The Precedent

Dance teacher Fara Sadler was presented her plaque after winning Arizona Dance Educator of the Year. Sadler has been teaching dance since she was in college and has been involved with dance since she was in 8th grade.

Dance teacher wins “Arizona Dance Educator of the Year”

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

For over 20 years, Fara Sadler has been teaching dance to students and enhancing the love each one has for the art. She teaches beginning and intermediate dance as well as choreography/improv and is also...

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...

Trent Thornton teaches economics. He is now one of many teachers adapting to school closures.

Thornton talks economics, online schooling

Lydia Hampton April 5, 2020

From online schooling to adapting assignments to each student’s need, it is no secret that teachers have been thrown into shouldering the toll of this pandemic. However, couple the unpredictability of...

English teacher Kimberly Rygiel letters for her new business Letters from the Margins.

Rygiel’s dream becomes a reality with new business

Madi Kimball, News Editor November 14, 2017

Beyond the classrooms, teachers have a variety of hobbies to keep them busy after the strenuous hours of grading papers. In that time, English teacher Kimberly Rygiel is busy with her newly developed hand...

History teacher pursues musical passion

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter May 21, 2017

  Teachers strive to motivate students to follow their passions, no matter how abstract they may seem. U.S. and World History teacher Paul Kreutz does this by embodying what it means to make a...

New P.E. Teachers Bring Talent to Sports Teams

Hayley Crosby, Staff Reporter November 18, 2016

Meet the new P.E. Teachers: A four time state champion, Arizona Superfan, and Arizona State University wrestling team Alumni. Help is just what Perry got. This year three coaches: Sam Duane, Carl Curtis,...

Jones teaching his first hour class

Graduate returns to be a Spanish teacher

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter September 27, 2016

The tables have turned and little did he know he would end up right back where he received his high school education. Spanish teacher Jacob Jones is the first teacher to work at Perry after graduating...

Coach Rogers keeps a careful watch over his players while they practice for their first playoff game against Hamilton on November 6th. Photo By: Allison Moyers

One coach’s journey inspires strength and perseverance

Lauren Neilsen, Staff Reporter December 10, 2015

Thanksgiving brings family, food, and most importantly, giving thanks. For weightlifting and assistant varsity football coach Todd Rogers, he does not need the Thanksgiving holiday to reflect on what he...

AVID adviser Adam Schiermyer

Former teacher returns, becomes new AVID adviser

Abbie Murray, Staff Reporter September 1, 2015

After leaving Perry three years ago, former health teacher and coach Adam Schiermyer made his return to the desert this summer. Now the school’s AVID teacher, he is assisting in coaching the varsity...

Bernier applies life experiences to classroom setting

Bernier applies life experiences to classroom setting

Mackenzie Ness, Staff Reporter March 3, 2015

Often a life in the media industry appears like a utopia: paparazzi, a large income, celebrities, and fine dining. However this is not reality, at least not at the beginning. Media teacher Brian Bernier...

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