The Precedent

Government and economics: not just a state standard

Government and economics: not just a state standard

Madeleine Nseir, Editor October 25, 2021

In a world that becomes increasingly more complicated each year, it is more than crucial for future generations to learn about what makes the world go around. It has been said that there are two topics...

Trent Thornton teaches economics. He is now one of many teachers adapting to school closures.

Thornton talks economics, online schooling

Lydia Hampton April 5, 2020

From online schooling to adapting assignments to each student’s need, it is no secret that teachers have been thrown into shouldering the toll of this pandemic. However, couple the unpredictability of...

Thornton lectures his students on economics using his own form of currency inside the classroom.

Teaching life lessons through economics

Sydney Wolfe, News Editor March 5, 2019

Economic classes are inspiring students to engage inside and out of the classroom. Through incentives and money talk, students are given the opportunity to perform better and stay involved on campus. A...

Thornton family poses for the camera in Christine Thorntons room. Carly and Katie are seen along side their father.

Three Generations of Thorntons

Leilanie Rios, Staff Reporter September 28, 2018

Many students on campus share the halls with their siblings; however, not many get to share the halls with their siblings, parents, and grandparents! Three generations of Thorntons are at Perry this school...

Staff Reporter Aja Diffin.

School curriculum lacks important life skills

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter May 19, 2016

Integrals, rhetoric, and circuitry are at the front of teenagers’ minds all throughout high school, but little sticks with them for the long run. If students are lucky enough to pursue a career in which...

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