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SPECIAL REPORT: Students sound off ideas for returning to school

Nadine Loureiro and Lindsey Harrison

June 22, 2020

On a Zoom call, one month away from the scheduled start of school, a group of students discussed the ideas presented at the recent CUSD governing board study session regarding how to handle returning to school under COVID-19 conditions. Within the call there was a total of nine students: freshmen Eli...

BOOS & HOORAYS: COVID, Tiger Kings, and the King of Perry shine in spring 2020

Principal Dan Serrano talks to the newspaper class during his monthly press conference.

Staff Editorial

May 28, 2020

This semester began as any other, but as the third quarter came to a close and students rushed to spring break, nobody in Puma Nation knew that Mar. 6 would be their last day stepping foot on campus. The COVID-19 pandemic brought life -- including high school -- to a standstill, yet, we were able to...

Perry’s Best for Sports

Ashlyn Miner and Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2020

Football: Jackson Ford Senior, Jackson Ford has an amazing personality both on and off the field. He was one of the few not suspended from the team and remained a strong player through and through. He will continue his amazing exploits at Princeton University.   Swim and Dive: Kalli Fa...

Ella Gunkel: Someone with a beaming future

Ella Gunkel: Someone with a beaming future

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2020

Whether it is running the track field or performing with her fellow pommies, Ella Gunkel is there. For many people, bringing sports from their childhood and teenage years to college-level and beyond is a strenuous task that numerous do not succeed in. However, for Ella Gunkel, this is more than just...

Determined and Driven Leadership

Jenna Heller serving at state

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2020

This upcoming year, students are looking for talented athletes to step up and lead the way. Jenna Heller is a Junior who plays both Beach and Indoor volleyball.“I enjoy volleyball because it gives me instant friends, I’ve grown up playing the sport, and I am very competitive so this helps with that,”  ...

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Coach Houg: Strong and Motivated

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2020

It is no secret that with this atrocious medical pandemic sweeping the nation, people are struggling with being out-of-work and quarantined at home. Teaching is perhaps one of the most affected fields at this time as instructors go from seeing their students nearly every day to not at all. One of th...

Beach Volleyball: Experienced and Loaded with potential

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Did you know Perry has a beach volleyball team? Most people do not. The beach volleyball team is for sure one of Perry’s best-kept secrets.          It all began five years ago, when students showed interest. “Five years ago, they wanted a sand volleyball team and I said no way. But look at...

Track/field preview

Track/field preview

Dylan Taylor, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

As the 3rd quarter begins track and field athletes will take their marks and put their strengths to the test in the many track and field events. The team lost some of its best athletes including long jumper Courtney Weisenberger who now plays at NAU and relay runner Anais Newenhouse who now goes to U of...

On court leadership: Helping Pumas succeed

Grace Oken dribbles during a recent game.

Ashlyn Miner, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The  basketball team has had a very successful start to the season and faced many challenging teams this season, which have included a few teams from out of state. Over Christmas break, the team had a tournament in Vegas where they played a couple of challenging teams and won. The Pumas have overcom...

Top sports moments of the decade

Sabrina Digne and dylan taylor

December 16, 2019

The end of a decade  As the end of the 2010’s is nearing, it's important to remember some of the best athletes this school has had as well as some moments that will always be remembered.    Markus Howard:  a Puma legend Markus Howard is one of the most legendary athletes to h...

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