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Final Exams are a Nuisance to Students, but a Necessity to Future Success

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Every Semester Students across the country prepare for their final exams in pursuit of a passing grade in their various classes. Teenagers despise the tests due to the stress and anxiety they cause, but they do not recognize the impact they can have on their future. Final Exams provide students an idea of poss...

Traditional speaker phone announcements

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Currently announcements in the classrooms at Perry high school go relatively the same in a grand portion of classes. The morning bell rings as students clutter around their desk or turn around in chairs to talk to there peers about nonsense such as what happened at a sports practice or how there morning i...

Re-create Announcements from audio to video

Jonathan Garcia, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

There’s no guarantee that it’ll work. Nor is there the teacher’s promise to follow through. A problem many don’t consider a problem. Audio announcements is seen as an unimportant problem that doesn't need to be fixed. I propose something new, something that can sprout new opportunities. V...

Embracing Crowded Hallways

Leviah Nixon, Reporters

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

From the time you wake up it's already a wreck trying to get to school, from the alarm scaring you half to death as your reaching for the snooze button, you are already immune to the stress that's one day gonna give you serious problems. Because we have these have these problems should we blame the al...

Later School Start Times: A Challenge For Districts

Megan Linden, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Parents, students, and teachers often argue, with little evidence, that United States high schools start too early in the morning. Yes, starting school everyday at 8:30 am does sound nice, but there are many consequences to shifting the whole bell schedule such as disrupting extracurricular activities...

School lunch is last on the agenda… and that’s okay

Hannah Knight, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Some may reminisce on high school as “the best four years of your life!” One thing that may not be missed is the infamous school lunch. Picture the flimsy paper tray littered with gray meat, a soggy vegetable and dry sandpaper disguised as bread. It’s notoriously gross, and similarly to prison food th...

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

OUR TAKE: School spirit stops at Friday Night Lights

Staff Editorial

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports

Friday night lights is something almost every high school student has experienced. The over crowded stands packed to the brim, bright lights and a hard working group of boys playing their hearts out. This year especially was an astounding year for Perry football. Making it to the state game and placing se...

Minute with Mia: Dress code dialogue needs to change

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Let me get one thing straight: this is not another story complaining about why we have a dress code. Having a dress code is necessary to maintain a certain level of professionalism at school. That is understandable and in most cases, preferred. According to many teachers, the problem lies with dress cod...

Minute with Mia: Assault in D.C. must not be ignroed

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Kevin Spacey lost his job. Harvey Weinstein lost his job. Matt Lauer lost his job. Roy Moore was endorsed by the President of the United States and the people of Alabama said he wasn’t good enough to represent them. All these men found themselves accused of sexual harassment or assault. They acted...

Boos & Hoorays: What the heck happened in 2017?

Precedent Staff

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Hooray! Our sports teams are having a great year. Badminton swept the state championship titles, and student-athletes across volleyball, swim, football, and badminton are accumulating awards. Boo! WODs are dead and subject-based writing assignments have taken their place. Congrats administration, y...

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