The Precedent

Principal Dan Serrano press conference 12/4/2018

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Showcase

Principal Dan Serrano's monthly press conference discusses changes to CUSD vape policy, campus construction, holiday traditions and more. Look for our next edition of the print Precedent on Dec. 19. ...

Health hazards more pressing than ever

Health hazards more pressing than ever

Tyler McCracken, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

Vaping has reached an all-time high at schools across the nation. “E-cigarette use skyrocketed between 2011 to 2017, going from 1.5 percent to 11.7 percent among high school students and from 0.6 percent to 3.3 percent among middle school students,” according to the Food and Drug Administration. S...

Multi purpose field unplayable, leaving athletes without a field

Multi purpose field unplayable, leaving athletes without a field

Mea Griffin, News Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

All soccer, freshman football, and junior varsity baseball players are without a field. The multi-purpose field, located across from the seminary building, is unplayable. Dead grass filled with patches and unstable soft spots, prevents athletes from playing to their full capability, and puts them more ...

“Society’s new cigarette” has skyrocketed in popularity on campuses across America

“Society’s new cigarette” has skyrocketed in popularity on campuses across America

Anna Myers, Staff reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

“It’s society’s new cigarette”- Principal Dan Serrano The stereotype of your average high school stoner has disappeared with the introduction of vapes on campus. For decades the renegade student who wore a Nirvana t-shirt and talked back to the teachers was stereotyped as the “burnout” ...

State Disbands AzMERIT; Focus Now Turns to ACTs

State Disbands AzMERIT; Focus Now Turns to ACTs

Nadine Loureiro and Jackie Rosales

September 21, 2018


Filed under News

Testing week is always difficult, for students and teachers alike, but the unexpected has occurred, a new chapter has now been opened, or to be more specific, a new test booklet. AzMERIT is officially cancelled. The feeling of shock and happiness seems to pierce everyone’s hearts, but leaves ...

Bus Barn opens for student parking

Bus Barn opens for student parking

Macie Miller, Editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Bus barn parking lot is now open behind the student parking lot exactly where the buses used to be. The lot added 329 new parking spots for students, allowing the entire junior and senior classes with to receive parking spots for the 2018-19 school year. All students that applied to get a parking spot r...

Passion and pride through performance

Cameron Martin, Double Truck Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Double Truck

Cars aren’t just for driving. Not just for getting to school or work, for picking up groceries. They’re not just tools. Who says they have to be practical, fuel efficient, or even aerodynamic? For so many, our cars are more than that. Even at our own high school, a unique and diverse car cultu...

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Fletcher Jones brings smiles to campus

Macie Miller, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

With so many outstanding students on our campus, it can be a challenge for some students to stick out from the general population. However, this is not the case for a student named Fletcher Jones. Fletcher is very outspoken and enjoys the company of his fellow students. He brings a special atmosph...

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


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Morp is coming up fast and it’s time to flip things around from the usual school dances. The dance last year took place out in the main parking lot where students danced in colored chalk during the Color Craze themed night. Afterwards, the lot was a rainbow stained mess and, as an effect, Principal Da...

Complicated $15 billion youth sports industry and high school athletics trying to co-exist

Complicated $15 billion youth sports industry and high school athletics trying to co-exist

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Double Truck

The battle between club and high school High school sports play a crucial role in a school’s culture, unifying students and faculty with team spirit. We saw this recently with the badminton, volleyball, and football teams in their runs for a state championship, culminating in a buzz on campus that P...

The student voice of Perry High School
Dan Serrano