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Race to graduation; Lift Lab aids students in completing courses

Race to graduation; Lift Lab aids students in completing courses

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


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As the clock ticks and the students countdown the days to graduation, some are spending their time putting in the extra work to make sure that they can graduate on time. Whether it was because of failing classes or not enough credit hours completed, students are sprinting to get these classes completed ...

Top 5 percent prepares to speak at graduation

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


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Seniors have one thing on their mind right now: walking down the aisle at graduation. This impending liberation has created an overwhelming sense of senioritis, especially after the Red for Ed walkout teased seniors with a glimpse of the freedom they are about to enjoy as future graduates. However,...

Chandler Hays Wins Fourth in the World

Chandler Hays Wins Fourth in the World

Morgan Cleary, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


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Being fourth in the nation is in itself a great achievement, but being fourth in the world is reaching a whole different level. Senior Chandler Hays just competed in the International Career and Development Competition, winning a test medal, multiple final medals and the title of being fourth in the...

Seeing Red: Teachers With teacher walk-out looming, schools & state seem miles apart

Mia Irvin and Lauren Fountain

April 25, 2018


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To teach is to inspire a generation. But what happens when those who teach are tired of being underpaid? Va. was a spark, with teachers striking for nine days, inspiring Ky. and Okla., closely followed by Ariz. Educators in the Grand Canyon State first painted the state #RedForEd, a movement born o...

Red for Ed: a brief overview

Red for Ed: a brief overview

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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The recession of 2008 affected citizens in both the private and public sectors. Schools were no exception. Teacher pay was cut due to this recession and due to tax cuts that followed. Ever since then, teachers have been advocating to get a raise to keep up with the rate of inflation. Abryanna Baldw...

Hope Doyle still pursues riding after rehabilitation

Hope Doyle still pursues riding after rehabilitation

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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Anyone who has been through the momentous ‘first day of high school’ can share in the experience of nerves and excitement. The average freshman problems are as follows: finding the right class on time, having somewhere to sit at lunch, meeting new people and adjusting to the no sleep schedule from a...

Spread the word campaign brings awareness to campus

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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The “R” word is one that has become all too common to hear in the hallway passing by a group of friends joking around with each other or in the courtyard passing by a group of immature teenagers. Not many people consider it offensive to call someone a retard because it has become socially acce...

March for Our Lives; PHS students protest against gun violence in schools

March for Our Lives; PHS students protest against gun violence in schools

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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The current stereotype that follows millennials is living through a cell phone screen, or being lazy and reliant on parents, sheltered, or over sensitive. Of course that can be true, but not just for kids, adults too. Everyday is a new day for change. With the recent events that have taken place ...

AzMerit causes confusion on campus

AzMerit causes confusion on campus

Callahan Nagel, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


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That time of year has finally arrived where students are becoming swamped by standardized testing. From the ACT to SAT students are kept busy with their regular school work and extra studying. But more recently a newer standardized test has been introduced to arizona students, the AzMerit. Starting in 2015, ...

Perry Sparrow Club is first in Arizona

Sawyer Del Fosse, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Sparrow Club is a service driven organization that aims to increase student activity in the community. This is the first year Perry has had a chapter even though the program has been around since the 1990’s. Originally started in Oregon, the program was brought over to Arizona by junior Brittany Tomes. Tomes...

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