The Precedent

  • October 22Girls Volleyball: Perry v. Chandler, October 27, 2020
  • October 22Badminton: Perry v. Brophy, October 27, 2020
  • October 22Football: Perry v. Highland October 23, 2020

Administration rolls out back to school protocol

New arrows will serve as directive markers for students during the busy passing periods.

Anna Myers, Managing Editor

October 1, 2020

Two hundred and twenty-one days.  As of Oct. 13, the first day that CUSD high school classes will meet in-person this year, the hallways will have remained unoccupied by students for two hundred and twenty-one days.  Now, as students and staff prepare to transition back in a post COVID-19 setting, s...

Classroom turns virtual

Members of the Puma Pals club attend a virtual meeting using the video call software Zoom

Anna Myers, Features Editor

April 4, 2020

In 1918, school after school across the United States closed its doors in an attempt to protect its student population from a deadly string of Spanish flu that ended up infecting 500 million people globally. The world has been tossed into a strikingly similar situation, and yet, the difference between...

Construction on campus comes full circle

The project is expected to be finished by July 13th.

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

Students returned from winter break to bulldozers and cranes outside their English classes. Five months later, the construction on the new C building, the locker rooms, tennis courts, and the addition to the cafeteria has come full circle. The main site of construction is the two story building that has...

Are our phones invading our lives?

Kenna Cassey is just one of many students who uses their phone in class.

Anna Myers, Staff reporter

April 17, 2019

Nearly all aspects of student’s lives have become centered around technology. From managing bank accounts, to food delivery services, to getting news alerts, communication, and a million other uses, our phones are gaining a larger and larger presence in our lives. Because of the growing prominence of technol...

Make-A-Wish and Emery Bear Drive

Emery Miller has been enacting the Emery Bear Drive since he was in elementary school.

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017

When a fundraiser is announced at Perry High School, the students fight tooth and nail to raise as much money, or items, as they can within the time frame given. The Make-A-Wish fundraiser was one of those instances. Make-A-Wish was established in Arizona and has been granting wishes to severely sic...

SkoolLive boards implemented on campus

Juniors Marshall Conley and Thomas Smith examine the kiosk. SkoolLive was implemented into the PHS campus this year.

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017

At the start of the school year, many heads were turned toward the seven feet tall, black billboards that now decorate the hallways. These billboards- known as kiosks- have been erected on the bottom floor of both the F- and C-buildings, as well as the cafeteria. Each kiosk is both student interactive...

On-campus graduation moved to ASU for 2018

Male graduates preparing to walk. Parents and family filled the bleachers fom top to bottom.

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017

After eight years of holding graduation in its own backyard, administration announced earlier this month that for the first time in school history, spring commencement will be an off-campus event. The 2018 senior class will graduate at Wells Fargo Arena on the campus of Arizona State University on...

Inaugural sand volleyball season ends earlier than expected

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

This year, Perry approved sand volleyball as a sanctioned Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) sport instead of a club. This means that the sand volleyball team competed with other high schools as well as received a state ranking instead of just playing for fun. Despite the lack of sand courts on campus c...

New beach volleyball team ready for their season

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017

The spring season is beginning and there are high hopes for our teams, especially the volleyball teams. The men’s team was state runners up last year and the women’s indoor team is ranked sixth in the state.    This year, however, we have another volleyball team to cheer on, sand volleyball. ...

AzMERIT now holds higher importance with changes

This year the AzMERIT will be taken the second day back from spring break.

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017

In Nov. 2014, the Arizona State Board of Education elected to discard the Arizona Instrument for Measuring Standards (AIMS) test and adopt a new assessment known as the AzMERIT. The Arizona Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching, or AzMERIT, has existed for less than two years but...

The student voice of Perry High School
Principal Serrano