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Alternatives for students without parking passes

Alternatives for students without parking passes

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

The overwhelming amount of student drivers recently became an issue in the struggle to snatch a parking space. “This school is built for 2,800 students, which means 700 per class and maybe 400 that drive, but we’ve surpassed that,” Principal Dan Serrano said. The limited amount of spaces d...

Senior pranks throughout the years; the good and the ugly

Senior pranks throughout the years; the good and the ugly

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

It can be difficult to balance humor and safety when planning a senior prank, and a few graduating classes from the past have been successful. Every prankster involved always runs the risk of getting a suspension, but the penalty will vary depending on the extent of the gag. The class of 2013 was a...

Puma statues added as this year’s senior gift

Puma statues added as this year’s senior gift

Sarah Lankford, Double Truck Editor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

On the first day of every new school year, there is always a new addition noticed: the senior gift. From the class of 2013, it was a mural in the main gym. The class of 2014 and 2015 gave us our school crest painted in the C and the F building respectively. This year, the class of 2016’s gift will...

Senior brings dog to school for supposed senior prank

Senior brings dog to school for supposed senior prank

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

It is Friday morning and senior Dakota Mell is running late. By this point in the year, Mell is no longer bothered by receiving tardies and decides to go straight to his first period. Passless, he arrives to his Government class carrying his backpack in one hand, and his dog in the other. In an att...

Young adults deserve more than scare tactics in sex education

Young adults deserve more than scare tactics in sex education

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

Sophomores have been told “keep your pants on for safety,” in Comprehensive Health for years. This single phrase implies that once your pants are removed, you’ll be in some sort of life-threatening danger -- and scare tactics like these contribute to why teen pregnancy and rape cases are higher in Am...

Finding a solution to sexual education

Finding a solution to sexual education

Bree Wade and Sarah Lankford

April 22, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

Time to face the facts: teenagers have sex. Not just at Perry High School, or even just within the Chandler Unified School District; but throughout Arizona and even the country. Many states including Arizona have implemented an “abstinence until marriage” program, promoting the fear aspect of sex to dete...

CUSD Stresses Abstinence Only Sex Ed

CUSD Stresses Abstinence Only Sex Ed

Emily Narducci and Sarah Lankford

April 20, 2016


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In the Chandler Unified School District, students who take the comprehensive health class partake in an abstinence-stressed version of sexual education. Currently, there is legislation in the state that requires schools to stress abstinence only sexual education in the comprehensive health classes. ...

School Shootings have desensitized America

School Shootings have desensitized America

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016


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On an April morning in 1999, the world changed. Columbine High School endured a school shooting that shocked America. This incident astounded the entire nation and caused a widespread feeling of panic and sorrow. Like Pearl Harbor or 9/11, it was such a shocking event that people remember exactly where ...

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