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Funding is the main issue regarding increase in safety

Funding is main issue regarding school safety.

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

In response to the Florida school shooting, parents have been questioning safety measures taken in schools across the nation. Perry is no exception. There are quite a few safety precautions taken here, however, money given to the schools determine the quality and quantity of those measures. Principal...

School safety back under the microscope

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

March 9, 2018

The boiling point: how gun violence has become commonplace in America Apr. 20, 1999. Columbine High School in Colorado, about thirty minutes south of Denver. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris arrive at the school at 11:10 a.m. Upon meeting by Harris’ car, the pair enter the cafeteria to plant propane b...

Where do you stand: PHS Young Republicans and Democrats Debate

Where do you stand: PHS Young Republicans and Democrats Debate

The Precedent

March 8, 2018

The Precedent: Where do you stand on issues regarding the Second Amendment? Senior Sarah Martino of the Young Democrats: “I’m a full supporter of the Second Amendment: hunting rifles and small handguns should be allowed for the public. I really don’t see why it’s necessary for a 19 year old...

Routineness of safety drills in school causes complacency

Routineness of safety drills in school causes complacency

Sarah Campbell and Sarah Lankford

March 4, 2016

The intercom turns on, signaling that the school is going into lockdown. Students begin evacuating their seats to go sit along the wall out of view from the door – out of sight of a potential school shooter – but after the teacher locks the door and shuts the blinds, they stop the class. It’s...

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