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Get Ahead of the SAT and ACT

Get Ahead of the SAT and ACT

by Dominique Allen, Junior Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Palo Verde upperclassmen, standardized testing is approaching rapidly and if you don’t know the necessary information, you’re reading the right article. The next deadline date for the SAT is November 2 and for the ACT the next deadline is November 3. For you so-very lucky juniors, your standar...

October 1st

October 1st

by Andrew Ochoa, Features Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

For Las Vegas, the month of October is clouded in memories of tragedy. 58 killed, 851 injured, the gravity of the day weighs on each person in the city. Those who were present speak of a surreal horror. Those not, of a horrible anxiety for loved ones unaccounted for. A community stronger for its pain...

The Panthers Showed No Mercy

The Panthers Showed No Mercy

by Kayla Faasse, Senior Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Final Score- 8-0   The girls’ varsity soccer team played their game against the Desert Pines Jaguars on Oct. 2nd with a vicious attitude that won them the game with a tremendous final score of 8-0. Though the Jaguars did put up a good fight, in the end, they were no match for the Panthe...

How Two Weeks Changed My Life: JustCity

How Two Weeks Changed My Life: JustCity

by Michelle Trajtman, Opinions Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

After two long weeks in New York City taking part in a pre-college program called JustCity, I finally made it on the plane home. Left alone with my thoughts, there was no way to keep track of everything I felt. The rollercoaster of emotions included feelings of satisfaction. I was content, proud, overw...

Mr. Florence Spotlight

Mr. Florence Spotlight

by Mackenzie Khamvongsa and Zoie Martin

October 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Former Panther, Brent Florence, is back in the Palo Verde environment to join the counselor committee. Excited to guide students and Junior varsity basketball, the Panthers have a new favorite teacher to be proud of. Before rejoining the Palo Verde Panthers, Florence worked as a counselor at Canyon Spri...

Restaurant Review: ColdPress Express

Restaurant Review: ColdPress Express

by Zoie Martin, Junior Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

With the newest addition to Downtown Summerlin’s restaurant scene, ColdPress Express opened its second location in Las Vegas as of the week of Sept. 16th. The juice bar is a sister company to SkinnyFats, and is located two stores away from each other. The “homey” like feeling you get when yo...

Lighthouse Charities

Lighthouse Charities

by Ainslee Archibald, Senior Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

In 2016, more than 3000 refugees came to Nevada, according to the State Refugee Office of Nevada. Lighthouse Charities is a local organization founded in 2014 by Cindy Trussel that helps refugees and at-risk families become self-sufficient. Families come to their offices every day to get clothes and hous...

Class of 2019’s Senior Sunrise

Class of 2019’s Senior Sunrise

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Senior sunrise started off at the soccer field from 6:15 AM to 7:30 AM. Seniors enjoyed donuts, photos, music and, of course, spending time with their friends and making memories that will last a lifetime. Senior student, Diane, states, “I had fun at the sunrise. There was food provided and a ...

Club Day!

Club Day!

by Dominique Allen, Senior Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under clubs, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Sept. 12, during both lunches, the clubs of Palo Verde’s 2018-2019 school year came out to introduce themselves to students. If you couldn’t make it, don’t worry -- here’s a recap.   Equality and Empowerment Club - Two students, Kallie Stevens and Mia Heavner, organized an emp...

Athlete Spotlight: Zach Moore

Athlete Spotlight: Zach Moore

by Zoie Martin and Mackenzie Khamvongsa

September 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, spotlights

As another year of Palo Verde football is back in session, football players from all teams are excited for another opportunity to take home the prized possession. With the amount of dedication the Palo Verde Panthers have put into this season, there is no doubt we have a chance to win. We had...

Tailgate Party

Tailgate Party

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Last Friday evening, a heap of Palo Panthers gathered around, in black shirts, to enjoy the tailgate party before the varsity blackout football game against Las Vegas High School. It was a great way for students to show school spirit and hang out with friends. There were hamburgers being grilled, outdoo...

Seventeen Years Ago

Seventeen Years Ago

by Miranda Salazar, Senior Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Yesterday marked the seventeenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, devastating thousands of families all over the nation. Every year, we gather on the soccer field at the Barbara Edwards Memorial for the 9/11 rededication ceremony during first period to commemorate the tragic even...

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