The Precedent

Trendiness in being environmentally friendly

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

With the looming threat of damage to the climate, it is evident that society needs to take proactive steps towards creating a better environmental future.  It almost seems as if becoming more environmentally-friendly is becoming normalized as a trend. But not all trends are bad, right?  Every a...

Why are AZ cities moving away from recycling?

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

What can really be recycled? And if you recycle something that can not be recycled does it really matter? Some cities are beginning to cut the recycling program altogether.  In Arizona both Surprise and Casa Grande has completely stopped the recycling program. In addition, Tucson, Glendale, and Mesa...

Special Needs Education Program helps Perry’s Environment

MaCayela Hanks, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2019

Special Education is an integral part of education, not a separate ordeal. The function of Special Education Program (SPED) is to “provide appropriate instruction using alternate academic state standards and on building academic, functional, social and communication skills so that students can be su...

Administration’s top priority is security on campus

Carter Richey, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2019

As the new high school year picks up pace, schools all over the nation continue their enforcement of safety rules and procedures around campus, as every school intends on maintaining a credible and robust safe school environment. Arizona has the worst student to counselor ratios in the nation, at 90...

Keeping Students Safe at School

Gavin Brennan, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Even though Gilbert Arizona is one of the safest places to live in the United States, violent crimes are becoming more common. If a shooting can occur in a movie theater or a church, it could definitely happen at a school. With school violence on the rise, administration works diligently to keep studen...

Steps taken towards improving safety

Steps taken towards improving safety

JJ Fought, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

It used to be that schools were constructed so that they were inviting for outsiders to come in. Schools welcomed strangers onto their campuses because learning was a time of innocence and educating children was seen as a collaboration between schools and communities. In today’s violent climate, however, schoo...

What we’ve learned

Makayla Gee and Macie Miller, Features and Sports Editor

May 21, 2019

Our student years are coming to a close as the 2019 graduation date is imminently approaching. Four years ago, we walked the halls as incoming freshman and now the dreams we had about graduating are coming true. Everyone told us that four years would pass us by in the blink of an eye, yet we never ...

Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

With the end of a school year, people all over the country are reflecting on what happened over the past ten months. This is normal, but the 2018-19 school year has been anything but. It has been a year of triumphs and tragedies, leaving most of the nearly four thousand people who call Perry home hu...

There needs to be a separation of public and private information

April 25, 2019

Privacy - a right to be respected and not a privilege to be abused by big tech companies. As technology continues to become a major part of everyday life, it becomes harder to part with. A phone can be used throughout an entire day; a beeping alarm that starts the morning, texting or calling with ...

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