The Precedent

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...

Valedictorian removal is foolish

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

Countless hours valuably spent studying for tests, a few all-nighters down the line, an ambitious spirit flourishes throughout high school, and achieves the highly-competitive award of valedictorian. This award is recognized worldwide by universities and educators, and can lead to unique opportunitie...

Are Social Media’s Benefits with the Drama?

Are Social Media’s Benefits with the Drama?

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

This issue we worked on, if social media was worth the time that we invest and, if its worth the drama that we go through as a generation.

Top Five moments of the year

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 20, 2019

With the end of a school year, people all over the country are reflecting on what happened over the past ten months. This is normal, but the 2018-19 school year has been anything but. It has been a year of triumphs and tragedies, leaving most of the nearly four thousand people who call Perry home hu...

Is Valentine’s day a overrated couples holiday that celebrates cretinous, cringey romantic gestures

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 17, 2019

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays were it can be a good holiday if you have that special someone to spend it with in this issue we discussed if Valentine's Day is a overrated couples holiday or not.

PHS remains strong in a forgettable year

Tyler McCracken, Staff reporter

April 25, 2019

This school year has been one for the books - maybe even the record books, maybe even a book that we just put into a shredder. We have had two faculty members unexpectedly pass away, we’ve endured construction, then the bats attacked, and finally we had a political protest. In October, teacher Leslie Jones passed away...

How Social Media Affects Relationships

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

The unrealistic standards social media sets for people's lives impacts relationships and expectations, friendships, and life. When you scroll through social media you are overwhelmed with the photos and videos being posted all the time with a feed that updates twenty four seven. These views on re...

The name of the new C-building can be confusing for students, teachers

Unsigned, Staff writer

April 25, 2019

There are nine buildings on campus with now two extensions. The two newest additions being the “New F-building” which holds CTE classrooms and currently under construction the “New C-building.” which will hold Language, English, and other classrooms. Being a junior I personally have never known a...

Social media withdrawals and how it effects us

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

We have all been entangled in the trap of a social media app, whether it is Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, or even Facebook and have lost copious amounts of time after being drawn in by one video or post and then needing to see another and another. Before you know it, it’s now 1am and you have to get up ...

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