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Student Spotlight: Ryan Smith

Student Spotlight: Ryan Smith

by Erica Jane, Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

The heat from the beating sun berates his vision and his hands are shaking. He watches the crowds’ faces intently, brows knit together in ultimate concentration. After the last note, the final forte, an uproar of delighted screams and applause fill Disneyland’s plaza. He stands tall, swelling in pri...

Panthers Reunite in Annual Hope Game Victory

Panthers Reunite in Annual Hope Game Victory

by Chandler Patrick and Jared Feldman
February 7, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

An annual tradition has returned to the courts of Palo Verde on Feb. 3: The Hope Game. Played to honor Coach Clarke Sr., The Hope Game raises money for a scholarship for one lucky student, and all proceeds from the night benefit the cause. “It means alot to keep doing this is his name considering the ...

Ms. Balazs and her Undefeated Season with her Team

Ms. Balazs and her Undefeated Season with her Team

by Alexandra Timpa, Reporter
February 1, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

It was a successful soccer season for women’s freshman soccer coach, Ms. Balazs. She lead her team to eight victories in a row, which means that the women’s freshman soccer team went undefeated this season. “We won every game we played and were not scored on once throughout the entire seaso...

Vine Shuts Down

Vine Shuts Down

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE, trends

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the app Vine shut down after almost four years of being a place for many to share videos. The social media app, Vine, had been scheduled to shut down since late 2016, but Tuesday marked the official closing of the app. Vine was a video sharing site that allowed users to upload...

Panthers Proudly Present: One Acts 2017

Panthers Proudly Present: One Acts 2017

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 14, 2017
Filed under clubs, events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Jan. 10 and 11, Palo Verde theater students put on their student-directed One Act plays for parents, family, and fellow students. There were six individual plays, each directed by a senior who has been in theater for all four years. The first night showcased The Last of Sherlock Holmes, dire...

Basketball vs. Centennial Slideshow

Basketball vs. Centennial Slideshow

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Tuesday, Jan. 4, Panthers came back refreshed and strong from winter break to fight the Centennial Bulldogs at a home game. Students and parents alike came along to support the Panthers, as well as cheerleaders and the dance team. Panthers worked hard and with respect, but couldn't quite make ...

A Wonderful Winter Week Indeed

A Wonderful Winter Week Indeed

by Panther Print Photography Staff and Chandler Patrick
December 19, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On a cold Winter Week with Christmas around the corner, Palo students gathered as their school time got shorter Games they played and crazy sweaters they wore, Nothing in these hallways was ever a bore And as the week comes to a close, and all the students are set free They'll patiently wait...

Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later

Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later

by Joseph David, Senior Reporter
December 7, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

75 years have passed since the “date that will live in infamy,” as famously declared by former president Franklin D. Roosevelt. The attack marked US entry into World War II. The attack on Pearl Harbor is the most catastrophic foreign undertaking ever to hit US soil. 90 minutes was all it took to...

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

by Amanda Wiseman, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under SHOWCASE, spotlights, spotlights

Racing past the screaming fans, her head is spinning and her lungs are burning. Who would have known that there is so much more to running than what we see. Savannah Johnson, a varsity cross country runner at Palo Verde High School, shares her story and the passion she has for her sport. Only being...

Halloween Panther Bites

Halloween Panther Bites

by Hailey Rodis and Makayla Purvis
November 2, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

What’s the best costume you’ve ever dressed as? Why? Alice in Wonderland because I freaking adore that movie (Alley Hernandez, sophomore) Leprechaun, cause I'm short. (Mace Cunningham, freshman) A doctor. I had fake blood all over me that my dad made and it was edible and tasted like chocolate so I drank it and freaked people out (Millie Gautschi...

Panther’s Take a Trip to Hogwarts for Homecoming Week

Panther’s Take a Trip to Hogwarts for Homecoming Week

by Sedona Goodbar, Features Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

For Palo Verde’s 2016-2017 Homecoming, Panthers took a train from Platform 9 ¾ to Hogwarts for a week of wizardly fun. Palo Verde students voted “Harry Potter” as their theme for this years homecoming. Palo Verde’s classes were split up into four houses; Hufflepuff for Palo’s freshman, Ravencla...

SAT and ACT Prep

SAT and ACT Prep

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Palo Verde High School juniors and seniors all know the fear and anxiety that cross their minds when they hear or even think about having to take the SAT and ACT.  With scholarships and college admissions that are highly competitive, it’s nerve wracking to try to achieve a really good score on the big ...

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