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Palo’s Winter Dance Showcase

Palo’s Winter Dance Showcase

by Jordyn Selznick and Ainslee Archibald

December 12, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Palo’s first dance show of the year started off with a bang, with our Primadonnas, Belladonnas, and dance classes directed by dance coach and teacher Kim Nordgren. The dancers did a fabulous job . Second year Primadonna, Maddie Berkley, danced in her third dance show of her high school career...

Palo’s Blood Drive

Palo’s Blood Drive

by Ainslee Archibald, News Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Student Council and Vitalant held a blood drive at Palo Verde on November 28 from 8am to 1:30pm in the Auxiliary Gym. In order to participate, a student must set up an appointment, meet certain height, weight, and age requirements, and get a teacher to sign a slip to let them out of class. Donors w...

A Tribute to George H.W. Bush

A Tribute to George H.W. Bush

by Eli Duncan, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

George Herbert Walker Bush died on November 30, 2018 at 94 years old. He served our nation his entire adult life from Navy pilot to the director of the Central Intelligence Agency to two time vice president and one time President of the United States. As President of the United States from 1989 to 1993, Bush ushere...

Community Gathers for Tree of Life Candlelight Vigil

Community Gathers for Tree of Life Candlelight Vigil

by Michelle Trajtman and Ainslee Archibald

November 9, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Over 2,000 people gathered on Nov. 1 at Temple Beth Sholom to honor the 11 victims killed at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday. The service was organized by Jewish Nevada, the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Nevada Board of Rabbis, and included rabbis and Jewish congregations f...

Palo’s New Celebrity: The Black Vegetarian

Palo’s New Celebrity: The Black Vegetarian

by Michelle Trajtman and Ainslee Archibald

November 7, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

There seems to be a new celebrity roaming the halls of Palo Verde. Junior Anthony Talton, otherwise known as the Black Vegetarian, never fails to make the students laugh with his movie reviews on PVTV. Talton’s main goal when making these videos is to entertain the students enough to have them f...

K-Pop Club at Palo!

K-Pop Club at Palo!

by Ainslee Archibald, News Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under clubs, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

K-Pop stars have come to Palo Verde. The first meeting of K-Pop club took place on Friday, September 21 in Room 210. The club is for K-Pop fans to hang out, dance, and appreciate music together. K-Pop, which stands for Korean Pop, is an international music and cultural phenomenon with devoted fa...

Pixar Spirit Week

Pixar Spirit Week

by Dominique Allen, Senior Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

In honor of homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 13th, student council hosted the first spirit week of the school year with the theme of Disney Pixar. Each grade of students had a particular theme; the freshmans had the theme of the movie “Finding Nemo;” the sophomores had the theme of “Toy Story;” th...

Gilcrease Orchard review

Gilcrease Orchard review

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Gilcrease Orchard had its annual pumpkin patch opened on Saturday, September 29th. For many families, it is a tradition to wake up early and be one of the first to enjoy the many experiences the orchard has to offer. The orchard is open year round, but the pumpkin patch opening is especially exciti...

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...

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