The Puma PawPrint

The Official Perry High School Newsletter-Week of 5/22/23

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. Watch for our weekly updates on the first day of each school week!

Last Week in Review

Proud of our Pumas!

We are so proud of Dylan Haugen! At the AIA Gala, he was named the Unified Sports Athlete of the Year! Dylan participates in Unified, but also is the wrestling manager, in Link Crew, and will graduate with honors!

Emma James was a finalist for the "Dr. Voie Stuart Chase Coy Scholar-Athlete Award"! We are very proud of you Emma!

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Last Day for Our Seniors!

Thank you for a great four years, Pumas! See you on Wednesday!
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Happening This Week

Last Week of School!

It's the last week of the 2022-23 school year! We are asking students to bring either plastic grocery store bags or drawstring bags instead of backpacks.

  • Wednesday, 5/24- Early Release at 12:05. Odd block day finals (9,10 &11) and Graduation!
  • Thursday, 5/25- Early Release at 12: 05. Even block day finals (9,10 &11)
  • Friday- 5/26- NO SCHOOL- Enjoy your summer!

Final Exams!


You will be keeping your computer for the summer!

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Graduation- Class of 2023

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Attention 23-24 Juniors and Seniors! Reserve your Parking Spot today!

The parking application is an online application. You must have a Google email to apply for a parking permit. You can use your student GSE account or any Gmail address to apply.

Please be sure to fill out the entire application form and submit the required documents for application review. Have your required documents ready (Driver's License, Registration, Proof of Insurance).

Applications are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications will be reviewed and approved starting July 7th, 2023.

  1. Once your application is approved, we will notify you via email and add the $80.00 parking fee to your account on Infinite Campus. CHECK YOUR EMAIL.
  2. Payments will be accepted online via your parent portal, Infinite Campus.
  3. Your parking pass will be available for pick up at the Bookstore DURING PUMA DAYS.
  4. Proof of ID, Proof of Payment and your Class Schedule are required to pick up your tag.

Save The Date

Summer Hours

Below are the details for Summer Break:

  • Monday, May 29th- Perry Office Closed
  • Beginning Tuesday, May 30th- June 22nd: Office Hours are Monday-Thursday 7 AM- 4 PM.
  • Perry Office Closed - June 26th- July 4th
  • Perry Office reopens for regular business hours on Wednesday, July 5th.
  • When our office is closed, please contact the District Office for emergencies at 480-812-7000. The District Office will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Summer Newsletter Coming Soon!

Watch for the Summer Newsletter next week! This edition will include summer contact information, upcoming events, summer schedules/activities, 23-24 School Year information, and more!

From The Counseling Office

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Career Center Corner

Welcome to the Career Center

Here are some helpful tips for the start of the school year!

All grades:

Join the Career Center Classroom! This will be your greatest resource to stay up to date on new scholarships, admission deadlines, job opportunities, etc.

Please follow Ms. Kim on Remind @ cccf2023, cccf2024, cccf2025, cccf2026 (Opt in to Student’s Graduating Year).

Follow us on Instagram! @perry_college_career


Questions about Grades, Assignments or Classroom Procedures?

If you have a question or concern about your child's grades, assignments, or classroom procedures, please contact your child's teacher directly. Below is a link to our staff directory.

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:

How Can I Help?

Please consider donating to the Chandler Care Center.

About the Chandler CARE Center

Established in 1995, the Chandler CARE Center is a school-based family resource center providing access to medical, dental, counseling, and social services. Most services are free of charge to families thanks to the many funders, professionals, and service organizations contributing financially and volunteering their services. For more information about our variety of services, please see our CARE Center Services page by clicking here.

Tax Credit

Arizona law ARS 43-1089.01 enables taxpayers a tax credit contribution of up to $400.00 per calendar year if filing status is Married, filing Joint Return; $200.00 per calendar year if filing status is Single or Head of Household; and $200.00 per calendar year if filing status is Married filing separate return — for contributions that fund extracurricular activities in public schools. A tax credit is a full refund, not a deduction.

notMYkid -Parent Support Group

notMYkid hosts a virtual parent support group at noon every Wednesday.

Here are the details:

You can come to this Zoom call and find yourself in a state of RELIEF because you’re not alone. You can keep your camera off and not even say a word.

Many parents feel alone and isolated, scared to open up to their friends and family to share what is REALLY happening with their family.

This hour on Zoom provides a safe environment for you to listen and/or share what you’re working through inside your home.

We hope to see you there! You can share this email with anyone who you know is struggling too! All are welcome.

Here’s the link:

Admin Contact Information

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Important Information and Links

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Perry's Campus is Closed

Perry High School is a CLOSED CAMPUS. Please remember to check your student in and out through the attendance office when arriving late or leaving early. Also, students are not permitted to leave campus for lunch. Thank you!

Driving Near Campus- Reminder

As school resumes for the year, be courteous of other drivers and our campus neighbors.

-It is against the law to drive through the Enclave/Senior Center parking lot as a shortcut to avoid traffic congestion.

-The Legends Ridge Community is private property; please do not park within without permission, and do not block their access gates.

-Driving along 156th street, there have been complaints about speeding vehicles. 156th street along the dirt portion is technically private property, so we do not want to lose access to this section of road and be forced to find an alternate route.

If you are caught, you may receive a ticket from the police, or if you are a student driver, may lose your parking spot on campus.

Please help us continue to be great neighbors!

Ride a 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.

Bell Schedule

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We Are a One-to-One School!

The Pumas Have Chromebooks!

In 2022-2023, Chandler Unified School District is launching a 1:1 learning initiative. We are excited about the innovative personalized learning opportunities that we can offer to all students when we provide them with a reliable technology device.

To help parents and students learn more about this initiative, we have created our 1:1 Student Guide website, which you can find at There is a lot of information on this website, but we feel it is important to the success of this initiative to clearly communicate all of it to our parents and students. We encourage all of you to review this information with your child(ren) so you have a clear understanding of device expectations, maintenance, etc.

Devices were distributed at Perry High School on August 11th and 12th. Before students can get their device, their parent must sign a device agreement form. This form can be completed electronically by visiting the Infinite Campus parent portal, and directions on how to do this can be found at Additional information on device distribution will be sent out at a later date.

If your student did not receive a device but you believe they should have, please contact Mrs. De La Torre at

Parent 1:1 FAQ

Having Issues With Your Device?

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Advanced Placement at Perry High

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

JOSTENS- Information for Juniors

Juniors - it's your time! Time for you to create your forever symbol and a 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 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:

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

Free Tutoring for CUSD Students

Chandler Unified School District is pleased to partner with NetTutor to offer free online, on demand 24/7 tutoring.

NetTutor offers K-12 CUSD students live tutoring on-demand, question drop-off, and writing feedback. Tutors are subject matter experts trained in how to translate tutoring best practices and learning strategies to support students online.


Click here to access Clever
• Log into your student’s GSE account
• Click on the NetTutor Icon (you may have to scroll down)
• Click “I Agree” after reading the terms and conditions to continue (first time only)
• Click on the course or subject area in which you need a tutor and follow the prompts

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Perry Has A Lot to Offer

Come Check Us Out!

If you know anyone who is interested in becoming a Puma, we offer weekly tours. We tour our wonderful facilities and answer questions every Wednesday at 9AM.

There is something for everyone at Perry!

Perry High School Tours
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Virtual Freshman Preview 21-22

If you were unable to make it to our Freshman Preview Night in person, please click on the link below to learn about what Perry has to offer!

Find Your Connection and Passion at Perry High School

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