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District-wide Deep Equity leads to understanding

District-wide Deep Equity leads to understanding

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Diversity is great and embraced in schools, communities, and society.  Diversity is not simply a mix of cultures, but also celebrating every individual who is different, unique and learning to accept and gain respect for individuals regardless of their differences.  Chandler Unified School District...

Ditch Thanksgiving and celebrate Black Friday

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2019

Disregarding political preferences, strong opinions, and your expressive brother-in-law who believes in questionable conspiracy theories, Thanksgiving used to be the reason everyone put aside their differences, sat at the table, and joined each other for a brief moment of peace. However, rather than...

Has teaching 9/11 become obsolete?

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2019

With the anniversary of 9/11 having come and gone within the past 18 years, each graduating class moves on with their life, and students have become more dissociated and less connected with the tragedy, loss, and overwhelming sense of anxiety that enveloped the nation.  To this year’s group of students on campus...

Oh no, my phone died: Students can benefit from phone charging stations

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

According to techjury.net and smseagle.eu, over 5.13 billion people have cell phones worldwide. In addition, approximately 23 billion SMS messages are sent everyday.  People need their phones to stay connected with family and friends, but also used for entertainment -- playing games and streamin...

Hands Free Driving, Future on the road

Hands Free Driving, Future on the road

Roman Valenzuela, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

Just when driving down the road, take a second to notice everyone on their phone while driving. Make a game out of it. That is one person, two, three, and is that guy taking a selfie?  That is then modern-day road reality.  Recently, the state of Arizona has established a hands-free driving law, entailing ...

Kicking off new school year with big changes

Jackie Rosales, News Editor

August 30, 2019

The beginning of the school year has always been an adjustment period for new and returning students alike, but this year that adjustment period affected more than just the newbies on campus. Unbeknownst to the new students of the school, there have been many recent additions on campus ranging from a new bu...

PHS takes proactive step towards mental health

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

August 30, 2019

Living with depression, anxiety, self-harm impulses, personality disorders, and other disorders are a part of our daily reality. As time goes on, it almost seems as if these issues become increasingly common amongst youth, more specifically high school students nationwide.  Recently, as the world evolves to fit to the...

OPINION: advice from present seniors to future seniors

OPINION: advice from present seniors to future seniors

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Going into the last year of high school, there are about 3700 students on campus, 2019-2020 school year. There are approximately 893 freshmen and 948 seniors. I am almost 17 starting my senior year, and I don’t know where I’m going to school next year, I kind of know what I want to do when I gro...

Point counterpoint: removal of valedictorian will benefit all

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

A student steps up to the podium. They have excelled in a multitude of advanced placement and dual enrollment classes, and have just been accepted into an Ivy League school. A stereotypical “rah rah make the world a better place” speech is delivered and then the valedictorian steps down. And tha...

Point Counterpoint: Kaepernick

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

Some of the most critical moments in history occurred in 2016: a year in which gun violence and brutality was prominent worldwide - especially in America. In that year, one thousand ninety-one African American lives were taken from them by the hands of corrupt police officers that assumed the wor...

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