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Barbara Edwards Re-Dedication Memorial Service continues 14 years after 9/11

Barbara Edwards Re-Dedication Memorial Service continues 14 years after 9/11

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
September 11, 2015
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Each year on Sept. 11th everyone across America is reminded of the powerful events that took place 14 years-ago, and here at Palo Verde high school we honor the lives that were lost during the terrorist attacks, and of those lives include our very own Barbara Edwards. "Barbara was a wonderful ,loving,...

Welcome Back Panthers

Welcome Back Panthers

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
August 28, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

The smell of new school supplies and freshly printed schedules fill the air as Palo Verde High School welcomes back its panthers for the 2015-2016 school year. The school has  given way to a new class schedule called ‘block’ scheduling. Here, students will attend  a set of four longer-than-usual...

Student Spotlight: Meet Ian Guiking

Student Spotlight: Meet Ian Guiking

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter
June 3, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

“I feel like my life would have made a complete 180 without choir,” said senior Ian Guiking. Ian has attended Palo Verde all four years now and has made himself known around the halls. Participating in musicals at Palo Verde such as: “The Wedding Singer” and “The Sound of Music.” Playing...

Great Gatsby invites Palo to Prom

Great Gatsby invites Palo to Prom

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 8, 2015
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES

A sparkling evening of extravagance, effervescence, and elegance… a Gatsby Prom is coming to Palo, and it promises to be great. The Roaring ‘20s-themed dance will take place at Emerald at Queensridge. This spiffy venue boasts a mahogany dance floor, surround-sound system, and a ritzy grand staircase....

The Sci-Fi Video Game Club welcomes all gamers

The Sci-Fi Video Game Club welcomes all gamers

by Sam Manlangit, Reporter
April 20, 2015
Filed under clubs, FEATURES

In Palo Verde, there is never a shortage of groups that bring students from different parts of the school into one room of common interests. From Creative Writing Club to the Chess Club, the school has an assortment choices for a student with extra time to pick from. Sometimes one would just want to...

Flags for peace promote positivity

Flags for peace promote positivity

by Caroline Piazza, Reporter
April 9, 2015
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

You’re weird. Nobody likes you. What a loser… Bullying and cyber-bullying is a pressing issue that has an alarming number of effects on the student population around the nation. This is no laughing matter as it can cause unthinkable damage such as self-harm, depression, and in extreme cases, suicide. No...

Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Olvera

Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Olvera

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 24, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

Senior Kaitlyn Olvera has attended Palo Verde the four years she has been in high school. A member of the Primadonna dance team, as well as many other clubs and organizations, her dedication to the school goes beyond the average student’s and she exceeds in exuding her panther pride. “High school...

Bring on the Battle of the Sexes 2015

Bring on the Battle of the Sexes 2015

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 16, 2015
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Mon. March 23 marks the beginning of the annual Battle of the Sexes week at Palo Verde. The genders face off in fun and tacky games all week to declare which is dominate. The girls have won two years in a row, and it will be interesting to see if they can pull out a threepeat. "Battle of the Sexes...

The importance of red lipstick

The importance of red lipstick

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter
March 10, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, trends

Red lipstick is not a new trend, but it’s rediscovery and popularity have caused quite a controversy in today’s society. “You are going to wear it to make you feel better about yourself; you aren't trying to cover yourself up by using makeup, you are trying to express your opinion,” said sophomore...

Teenagers suffer sleep deprivation

Teenagers suffer sleep deprivation

by Emma Kate Dillard, Reporter
March 9, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, trends

Late night deadlines, all nighters, and overloading on coffee are all the signs of a stressed out and busy high school teen. Day in and day out there is a frequent murmur in the halls about lack of sleep. “I went to bed at two  last night,” “I only got one hour of sleep,” “I’m running on...

Mr. Panther showcases the men of 2015

Mr. Panther showcases the men of 2015

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 5, 2015
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

The annual Palo Verde Mr. Panther Pageant, this year with an ‘80s theme and the catch phrase “can’t touch TH15”, debuted the men of 2015 to a crowd of swooning fans. The pageant was hosted by senior class President Kaylyn Taylor and Vice President Madison Bengston, resplendent in their puffy-sleeved...

Sadie’s week

Sadie’s week

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter
February 27, 2015
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES

Over the past week, Palo Verde students were actually allowed to indulge in TV during school, that is for this year’s 2015 Sadie’s Week! Including TV theme dress up days and activities, it was a week to celebrate Palo Verde’s Sadie Hawkins Dance, in a technological way! Starting on Monday with...

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