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The Dance Winter Showcase

The Dance Winter Showcase

by Lainey Harlow, Senior Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Palo’s dance classes and Varsity team had the opportunity to present their skills during the annual Winter Showcase. After months of preparation, the dance program had its biggest performance of the year on November 30. With tickets priced at just $7, family members, friends, and team supporters fl...

The Extensive and Interesting History of Mrs. Natellie Newman

The Extensive and Interesting History of Mrs. Natellie Newman

by Kaitlyn Suwanvichit, Junior Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

With Palo Verde being known for its academics, it is very clear that we have teachers that put in hardwork and dedication for their students to be academically successful. It just so happens to be that AP Human Geography and World History Honors teacher, Natellie Newman, is one of them. Born in Flo...

Dia de los Muertos Celebration Held at Springs Preserve

Dia de los Muertos Celebration Held at Springs Preserve

by Hope Freeland and Vaneassa Abbitt

November 9, 2017


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday where they celebrate those who have passed. They create altars which are big and colorful to celebrate their loved ones. The altars are decorated based on each person and what they liked. It’s their way of showing that they will never be forgotten. The Springs...

The Origins of Halloween

The Origins of Halloween

by Joseph David and Alexandria Margo

October 31, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

It’s that time of year. People are throwing cobwebs on their lawn and rushing to get last minute costumes. Halloween is fast approaching. Many people celebrate this spooky holiday, but few know how it actually came to be. Without further ado, this is the origin of Halloween. Halloween first originated ...

Why Do We Carve Pumpkins?

Why Do We Carve Pumpkins?

by Lainey Harlow, Junior Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

What seems so commonplace in the early fall months might shock one from another culture: pumpkin carving. You buy a pumpkin, you gut it, and then carve designs with knives. Sounds strange when you think about it, doesn’t it? Pumpkins, native to North America, were not the original jack-o’-lanterns. Acc...

Palo’s Real Life Superhero: Mr. John Read

Palo’s Real Life Superhero: Mr. John Read

by Chandler Patrick and Brisa Muscaglione

October 25, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

When you think of a superhero, images of Iron Man or Captain America come to mind. In reality however, superheros are the ones who dedicate their time and knowledge to helping others, whether it be doctors, firefighters, or even teachers. When you combine passion, comedy, and a little bit of crazy, you get M...

Palo Verde Theater Presents: The Crucible

Palo Verde Theater Presents: The Crucible

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

From Oct. 11-13, Palo Verde theater presented their first play of the year: Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. With a tough script and a very mature storyline, theater students put on a spectacular performance that had the audience captivated from beginning to end. The Crucible was written in 1953 in response...

The Class of 2018 Celebrates With Annual Senior Sunrise

The Class of 2018 Celebrates With Annual Senior Sunrise

by Andrew Ochoa, Features Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Today, Palo Verde upperclassmen took part in the annual tradition of watching the day begin with their fellow seniors. The soccer field opened this morning  to greet a crowd of nostalgic, years-old friends ready to kick off their fourth and final year here with bittersweet goodbye to their classmates. ...

Golden Nights Victorious in Emotional, Electric Home Opener

by Cole Greenberg, Entertainment Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

It has been a long time coming for professional sports in Las Vegas, but that wait has finally come to an end.   On Tuesday, Oct. 10, the Vegas Golden Knights went up against the Phoenix Coyotes for their first ever home game at T-Mobile Arena. This wasn’t any ordinary home opener, though, as ...

Panthers Venture ‘Into the Wild’ for Homecoming Week

Panthers Venture ‘Into the Wild’ for Homecoming Week

by Brisa Muscaglione and Andrew Ochoa

October 9, 2017


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Last week, panthers enjoyed dress-up days, special events, and more in anticipation of one of the most popular dances of the year: Homecoming. Palo kicked off the week by decorating the school to fit the dance’s theme this year of “Into the Wild”. With halls covered in moss and vine, and ...

Panthers Show Support For Las Vegas Victims + How You Can Help

Panthers Show Support For Las Vegas Victims + How You Can Help

by Hope Freeland, Senior Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Tragedy struck on Sunday night when a mass shooting occurred, injuring over 500 people, many of whom were a part of the Las Vegas community. Throughout the city people have been showing support for the victims and their families by donating blood, time, and money. #VegasStrong has been trending an...

Fourth Annual Life is Beautiful

Fourth Annual Life is Beautiful

by Brisa Muscaglione, Features Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Once again, the excitement I felt for one of the only music and art festivals Las Vegas has to offer had been one of the only things getting me through beginning of the school year blues. On Friday, Sept. 22nd, people from all over flooded the streets of Downtown L.V. to enjoy the plethora of food, ac...

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