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Unified Flag Football to Have First Game September 3rd

Unified flag football players walking off the field.

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

An integral part of this school is the special education program. Shara Billings, the special education department chair, boasts  “the special education program at Perry is number one in Arizona.”  A large part of what makes this program so great is the Unified sports program. This program bega...

A golden year for inclusion, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics

Senior David Salano carries the ball for a touchdown

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

As the Special Olympics organization celebrates its 50th anniversary, students play their part in the inclusion revolution. Whether students with disabilities, like autism, a cognitive disability or down syndrome, are cooking in the culinary kitchens, painting in art, singing in the choir, or perfo...

Spread the word campaign brings awareness to campus

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018

The “R” word is one that has become all too common to hear in the hallway passing by a group of friends joking around with each other or in the courtyard passing by a group of immature teenagers. Not many people consider it offensive to call someone a retard because it has become socially acce...

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...

Unified sports continues success in soccer

The unified soccer team takes the field in preparation for their game

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017

Unified sports is kicking off their soccer season with success. And with a few new athletes that are contributing to their team overall. So far the team has tied twice and lost once, starting off the season strong. The new players are learning the new skills very well and the practices are helping th...

Unified basketball

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017

Unified basketball is now in the midst of their season with just two games left before the big tournament hosted at Home on May 13. The tournament will be their last hurrah, especially since this is the last sports season of the year. The Pumas have held the tournament for the last two years ...

Unified Sports prepares for a win against Higley

Unified athletes gather in a celebratory huddle.

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016

With game number two of the flag football season underway, the Perry Unified Sports team prepared to take on Higley despite the significant loss of teammates through graduation. “This year, I only have seven players,” head coach Rose Escalante continued, “I had [about] 15 athletes last year, [a...

Representing the USA in the Paralympic games

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016

The Paralympic games are firing up this year in Rio, as seventeen Arizona para-athletes take their spot and make their mark. From September 7th to 18th, para athletes will be competing in one hundred seventy-seven medal events throughout the city. However, many do not know that Arizona will be heavil...

Unified beyond the playing field

Unified beyond the playing field

Rylee White, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2016

Perry A Capella club recently hosted a concert to raise money for Unified Sports. Principal Serrano relays the results of the event, “They had about 90 people there that paid five dollars each.”. Included in the audience that attended was the Perry wrestling team which actually participated in one o...

Unified sports

Cassie Nielsen, Staff reporter

March 3, 2015

In the spring of 2012 Chandler Unified School District starting participating in what is called unified sports. The district started with participating in basketball and gradually added more sports. After being around for four years students and others still are confused as to what exactly unified sports...

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