The Precedent

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One student’s ever-changing world

Senior Jacob Selvidge defines his own kind of success. Despite circumstances, Selvidge's multitude of experiences have aided him in developing his skills and talents.

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019

With a humble smile, Jacob Selvidge admits his strongest virtue is his ability to adapt. This virtue helps him in numerous endeavors throughout his life. Being a senior, a speech and debate state champion, member of the jazz choir, director of  a theatrical one act, and an actor himself, Selvidge alw...

Beyond the school stage

Seniors Emily Woodward-Shaw and Lizzy Jensen (center) and the cast of

Cameron Martin, Double Truck editor

March 8, 2018

For seniors Lizzy Jensen and Emily Woodward-Shaw, the art of theatre has not only become an important cornerstone of their high school identities, but also a getaway from the stressors of AP classes, time management, and much more. The duo began acting together in the seventh and eighth grades...

Four years of fine arts

The 8th annual Student Showcase held in the PHS auditorium. May 12, 2016.

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016

We dedicate this section to students who have spent the last 4 years immersed in the Fine Arts program of Perry High School. Arts/Sculpture Everyone has seen the beautiful art and sculpture displays as they enter the D building. Sculpture is a medium for visual expression. Arts department chair and sculpt...

Former students’ legacy lives on

Taylor Moorer, staff reporter

April 25, 2016

Perry’s Ben Nelson Comedy Show has such an importance to the school and family of former student, Ben Nelson. Tickets are only $7 and they are handed over to the “Ben Nelson Foundation.” The show starts at 7 p.m. in the auditorium on April 22. Ben Nelson attended Perry when the school f...

Behind the curtains: Q & A with Maya Whitaker

Nicholas Sterling Ashcroft, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

Everybody knows that creating a play can be tough, challenging, and difficult; it comes with the act of performing a play. However, those who don't get involved with productions may never know how tough it can be, unlike Maya Whitaker, a Junior, who directed Perry’s last theater production, Footloose....

Take a blast back to 1984, see Footloose!

Karson Hentges and Emily Narducci

February 21, 2016

“Everybody cut, everybody cut!” Charismatic shouts, undeniably timeless songs and stomps from the stage floor ring out from the auditorium. Following the major success of “Putnam” by the talented actors and actresses of theater arts comes “Footloose”, Perry’s most recent musical. As it is ...

“You Can’t Take It With You”

Cassie Nielsen, Website and Media Editor

September 17, 2015

These photos are of the fall play "You Can't Take It With You." Photos taken by senior Kristin Farwell and senior Dayna Miller.

Perry’s best in A&E

Cassie Nielsen, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015

After eight years it is safe to say that Perry’s fine arts department is one of the many programs that draw in students across the valley. The 2014-2015 school year  was a year of great accomplishment for the fine arts department. Last October, Marching Band took their first trip to California...

Theater receives title of REINING State Champs

Mackenzie Ness, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2015

Coming back from spring break, Theater received the exciting news that they have been recognized as REINING State Champions just after receiving superiors at their final tournament, “The State 1-Act Competition.” Throughout the year, school teams battle each other at both the regional and state...

No tech no show

Cassie Nielsen, Staff reporter

March 3, 2015

The stage is transformed with a white picket fence and wheelbarrow giving off the authentic look of a home in Kansas. The scene changes, and quickly becomes a sparkling yellow brick road, lined with flowers and trees. It transitions again and now everything is green; its the Emerald City. The crowd is...

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