The Precedent

PHS takes proactive step towards mental health

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

August 30, 2019

Living with depression, anxiety, self-harm impulses, personality disorders, and other disorders are a part of our daily reality. As time goes on, it almost seems as if these issues become increasingly common amongst youth, more specifically high school students nationwide.  Recently, as the world evolves to fit to the...

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School woke up on Valentine’s Day expecting a day full of love and heart-shaped candies; instead they got fearing for their lives and bullets. During the last class of the day, a former student pulled the fire alarm and began his rampage of hate and terror...

School starting times too early

Madi Montoya, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

The dreaded alarm starts to beep at 6 am for most students, even earlier for those with a zero hour. Students drag their feet to get to school, only to almost fall asleep in the middle of first-hour algebra. If the point of school is to get a quality education, why is more sleep the only thing on our...

Think before you speak

Madi Montoya, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

High school within itself is very overwhelming--any student could tell you that. The pressures of high school are definitely something that scare not only incoming freshmen, but everyone who has ever been a secondary student. One of the biggest fears of entering high school has been Hollywood-ized forever:...

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