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Has teaching 9/11 become obsolete?

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

With the anniversary of 9/11 having come and gone within the past 18 years, each graduating class moves on with their life, and students have become more dissociated and less connected with the tragedy, loss, and overwhelming sense of anxiety that enveloped the nation.  To this year’s group of students on campus...

School curriculum lacks important life skills

School curriculum lacks important life skills

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2016

Integrals, rhetoric, and circuitry are at the front of teenagers’ minds all throughout high school, but little sticks with them for the long run. If students are lucky enough to pursue a career in which these topics are used on a daily basis, then these classes will seem useful and applicable. ...

The Last Curtain Call

The Last Curtain Call

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2015

After being an educator for 40 years, Jim Fountain, Theatre and Film Study teacher, has decided to make his last curtain call. Fountain appeared as the grandpa, Martin Vanderhof, in the most recent and his last play at Perry, “You Can’t Take it With You.” Although Fountain appeared and acted...

Students associate “movie days” as a day off but are they truly beneficial?

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

You walk into class, tired from the days events, when you sit down to discover your teacher will be showing a movie. More often than not the first thought to come to mind are “thank goodness nap time.” When a teacher shows a movie in class is it truly beneficial? While many students agree that...

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