The Precedent

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

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018

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...

Staying in state offers comfort

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2017

There's no place like home. What better time than college to apply this valuable life lesson? Today many students are faced with countless college opportunities. Ranging from those fortunate enough to gain scholarships that accelerate them to all parts of the country to those who wish to study abroad...

College planning through high school

Valerie Burgess and Ethan Thai

December 16, 2016

Throughout high school, the looming pressure to prepare for college is ever present. Classes, grades, class rank, and standardized testing scores are all factors which comprise the college application process. Beginning freshman year, the stress associated with high school to create the optimal portfoli...

Clinton and Trump: The future of our education

Clinton and Trump: The future of our education

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016

The 2016 Elections are sneaking up on us. Although most of us cannot vote, it’s still important to know the main candidates stance on topics that affect us. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the two candidates butting heads in this race. So where do they stand when it comes to our education? Common...

Class of 2016 sets school record for scholarships

Kendall MacGregor and Sam Nabaty

May 18, 2016

With the end of the school year in sight and approximately 700 students preparing to receive their diplomas, the class of 2016 has something else to be proud of. According to the Career Center specialist, Pat Phillips, “Our academic total for the 2016 year is $17,134, 444.” This number exceeds ...

AVID visits California colleges

Abbie Murray, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2015

Preparing, applying, and touring colleges, being able to find the time to get it all done can be daunting to most. The AVID program helps lower the stress of juggling all of this by enabling students the opportunity to go on field trips and visit colleges. On Nov. 20, six senior AVID students went o...

College creates anxiety for seniors

College creates anxiety for seniors

Abbie Murray, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2015

Another school year begins and with it another wave of seniors must decide what their future may hold: whether it be picking the right college, getting a job, going to a trade school, or a combination of the above. Either way the process is exceedingly stressful. Most teachers and staff members hope...

Bear Down with talent at U of A

Jordan Williams, Photo editor

May 19, 2015

Sun Devils? Lumberjacks? You meant, Wildcats! Beardown! While every student dreams of an ivy league school, University of Arizona is the closest Arizona has to a genuine school. Between the three most popular in-state universities, UA is clearly the best option for college. Let’s begin with the...

The future may be closer than we realize

Paige Coakely, Editor-in-Cheif

November 17, 2014

Now most everyone on this campus is freaking out about something. From the Biology test that counts for seven- twelfths of your grade 4th period, to the English project that you have to present (but you only read to page 17), and an important thought running through our panicked brains is “am I going...

An international education

Peyton Flake, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2014

School is almost out, and while many seniors are planning to attend colleges such as ASU, NAU, and BYU, for some students there may be a different option. In today’s day and age, it has become possible  to attend a university not only out of the state, but out of the country. Going to college outside...

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