The Puma PawPrint

The Official Perry High School Newsletter- Week of Sept. 13

Welcome to the Puma PawPrint! This weekly newsletter will share all of the exciting things happening on our campus, upcoming events, and things you, as our community, may want to know. So watch for our weekly updates every Monday!

Last Week in Review

Never Forget

A beautiful tribute on Friday night to those who lost their lives on 9/11/01 by the combined Perry and Basha JROTC.
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Our LEO Club is Spreading the Love!

The Perry LEO Club is making a difference by leaving positive message butterflies hanging all around campus.
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Congratulations to our National Merit Semifinalists!

Happening this Week

A Message From Our Principal

Dear Parents,


I am writing this letter to inform you of a new TikTok trend that has been causing damage to our school campus. The TikTok challenge is encouraging students to destroy and steal school property and post on social media platforms.


Damaging school property is a felony. If a student is caught destroying and/or defacing our campus, there will be a school suspension, full restitution, and a police report.


We thank you in advance for having a discussion with your student(s) about their behavior on our campus.


Respectfully,


Heather Patterson

Principal

Perry High School

480-224-2808

Homecoming Guest Passes are Available!

Guess what Pumas! Perry’s Homecoming Midnight Manor Guest passes are available today in the activity’s office. If you would like to bring a friend with you from another school to the dance, you need to pick up a guest pass and get it completed and turned in by October 13th! Do not delay!
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Need Tickets?

All PumaNation sport and event tickets can be purchased at www.gofan.co.


  • Once on the website, search for Perry HS- Gilbert, AZ.



Click on the link below for specific game and event information, including rules, ticket prices, how to find schedules, and more.


Perry High School Athletics Fall Sports Spectator Information

CUSD CLEAR BAG POLICY

Attention PumaNation! Perry and Chandler Unified have implemented a clear bag policy for all athletic events this year. Only clear bags will be allowed in the gates. No hydro flasks; only a clear water bottle will be permitted.


Please review the CUSD Clear Bag Policy below for more information.


CUSD Clear Bag Policy

OFFICIAL THEMES FOR THE 2021-22 FOOTBALL SEASON

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OFFICIAL THEMES for 2021-2022 VOLLEYBALL SEASON

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Ride the bus at Perry?

Remember when the bell rings at the end of the day to go straight to your bus. The busses need to leave Perry by 2:20 PM to arrive at their other schools on time.

Crosswalk- Reminder (West side of school)

Please use the crosswalk at Queen Creek and Key Biscayne to cross safely, Pumas.

Coming soon! The Puma Pride Award

Starting in September, each teacher will nominate a student who exhibits the spirit of the Puma Pride Award. Students who show pride in themselves, the school, or community, demonstrates Progress toward self-improvement academically, or in service to others while fulfilling their Purpose as responsible citizens. The winners will win lunch from Los Favoritos.

Important Information and Links

Chandler Unified Mitigation Plan- Update Related to Quarantine

August 20, 2021


Dear CUSD Families and Staff,


We are writing to inform you that the Maricopa County Department of Public Health has notified local school districts that they have the delegated authority to determine which contacts must be quarantined. This is outlined in the Arizona Revised Statutes Title 36, Chapter 6, Article 2 (36-624) and Arizona Administrative Code (R9-6-361)

Maricopa County Department of Public Health continues to follow CDC and Arizona Department of Public Health Services guidelines which defines close contact of a COVID-19 case as being any person within 6 feet for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more during a 24-hour period, regardless of whether masks were worn. Effective Wednesday, August 26, 2021 students who have close contact with an individual who has a confirmed case of COVID-19 and who are not fully vaccinated or have not tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days are to quarantine (stay home) for up to 10 days, per county mandate.

Students may shorten the duration of a quarantine in three ways:

  1. Quarantine may end after 7 days if no symptoms have occurred and a documented negative result has been provided to the school. If choosing to return after seven days, the test sample must have been collected at least five days after exposure.

  2. If your child has been fully vaccinated and you voluntarily submit proof to the school. If 14 days have passed since your second dose in a two-dose series (or two weeks after a single dose vaccine), you do not have to quarantine.

  3. If your child previously tested positive for COVID-19 by PCR or antigen test, recovered and then completed his/her isolation period in the last 90 days.

As a safety measure please keep your child home if ill or shows Covid-19 symptoms. We continue to highly recommend face coverings as an additional layer of mitigation. For updates and continuous information, click here to view our mitigation plan in its entirety.


Thank you for your continued support.

No Cost COVID-19 Testing

CHANDLER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT and VINCERE LAB are pleased to provide:


FREE, NO COST
COVID-19 TESTING


NO COST - FREE
RESULTS IN 15 MINUTES
AVAILABLE FOR ALL - STUDENTS, TEACHERS & FAMILIES
RAPID ANTIGEN & PCR TESTS AVAILABLE


COVID-19 testing held at:

CHANDLER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Student Services Building
200 South Hamilton Street
Chandler, AZ 85225


Click here to register.

  • Walk ups accepted. Appointments strongly recommended.
  • SEPTEMBER TESTING DATES:
  • STARTING SEPTEMBER 8: Every Wednesday and Friday | 9am - noon
    More dates/times to be added if needed.


