The Precedent

As spring progresses, college results have come out in waves, ranging from the beginning of March to the beginning of April. Most likely due to the removal of standardized tests, there has been a large increase in college applications, which in turn made getting in much harder than before.

With removal of standardized test requirements, college application rates increase

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2021

College letters are being sent out to students worldwide, carrying news of rejection, acceptance, or the middle ground: the waitlist. With the pandemic’s prominent presence in 2020, the class of 2021...

The question of whether or not schools should make in needed to be COVID-19 vaccinated to attend

COVID vaccine should not be mandatory requirement in public schools

Braden Toth, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine has been distributed for about three months and has had its fair share of controversy, but many issues are occurring whether or not teenagers and children should receive the vaccine...

Freshmen Taylor Walker, Daniel Johnson, and Myrna Diaz meet up in downtown Chandler to look at Christmas decorations.

Hanging Christmas lights early: ruining the anticipation of Christmas

Nate Andrew, Staff Reporter December 17, 2020

With all of the challenges 2020 has brought, people are continuing to look for ways to maintain a positive mindset. Many people have fond memories of Christmas time, so it is no surprise that they are...

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?

Jalyn Knight, Staff Reporter May 4, 2020

Senior year is undoubtedly the most memorable year of a person’s life. When asking someone about high school, more often than not, senior year is the time recalled. Though, for the class of 2020, their...

Holidays highlight changing childhood norms

Holidays highlight changing childhood norms

Daisy Ramirez, Staff Reporter December 18, 2017

It seems that each year we move further from our own childhoods, the change in youth culture continues to evolve rapidly. Although some changes can be for the better, others can be hard to grasp. The...

Protest against the removal of DACA  in New York City on Sept. 26 2017

Dreamers in despair

DACA recipients rights in jeopardy
Daisy Ramirez, Staff Reporter September 26, 2017

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has been especially prominent in the media's eye as of late. In June 2012, the Obama administration founded this immigration policy, which prevents immigrants...

No time to get back into groove

Ian Graham, Reporter February 7, 2017

As my 6 a.m. alarm goes off on March 29, the first thing I hoped to be thinking about was an austere hot mocha and a blueberry muffin. Still recovering from a two and a half week break, school would be...

Planned Parenthood is more than just an abortion factory

Planned Parenthood is more than just an abortion factory

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter February 6, 2017

Whenever the nonprofit organization Planned Parenthood is mentioned, more often than not the word “abortion” is used in the following lines of dialogue. It seems to be that majority of people - especially...

Perry's own dreaded parking lot and student death trap.

Kendall’s Korner: The Parking Lot

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter August 25, 2016

Horns honking, display of middle fingers, and crosswalks being ignored by everyone; this is a scene pulled straight from the student parking lot. As parking at school is nothing new, now with the total...

Managing Editor Dayna Miller.

North Carolina bathroom bill discriminatory

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor April 26, 2016

Minorities are the largest victims of discrimination, and the gay community is no exception. Despite the large presence of the gay community in the public eye, many still have strong feelings of hatred...

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