming a video producer by taking part of multiple types of shoots. “It all started out by making highlight reels for some of my soccer teammates who wanted videos of them playing that they...

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