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Emmanuel Macron Victorious in French Presidential Election

Emmanuel Macron Victorious in French Presidential Election

by Joseph David, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Last night Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron took the French presidency against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Macron won by a decisive margin, a staggering 66 percent to Le Pen’s 34 percent. The 39 year old strongly supports business and a unified European Union. En Marche!, founded by Mac...

Palo Verde Students Give Blood For Cause

Palo Verde Students Give Blood For Cause

by Alexandria Margo and Joseph David
May 1, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Thurs. April 27 marked the beginning of the Palo Verde Blood Drive, hosted by the United Blood Services. The blood drive continued until Fri. April 28. It is from 8:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M. in the Palo Verde auxiliary gym. Students must be 17 and meet the height and weight requirements to donate. All donors received ...

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...

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...

Donald Trump Takes Presidency With 276 Votes

Donald Trump Takes Presidency With 276 Votes

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinion Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Nov. 8th marked the beginning to a new era of the United States of America’s history. After nearly two years of campaigning, the winner was decided and made the President of the United States of America. The election began around 3PM and for almost eight hours Americans watched and waited to see who...

Las Vegas Celebrates Pride

Las Vegas Celebrates Pride

by Alexandria Margo, Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Friday, Oct. 21, citizens came together at Downtown Las Vegas to kick off the celebration for LGBT pride. The festival started with a pre-show at 7 P.M. and then the Pride Parade began at 8 P.M. This year's festival hosts included Christopher "Edie" Kenney, Jennifer Warner, Adrienne Alexander and Ra...

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 ...

First Friday Covers the Streets of Downtown Las Vegas

First Friday Covers the Streets of Downtown Las Vegas

by Vanessa Abbitt, Senior Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

On the night of the first Friday of every month, a music, food and art street festival is held on the streets near downtown Vegas.  It is family and pet friendly, there are multiple DJs and street musicians to listen to and plenty of space for dancing.  There are also countless art exhibits and stan...

Hurricane Matthew Moves to Category 3, Kills Hundreds

Hurricane Matthew Moves to Category 3, Kills Hundreds

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Coastal countries have always known the lingering dangerous threat of the hurricane. Take Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, LA in 2005, which claimed over 1,800 lives as a category 5 and caused $81 billion in property damages. There is now a developing hurricane on a path in the Atlantic dubbed Hurrica...

‘Warm Fuzzies’ Spread Respect at Palo

‘Warm Fuzzies’ Spread Respect at Palo

by Vanessa Abbitt and Hope Freeland
October 8, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Even though the weather is cooling off, warm fuzzies are spreading like disease. The idea behind them was to get students to give more compliments, be more courteous to one another and spread kindness as part of Respect Week. The warm fuzzies are necklaces made of yarn with a yarn puff at the end of...

Summerlin Shooter Kills One and Stands Off Police

Summerlin Shooter Kills One and Stands Off Police

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

At 5:00 P.M., a call was received by the Las Vegas Metro of gunshots and a dead woman at 2100 Henniker Way. The often peaceful neighborhood became the hot spot of choppers, cruisers, SWAT cars and fire engines as a night of suspense unraveled. It started with a call from someone who has yet to give their ...

Every 15 minutes simulation shocks students on the reality of drinking and driving

Every 15 minutes simulation shocks students on the reality of drinking and driving

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
September 17, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Thurs., Sept. 15, Palo Verde students were exposed to the death of three teens and the incarceration of one as the Metropolitan Police performed a drunk driving simulation. "Every 15 minutes is a two day DUI program put on by the Metropolitan Police based on a statistic in the 80s in which every...

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