The Precedent

Driving a Different Kind of Mustang

Driving a Different Kind of Mustang

Dequota Wilson and Paige Coakley

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

The skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses - equestrianism. Not your average high school sport. Sophomore Sali Thompson and Senior Makenna Hold are both equestrians. Hold describes an equestrian as ”being able to bond with the horse and keeping the horse between you and the...

The staple of sports: superstitions and rituals

The staple of  sports: superstitions and rituals

Paige Coakley, Editor in Chief

December 15, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Superstitions-everybody has them. Don’t walk under a ladder or don’t break a mirror because you will have bad luck for seven years and forget about the number 13-take Alex Rodriguez for example, whose career has taken a nose dive since switching to #13. The most superstitious people on the planet...

The Precedent receives General Excellence

The Precedent receives General Excellence

Mackenzie Ness, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under News

On Oct. 27, the Precedent, Perry’s Newspaper, returned from the 2014 AIPA Fall Convention with an overflowing amount of awards, including General Excellence for last year’s newspaper staff, which is the equivalent of winning first in state for a sports team. Senior Paige Coakley, the previous...

The future may be closer than we realize

Paige Coakely, Editor-in-Cheif

November 17, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Now most everyone on this campus is freaking out about something. From the Biology test that counts for seven- twelfths of your grade 4th period, to the English project that you have to present (but you only read to page 17), and an important thought running through our panicked brains is “am I going...

Negative self image

Negative self image

Paige Coakley, Photo Editor

March 6, 2014


Filed under Features, Opinions

She stands hunched over, glaring at the reflection shown in the mirror. She pokes at the flabby skin she sees as unappealing. She pulls at the extra tissue pooled around her thighs because she can’t stand the fact that the skin is there. She pulls hard enough to leave a bruise. In her mind, she ha...

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Paige Coakley