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The question of whether or not schools should make in needed to be COVID-19 vaccinated to attend

COVID vaccine should not be mandatory requirement in public schools

Braden Toth, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine has been distributed for about three months and has had its fair share of controversy, but many issues are occurring whether or not teenagers and children should receive the vaccine...

AP tests needs to be in-person

AP tests needs to be in-person

Dayton Jones, Sports editor February 26, 2021

An AP test in any class can, for some students, be the reason they took that class in the first place. If they are not given all tools to help them succeed that entire class could be wasted. Over the course...

With the COVID vaccine being distributed through waves of people, there comes the question as to whether or not it should become mandatory for public school students to take it. There are various benefits with making the vaccine mandatory for students: it can make teens safer, decrease the chances of going back online, and ensure that students can have a normal high school experience.

COVID vaccine should become mandatory within public schools

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2021

Time continues to pass with COVID still being a prominent part of people's lives. However, a recent development that was brought forward is the COVID vaccine. With vaccines come different requirements,...

The Valentine's Day aesthetic is full of many sweet treats, red-hue colors, and beautiful and sentimental gifts.

The Valentine’s Day aesthetic is above all the rest

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Valentine's Day is a day full of romance and passion, and surrounding all of that is the encompassing “Valentine’s Day Aesthetic.” This aesthetic bubble is unique and remarkable as it is simple,...

Rom-coms fit in perfectly with the theme of Valentine's Day. The staff of the Precedent, torn over which to choose, picked five of each category to share with readers.

Rom-coms: masterpieces or waste of time?

The Precedent staff gives their opinion on some of the most popular- and least popular- romantic comedies.
February 11, 2021

In preparation for a Hallmark holiday that is both hated and adored, the staff of The Precedent put together a list of the top five best- and worst- rom-coms to spice up your Valentine's Day. Top five...

Juniors Leah Davis and Dani Lavender celebrate Valentine's Day as friends.

Valentine’s Day is more than just romance

Kyler Allred, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Mushy love songs, pushy feelings, and gushy rom-coms. Midway through February, Valentine’s Day allows for elaborate ways of showing love to one another. Lots of flowers, hugs and kisses are given as...

On The Perry Precedents twitter, a poll was taken. This poll determined which area masks would stay the longest in.

The long-term implications of masks and quarantine

Makayla Premo, Staff Reporter January 30, 2021

COVID-19 has changed many activities this year, all of our lives have changed. Masks have become mandatory in everything we do, school has been both online and in-person, work for others has been based...

Cafe staff member Shannon White prepares for A lunch. She sets out the ketchup for students to grab.

Free lunches help keeping students healthy

Sophia Hawkins, Staff Reporter January 29, 2021

There have been many downsides within the time spent in this pandemic, however, one positive factor coming out of it is free school lunch. Parents and students who have lost their jobs or can not go to...

Senior Alex Gutierrez ties up against his opponent during the first wrestling match of the season.

What about the seniors?

After the AIA cancelled and restored winter sports, student athletes' near future seem shaky
Kyler Allred, Staff reporter January 28, 2021

COVID-19 has quite literally changed everything that happens in this world.  By threatening public safety, the pandemic has been most people’s number one concern when it comes to resuming sports...

When taking a gap year there are various pros and cons in the decision making process. One of the pros being increased knowledge gain and one con being losing the motivation to go back to school.

As seniors prepare for their future, the consideration for a gap year increases

January 28, 2021

For many seniors, right now is the time to submit college applications for next year. While most application deadlines are in March, students most likely have an idea of where they want to go, and what...

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