The Precedent

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Pumas participate in competitive math

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

Math Club was engaged in an event where they represented the school on November 1st. Math club sends students to math competitions throughout the school year. Thomas Rothery, Math Department Chair and the Math Club sponsor, appeared at Chandler Gilbert Community College with his students. These studen...

AzMERIT tests return as mandatory freshman tutoring sessions occur

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

The news everyone was waiting for: AzMERIT tests are back... Last school year the AzMERIT tests were taken out of the curriculum and got replaced with the ACT tests. Many students were very happy when they heard this because the AzMERIT tests take up a lot of time to complete and prepare for; howev...

State Disbands AzMERIT; Focus Now Turns to ACTs

English teacher Penny Snyder interacting with her students.

Nadine Loureiro and Jackie Rosales

September 21, 2018

Testing week is always difficult, for students and teachers alike, but the unexpected has occurred, a new chapter has now been opened, or to be more specific, a new test booklet. AzMERIT is officially cancelled. The feeling of shock and happiness seems to pierce everyone’s hearts, but leaves ...

Rothery’s unique teaching style helps students in every way

Rothery's unique teaching style helps students in every way

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017

Teachers, one of the most underpaid professions out there, yet one of the most influential professions out there. It takes a special person to have dedication in such an underappreciated job. Luckily for the last 22 years, some students have been lucky enough to be blessed with math teacher Thom...

Perry staff full of those with McClintock ties

Math teacher Linda Moon is the latest in a slew of teachers to come to PHS from Tempe McClintock High School. Many teachers followed principal Dan Serrano when he came to open Perry in 2007.

Sarah Chapple, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014

McClintock High School is not just another school to many people on the Perry campus. Current staff members, including teachers, coaches, administration, and security guards have deep ties to MHS,. According to a recent survey, 22 staff members have connections to the old Tempe school which first opened...

Spirit links support Unified Sports funding

Roger Bennett, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013

Recent funding have been supporting the concept of Special Education [SPED]’s sports program to influence activities within school grounds for the SPED students to enjoy and interact amongst each other. The fundraiser Spirit Links helped raise money for certain programs supporting school related necessities. This...

English continues and Brief Calculus Begins

Roger Bennett and Cooper Gambee

September 29, 2012

MATH The Chandler School District accepted and implemented the new subject, honors brief calculus, for the first time this year. This subject offers a broader perspective for math-based students that gives real business scenarios. This real-world interpretation may have a larger impact on students...

The student voice of Perry High School
Thomas Rothery