The Precedent

How do industry standards come to be?

Lauren Ludwig , Editor-In-Chief April 13, 2022

Industry standards are the socially accepted standards for products and services and dictate what is and is not acceptable. Name Brands, such as Chick-Fil-A, Sephora, and Gucci, are what is popular with...

Raising Canes, Chick-fil-a, and In-n-out are some of the best fast food places in all of Phoenix. In recent years these three franchises have exploded in popularity.

Most popular fast food spots of Arizona

April 13, 2022

Drive down any street for long enough, and you will pass any number of fast food restaurants. In Phoenix, Arizona alone there are seven Raising Canes locations, seven In-n-Out restaurants, and 24 Chick-Fil-a...

Photo features junior Ally Dejesus and senior Dylan Nelson.

Why brands do not matter

Lexi Amaro, Staff Reporter April 13, 2022

In the high school demographic, teenagers gravitate towards trends and specific brand names to fit into the standard of what is considered popular.  Oftentimes, people will pick style over function....

Finding out Santa is not real is a humorous yet sensitive. Read to hear the unique perspectives on finding the hard truth

Wait what?! Santa is not real?!

Presley Plant, Managing Editor December 14, 2021

Parents try to keep imagination preserved for as long as possible within their kids. People make up fairytales and myths to keep the adolescence within others. Parents tell these fantasies so well that...

Editorial written by junior staff reporter Lexi Amaro

I’ll be home for Christmas

Lexi Amaro, Staff Reporter December 14, 2021

My parents have been divorced my whole life, and every Christmas I've ever spent has been split between one parent or another. According to our joint custody agreement, whichever parent I'm missing on...

Boyscout sophomore Anson Knoblach works on his character by doing service constantly. He has received his eagle scout for his much devoted work to the Boy Scout of America.

What service does for Eagle Scout Anson Knoblach

Presley Plant, Managing Editor December 1, 2021

High school is a time where students can discover their hobbies and passions, for sophomore Anson Knoblach, he found that serving people is where he can find himself. Knoblach is part of the national organization...

Adithi Nythruva has a passion for music. She  performed the National Anthem at the winter assembly.

Adithi Nythruva volunteers through Homegirl Project

Lexi Amaro, Staff Reporter December 1, 2021

Junior Adithi Nythruva is very passionate about making a difference in her community. By valuing female empowerment and racial equality, she is working hard to bring lasting change. Founded by Malavika...

Seniors: Gavin Brennan, Makayla Premo, Anna Myers, Dayton Jones, Ashlyn Minor, and Nadine Loureiro wear their cap and gown while walking off-campus. After their abnormal four years of high school these seniors are ready to start their new life.

Senior spotlights: highlighting seniors as they say good-bye

Presley Plant, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

Senior Anna Myers is a three-year veteran for The Precedent, during her time involved in the newspaper she has worked alongside Nadine Loureiro (editor-in-chief) as the managing editor. Myers has won many...

Students vote on their favorite Thanksgiving traditions via a Twitter poll.

Top Thanksgiving traditions, plus some that may turn heads

Madeleine Nseir, Staff Reporter November 20, 2020

Thanksgiving is a specially unique event where families get to celebrate a wholly American holiday with their own twists. Some families like to keep it simple with the quintessential celebrations, while...

Man under the bed with pale blue eyes, face dripping blood. Drawing by Mikaela Henricksen.

Don’t look under the bed

Lauren Ludwig, Staff Reporter October 30, 2020

3 am. Commonly associated with silent ghosts, creepy clowns, and ill-intentioned demons. You don’t believe in such things, haven’t since you were a kid. The paranormal doesn’t normally scare you,...

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