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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...

Women’s Volleyball Celebrates Senior Night

Women’s Volleyball Celebrates Senior Night

by Jared Feldman, Reporter
November 5, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Oct. 27, the Palo Verde varsity women's volleyball team played their annual senior night game. In the first set Palo tried their hardest, but Shadow Ridge prevailed with a score of 15-25. The second set started off with a bunch of out-of-bounds calls against both teams. The entire set, the two teams...

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Author: JK Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Published: July 31st, 2016 Rating: 7/10 The Harry Potter franchise is known all around the world to many different people, from the biggest penthouse in New York to the smallest towns and people. To keep the experience fresh for fans,  every year author  JK Row...

Halloween Panther Bites

Halloween Panther Bites

by Hailey Rodis and Makayla Purvis
November 2, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

What’s the best costume you’ve ever dressed as? Why? Alice in Wonderland because I freaking adore that movie (Alley Hernandez, sophomore) Leprechaun, cause I'm short. (Mace Cunningham, freshman) A doctor. I had fake blood all over me that my dad made and it was edible and tasted like chocolate so I drank it and freaked people out (Millie Gautschi...

Panthers take Homecoming title against the Spartans

Panthers take Homecoming title against the Spartans

by Remington Foster and Jared Feldman
October 28, 2016
Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Oct. 21, the Palo Verde varsity football team had an amazing first win at this year’s Homecoming game. Starting off in the first quarter of the game, not even three minutes into the game, junior Chamere Thomas ran a 50 yard touchdown, and his kick was good making the scoreboard light up with 7...

Panther’s Take a Trip to Hogwarts for Homecoming Week

Panther’s Take a Trip to Hogwarts for Homecoming Week

by Sedona Goodbar, Features Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

For Palo Verde’s 2016-2017 Homecoming, Panthers took a train from Platform 9 ¾ to Hogwarts for a week of wizardly fun. Palo Verde students voted “Harry Potter” as their theme for this years homecoming. Palo Verde’s classes were split up into four houses; Hufflepuff for Palo’s freshman, Ravencla...

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...

Let’s Not Do The Time Wrap Again: A Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Review

Let’s Not Do The Time Wrap Again: A Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Review

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
October 24, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

  It's no secret Hollywood loves its remakes but only recently have those remakes involved Hollywood completely dragging a perfect classic and then continue to rip it to shreds. This trend hasn’t been new to classic movies but it is new to classic musicals, and following the complete train wr...

Why Pit Bulls are Just Misunderstood

Why Pit Bulls are Just Misunderstood

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

A dog is said to be a man’s best friend, and rightfully so. Dogs are sweet hearts that spend their whole lives loving their owners. Almost everyone loves the fluff balls that we were gifted, and it’s one of the most common pets. But for some reason, pit bulls seem to get the short end of the sti...

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 ...

Life is Beautiful, Indeed

Life is Beautiful, Indeed

by Brisa Muscaglione and Frida Arroyo
October 14, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

With headliners like J. Cole, G-Eazy, Empire of the Sun and The Shins, there’s no way Life is Beautiful could’ve been a bad time. From the music to the people, to the food trucks, Life is Beautiful had it all! For the past three years, Life Is Beautiful (LIB) has taken over the streets of Dow...

The Birth of a Nation review

The Birth of a Nation review

by Cole Greenberg, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Starring: Nate Turner, Armie Hammer Director: Nate Turner MPAA rating: R Release Date: October 7, 2016 Nate Parker’s bold directorial debut, The Birth of a Nation, opens with these words of Thomas Jefferson, laying the groundwork for a striking story of rebellion, courage and ...

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