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Vaping becoming more popular among teens

Vaping becoming more popular among teens

Sydney Wolfe and Courtney Page

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features

As vaping becomes the trendiest gateway to nicotine and marijuana products, teenagers have the option to choose flavors and decorate their vape pens to their liking. However, many are not aware of the physical consequences that result from it. Although cigarette smoking among teens is at an all-time...

Behind graduation

May 24, 2017


Filed under News

The moment we have all been waiting for is almost here. Graduation has finally come within our grasps. While graduation is an exciting time for the seniors that are about to move on in life, such a ceremony requires an extreme amount of preparation and work. According to Principal Dan Serrano, the...

Perry security prepares for homecoming crowds

Kade Whatcott, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2016


Filed under News

As the football team prepares to head to battle against the Warriors of Westwood this Friday in the Perry Football stadium, with an expected bigger crowd than usual, security is preparing for mass amounts of students and fans. Preparing for this game, the security are adding an extra police officer and 2-3 ...

Admin: There will be extra security for homecoming

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming is an exciting time for every high schooler. The weather is cool, it’s spirit week on campus and of course the homecoming football game. Friday is the game and Saturday is the dance so every student is more excited than just an ordinary football game. Homecoming can also be a stressful time for...

Apple feuds with FBI over security hack

Apple feuds with FBI over security hack

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinions

So many people are boasting about the newest Apple iPhone in their back pocket. It comes as no surprise that in late January, the electronics company announced their record-breaking first quarter profit totaling upwards of $18 billion. However, they are popping up in the news more recently for their st...

Security becoming less of a precaution and more of a problem

Peyton Flake, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under Opinions

School security is going over the line. The recent amount of school shootings and break-ins have made local parents and officials cry out for increased security in public schools. This type of reaction is understandable, since they families who are sending their children to public school need to be e...

Security is too overbearing

Lindsey Floyd, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2013


Filed under Opinions

From the early hours of the morning until late afternoon, security can be found patrolling every edge of the campus for risks to student and building safety. As the increase in campus security continues to evolve in the 21st century following the tragedies of Columbine, West Virginia, and Sandy Hook...

Tasteless cheering does not equal school spirit

Lindsey Floyd, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2013


Filed under Award Winners, Opinions

Although fans are a crucial part of the atmosphere of any sporting event, at what point is the line drawn for unclassy fan behavior? As football and basketball compete against perceived rivals, the student section can be found dressed for the theme, watching the game, and, of course, cheering vivaciously....

Post- Sandy Hook is too lax

Mike McGilton, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under Opinions

Campus security has been a hot topic lately all around the country. We hear it in the news and we hear it around school. Some say that campus security as a whole needs to be strengthened, while others say it is mighty fine the way it is. However, the security here at Perry has come a long way over the ...

Bee swarm near admin. office continues to exist

Bee swarm near admin. office continues to exist

Brianna Bartos, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2013


Filed under News

As the weather gets warmer, more and more buzzing organisms infiltrate our lives, and on Tuesday, April 30, a swarm of bees decided to make an appearance on campus. The swarm was found in the morning, assembled on a tree outside senior counselor Scott Uyeshiro’s office, mere steps from the main...

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