The Precedent

Starting in the 2022-2023 school year, the East Valley Institute of Technology will align its breaks with Chandler Unified School District. While this years differing breaks give EVIT students more time to study, they also make it difficult for students to make plans and relax.

EVIT aligns breaks with CUSD

Julia Carvalho, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Recently EVIT, or the East Valley Institute of Technology, made the formal decision to align their breaks with Chandler Unified School District beginning with the 2023-2024 school year. Up until now, differing...

Study materials that a students study group could use to better prepare for finals. As the tip from Myers points out, this type of studying can be very effective.

Studying for finals: tips from teachers

Koen Martineau, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

As quarter two comes to an end, students and staff alike are looking forward to winter break. One obstacle remains between them and their beloved break: finals. With winter sports kicking up and the holidays...

Teachers Shelley Lee and Stephanie Carrasco spending time outside of school with their family members.

Day in the life: teachers

Elena Jones, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Teachers, like students, spend hours of their time at school each day, and this work invades their personal time following school hours just as it does for students. Teachers have lives outside of school...

Making space for young voices

Making space for young voices

Saydria Ostler, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2022

The COP27 is the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference that meets almost every year. This year, there was something a little different at the conference: young activists. According to Euronews,...

Senior Folie Eisenhower plays at halftime during the game against Corona del Sol on Sept. 16. The Puma Regiment won AZMBA competition with a score of 88.125.

Marching band places first at state championships

Elena Jones, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

The Puma Regiment took first place at the annual AZMBA State Championships on Saturday, Nov. 12. The band performed their show entitled “Imprisment,” featuring songs by Imogen Heap, Daft Punk, and...

The 2022-23 DECA officers Grace Knutson, Juliet Read, Bella Keselman, Stella Jones, and  Katelin Macari in the Puma Den ready to open it for the year.

DECA outside of the Puma Den

Meghan McGowan, Sports Editor September 11, 2022

DECA is known around school for running the Puma Den and dressing up for class, but DECA does more than just that. DECA, or Distribution Education Club of America, is a national organization that teaches...

Newsworthy Animals

Newsworthy Animals

Saydria Ostler, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2022

Almost everyone will stop scrolling for a cute animal photo. Since the dawn of the internet, cute animal videos have been playing an active role in the online community, popping up on just about everyone’s...

StuGo prepares signs to welcome back students on campus. They posted the signs in the cafeteria with each students name written on a sheet of paper.

Class presidents: who they are and what they do

Lexi Amaro, News Editor August 26, 2022

Known for their involvement in school dances, spirit weeks, and assemblies, StuGo may not seem to be making a daily impact, but they are involved in the daily runnings on campus. At every event, class...

New clubs welcome students of diverse interests

Saydria Ostler, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2022

The beginning of a new academic year also ushers in the revival of clubs on campus. The week of Aug. 8 was club rush, which allowed students to view and sign up for clubs that sparked their interest. During...

What is up with Donald Trump

What is up with Donald Trump

Saydria Ostler, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2022

Although former President Donald Trump may have exited the White House at the end of 2020, he has not left the news circuit. A brief glance at the news, and anyone can see Trump’s name has been tied...

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