The Precedent

War with parking

Abby Knoblock, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

As every student knows, the parking lot is a huge, controversial topic between students and staff.  Whether it is parents parking in the students spots, dropping off kids in the wrong parking lots or students stealing other students spots, the parking lots are a practically a war zone. Coming to sc...

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

‘Glow Foam’ themed Morp dance hopes to fix problems from last year

Kayla Gee, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

Morp is coming up fast and it’s time to flip things around from the usual school dances. The dance last year took place out in the main parking lot where students danced in colored chalk during the Color Craze themed night. Afterwards, the lot was a rainbow stained mess and, as an effect, Principal Da...

Parking Lot Underway

Hayley Crosby, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017

With construction going strong with the new student parking lot, there is with high hopes that it will solve student parking woes next year. This school year was full of issues regarding student parking, whether that be in the Flipside parking lot across the street or students receiving parking tick...

Parking lot problem resolved for 2017-2018 year

Hayley Crosby, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017

With no available parking spaces on campus and a long waiting list to obtain one, students are forced to find other means of parking their cars. Most students park in the Flipside parking lot across the street from school, but as of Feb. 21, parking was constricted.   Before, the Flipside lot owners expressed c...

Perry parking lot brings unprecedented problems

Perry parking lot brings unprecedented problems

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016

Teenage drivers are known for the loud music, the reckless driving, and careless decisions. Based off this, a high school parking lot seems like a nightmare come true. Now when that parking lot is over crowded, you can only imagine the problems that stem from it. Security guard Kelly Pechloff explained, ...

Construction concerns cause student speculation on campus

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016

Over fall break, a construction site has replaced the once empty lot behind the bus barn. Many students have been speculating what is to be built on this lot with rumors swirling from things students want the construction to be, such as a new parking lot or a Dutch Bros., to what it actually is. Th...

Under construction: changes to Gilbert means changes for Perry

Caden Johnson, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016

Student parking has been a hot-button issue among students and administrators, but now district officials might have a solution. For months now, administration has had their sights set on a stretch of land just east of campus, with hopes that they could purchase and develop a new student parking lot. Before...

Kendall’s Korner: The Parking Lot

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 number of 934 freshman here on campus and the lack of available parking spots, the school and parking ...

New traffic light; possibility of a second student parking lot

New traffic light; possibility of a second student parking lot

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016

  In preparation for the upcoming school year, a new traffic light is currently being installed on 156th and Queen Creek to deal with the increasing traffic. The light is to be up before the start of the 2016-2017 school year. The decision to put up the light was made to deal with the crow...

Students risk illegal parking; jaywalking

Students risk illegal parking; jaywalking

Aja Diffin and Sarah Campbell

April 21, 2015

The student population has grown significantly within the last few years, leading to several challenges; one of the biggest is finding parking for every licensed-student. The shortage of parking spaces remains a long-running issue on campus - according to Deborah Brown, bookstore manager, there are...

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