The Precedent

Teachers opinions of students figuratively weigh the scale of the students grades.

Hot Take: do teachers grade based on how much they like students?

Emily Buttyan , Staff Reporter March 10, 2023

Students spend almost an entire year with their teachers, spending each and every day in their classrooms for at least an hour. That being said, sometimes students feel like teachers are out to get them...

Main characters Debbie and Peter switch places from New York City and Los Angeles in a last minute effort to help each other.

Entertainment with Em: “Your Place or Mine?” Does it compare?

Emily Buttyan, Staff Reporter March 10, 2023

Another romantic comedy comes to Netflix; “your place or mine?” features the well renowned Ashton Kutcher and Reese Witherspoon in a trope filled friends-to-lovers story. Though it has the second best...

Senior Siera Herbert attempts to shoot the ball into the goal for Perry against Westwood. Herbert is a role model for her younger sister in the program and she worked to demonstrate good worth ethic for her sister.

Leaving legacies

Reagan Reynolds, Opinions and Social Media Editor December 16, 2022

In high school sports, athletes who typically have successful final seasons leave the program with a legacy. These legacies are built by good sportsmanship, strong leadership qualities, and overall success...

Making space for young voices

Making space for young voices

Saydria Ostler, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2022

The COP27 is the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference that meets almost every year. This year, there was something a little different at the conference: young activists. According to Euronews,...

Senior Folie Eisenhower plays at halftime during the game against Corona del Sol on Sept. 16. The Puma Regiment won AZMBA competition with a score of 88.125.

Marching band places first at state championships

Elena Jones, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

The Puma Regiment took first place at the annual AZMBA State Championships on Saturday, Nov. 12. The band performed their show entitled “Imprisment,” featuring songs by Imogen Heap, Daft Punk, and...

Outside hitter Kate Wagner sets the ball for middle blocker Delaney Gregg at the game against Desert Vista on Nov. 3. It was the first in a series of games they played in their fight for the playoffs.

Girls Volleyball push to playoffs

Koen Martineau, Staff Reporter November 27, 2022

On Nov. 3, the varsity girls volleyball team began their journey to win the 2022 volleyball playoffs. With a number of mishaps occurring to the players, including the flu and concussions, the girls were...

Varsity Football team charges across Spring Valley Highs field to open their first game of the the 2022 season.

New football season, new head coach

Emily Buttyan, staffer September 11, 2022

Football season began with a game in Las Vegas against Spring Valley. The team won their first game of the season, finishing at a score of 19-14. Anticipation is high for the 2022 football season, with...

The 2022-23 DECA officers Grace Knutson, Juliet Read, Bella Keselman, Stella Jones, and  Katelin Macari in the Puma Den ready to open it for the year.

DECA outside of the Puma Den

Meghan McGowan, Sports Editor September 11, 2022

DECA is known around school for running the Puma Den and dressing up for class, but DECA does more than just that. DECA, or Distribution Education Club of America, is a national organization that teaches...

Sophomores Miranda Ferrer and Sammie Kaufman-Warner argue over whether they should be able to wear white after Labor Day. The fashion dont date back to the 19th century, but as fashion has evolved, most people no longer follow this rule.

Hot take: Who actually wears white after Labor Day

Meghan McGowan, Sports Editor September 11, 2022

In fashion, it is considered against fashion standards to wear white after Labor Day, but why is that even a rule? The phrase was created in the 19th century mainly to distinguish classes. As the rich...

Sophomore McKayley Herr enjoys a Dunkin Donuts coffee on a September morning before classes. Herr and her friends stopped for a morning treat before a long day of school work.

Pumpkin, spice, and everything nice

Julia Carvalho, Staff Reporter September 9, 2022

With the start of September comes the return of everyone’s favorite fall drinks. Luckily, one does not have to go far from school to get their hands on some of the most popular seasonal beverages. Black...

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