The Precedent

  • January 16Perry Idol Friday, January 17 2019

Teaching life lessons through economics

Thornton lectures his students on economics using his own form of currency inside the classroom.

Sydney Wolfe, News Editor

March 5, 2019

Economic classes are inspiring students to engage inside and out of the classroom. Through incentives and money talk, students are given the opportunity to perform better and stay involved on campus. A form of fake currency is used in two out of three of the economics classes. Here, money can be earned,...

Three Generations of Thorntons

Thornton family poses for the camera in Christine Thornton's room. Carly and Katie are seen along side their father.

Leilanie Rios, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

Many students on campus share the halls with their siblings; however, not many get to share the halls with their siblings, parents, and grandparents! Three generations of Thorntons are at Perry this school year. Mr.Thornton can be spotted in the upstairs C-building, where he teaches economics. Her...

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...

Push for AP is factor in increased test numbers contributing extra funding

Sarah Lankford and Kylie Vacala

March 10, 2017

Advanced Placement testing is an opportunity for students to test their knowledge at the end of the year and receive college credit. While these AP tests are beneficial for a student's academic success, they also become factors in bettering the environment of the campus as this opportunity for college...

Agriculture Club: growing success and beauty on campus

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016

A new club has emerged on campus, hoping to beautify the campus with greenery while also educating students on the benefits of gardening. Agriculture Club, sponsored by Economics teacher Trent Thornton, is preparing to plant vegetables and flowers to decorate school grounds and instill admirable characte...

The student voice of Perry High School
Trent Thornton