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Bettancort leaves PHS to pursue Cooley MS position

Bettancort leaves PHS to pursue Cooley MS position

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

Last Friday security guard Ruben Bettancort resigned from his post on campus, causing many students to wonder why he was leaving. There has been a lot of misconceptions surrounding his resignation; according to posts on social media, several students say he is of one of the most beloved security ...

Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Funding is main issue regarding school safety.

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

In response to the Florida school shooting, parents have been questioning safety measures taken in schools across the nation. Perry is no exception. There are quite a few safety precautions taken here, however, money given to the schools determine the quality and quantity of those measures. Principal...

Vaping becoming more popular among teens

Illustration of a person vaping, representing the vast majority that contributes in this trend.

Sydney Wolfe and Courtney Page

May 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

Staff Reporter Aja Diffin.

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

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

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

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

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....

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