The Precedent

Rothery’s unique teaching style helps students in every way

Rothery’s unique teaching style helps students in every way

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


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Teachers, one of the most underpaid professions out there, yet one of the most influential professions out there. It takes a special person to have dedication in such an underappreciated job. Luckily for the last 22 years, some students have been lucky enough to be blessed with math teacher Thom...

Kimberly Oltmanns: how reading has shaped her life

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


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Kimberly Oltmanns never imagined she would be a high school teacher and a high school coach. Growing up school was the last place she wanted to be for the rest of her life. But the experiences life gave her lead her back to where it all started. While she was in college she spent a lot of time soul-searching...

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

No boundaries: Teacher travels the world

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


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Many miss out on the prodigious opportunity to travel the world, and many think that teachers are underpaid. Here is a woman who defies all of those stereotypes. From high-end restaurants in Mexico to Mayan ruins art teacher, Lorena DeCristofaro has done it all. Being able to discover a different...

Angela Gardner: political powerhouse

Kade Whatcott, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


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Everyone has to take US/AZ government as a senior. Many of these students receive the chance to learn from Las Vegas native, Mrs. Angela Gardner. With her sarcastic attitude, a bachelor's in Political science and knowledge of all things government, students receive their knowledge of our nation's ...

John Prothro: story teller

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


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Proper, hard-working, inspiring are only a few words used to describe history teacher, John Prothro. He has taught now for 32 years and has yet to lose any passion for the work he does, calling all his students by their last names as a sign of the respect he has for them. As said by junior John Nazi about this one-...

The man, the myth, the legend

The man, the myth, the legend

Milan Andrade, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


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History teacher John Prothro has turned heads in the community for being one of the best history teachers in the Chandler Unified School District. With a plethora of awards including an Emmy,  Mr. Prothro continues to stay courteous and respectful. Accomplished is only one of the many words that can be used to ...

Emery Miller to expand Team Emery after high school

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016


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Being able to positively influence children and their families is leaving one’s mark on the world. Senior Emery Miller has already accomplished this through his creation of Team Emery, a non-profit organization which collects teddy bears during the holiday season for children in hospitals around t...

James Rallison: Alumni taking self-made illustrative success to the internet

James Rallison: Alumni taking self-made illustrative success to the internet

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016


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Everyone has a passion; something that they can count on to bring them joy. However, many people can not pursue their dreams due to obstacles like money or practicality. For a lucky few like James Rallison, their passion leads them on a rewarding journey. Perry Alumni James Rallison owns a website,...

State’s new rule opens revolving door of transfers

State’s new rule opens revolving door of transfers

September 29, 2016


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Transferring schools as a student-athlete has always been risky business. Those who transfer must weigh competing on a new team against the prospect of being banished to the sideline for a full season. For decades, the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s bylaws stated that students who transferred schools ...

Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016


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As a play-by-play sportscaster of four years, senior Joran Palacio is finally getting his big break. As a finalist for a Student Production Award, Palacio is one of about 120 students nominated as part of the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. According ...

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