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Perry’s best: concert bands

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Brandon Hermreck Eleven years ago, a young Brandon Hermreck began his musical career after getting his hands on his father’s guitar. He was the first of his family to take interest in the field, so much so that he picked up the alto saxophone in fifth grade, then bass guitar, followed by tenor saxo...

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Boys doubles prepares for state tennis tournament

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The tennis team has been relentlessly preparing to dominate their competition at the state tournament on Apr. 25. They have repeatedly shown their talent at numerous tournaments this season and are excited to prove it at state this year. What really makes both the teams successful is their determinat...

Pom and cheer both with remarkable success in state competition

Emma Kline, Opinions Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After an entire year of standing on the sidelines supporting Perry High School, the Puma pom and Cheer team compete in the annual state competition and are given the chance to have their talents put on display. Both programs came out of the competition improving dramatically in comparison to previ...

Marching Band continues hard work

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Marching band has been very busy within the past month or so, with both in and out of state competitions.. Although they haven’t placed in the highest rankings, junior Justin Kang said that as long as they “keep [their] energy up and focus” they should be able to get back up in the top rankings....

Swim & Dive wraps up rewarding season

Swim & Dive wraps up rewarding season

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Going to state championships is a daunting task for any extracurricular school program, from marching band to theatre. This is not the case for swim coach Stephanie Carrasco, however.  On November 5, she brought with her twenty four swimmers and divers to the state championships at Skyline High School. There, ...

“The Precedent” sweeps AIPA state convention

“The Precedent” sweeps AIPA state convention

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News

For ten years now, Perry’s own newspaper has been setting the precedent for other school newspapers across Arizona, and last school year was no exception. The 2015-2016 staff of The Precedent school year took home second overall in General Excellence at the 2016 Arizona Interscholastic Press Associa...

Boys golf goes to state

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

The boy’s golf team have placed better this past week than they have throughout the whole season. The most notable of players including senior, Mike Finnegan, and sophomores, Ryan Macpherson and Caden Christopherson. In the past Finnegan has said that they “have the ability to do it [they] just...

The race is long but the end is near for Girl’s Varsity Cross Country Team

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

With Perry’s cross country season coming to a close, the girls cross country team finish with numerous successful meets. Finishing top ten in the majority of their meets this season, the varsity girls cross country team hope to take strides to victory in the AIA Division 1 State Championship com...

Cross Country continues to make strides for state

Cross Country continues to make strides for state

Lauryn Zachary, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

With a dominating performance in their first meet of the season, the junior girls on the varsity cross country team have demonstrated that they are in it for the long run to the state championship. Recording their fastest times to date, with the quickest time from Rylie Howey finishing at 20:47....

Burks becomes 1st D1 state champ

Burks becomes 1st D1 state champ

Mia Irvin, Sports Editor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

1600 meters. For senior Cade Burks, this number has resonated in his mind since his freshman year when he first began running track at Perry High School. 1600 meters would later become the distance that stood between him, and a Division 1 championship.   Along with the mile in which Burks took fir...

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