The Precedent

Amazing sounds

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor

April 19, 2018


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School safety back under the microscope

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

March 9, 2018


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The boiling point: how gun violence has become commonplace in America Apr. 20, 1999. Columbine High School in Colorado, about thirty minutes south of Denver. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris arrive at the school at 11:10 a.m. Upon meeting by Harris’ car, the pair enter the cafeteria to plant propane b...

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Opinions

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School woke up on Valentine’s Day expecting a day full of love and heart-shaped candies; instead they got fearing for their lives and bullets. During the last class of the day, a former student pulled the fire alarm and began his rampage of hate and terror...

#MeToo

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Features, News, Showcase

In 2006, sexual assault survivor Tarana Burke started the Me Too campaign as a way to unite victims of sexual harassment and assault. In 2017, #MeToo swept the Internet, with celebrities and everyday people detailing their own experiences of unwanted advances by those in power. On Jan. 1, 2018, over...

Athletes Torn

Athletes Torn

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

Complicated $15 billion youth sports industry and high school athletics trying to co-exist

Complicated $15 billion youth sports industry and high school athletics trying to co-exist

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

December 18, 2017


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The battle between club and high school High school sports play a crucial role in a school’s culture, unifying students and faculty with team spirit. We saw this recently with the badminton, volleyball, and football teams in their runs for a state championship, culminating in a buzz on campus that P...

Club for career; Perry for pride

Club for career; Perry for pride

Pearson Wallace, Special to The Precedent

December 18, 2017


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Throughout the time I have attended Perry High School, I have made the switch from playing club soccer to playing high school soccer four different times. I have been playing club soccer for eight years, five of which were for Arizona Arsenal, a club based out of Gilbert. We have won back-to-back...

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Pros and cons of club and high school sports

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor

December 18, 2017


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The Precedent: How can students benefit from being on a school team, rather than a club team? Athletics Director Jennifer Burks: The benefits to being on a school team is it is tied with the education of the whole student. That’s why it is called education athletics. Part of that is that they are l...

Controversy in literature sparks needed classroom conversation

Controversy in literature sparks needed classroom conversation

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Double Truck, Opinions

It seems every week there is a new controversy circulating the web — abuse in Hollywood, crime rocking our neighborhoods, or the President’s latest 140 characters. However, the latest controversy has been reborn in the media, right in the East Valley. An assignment given in preparation for a cla...

Divide between literature and understanding grows

Divide between literature and understanding grows

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Bridge to Terabithia. Captain Underpants. These are just a few of the most commonly banned books in America. In the Chandler Unified School District, there is one group responsible for determining which books students in the district can and cannot read — a task t...

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