Please come prepared for the sun and heat:

  • Bring water and an umbrella for shade.
  • Please return to your car while waiting.

EL DISTRITO ESCOLAR UNIFICADO DE CHANDLER y VINCERE LAB se complacen en brindar:


GRATIS, SIN COSTO
PRUEBAS DE COVID-19


SIN COSTO - GRATIS
RESULTADOS EN 15 MINUTOS
DISPONIBLE PARA TODOS: ESTUDIANTES, PROFESORES Y FAMILIAS
PRUEBAS RÁPIDAS DE ANTÍGENO Y PCR DISPONIBLES


Prueba de COVID-19 realizada en:

DISTRITO ESCOLAR UNIFICADO DE CHANDLER
Edificio de Servicios Estudiantiles
200 South Hamilton Street
Chandler, AZ 85225


Haga clic aquí para registrarse.

  • Se aceptan caminatas. Se recomienda encarecidamente concertar citas.
  • FECHAS DE PRUEBAS DE SEPTIEMBRE:
    A PARTIR DEL 8 DE SEPTIEMBRE: Todos los miércoles y viernes | 9 am - mediodía
    Se agregarán más fechas / horas si es necesario.


Venga preparado para el sol y el calor:

  • Traiga agua y una sombrilla para dar sombra.
  • Regrese a su carro mientras espera.

JOSTENS- Information for Juniors

Juniors - it's your time! Time for you to create your forever symbol and reminder of Perry High and you - who you are at this time in your life. Your class ring is something you will keep forever! Check out the videos and our website.



Jostens has redefined the class ring tradition for a new generation--your generation. Today, your Jostens Class ring is what you make of it, literally. You are in the driver's seat; it's yours to create.


Of course, you can always jump over to www.jostens.com to see even more and create your unique statement.



Packets with ordering information are available in the front office.



Many have been asking about letterman jackets. You will find these order forms inside the packet provided.



For more information:



https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1618171/Perry-High-School/


Questions? Call 1-800-Jostens(1-800-567-8367)

PSAT Registration Information

  • Registration is open for Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
  • PSAT cost is $20.00
  • All payments are due by September 10, 2021
  • October 26, 2021 (test date)
  • Must be a Perry High School student



Registering for the PSAT is a 2 Step Process

Step 1: Register for ExamPSAT 2021-2022

Step 2: Pay for Exam on Infinite Campus through Parent Portal.

The Fee will be posted on your Infinite Campus account 24-48 hours after the student registers for the exam in Total Registration.

For questions: Email martino.nancy@cusd80.com

Advanced Placement at Perry High

Click on the link below for information about advanced placement classes, exams, FAQs, and more.


https://www.cusd80.com/domain/3302

Dual Enrollment at Perry High School

Click on the link below for a dual enrollment overview, classes offered, registration information, and more.


https://www.cusd80.com/Page/76539

Infinite Campus

The Infinite Campus Portal allows students and parents to log in and access grades, class attendance, assignment information, and teacher-related messages. The portal is designed to increase communication with teachers, allow you to check progress, see what's due and when, and be more successful in school. Please click on the appropriate link below:



Pumas 4 Pumas

Pumas 4 Pumas, formerly The Lunch Bunch Club, was created during the 2019-2020 school year. Last Year Pumas 4 Pumas hosted Hope Day in November, Mental Health Awareness Month in May, partnered with the City of Chandler and ASU’s counseling dept. We have been a major contributor to the mental health awareness videos with ASU that will be filmed at Perry next weekend. These videos will be shared with all East Valley schools. Part of our club’s mission is to help those students who are sitting alone at lunch. Our club is always happy to accept new members. Have a student interested in joining? Contact Mrs. Cagle at cagle.holli@cusd80.com Follow us on insta @pumas4pumas

Freshman Handbook

All freshmen were given a Freshman Handbook in their English classes. The handbook includes important contacts, resources, and tips for success. Click on the link below to see what it's all about!

Graduation- Class of 2022

Important Josten's Dates for Seniors

  • September 16 - 9:45 AM - Order Day
  • September 16 - 5:00 PM - Parent's Night
  • September 17 - 9:45 AM - Order Day
  • April 1st - Senior Cap & Gown Distribution Day


Below is the link to our Perry Senior Virtual Presentation:


https://www.beautiful.ai/player/-MigKyk3qYYYofJCfBLq

Seniors: On-Campus Senior Portraits are FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th

This photo date is only for those students who have not gone to the All-Pro studio. PLEASE BE ADVISED that there is NO make-up day if students are absent and there are NO retake options for the on-campus day. IDs will not be issued on 9/17--just portraits.


Visit the Yearbook website for the On-Campus Portrait Day Schedule & dress code. We'll see you on September 17th.

ATTENTION SENIOR ATHLETES

The Heisman Award is now open for you to apply AND they have doubled the number of scholarships. Perry has had a winner in the past, so how about another one! Sign up at the link below!
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The Puma Bell Schedule

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Support Our Pumas!

Cash For Classroom

Donate to the http://ChandlerCashForClassrooms.org campaign and be part of funding our future. Support classroom enrichment grants for schools across @ChandlerUnified focusing on technology and innovative learning opportunities. Donate $100 or more for a CEF State Forty Eight shirt!
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Find Your Connection and Passion at Perry High School

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