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Pom Program Making the Holidays Come Early

Leilanie Rios, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

As the sleigh bells are ringing in the distance and frequent thoughts of new year's resolutions are rolling around the corner Perry Pom has a great gift to keep any school spirited friend or loved one organized for the fast approaching  2019 year. Students, parents, or friends can purchase their very...

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...

Point-By-Point: Jackie Gilbert nails clinching goal to send Pumas to state

Point-By-Point: Jackie Gilbert nails clinching goal to send Pumas to state

Drew Charlet

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 80 minutes of regulation and 20 minutes of overtime, the 6A state semifinal match between Perry and Pinnacle was decided in a shootout of penalty kicks. Senior Jackie Gilbert scored the game-winning penalty kick. Pioneers (15-3-2) on Tuesday. This kick propelled the Pumas (22-2) to their secon...

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...

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...

Men’s volleyball season wrap-up

Men’s volleyball season wrap-up

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a 6A division state runner up finish last season, head coach Brian Pomerantz knew it was going to be a challenge to get back to the state title game, especially after losing three starters to graduation in 2016. The Pumas had to fill the shoes of three starters from last year’s record-breaki...

History teacher pursues musical passion

History teacher pursues musical passion

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

May 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  Teachers strive to motivate students to follow their passions, no matter how abstract they may seem. U.S. and World History teacher Paul Kreutz does this by embodying what it means to make a dream reality. A dedicated teacher and devoted musician, Kreutz is able to start the day sharin...

New Starbucks drinks will help you survive finals

New Starbucks drinks will help you survive finals

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

The end of the school year is in clear view, but with the impending threat of finals blocking the path, it is hard to believe we will ever reach it. Just like Mario needs a Power-Up Mushroom, high school students need their own pick-me-up: coffee. Sure, Dutch Bros has many sugary delights, but Starbucks has be...

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Men’s volleyball flies to the top of the rankings

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With 32 games under their belt, men’s volleyball players is fighting to maintain their fourth-in-state ranking. Their record so far is 23-10-4, with only two games left before the playoffs begin. Although the Pumas are not doing as well as they hoped, they are still confident in their abilities to...

Dressing for prom spirit week

Dressing for prom spirit week

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

Prom is just days away, and the halls are buzzing with excitement. Cheesy ‘promposals’ are popping up on every social media platform, and lines are forming out the bookstore to purchase tickets. This week, the cheer will only intensify as the anticipated event comes into clear view.  Commemorate ...

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