The Precedent

Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

With the end of a school year, people all over the country are reflecting on what happened over the past ten months. This is normal, but the 2018-19 school year has been anything but. It has been a year of triumphs and tragedies, leaving most of the nearly four thousand people who call Perry home hu...

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Junior wrestling trifecta, 2/3 state wins

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff reporter

February 13, 2018

This season the wrestling team has seen a noticeably strong presence from the junior class. While younger classmen are sometimes overlooked, the wrestling program has made sure to develop the younger athletes as they move up each year. The junior class’ strength stems from talented athletes and rigorous...

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Sports Notebook: varsity cheer rises to nationals

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

Chase stadium’s freezing temperature heated up when the girls took the mat on Jan. 20 for the AIA state championships. Having an uneasy start of dropping flyer Haley Weisenhofer in the 5 man performance, the girls reconvened later and gave a near flawless routine. Placing for the all girl show cheer was...

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

Puma Football Creating a Winning Culture

CJ Jamerson, Writer

December 18, 2017

After a series of forgetful seasons, this year's Puma Football team is making a name for themselves and sculpting a winning culture for years to come. Although the Pumas (12-2, 3-1 Premier) couldn’t come away with a win in this year’s state game, the impact it will have on future seasons is imme...

Security changes for football game of the season

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017

Another game is racing forward as many people prepare to travel two hours down to the University of Arizona to watch the game of a lifetime. Some aspects will be different at this game compared to previous games. Perry is sending several buses down to the game for the students. Principal Dan Serrano...

Men’s golf learns from mistakes, hopes to improve next year

Asher Laufenburger, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017

At the beginning of the week, the boys golf team placed sixth in the state championship. Junior Caden Christopherson placed fifth; the second highest ranking in Perry history, with coach John Lowery’s own son finishing in fourth, eight years ago. Coach Lowery began the season with hopes of placing in the top t...

Four years strong, girls strike for state

Four years strong, girls strike for state

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017

The athletes at Perry all have an intenseness about them, especially the passionate girl volleyball players. They are an intimidating group ranking number four in the state and number fifty-ninth in the country. Why is it these girls make their opponents feel so overwhelmed? Is it the genius coaching ...

Perry’s best: concert bands

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017

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...

Pom and cheer both with remarkable success in state competition

Emma Kline, Opinions Editor

January 20, 2017

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

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....

The student voice of Perry High School