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Summer Assignments: What Gives?

Summer Assignments: What Gives?

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With about one-third of students being in at least one honors or AP class, a lot of us are no stranger to summer assignments. One of the objectives of summer books and packets is to prepare students for the types of learning themes they will be tackling next year while reviewing last year’s content...

PHS takes a zero tolerance policy on hazing on sports teams

Hayley Crosby, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Hearing of hazing situations in other CUSD schools leaves people asking: what does my school do to prevent this situation from happening here? If it happened at one school, what’s stopping it from happening at our school? Some students are unaware of the precautions that administration takes to pr...

Parking lot problem resolved for 2017-2018 year

Hayley Crosby, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

With no available parking spaces on campus and a long waiting list to obtain one, students are forced to find other means of parking their cars. Most students park in the Flipside parking lot across the street from school, but as of Feb. 21, parking was constricted.   Before, the Flipside lot owners expressed c...

Softball looks to seniors to lead success

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

A mix of returners and fresh faces make up the roster for Perry softball, who opened their season strong with a win over Tucson on Feb. 24, as well as emerging runner-up in the Red Mountain Tournament. The team, which went 22-15 last season, is setting the standard high after a bittersweet finish...

Boys volleyball returns right where they left off

Boys volleyball returns right where they left off

Lincoln Luse, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Varsity Men’s Volleyball team is back and better than ever. Returning as state championship finalists, the Pumas are starting the season off with stronger players and a deeper determination to come out on top. Principal Dan Serrano believes Perry Volleyball is the sport to watch. “I think...

Need for JROTC parking spots on campus

Need for JROTC parking spots on campus

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

The Air Force Junior ROTC is the only class offered at Perry, which takes place at a different school, and then comes back before before the school day begins. Every day, cadets either drive or take the bus to their zero hour at Basha, and then usually return to Perry before school starts. Usually. ...

Perry cashes in with Nike sponsorship deal

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The athletic department has announced that for the 2017-2018 school year, it will be a Nike school. Being a Nike school means that Perry is recognized by Nike, and all of the sports are required to wear Nike uniforms. Principal Dan Serrano said, “to be a Nike school is kind of a big deal, it a...

Basketball heads into playoffs united

Basketball heads into playoffs united

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Transitioning a program under a new head coach is no easy feat. Losing nine seniors during that transition is even harder, especially when those spots are being filled by fairly young players. The team attributes their success to Coach Sam Duane, the championship-winning coach from Corona del Sol....

Badminton goes to second consecutive state final

Lauren Fountain, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Perry’s badminton team had another bittersweet season, returning to the state championship, but falling to rival Xavier in a true battle. “It wasn’t over until doubles,” said Principal Dan Serrano. Going 13-2 in the season, the Pumas lost 3-5, but the trio of seniors — Katie Cross, Tori Albin, an...

Construction concerns cause student speculation on campus

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under News

Over fall break, a construction site has replaced the once empty lot behind the bus barn. Many students have been speculating what is to be built on this lot with rumors swirling from things students want the construction to be, such as a new parking lot or a Dutch Bros., to what it actually is. Th...

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