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Palo Verde welcomes Mrs. Crosby

Palo Verde welcomes Mrs. Crosby

by Thomas Reymond, Entertainment Editor
September 30, 2014
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

This year, we welcome a great new addition to the Palo Verde staff: Mrs. Crosby. Our new assistant principal is eager to start her career at Palo with a great year. Mrs. Crosby is starting her career in high school administration with plans of “having fun and impacting students positively.” Although...

Electrical fire causes school evacuation

Electrical fire causes school evacuation

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2014
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sept. 26 Palo Verde High School students were dismissed early from school due to a school-wide power outage caused by a routine fire drill. The first evacuation, which took place at the beginning of third period, was a scheduled fire drill. When students returned to the building, however, some...

Tennis remains victorious over the Gorman Gaels

Tennis remains victorious over the Gorman Gaels

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2014
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Palo Verde’s tennis team set out to face Bishop Gorman twice this season, and both times came out with a victory. The first match was a home game for the Panthers and they came to play. The women’s team won the match by a margin of 17-1. The men’s team didn’t have quite that large of a gap...

Men’s varsity soccer shuts out Centennial Bulldogs

Men’s varsity soccer shuts out Centennial Bulldogs

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
September 14, 2014
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Sept. 5 the men’s varsity soccer captured the victory against the Centennial Bulldogs with a score of 5-0. This was the Panthers’ first preseason match. They re-grouped from their loss from the previous weekend and came together as a team. “What pleased me the most was that we had five different...

Panthers remember 9/11

Panthers remember 9/11

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 14, 2014
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

To commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and the loss of PVHS teacher Barbara Edwards, Palo Verde held its thirteenth annual 9/11 rededication ceremony during first period at the Barbara Edwards Memorial. “The significance of this heartbreaking day should never be forgotten,” said...

Varsity football thwarts Green Valley Gators

Varsity football thwarts Green Valley Gators

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Sept. 5, varsity football beat the Green Valley Gators in the last 25 seconds of the game. The Gators were in the lead most of the game but the Panthers never gave up and pulled through at the end. During the first quarter, the Gators scored a touchdown at 5:51, 0-7 lead. Senior Ty Fuller scored...

The sheer ginger genius of Ed Sheeran

The sheer ginger genius of Ed Sheeran

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 8, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Very few musicians have the power to silence a screaming crowd, the majority of which being teenage girls, at a sold-out venue. Very few have the talent to sound better live than on a CD. Then again, most of them aren’t Ed Sheeran. Sheeran rocked the socks off the crowds Friday and Saturday night...

CCSD launches Infinite Campus

CCSD launches Infinite Campus

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 5, 2014
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

As of July 7 the Clark County School District officially switched from Easy Grade Pro and School Administrative Student Information programs for monitoring students over to Infinite Campus as the main system for the district, replacing teachers’ gradebooks and ParentLink with the Campus Portal system. Students...

Review: V by Maroon 5

Review: V by Maroon 5

by Alexis Galvan, Reporter
September 3, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Throughout their five studio albums, three live albums, three EPs, 20 singles and 23 music videos, Maroon 5 never disappoint. Their success story all started when the original five guys made a group in high school and decided to called themselves Kara’s Flowers. Even once they got their foot in the...

Varsity baseball beats Bonanza Bengals

Varsity baseball beats Bonanza Bengals

by Cory St. Pierre and Hannah Thompson
March 27, 2014
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Monday Mar. 17, Palo Verde’s varsity baseball team defeated the Bonanza Bengals on the Palo Verde field with a final score of 16-6. Despite the sudden increase in wind, the Panthers still managed to blow away the competition, winning the game via mercy rule in the bottom of the sixth inning. This...

Review: South Park’s The Stick of Truth

Review: South Park’s The Stick of Truth

by Matthew Clancy, Reporter
March 26, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

“South Park” the animated series debuted in August of 1997. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, “South Park” was intended to be viewed by mature audiences, but these days, the show is more popular among younger viewers. This popularity has lead to the release of “The Stick of Truth”, th...

Dress code for comfort in the desert

Dress code for comfort in the desert

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2014
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Here at Palo Verde, there is a very strict dress code enforced for all students. Shorts and skirts have to reach fingertip length, shoulders have to be covered and absolutely nothing can be see-through. But the weather conditions in Las Vegas can be excruciatingly hot, so the dress code should be ch...

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