The Precedent

EDITORIAL: The clock is ticking for our chance to vote

EDITORIAL: The clock is ticking for our chance to vote

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The clock is ticking. The old saying is you’d have to be living under a rock not to know, but even the under-the-rock-people know how contentious American politics are right now. The 2018 midterm elections are looming and this fall we, the students of Perry High School can impact the real world....

Smith Discord: ‘Opt-out’ alternative never held merit in AZ

Smith Discord: ‘Opt-out’ alternative never held merit in AZ

Lucas Smith, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Can Arizonans opt out of state standardized tests? This is a question that has plagued families in our state for nearly a year, and now we have an answer, thanks to the state’s attorney general: no. Opting out is not an option, and according to Arizona law, it never was one. So where did the i...

Hot Mess Buns deliver savory pastries on the go

Mia Irvin, Sports Editor

September 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The food truck trend is beginning to invade parking lots and streets everywhere. But if all the food tastes like Hot Mess Buns, I won’t have a problem with it at all. The Hot Mess Bun truck is one of the newest trucks to take to the streets of the Chandler-Gilbert area. Run by Jennifer Macpherson...

Douglas’ “We Are Listening” tour addresses concerns in public education

Douglas’ “We Are Listening” tour addresses concerns in public education

Erik Yates, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015


Filed under News

In the Chandler Public Library on May 9, newly elected Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas sat and listened to dozens of concerned individuals share their opinions on the state of education in Arizona. With Douglas sat with Arizona Representative J. D. Mesnard, Doctor Cecilia Johnson,...

State testing disrupted learning more than helped

State testing disrupted learning more than helped

Kaitlyn VanKlompenberg, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, Opinions

Now that the 2015 AzMERIT testing season has come to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect. Or exhale. The term’s circus, zoo, nightmare have bounced around the testing circuit this spring, but why? Politicians like Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas have g...

Battle of the bills

Battle of the bills

Sarah Campbell and Valerie Burgess

March 3, 2015


Filed under News

Since the election of Governor Doug Ducey and Arizona school chief Diane Douglas in November, proposed bills and actions have been taken with regards of education. Although both parties believe they have the best intentions for students, do they really? When both were elected, one would see that the...

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