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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...

Finalists for ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

Within the large cascade of talent within the halls of Perry, in the D-building resides a talented group of individuals: the theatre group. This year for the ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards, there were finalists in four categories of the competition. The results of who won will be show...

Theatre ending 2020 without senior one-acts

Senior Joyce Poon, taking headshots of staff and actors for the Zombie Prom playbill she created.

Jackie Rosales, News Editor

April 27, 2020

Senior directed one-acts or “SDOAs” is a chance for seniors to put on their very own production. Writing scripts, casting actors, and working with technical theatre students to see their vision come to fruition. Like many theatre arts programs, Perry held senior-directed one-acts to close off the year ...

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

With so many outstanding students on our campus, it can be a challenge for some students to stick out from the general population. However, this is not the case for a student named Fletcher Jones. Fletcher is very outspoken and enjoys the company of his fellow students. He brings a special atmosph...

Moveo contributes to latest theatre production

Moveo and the theatre company light up the stage in Act 1 of White Christmas, by Nick Woodward Shaw.

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2017

Not all actors are the best dancers, so a twist in December’s play helped distract away from any actor falling behind on the biggest dance number. Rarely does the theatre attendees see Moveo and theatre company performing side by side. In the recent production of White Christmas, the company danc...

Theatre seniors experience last curtain call

Senior Rhea Johnston (middle) performs in Shakespeare's

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017

Rhea Johnston From a young age, Rhea Johnston has always been drawn to perform on the stage. She was first introduced to theatre at the age of three and has been doing it ever since. Through her four years in Perry’s theatre program, she has gotten the opportunity to play a variety of roles from...

The “Practically Perfect” musical makes its debut

Seniors Michael Gerardi and Hannah Kredit play the roles of Bert and Mary Poppins.

Madi Kimball, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

Before the curtain opened, the cast and crew of “Mary Poppins” had put in hours of grueling work and preparation for the best production possible. Auditions were held right after winter break and the crew had been preparing ever since. “Mary Poppins” finally hit the stage on April 13 followed...

Mary Poppins: a colorful production

Senior Michael Gerardi soars above his fellow cast in 'Mary Poppins'

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2017

Theatre’s production of 'Mary Poppins' was a dazzling spectacle. With a grand set, bright costumes, and an exuberant cast, the stage was teeming with life and color. Performing this production at a high school seems like an odd choice, as the show is tailored more towards children. However, it i...

Unified program extends to the arts

Founder Emily Narducci with sophomore Fletcher Jones.

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2016

Perry’s special education program is supported with different groups like the Puma Pals or Unified Sports. These organizations aim to provide the students in the special education program with an opportunity to be more involved in school activities. There is a new addition to that list of clubs. Senior Emily Nar...

Construction concerns cause student speculation on campus

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016

Over fall break, a construction site has replaced the once empty lot behind the bus barn. Many students have been speculating what is to be built on this lot with rumors swirling from things students want the construction to be, such as a new parking lot or a Dutch Bros., to what it actually is. Th...

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