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PVTV Gets a Makeover

PVTV Gets a Makeover

by Andrew Ochoa, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Video Production, one of Palo’s most popular electives, is getting an upgrade. The class, founded two years after the school was built, has only grown over the past nineteen years. Beginning as a single period, the class has gained students, increased production value, and helped win Palo Verde many...

Meet Your 2017-2018 Student Council Candidates

Meet Your 2017-2018 Student Council Candidates

by Hope Freeland and Jake Grosvenor
February 24, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

It’s that time of year again! Before ending another chapter in our lives in high school, we must elect those who will help better and improve the upcoming years with the annual Student Council Elections. On Feb. 24, the elections were held to see who would fill the position of President, first and...

Kehlani Ashley Parrish’s “SweetSexySavage” review

Kehlani Ashley Parrish’s “SweetSexySavage” review

by Brittany Blanco, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: SweetSexySavage Record Label: Atlantic Records Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Kehlani Ashley Parrish, a R&B/Hip-Hop artist, released another long-awaited debut album, SweetSexySavage, on Jan. 27. Kehlani has always been a huge fan of dancing, but later on she fell in l...

A Cure For Wellness review

A Cure For Wellness review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 MPAA Rating: R Director: Gore Verbinski Starring: Mia Goth, Dane DeHaan, and Jason Isaacs Keeping with the trend of stunning and intriguing horror movies,  A Cure For Wellness, directed and written by Gore Verbinski,  proves that the horror/thriller genre is not all ghost s...

The Dangers of Cyber Bullying

The Dangers of Cyber Bullying

by Alexandra Timpa, Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

It’s 2017 and the amount of technology we have is incredible. Devices such as phones, tablets, and computers have all been created to make our lives easier. In a matter of seconds, we can have the answer to any question appear on the screen of our phone. However, these devices aren’t always used ...

Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

by Hope Freeland and Sedona Goodbar
February 20, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

During the week of Feb. 13 to Feb. 17 Palo Verde celebrated school spirit and took on a unique twist of the “Life is Beautiful” music festival to show their school pride. Palo Verde’s 2017 Panther Week’ theme was “Palo is Beautiful.” Monday’s dress up day was rock and roll themed. Essentially,...

Mr. Panther: Season 17

Mr. Panther: Season 17

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
February 18, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Cheesy pick-up lines, incredible talents, and a ton of hard work and dedication were all elements of this year’s annual Mr. Panther pageant. Taking on a Bachelor-esque theme this year, Thursday, Feb. 16 marked the race for that coveted final rose. With many sponsors, wonderful judges, and some seri...

Why Gendering Products is Useless

Why Gendering Products is Useless

by Hope Freeland, Senior Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Companies use many marketing techniques such as gendering to attract people to their products in hopes that it will cause people to buy the product. Products such as, razors, shaving cream, shampoo, and many other beauty products use gendering to help sell their products to men and women. Gendering is ...

What Really Elected Donald Trump

What Really Elected Donald Trump

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Donald Trump is the most controversial president or even the most controversial elected official in recent years. An Irish betting website has 4:1 odds that President Trump will be impeached within six months. Trump was not the popular choice, by almost 3,000,000 votes in the presidential election, b...

The xx’s “I See You” review

The xx’s “I See You” review

by Erica Jane, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

London’s gracious, synth-boosted and pop influenced trio, the xx has returned with their new album, I See You. The band’s signature nature carries on through this release; their dreamy melodies pounce through every chord and hymn the ten songs offer. Their hit release speaks to fans deeply; it gi...

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...

Why Books Shouldn’t Be Banned

Why Books Shouldn’t Be Banned

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Throughout school, students are given many topics and assignments with different views and objectives. Some are to practice math skills, teach important science rules, or basics that are fundamental to a subject. In an English class it’s more than likely that students will write articles ranging fro...

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