The Puma PawPrint
The Official Perry High School Newsletter-Week of 5/1/23
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
Way to Go, Marketing!
Happening This Week
Spring Dance Concert
Save The Date
Graduation- Class of 2023
GRADUATION TIME CHANGE
Dear 2023 Graduates and Parents:
We just received word from Arizona State University of a time change for our graduation ceremony on May 24, 2023 . The ceremony will now take place at 7:30pm, instead of the originally scheduled 6:00 pm. We appreciate your flexibility and understanding; unfortunately, the scheduling (and in this case, a time change) by the university is out of our control.
We wanted to let our students and families know as soon as possible so that you can make the necessary adjustments to your evening.
In the coming days, you will receive the 2023 Senior Graduation Information packet. It is important for both graduates and their families to be familiar with the information and the schedule of events leading up to the ceremony.
PHS Administration Team
Interested in attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College?
Seniors! Interested in attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College in the Fall? Krysten Marshall, our embedded advisor for CGCC, can help with your next steps, scholarship questions, and applying to CGCC. She will be in the Career Center every Monday and Wednesday during school hours. You can also reach her by email at email@example.com
From The Counseling Office
Career Center Corner
Welcome to the Career Center
Here are some helpful tips for the start of the school year!
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?
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 to create your CUSD Infinite Campus Parent Portal Account
- Log-in for Parent and Student Portal
- How to set up the Parent-Student Mobile App
- When logging into Infinite Campus, please click on the following link or contact your school for troubleshooting problems.
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.
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.
Admin Contact Information
Important Information and Links
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!
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 https://1to1.gse.cusd80.com. 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 https://1to1.gse.cusd80.com/cusd-11-device-agreement. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent 1:1 FAQ
Having Issues With Your Device?
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 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:
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.
FOR ACCESS TO FREE ONLINE TUTORING:
• 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