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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...

Schools see larger enrollment sizes as more houses are being built

Schools see larger enrollment sizes as more houses are being built

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under News

When more houses are being built in an area, more people will flock to that area for those better housing options. That area may have a good school district, job opportunities, a sturdy economy, and much more that makes it a desirable place to live. The Chandler community and Chandler Unified Schoo...

Working hard in the softball off-season

Working hard in the softball off-season

Mallory Melanson, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The off-season is the time to work on your skills and to build your weaknesses into strengths. The softball team has multiple strategies to prepare for the upcoming season. Varsity coach Robert Hehe said, “they know their weaknesses, they know what they should and shouldn’t be working on. [They are ...

After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

After bumpy start, baseball finishes inside top 6

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is never easy to be at peace with a playoff loss, especially late in the postseason - especially when your team will lose 12 of the 25 rostered players to graduation. The class of 2017 has one of the largest senior classes in both school enrollment and baseball players, and this year’s startin...

Vape: a cultural phenomenon

McKell Park and Kade Whatcott

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features

Yet another trend has propelled its way into the lives of teenagers; vape. The trend that has clouded the minds of high schoolers all over. But why is it so trendy? Or a better question, how did vaping come to be? Where did it all start? Vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes (e-cigs), was and has been a s...

PHS comes through for Irion family

PHS comes through for Irion family

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

When Perry holds a fundraiser to help a fellow Puma, the school comes together as a family to support them. This year Perry has held a large fundraiser for a science teacher’s, Jerald Irion’s, wife, who was involved in an accident on Apr. 20. In response to the incident, Perry came together and resolved to raise ...

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The tennis team has been relentlessly preparing to dominate their competition at the state tournament on Apr. 25. They have repeatedly shown their talent at numerous tournaments this season and are excited to prove it at state this year. What really makes both the teams successful is their determinat...

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