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Plans for spring graduation

As graduation encroaches on seniors, caps, gowns, and tassels have been purchased and are ready to descend upon the football field on May 29.

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

With the start of the fourth quarter impeded by the coronavirus there are many questions about what will happen to the senior class. One of the most common being about graduation. Colleges in Arizona have been postponing or making their graduations online. Arizona State University is choosing to have...

Social distancing negatively impacting seniors

Senior Amira Johnson. SR

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2020

Due to the coronavirus social distancing has been placed for people's safety. Since social distancing and having to avoid large groups of people. The point of distancing  is to slow COVID-19 from spreading.  According to President Donald Trump's coronavirus guidelines for America and recommendations ...

Male participation in cheer

Male participation in cheer

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

Here on campus swimming and diving, wrestling, and even football are all considered coed sports. But there is one that does not get recognized, cheer. Cheerleading has always been a female dominated sport, but boys can also be part of that. Boys on the cheer team are seen in society but not really somet...

Beach Volleyball: Experienced and Loaded with potential

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Did you know Perry has a beach volleyball team? Most people do not. The beach volleyball team is for sure one of Perry’s best-kept secrets.          It all began five years ago, when students showed interest. “Five years ago, they wanted a sand volleyball team and I said no way. But look at...

End of bell conundrum?

Students leave class late because of delayed bells.

JJ Fought, Staff reporter

November 13, 2019

November marks the fourth month school has been in session and the fourth month of school, the bells are still out of sync. The bell system still running with little consistency. The new bell system was introduced to the new C-building and it is ran over IP meaning it is controlled and troubleshoote...

AzMERIT tests return as mandatory freshman tutoring sessions occur

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

The news everyone was waiting for: AzMERIT tests are back... Last school year the AzMERIT tests were taken out of the curriculum and got replaced with the ACT tests. Many students were very happy when they heard this because the AzMERIT tests take up a lot of time to complete and prepare for; howev...

Keeping Students Safe at School

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Even though Gilbert Arizona is one of the safest places to live in the United States, violent crimes are becoming more common. If a shooting can occur in a movie theater or a church, it could definitely happen at a school. With school violence on the rise, administration works diligently to keep studen...

Migrating bats infest C-building

Migrating bats infest C-building

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

March 5, 2019

Perry high school is continuing to expand each year, and a new addition to the C-building is currently being added. As boring as construction sounds, it has brought about some hysterics and excitement within classrooms that line the back of the building, closest to where the construction is taking plac...

CUSD changes vape policy mid-year

A small sample of the more than 100 devices confiscated by assistant principal Kevin Ames last year.

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018

Late last month, principal Dan Serrano received an email from the district offices regarding changes to the policy on vaping. The district overhauled their policy for vaping with a new way of punishment, courtesy of Marcus Williams who is in charge of discipline for the school district. The new puni...

Different holidays highlighted on campus

Photo illustration by Makayla Gee.

Nadine Loureiro, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018

It is the time of the year where the holiday season truly rises and embraces the souls of many. The stores have Christmas music filling in the silence, Hallmark movies are big once again, and decorations are being put up in every empty corner. Even in school, there are spirit weeks dedicated to the g...

The student voice of Perry High School
Principal Dan Serrano