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Senioritis takes final toll in the last weeks of school

Senioritis takes final toll in the last weeks of school

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Every spring season the same illness spreads throughout the graduating class like rapid fire. The symptoms of this illness can be caught early on around the fall, however this disease has no treatable options, and only seems to drastically get worse as the school year goes on. Teachers dread the sounds ...

Seniors awarded for graphic design excellence

Seniors awarded for graphic design excellence

Kylie Vacala, Staff reporter

April 27, 2017


Filed under News

Recently, two seniors Nikki Galvez and Clara Wallengren have been recognized by the graphic design community and have been awarded based on both their excellence and future endeavors in the field. The Western States Printing Alliance recently honored the two at the annual Print Excellence Awards. The ...

College planning through high school

Valerie Burgess and Ethan Thai

December 16, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

Throughout high school, the looming pressure to prepare for college is ever present. Classes, grades, class rank, and standardized testing scores are all factors which comprise the college application process. Beginning freshman year, the stress associated with high school to create the optimal portfoli...

What’s wrong with the student section

What’s wrong with the student section

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Elbows bumping, heads glistening with sweat, shouts of encouragement, and sighs of frustration. The Pumas score a touchdown and the crowd goes wild, the loudest of all being the eager section packed wall-to-wall with students of all classes. The student section, though very spirited and lively, has r...

Final Moments: creation of the 2016 senior slideshow

Final Moments: creation of the 2016 senior slideshow

Izzy Rozansky, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Showcase

Senior year, just the mention of it triggers strong emotion. The last year of high school,last year at the place where most began their high school careers. A great way to capture memories is through pictures, and most teenagers nowadays do just that. In order to commemorate the memories of this ye...

Senior doubles as student and professional model

Senior doubles as student and professional model

August Bowers, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, Features

  Imagine walking down the streets in Los Angeles, New York, England, Australia, and all around the world; seeing your face on top of billboards and posters, advertising your work as one of the most talented models in the world. Senior Taylor Howard is living this dream and taking the modeling...

Senior Perrywinkles to compete against Perry staff members on April Fools

Rebecca Hoffmann, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

High School is all about making memories and making your mark as a Puma. Seniors Alli Messersmith and Jacob Morris plan to do just that in the hopes of starting a teachers versus seniors improv show as a tradition for Perry’s improv team, the Perrywinkles. “It's something that we’ve been wanting...

“Senioritis” just an excuse for laziness

Sarah Chapple, News Editor

March 4, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Senior year: arguably the most anticipated achievement of childhood, is often wasted, this can be attributed to senioritis. While USA Today describes Senioritis as “a cultural rite of passage for those at the college threshold,” it is more easily defined as laziness and anxiety to graduate that...

Half days just waste of time

Sarah Chapple, News Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Senior year is anticipated by nearly everyone. If not due to senioritis and excitement for college then for landmarks to the high school experience, excitement, finality, growing up, but also missed opportunities that can be attributed largely to the half day. Students complain that they wish they...

Senior “half day” proves waste of time

January 20, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Senior year is anticipated by nearly everyone. If not due to senioritis and excitement for college then for landmarks to the high school experience, excitement, finality, growing up, but also missed opportunities that can be attributed largely to the half day. Students complain that they wish they...

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