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A decade that was: we look back at the last 10 years

A decade that was: we look back at the last 10 years

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2019

*An earlier published version of this story said the "dungeon" (F-130's) were built with the F-building expansion in 2014. That was incorrect. The classrooms in the F-130's are part of the original building. The end of 2019 marks the end of a decade for PHS. We take a look back at the last ten year...

STEM Scholars looking for distinction at graduation

STEM Scholars looking for distinction at graduation

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018

Freshman year, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) program participants were told that there was a difference between STEM Diploma and STEM Scholar. Diploma requires you to take only two higher level core classes, science and math. Scholar requires you to take four or more higher level core ...

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Lack of distinction in STEM hoods upsetting

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight: there is a difference between STEM Diploma and STEM Scholar. At graduation, there is no physical distinction between the two levels of STEM and that has caused a lot of unrest among Scholars. We have worked hard for four long years, taking extra classes and all hono...

STEM students benefit from participating in the program

STEM students benefit from participating in the program

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2017

There are many different levels of education a student can experience here at Perry. There is an Honors program, an Advanced Placement program, an On-Level program, and the famous Science Technology Engineering and Math program (STEM). In STEM there are two options a student can choose: Diploma, which mea...

STEM Program limits students passions

STEM Program limits students passions

March 28, 2017

As I completed my registration for freshman year, it did not occur to me that the short page-and-a-half application for a relatively new program would heavily shape the course of the next four academic years. Now five years after its conception, the STEM Program is presented as a means for students ...

Lack of female involvement in STEM program

Lack of female involvement in STEM program

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016

Every school has something unique to offer students. One unique program on campus is designed to prepare future doctors, engineers and scientists: STEM. Parker Olszak, a senior in the Honors Principles of Engineering class, says that “STEM is a stepping stool towards future development for engi...

EVIT may be Perry’s most untapped resource

Staff Editorial

April 26, 2016

From the time a child is just five years old they are constantly pestered with the same vague question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” That very same question echoes in students’ minds from that day forward. Come freshman year of high school the lucky few of us might have an id...

Women step into new positions of authority

Women step into new positions of authority

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2016

If power was personified, it would likely be a stern, hard-faced man; the embodiment of masculinity. Personally, men are first to come to mind when I think of authority in the business world. However, we are evolving into a society in which women are able to step up and fill these positions just as we...

Senior class features first STEM group to graduate

Aja Diffin and August Bowers

December 14, 2015

The graduating class of 2016 is packed full of athletes, honor society members, and a tight-knit group of nearly 70 who will be the first to carry the title of “STEM graduates.” These students are individuals who have gone through one of two Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program...

KTAR recognizes STEM program, Avery Scholz and Joe Greene

Caden Johnson, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2015

Senior Averie Scholz and Assistant Principal Joe Greene were recently featured on KTAR radio for the success of Perry’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program. STEM has been a successful program on campus and has won several awards from various organizations throughout Arizona...

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