The Precedent

Junior Saydie Thomas, taking a quiet moment to herself to regroup before heading to class. Just by taking a few moment to yourself before continuing a task you can accomplish it then when you are stressed.

Conquering stress to achieve success this school year

Meghan McGowan, Photo Editor September 20, 2021

As students return to a normal schedule, the stress that comes with it can be overwhelming. From having three classes a day to six, with sports, clubs, and other activities starting up again, feelings...

Junior Ava Jorgensen hits a handstand directly on top of the bar in her uneven bar routine. Jorgensen has been a level 10 since 2018 which is the highest level of the Developmental, previously known as Junior Olympic, Program.

Gymnast builds promising future in college career

Sabrina Digne and Derek Fernandez September 20, 2021

Over summer, junior Ava Jorgensen verbally committed to Brigham Young University on a full-ride athletic scholarship. Jorgensen has been a gymnast for 12 years, and despite all the struggles she has faced...

Nico Campbell showing is appreciation of his culture. Being the president of the Latin Culture Club Campbell supports all of those of Latin decent and makes them feel comfortable at school.

Diversity is strengthened through Latin Culture Club

Presley Plant, Managing Editor September 20, 2021

Recognition goes a long way for the new Latin Culture Club, whose goal is “making people of that descent feel safe,” said senior and club member Justin Chacon. For the 14 years that this school has...

Seniors Cort Cooley and Preston Felker dance on top of the push-up board during a football game. The home game against Basha was camouflage themed.

Making most of school spirit with small Hype Squad

Saydria Ostler and Meghan McGowan September 20, 2021

After allowing limited spectators to attend sporting events last year, students have returned full force to football games. The first football game of the year versus Desert Vista beckoned a loud student...

Located on the corner of Higley and Ray, Air Guitar is definitely worth a stop by.

Luxury convenience store opens in first phase of Epicenter project

Lindsey Harrison, Double Truck Editor September 20, 2021

The newly opened Air Guitar is the most convenient and exciting convenience store in the area. Built on the corner of Higley and Ray, it’s the first of many stores and restaurants a part of Agritopia’s...

Senior Mason Mesias ends practice early before gameday. Football has their locker class 6th hour where they will usually discuss previous games or get in extra practice which flows into the hours they spend practicing after school.

Athletes struggle to cope with mental health

Sabrina Digne, Sports Editor September 20, 2021

In the world of sports, it is not uncommon for athletes to disregard their own mental health for the sake of success in their sport. It is human nature to always want to be successful and do the best you...

Students, while on campus and at student events, are required to follow Dress Code. Dress codes have been known to put stricter requirements on females.

Dress code tailored to restricting females self-expression on campus

Lauren Ludwig, Editor-In-Chief September 20, 2021

Ever since preschool, school boards have dictated what students are allowed to wear.  In grade school, this wasn’t as big of an issue, as parents mainly took over the shopping and choosing outfits...

Marvel super hero, Shang-Chi, came to the discovery of his new powers. Explore the wonders and mysteries that he faces in theatres today.

New magic, powers explored within Marvel legend

Derek Fernandez, A&E Editor September 20, 2021

Marvel recently released “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, an action and adventure film, which introduces fans and watchers to a very powerful, strong new hero to the Marvel universe. This...

American Horror Story Double Feature; lackluster return to television

Sophie Barkett, Reviews/ Opinions editor September 20, 2021

After a short hiatus, the well-known anthology series, American Horror Story is back on air. In the show's tenth season, monsters and aliens are being combined to create the first-ever “Double Feature”...

A Breath Too late is a powerful, emotional novel that grapples with teenager sucide and its effects. This tear-jerker novel can greatly impact readers.

Storytime with Sophie: A Breath Too Late

Sophie Barkett, Reviews/ Opinions editor September 20, 2021

In correspondence with Suicide Awareness week, the novel, A Breath Too Late by Rocky Callen is a powerful reminder about the effects of suicide. The novel follows the story of teenage girl Ellie Walker,...

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