The Precedent

Junior Ava Jorgensen hits a handstand directly on top of the bar in her uneven bar routine. Jorgensen has been a level 10 since 2018 which is the highest level of the Developmental, previously known as Junior Olympic, Program.

Gymnast builds promising future in college career

Sabrina Digne and Derek Fernandez September 20, 2021

Over summer, junior Ava Jorgensen verbally committed to Brigham Young University on a full-ride athletic scholarship. Jorgensen has been a gymnast for 12 years, and despite all the struggles she has faced...

 Senior baseball player Stephen Hernandez prepares to pitch during a home game. Hernandez finished last season with a 5.25 Earned Run Average (ERA), which is the number of runs the pitcher allows every nine innings.

Pitcher is selected to play in All Star event

Jackson Bergholz, Staff Reporter August 27, 2021

On October 1-3, senior baseball player Stephen Hernandez will be competing in the New Balance Future Stars Series Main Event (NBFSS) at Fenway Park, the stadium of the Red Sox. Forty up-and-coming baseball...

Friend of senior Makenna Webb photographs Webb for her singles cover photo. The single is released on all platforms including, but not limited to, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and TikTok.

Senior professionally releases single

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

“Dedicated, passionate, and unique”: three words former Perry student, photographer and friend, Kenna Ketcher used to describe senior Makenna Webb and her singing. Webb recently accomplished a personal...

Club spotlights: a year of challenges and perseverance

Nate Andrew , Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

In a year full of difficulties, many have turned to extracurricular activities or have found new hobbies to occupy themselves. Although certain limitations have made gathering and planning events more...

Dance teacher Fara Sadler was presented her plaque after winning Arizona Dance Educator of the Year. Sadler has been teaching dance since she was in college and has been involved with dance since she was in 8th grade.

Dance teacher wins “Arizona Dance Educator of the Year”

Sabrina Digne, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

For over 20 years, Fara Sadler has been teaching dance to students and enhancing the love each one has for the art. She teaches beginning and intermediate dance as well as choreography/improv and is also...

Almost a year ago exactly, Butcher began to teach himself unicycling at home.

Sophomore shares love for unicycling in new club

Lindsey Harrison, A&E Editor April 22, 2021

Over quarantine, many people picked up new tricks from making banana bread to cross-stitching to even unicycling.  After seeing the performers at one of STUGO’s many pep rallies, sophomore William...

Junior Kalayna Walker leads African American Culture Club after she was elected as the club president. Her goal is to promote equality and provide a safe place for everyone to share their experiences.

Kalayna Walker leads African American Culture Club as she promotes equality

Nate Andrew, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Although it is difficult to manage a club and organize events during COVID-19, junior Kalayna Walker, president of the African American Culture Club, is working to unite people with an interest in African...

The Chess clubs new line up for the season this year. This group is is hoping to prove unstoppable this season.

Chess team begins competitive season

Tyler Blandin, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

The 1500-year-old sport is back again with another competitive season this year. The season will put each school’s top five players against each other, with each win giving one point and draws will receive...

Katelynn Aspenson works on her online class.

COA test pilots final exams

Ryann Jorgensen, Staff Reporter December 16, 2020

Final exam season is here once again, but with thousands of online school students and the fear of spreading COVID-19, Chandler Online Academy (COA) administrators decided against requiring its students...

Kacen Callenders novel, Felix Ever After. Felix is wearing a flower crown and a shirt that shows his top surgery scars.

Book Review: Felix Ever After

Ryann Jorgensen, Staff Reporter November 19, 2020

“For trans and nonbinary youth: You’re beautiful. You’re important. You’re valid. You’re perfect.” These are the words on the dedication page of the novel Felix Ever After, written by the author...

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