The Precedent

Couples on campus

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Double Truck, Features

You would never guess that the kid who sits across the room in your eighth grade grade Algebra two class would end up being your highschool sweetheart. Especially a zero hour class. Nevertheless, seniors Amanda Federico and Matt O’Neal found love in this hopeless place. The couple, who starte...

Valentine’s day in different cultures

Valentine’s day in different cultures

Nadine Loureiro

February 4, 2019


Filed under Double Truck

Valentine’s Day is a special holiday marked with a heart around its date on the calendar; it is a  day dedicated to love and romance. People all around the world celebrate the event with their significant others, expressing their love in a multitude of ways, scaling from small to large surprises. ...

Take Five with James Fountain

River Bradshaw, Staff Reminder

December 18, 2018


Filed under Award Winners, Double Truck, Features

He has a tournament named after him by a former student. He was one of two to be the first to be inducted as a 2005 inductee to the Arizona Forensics League Hall of Fame. He is super successful as a coach and has countless state champs and national ranked students. He took over for Lisle Jones ...

Faculty meetings talk how to act during the holiday season

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

To avoid a situation that would otherwise offend individuals that may differ in background, teachers are constantly told in faculty meetings on how to act around the holiday season to their students. “We need to be, as a school district, sensitive to people’s races, religions, backgrounds, so...

Divorce households around the holidays

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

Divorce is something that sends shockwaves through a family, and during the holidays the standard nightmare of being around in-laws and annoying cousins becomes ten times worse. This isn’t just a small issue considering that forty to fifty percent of marriages will end in a divorce, leaving half of...

Living in a split holiday home

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

Growing up in a household that celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas strikes confusion. Explaining how I celebrated both when I was younger was difficult because I thought everyone celebrated both holiday’s until I grew up. I’m allowed to do both because only one of my parents are Jewish. ...

Different holidays highlighted on campus

Different holidays highlighted on campus

Nadine Loureiro, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

It is the time of the year where the holiday season truly rises and embraces the souls of many. The stores have Christmas music filling in the silence, Hallmark movies are big once again, and decorations are being put up in every empty corner. Even in school, there are spirit weeks dedicated to the g...

Health hazards more pressing than ever

Health hazards more pressing than ever

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

Vaping has reached an all-time high at schools across the nation. “E-cigarette use skyrocketed between 2011 to 2017, going from 1.5 percent to 11.7 percent among high school students and from 0.6 percent to 3.3 percent among middle school students,” according to the Food and Drug Administration. S...

“Society’s new cigarette” has skyrocketed in popularity on campuses across America

“Society’s new cigarette” has skyrocketed in popularity on campuses across America

Anna Myers, Staff reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

“It’s society’s new cigarette”- Principal Dan Serrano The stereotype of your average high school stoner has disappeared with the introduction of vapes on campus. For decades the renegade student who wore a Nirvana t-shirt and talked back to the teachers was stereotyped as the “burnout” ...

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