The Precedent

Freshmen Alexis Hoiby and Ashtyn Moon prepare for a socratic seminar after finishing the novel “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel in Mrs. Barth’s Honors English class. Adapting to new ways of learning and
collaborating with other students is an important part of becoming successful in high school.

Q1 from freshmen’s eyes

Hannah Toth, Staff Reporter December 7, 2023

The beginning of high school and its vastly different environment can bring upon unfamiliar stress to new students. The energy that teachers and students alike bring to school every day completely affects...

Standardized tests online

Emily Buttyan, Managing/Opinions Editor December 7, 2023

 Senior Jack Barkett pouring in pie filling in the pie mold. Students made pie to fulfill pie orders.

C-CAP assists culinary careers

Ellie Gotschall, Staff Reporter December 7, 2023

Culinary has many opportunities to choose from for a career in the future. As an elective for a CTE credit, there are many benefits from taking the class. One of the benefits for being in the class is...

DECA connects with AZ Humane Society

Kiyoung Haavisto, News Editor December 7, 2023

DECA, a club based in marketing and entrepreneurship, picked a new organization to sponsor this year and decided to connect with the Arizona Humane Society. It is a non-profit organization that helps pets...

Spilling the tea on Chai Club

Koen Martineau, Double Truck Editor December 7, 2023

Students of many different ethnicities have been able to find communities through clubs on campus. From Black Student Union to the Asian Culture Club, people of almost every background are able to come...

Picture day preparation

Emily Buttyan, Managing/Opinions Editor December 7, 2023

Picture day is an anxiety inducing day for a number of students every year. Fearful that their single take will ruin their class photo for the rest of that school year, micromanaging appearances is a common...

Merit Scholars double in number

Kiyoung Haavisto, News Editor December 7, 2023

Four students were named National Merit Semifinalists in 2023: Seniors Ian Zeiger, Lydia Wise, Brynn Feinstein, and Jason Thorpe. In comparison to the two students last year, Joshua Shunk and Sahir Jahan,...

This year, the Homecoming theme was New York and took place on Sept. 23. Out of those surveyed, most students attended the dance.

Behind the scenes: Homecoming dance

Wyatt Lehti, Sports and Photos Editor December 7, 2023

A heavily anticipated event for many students is the homecoming dance, however what many people may not understand or tend to know about is the sheer amount of hours that go into preparing for the dance....

After a month of school, students are well acquainted with their peers. The social event allows for friendships to strengthen.

Sweet treat for incoming students

Kiyoung Haavisto, News Editor September 5, 2023

To welcome new freshmen each year, Link Crew holds Freshmen Freeze-Out. The tradition has remained unchanged throughout the years, providing treats for the students. Link Crew members, typically upperclassmen...

Hope Institute CEO Derek Lee gives a speech on the importance of suicide awareness and the Institute itself.  The Institute opened on Wed. Aug. 30, giving intensive therapy to students with suicidal thoughts.

Hope Institute opens doors with on-campus ceremony

Wyatt Lehti, Sports and Photos Editor September 1, 2023

The Hope Institute opened on Wed. Aug. 30 with a ribbon cutting ceremony that took place in the cafeteria. Chandler Unified is not only the first district in the state, but also the second in the country...

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