The Precedent

Tammy Soelberg is returning back to Perry. She taught at Perry for five years, but has come back to teach English.

Welcoming new teachers on campus

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter January 14, 2022

Returning teacher Tammy Soelberg is joining the staff again after leaving in 2018. Now she teaches AP Literature after teaching an assortment of different subjects.  Talya Gabay: How long have you...

Teacher Stacey Campbell joining the staff. She recently became a full time teacher after she was a substitute.

Welcoming new teachers on campus

Talya Gabay, Staff Reporter January 14, 2022

Stacey Campbell is one of the newest members of the English department. Originally a substitute teacher, she is brand new to education and is now teaching English 10. Talya Gabay: How long have you...

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...

Norma Rios is seen helping an ELL student with homework. She works with the ELLs at the end of each school day.

Rios: A Story of Success

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter November 8, 2019

Norma Rios’ family moved to Arizona from Hermosillo, Mexico when she was just 11 years old. Her world switched from one language to another, leaving a young girl confused and afraid to even speak at...

The participants in this movement wear red on Wednesdays and on Mar. 28, they held a march in Phoenix to peacefully protest the low wages. They marched to have a 20 percent raise and were denied by Governor Doug Ducey.

Red for Ed: a brief overview

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter April 25, 2018

The recession of 2008 affected citizens in both the private and public sectors. Schools were no exception. Teacher pay was cut due to this recession and due to tax cuts that followed. Ever since then,...

Kimberly Oltmanns: how reading has shaped her life

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter February 6, 2017

Kimberly Oltmanns never imagined she would be a high school teacher and a high school coach. Growing up school was the last place she wanted to be for the rest of her life. But the experiences life gave...

Jarrett Pack and his family pose for a family photo.

Classroom to field: Pack’s cluttered schedule

Angielee Niblett, Staff Reporter September 5, 2014

As he is most widely known, chemistry teacher Jarrett Pack is more than just anybody’s second hour. Pack’s many titles include husband, father, coach, and even college student. The head junior varsity...

(From Left) Brandon Rule (11)  Carlos Villalobos (11) and Robert Londagin (11) use their smartphones for smarts. Perry High has a new Bring Your Own Technology agreement that allows students to use their technology for eductational purposes.

New policy allows technology in classroom

Rachel Lattin, Editor-in-Chief August 15, 2013

At the height of the digital age, students have been restricted from regularly using technology as a resource in the classroom. This school year, however, the Chandler Unified School District launched...

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