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Violet Negrette

Violet Negrette, Copy Editor & Opinion Writer

Violet Negrette (11) is a copy editor for the Perennial, and this is her fourth year on staff. Violet is looking forward to working with the rest of the writers in editing their articles and learning new techniques for writing as a copy editor. In her free time, she loves soccer, reading books, and spending time with her family.

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The Stanley Cup, TikTok’s New Darling

The Stanley Cup, TikTok’s New Darling

Violet Negrette, Opinion Staff Writer February 4, 2024

    A smooth, stainless steel exterior. An alluring, glossy decorated finish. The pinnacle of modern consumerism for this generation. Because the Stanley cups have skyrocketed into a multi-million dollar...

Why Random People Should Be Selected for the Olympics

Why Random People Should Be Selected for the Olympics

Violet Negrette, Opinion Writer & Copy Editor November 20, 2023

 For too long, the top one percent of athletes have dominated the screen during the Olympics. For too long, the Olympics have set unreasonable expectations for our children and our children’s children....

Reading: A Scourge to Society or Benefit to Humankind? Two Opinion Writers Face Off on the Virtues and Drawbacks of the Written Word.

Reading: A Scourge to Society or Benefit to Humankind? Two Opinion Writers Face Off on the Virtues and Drawbacks of the Written Word.

Violet Negrette, Opinion Writer October 17, 2023

      The world is suffering a new crisis of the modern era: a loss in the love of reading. Mesmerizing computer screens and the nagging trill of a notification have led this generation down a path...

Featuring Rachel Farhoudi

Senior Snapshots

Violet Negrette, News Writer May 2, 2023

As the Class of 2023 slowly approaches the end of the year, the seniors’ memories of the year are becoming more surreal and cherished. We asked six seniors for their favorite moments of the year to give...

Pinewoods Updated Alien Apocalypse Protocol

Pinewood’s Updated Alien Apocalypse Protocol

Violet Negrette, News Writer March 28, 2023

When watching an alien apocalyptic movie, have you ever asked yourself why the main characters are so comically underprepared and doomed from the start? Head of Upper Campus Gabriel Lemmon has asked himself...

Cross Country: Going The Extra Mile

Cross Country: Going The Extra Mile

Violet Negrette, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

My feet ache as a torrent of pain washes down my legs, and another bead of sweat slowly crawls down to settle on my already-glistening face. The repetition of step after step starts to fade in and out...

Pinewood Hosts Poetry Out Loud Competition

Pinewood Hosts Poetry Out Loud Competition

Violet Negrette, News Writer February 1, 2023

Pinewood is offering the Poetry Out Loud competition for students to compete to express their love for poetry for its second year in a row. At the end of this class, students memorize and recite a poem...

Photo by Audrey Nelson

Community Confusion: What’s the Deal With the Food Truck?

Violet Negrette, News Writer November 8, 2022

With the start of the new school year, an enigmatic red truck has appeared adjacent to the Epicurean building. No one quite knows why or how the truck surfaced, but its purpose is vital. Installed because...

College Counselor Marvin Coote looks over senior Nate Martin’s work.

The Future of Pinewood College Counseling

Violet Negrette, News Writer October 5, 2022

To most students, one of the most integral parts of an education is finding the ideal college that fits their interests and properly prepares them for the adult world. This places a lot of pressure on...

Pinewood Introduces Hunger Games: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

Pinewood Introduces Hunger Games: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

Violet Negrette, Arts & Culture Writer March 24, 2022

In light of COVID-19 restrictions lessening, Upper Campus Principal Gabriel Lemmon has decided to incorporate a new tradition into the Pinewood lifestyle in addition to the many other changes the community...

Teens and Social Media

Teens and Social Media

Violet Negrette, Opinion Writer February 9, 2021

Social media is both a gift and a curse for the teens of this generation. It provides fun and entertainment while simultaneously distracting teens from more productive activities. Because of this, social...

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