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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...

Moana review

Moana review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Auli'i Cravalho Release Date: November 23, 2016 MPAA Rating: PG Directors: John Musker, Ron Clements “I am Moana of Motunui” As I came to find out, this was also the name of Disney’s next great movie. Disney released Moana o...

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

by Amanda Wiseman, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under SHOWCASE, spotlights, spotlights

Racing past the screaming fans, her head is spinning and her lungs are burning. Who would have known that there is so much more to running than what we see. Savannah Johnson, a varsity cross country runner at Palo Verde High School, shares her story and the passion she has for her sport. Only being...

Why School Should Start Later

Why School Should Start Later

by Hope Freeland, Senior Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Sleep is a necessity for high school students and the amount of sleep a student gets will affect the rest of their day.  Because students don’t get enough sleep, they are having issues staying awake; if school started later then students would get more sleep and allow them to be more alert and focus...

Thanksgiving Panther Bites

Thanksgiving Panther Bites

by Sedona Goodbar, Hailey Rodis, and Makayla Purvis
November 26, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Panther Bites, SHOWCASE

1. What’s your favorite Thanksgiving food and why? Honey ham because it just puts me in the spirit (Taylor Conti, sophomore) Turkeys because Thanksgiving = Turkey eating day (Sunwoo Kim, sophomore) Mashed Potatoes and gravy were the best invention mankind has invented. (Alley Hernandez, sophom...

Moonlight Review

Moonlight Review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris Director: Barry Jenkins MPAA rating: R Release Date: November 4, 2016   If you were to ask someone why we go to the movies, you’re more than likely to a get a response of “For fun” or “To get out of ...

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...

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