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Isabelle Call wins essay contest articulating passion for dance

Emma Kline, Staff Reporter

February 29, 2016


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Arizona Dance Education Organization (AZDEO), an affiliate to the National Dance Education Organization, recently held an essay competition for dancers to write how dance inspires their future goals. The essay contest is made to advocate for dance education in the state of Arizona. The first place pri...

Security Superstars

Security Superstars

Molly Ogden and Savannah Ostler

February 4, 2016


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They patrol the premises. They combat the riff raff. They protect us, defend us, and make our campus a little safer day-by-day. Who are these superheroes, these guardians of Perry High School? While they often fade into the background of our regular day at school, the security guards of PHS are dedi...

Senior Morgan Kassing records new original music

Molly Ogden and Rylee White

February 4, 2016


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The road to greatness can be an uphill battle; sacrifices have to be made in order to gain success. For senior Morgan Kassing, his journey has only begun. Kassings is an aspiring musician who hopes to make it big with his music career. “I probably started singing two and a half years ago. I'...

State of the art

State of the art

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2016


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It is thought that everyone is born with a ‘God-given talent’- something that makes them unique; something they were born to do. Many spend their whole lives in search of this talent, but very few manage to come across it early on. Among these few is senior Abigail Starkey, whose creative artist...

Feula masters school of rock

Feula masters school of rock

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

February 2, 2016


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Within the walls of his classroom, history teacher John Feula appears entirely in his element. His walls boast pictures of historical figures like George Washington, and the board is coated in valuable information. But if one were to look a little closer, the CD on his desk reveals another side of him....

Senior Liberatore’s voice heard across the nation

Senior Liberatore’s voice heard across the nation

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2015


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When listening to a booming voice of a broadcaster on the radio or at a sporting event, the person in the booth giving a play-by-play in clear detail and perfect sync with the game is not on  the minds of the listeners. Even so, just like the athletes, these broadcasters can have amazing stories. S...

Michael Roach Comment Page

Michael Roach Comment Page

Staff

December 12, 2015


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The Precedent staff would like to give our condolences to the Roach family for the loss of their son and brother Michael. We feel that sharing our memories with one another and offering our love and support to the the Roach family and friends of Michael is just one small way we can come together as a...

Emily Ethington takes Germany by storm

Emily Ethington takes Germany by storm

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2015


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Students walk past hundreds of their peers on any given day; oblivious to each other’s hidden talents and accomplishments. People walk past Junior Emily Ethington in the halls everyday, blind to the fact that she may be one of the most brilliant scientific minds, not just in the community, but in t...

Suddenly torn from sports, a major life change to factor in for the future

Suddenly torn from sports, a major life change to factor in for the future

Sadie Schmitz

December 10, 2015


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Injuries are a part of sports, and concussions are common. No athlete wants to suffer an injury, and most athletes want to get back to action as quickly as they can. For me, a concussion I suffered this year not only took me away from the sport I’ve loved my whole life, but it has changed my life enti...

One coach’s journey inspires strength and perseverance

One coach’s journey inspires strength and perseverance

Lauren Neilsen, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Thanksgiving brings family, food, and most importantly, giving thanks. For weightlifting and assistant varsity football coach Todd Rogers, he does not need the Thanksgiving holiday to reflect on what he is thankful for. “I can’t tell you how good it is to be back at school and to get up everyday ...

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