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Service hours are first and foremost self-serving for students. A majority of students completed hours to only put them on applications.

Service hours benefit students more than the community

Saydria Ostler, News Editor December 1, 2021

Many clubs on campus are dedicated to helping students get the service hours they need for college applications and resumes. These hours are required to be in many honors societies or service organizations,...

Best burrito option for hectic mornings

Best burrito option for hectic mornings

Vanessa Coracides, Staff Reporter November 12, 2021

School starts early in the morning, and for many that means limited time to eat breakfast. Some just skip it altogether, but there is an easy solution to consuming the most important meal of the day; breakfast...

Driving: A constant lesson in self-management, patience

Driving: A constant lesson in self-management, patience

Lauren Ludwig , Editor-In-Chief November 1, 2021

Learning to walk is a part of life, learning to ride a bicycle is a part of life, therefore learning to drive a car is a part of life.  There is no escaping it, especially in Gilbert, Arizona, where...

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...

Spring 2021; Calling for unique self-expression

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

The spring fashion season for 2021 has arrived and many familiar and new trends are coming during the next few months.  Of course, the familiar floral and nature-esque patterns are coming back into...

With the COVID vaccine being distributed through waves of people, there comes the question as to whether or not it should become mandatory for public school students to take it. There are various benefits with making the vaccine mandatory for students: it can make teens safer, decrease the chances of going back online, and ensure that students can have a normal high school experience.

COVID vaccine should become mandatory within public schools

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2021

Time continues to pass with COVID still being a prominent part of people's lives. However, a recent development that was brought forward is the COVID vaccine. With vaccines come different requirements,...

The Valentines Day aesthetic is full of many sweet treats, red-hue colors, and beautiful and sentimental gifts.

The Valentine’s Day aesthetic is above all the rest

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Valentine's Day is a day full of romance and passion, and surrounding all of that is the encompassing “Valentine’s Day Aesthetic.” This aesthetic bubble is unique and remarkable as it is simple,...

Cafe staff member Shannon White prepares for A lunch. She sets out the ketchup for students to grab.

Free lunches help keeping students healthy

Sophia Hawkins, Staff Reporter January 29, 2021

There have been many downsides within the time spent in this pandemic, however, one positive factor coming out of it is free school lunch. Parents and students who have lost their jobs or can not go to...

Block schedule blocking out COVID

Block schedule blocking out COVID

Tyler Blandin, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

With returning to in-person school on the horizon, the Perry administration is taking as many precautions as possible, including staying on the block schedule. This means students will alternate having...

Taking the SAT comes with heavy prices, the Kaplan SAT book itself costs over 80 dollars, while the test costs 52 dollars (68 with essay). There are various other factors that come to play, like test stress and the years that you build up your high school resume. All of these represent how the SAT should not be the determining factor on whether or not a student gets into college.

SAT should not be deciding factor for colleges

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2020

As students grow older and reach the last two years of their high school career, there is a standardized test that never fails to incite an unhealthy amount of stress into their routine: the SAT.  According...

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