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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...

STEM requirements changed due to COVID-19

Junior Michelle Yoo

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

According to Mr. Mann, “Mr. Greene canceled the workshop requirement, at this stage the job shadow requirement is still in place”. Students who have already registered and paid for the workshop will be refunded.

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

Female graduates preparing to walk. The 2017 graduating class is the last to hold graduation at Perry.

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

Students in STEM are 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

There is no distinction between STEM Scholar and Diploma.

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

Students in STEM are looking for distinction at graduation.

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

Staff Reporter Michelle Bolden.

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...

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