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Senior Spotlight: Ethan Thresher

Senior Spotlight: Ethan Thresher

by Chandler Patrick and Brisa Muscaglione
April 5, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

  Growing up with three brothers isn’t easy, but neither is owning and running your own videography business, all while taking on high school. Senior Ethan Thresher demonstrates perfectly just what taking on your dreams can reward you with. “Every video I create gives me more experienc...

Teacher Spotlight: Coach Zach Brandt

Teacher Spotlight: Coach Zach Brandt

by Andrew Ochoa and Sedona Goodbar
March 31, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Palo Verde High School has had some amazing teachers in its company, but one teacher that has proved to be a great addition to this pack of panthers is teacher and tennis coach, Mr. Zach Brandt. Coach Brandt is a native to Las Vegas and has been a teacher for a total of 18 years, and only two of th...

Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

by Chandler Patrick and Brisa Muscaglione
March 15, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Ever since she was little, star senior Jillian Thomas seems to have been destined to be a leader. From working her way up to Senior Class President to being a star in Zion’s Youth Symphony and Chorus group, Thomas sets a prime example of young adult ready to enter the world. Growing up with four olde...

Moonlight Changes Everything

Moonlight Changes Everything

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Two teen friends, both guys, sit together on a late, breezy night on a Miami beach, the Atlantic crashing onto the shore in front of them. One of the friends is popular at school, chasing girls, hanging with other guys. The other friend is quiet, timid, trying to find his way into adulthood while also sea...

Student Spotlight: Maile Onsaga

Student Spotlight: Maile Onsaga

by Andrew Ochoa, Reporter
February 13, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Sophomore Maile Onsaga is one of Palo’s hardest working and most creative students. If she’s not starring in one of the school’s many plays, she’s working as a member of the Pun Intended Comedy Team, not to mention her many solo endeavors. These endeavors include her musical YouTube channel, Hi...

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...

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...

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...

The Animal Foundation’s 13th Annual Best in Show

The Animal Foundation’s 13th Annual Best in Show

by Sumner Serrano, Senior Reporter
April 12, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

This past Sunday, the Animal Foundation hosted its 13th annual Best in Show gathering. This event takes dogs from the local shelter and showcases them in the form of a dog show. There were fifty dogs organized into small, medium, large, special needs and variety categories. Winners were chosen out o...

Panthers take on spring break

Panthers take on spring break

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 28, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

This spring break, Panthers took some time off to recharge at various places around the country. With the use of social media and generous submissions, Panther Print has put together a gorgeous slideshow showcasing what the Panthers were up to. Take a look, and get ready to take on fourth quarter before...

Wayne Gretzky and his Fantasy Camp

Wayne Gretzky and his Fantasy Camp

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor
March 24, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news, spotlights

For the last fourteen years, four-time Stanley Cup winner and record-breaking NHL player Wayne Gretzky has led the Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp with immense pride and joy. This year, the Las Vegas Ice Center held the honor of hosting the camp for the seventh consecutive year. “It’s an honor to be...

Student Spotlight: Olivia Salinas

Student Spotlight: Olivia Salinas

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
March 7, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Olivia Salinas is currently a senior at Palo Verde, and has offered a lot to the school throughout her 4 years here,athletics wise, being both in dance and swim, while balancing a part-time job at "Firehouse Subs." "[Being both in dance and swim] has allowed me to make a bunch more friends, and it...

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