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Twist on the typical winter concert

Choir students perform

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

The orchestra and choir winter concerts proved to be a unique blend of music and talent that showcased Perry’s most gifted musicians. Fine arts performances tend to set the mood for the holiday season. Each group sang or played a variety of holiday or classical compositions.The warmth of the holiday carols, a...

Soundtrack for the holiday season

Album cover for Slow Club's Christmas, Thanks for Nothing

Ian Graham, Editor

December 18, 2017

1. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by Slow Club This dazzling rendition of the Christmas classic is a sure-to-please opener for any ugly sweater party playlist. 2. Little Saint Nick by The Beach Boys The Beach Boys deliver their signature harmonies in this classic holiday bop. Over the last...

“A Starry Night” features choir, local food trucks

Photo by Hailey James

Ian Graham and Nikki Soto

December 12, 2016

The school’s first winter dance, “A Starry Night,” featured a variety of activities and performances, expanding on a traditional homecoming or prom. At the dawn of the dance, several small choir groups - including jazz choir - took their places outside to serenade incoming attendees. Voca...

Top winter activities to enjoy the holiday spirit in Arizona

Ice-skating on the CitySkate rink in Downtown Phoenix

Ashley Scholz, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016

As soon as Arizona natives sense a drop in temperature, it is automatically time for a change in everyday activities. Although sitting indoors sinking into the warmth and comfort of your own bed is appealing, one should not spend their entire winter doing just this. Winter is all about keeping...

Winter Dance: last minute preparation

Winter Dance: last minute preparation

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016

  The Winter Dance is quickly approaching, and by now you have probably decided whether or not you will be in attendance. Many have opted out of the dance due to confusion with the dress code, lack of interest, or being unmotivated to deal with the preparation. However, many have underestima...

Starry night, oh so right

Starry night, oh so right

Milan Andrade, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016

As the weather cools down, Student Government gathers ideas to make this year’s winter dance one of the best. Requests were made by the student body and StuGo to revive the once famous winter dance. Once the requests were answered, the student body suddenly lost interest in going to the dance. I...

Dance dress code “classy-casual” causes confusion

Ian Graham, Reporter

November 15, 2016

When announcements of a winter dance came in late October, questions arose following the reveal of the dance’s attire. “Attire is classy-casual, as the activities planned for the night do not fall under a formal attire event,” they read. What does this mean? Semi-formal? T-shirt and dress pa...

StuGo Announces Chill Winter Dance

Ian Graham, Reporter

October 25, 2016

On Thursday Oct. 21, Student Government (StuGo) began making mysterious announcements about an event that would take place Dec. 3. The bulletin board outside of the group’s classroom posed the question “What’s happening 12/3?” while countless tweets stating “12/3” began appearing on many users...

School lacks protocol regarding illness

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 20 percent of young adults from age 13-18 experience severe mental disorders in a given year.

Valerie Burgess and Sarah Lankford

December 14, 2015

As a society, we raise awareness for diseases that can be seen. We walk around a track for several hours throughout the night for cancer, or we come together in a community event to sell pastries to support the healing of a student who faced a catastrophic car accident. Their messages spread and catch...

What to Wear with Wilson: What to wear when the trees are bare

Dequota Wilson, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2015

As we are layering up for winter, putting a cute outfit together starts to become more of a hassle. It is easy for girls to throw on their cliché Victoria Secret Pink hoodies and matching yoga pants, and for guys to throw on a sweatshirt and jeans. Maybe half of you are lazy and don’t really care...

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