The Precedent

New arrows will serve as directive markers for students during the busy passing periods. This, and other preventative measures, have been instated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Administration rolls out back to school protocol

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...

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

Classroom turns virtual

Administration and students alike begin to consider the implications of classes held over video chat software.
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 project is expected to be finished by July 13th.

Construction on campus comes full circle

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...

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

Are our phones invading our lives?

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,...

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

Make-A-Wish and Emery Bear Drive

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...

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

SkoolLive boards implemented on campus

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...

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

On-campus graduation moved to ASU for 2018

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...

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...

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...

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

AzMERIT now holds higher importance with changes

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...

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