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Social media app utilized for school assignments, homework

Social media app utilized for school assignments, homework

Presley Plant, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The use of social media for educational purposes is expanding into teachers’ daily assignments for students, as educators are now assigning social media projects to “become more visible on campus and make it fun,” Fara Sadler, the Movéo dance teacher, explains. Students are now using Instagram, Snapchat, ...

Is online learning as convenient as it is made out to be?

Is online learning as convenient as it is made out to be?

Sabrina Digne, reporter

March 5, 2020

Online classes are supposed to make the lives of students easier and cooperate with the schedules of kids who do not go to school full day; at least that is what some think. Whether it is due to sports or other outside activities, or simply because they prefer learning online, the opportunity is for ...

Boone defines respect in sports

Boone defines respect in sports

February 6, 2020

In 2013, Joelyn Boone started at Perry by helping with the football team which eventually led to her position as the first female weights coach. Principal Serrano, knowing Coach Boone’s background, eventually asked her to start the strength program for all the sports, which for the first time, also...

Female coaches are national reality

Female coaches are national reality

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Seeing women do the jobs that men usually take on has been unusual for the past years, but now the rate of women taking on men's jobs has been constantly growing. When people think of coaches for men’s sports, they go straight to thinking that only men have the ability to coach male athletes. Coachin...

Tayler Dale creates inclusive ELLA club

Tayler Dale creates inclusive ELLA club

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Senior Tayler Dale sets an inspirational example of taking action. Dale was in the English Language Learners Assistants (E.L.L.A.) program last year as a junior, the club only having a few students who mainly spoke spanish. As a senior, Dale has grown along with the program. This is the first year Perry Hi...

Three students navigate high school while learning to speak English

Three students navigate high school while learning to speak English

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

From picking out a prom dress, to finishing that one essay for American History, to navigating a football game, high school can foster a multitude of challenging situations, both socially and academically.  Now imagine that you do not speak English. This is the case for twenty-six students on camp...

Large crowd attends CUSD governing board meeting to discuss Deep Equity

Large crowd attends CUSD governing board meeting to discuss Deep Equity

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2019

From being applauded as a program, “designed to address opportunity gaps...achievement gaps in academics…[and] discipline gaps,” as described by a Kyrene School District parent, or a program that is “attacking students on the basis of their skin color,” according to Fox News reporter Tucker Car...

Perry teachers sound off on Deep Equity policy

Anna Myers, Features Editor

November 18, 2019

The recently introduced Deep Equity program has been met with both approval and criticism from Perry staff members. Here’s what your teachers have to say about the new policy. The Precedent editorial staff chose to keep the teachers’ names anonymous in order to protect their identity.   PRO: The...

Q&A with CUSD director of equity, Dr. Adama Sallu

Anna Myers, Features Editor

November 15, 2019

Dr. Adama Sallu is the director off equity and inclusion at the district. The Precedent staff got to have the following question and answer session with her on the topic of Deep Equity. ANNA MYERS: Who wrote/created the program? DR. ADAMA SALLU: Corwin through the work of Dr. Gary Howard developed...

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