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Review: Penguins of Madagascar

Review: Penguins of Madagascar

by Thomas Reymond, Entertainment Editor
December 4, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Penguins of Madagascar Director: Simon J. Smith and Eric Darnell Cast:  Tom McGrath, Benedict Cumberbatch, Christopher Knights, John Malkovich Screenplay: Michael Colton, John Aboud, Brandon Sawyer MPAA Rating: PG   Slapstick. Childish humor. Mischief. Action. These words come to mi...

Review: The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1

Review: The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-In-Chief
November 23, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 (2014) Director: Francis Lawrence Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman MPAA Rating: PG-13 The third movie of the Hunger Games series came to the big screen on Friday Nov. 21, finishing the weekend in the first spot...

Men’s soccer wins State Championship

Men’s soccer wins State Championship

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Last year was the first time men’s varsity soccer made it to the State final where they placed second, but this year they claimed the title. The Panthers beat Valley High School with a score of 2-1 at Heritage Park in Henderson on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 15. Their journey to victory started...

9/11 Memorial Museum helps patrons never forget

9/11 Memorial Museum helps patrons never forget

by Madi Purdue, Editor-in-Chief
November 13, 2014
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

As you descend the stairs into the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the pressure builds around you. The memories of the day swell and lay heavily on your heart. The first thing you hear is the eyewitness recordings playing in the distance, and as you walk closer, their statements hit you like a ton of bricks...

Homecoming Highlights

Homecoming Highlights

by Panther Print Staff
October 20, 2014
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Homecoming Hall Decor Homecoming Dress-Up Days Homecoming Assembly and Halftime...

Mr. Sweikert becomes a Panther

Mr. Sweikert becomes a Panther

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 8, 2014
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Palo Verde welcomes a new Panther this year: Principal Darren Sweikert. He comes to the school with high hopes of further success for PVHS and is very excited to be a member of the invigorating Palo community. “I’m just excited to be here. I’m excited to learn, to meet people, to interact with...

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...

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