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Best Buddies Spirit Week

Best Buddies Spirit Week

by Ainslee Archibald, News Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

During the week of March 25th through 29th, Palo Verde came together for a Best Buddies Spirit Week, put on by Palo Verde’s Best Buddies Chapter and the Student Council. Through a variety of activities, ranging from dress-up days to pledging to the ideal of conclusion, students showed support for the...

ACT Week

ACT Week

by Marshae Smith, Entertainment Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Recently, juniors from schools from all over the CCSD district have taken an important test called the ACT’s. Other grades were scheduled not to attend school on March 12, 2019, which was when the ACT’s took place. I took the time to interview many people on how they were feeling about the test, a...

Mr. Panther 2019

Mr. Panther 2019

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Mr. Panther was on Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30 pm in the theatre. The show opened up with all the agents dancing to the 007 intro song, “Keke Do You Love Me,"“Pony," “Pretty Boy Swag," and “Don’t Stop the Music.” The Mr. Panther contestants were: Agent Smooth Operator (John Thompson), Agent ...

Meet Our New 2019 Softball Team!

Meet Our New 2019 Softball Team!

by Jordyn Selznick, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news

Our new 2019 lady panthers softball team was announced this week and we are thrilled to see how amazing this team will do this season. “I’m ecstatic for the upcoming softball season and I’m loving my new teammates. I am loving my new fun and sweet teammates. I just know playing with them t...

Under the Radar: Ariel Pink

Under the Radar: Ariel Pink

by Michelle Trajtman, Opinions Editor

February 9, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, music, SHOWCASE

I bet you haven’t heard of this guy. Ariel Pink is a Los Angeles-based one-man band who completely breaks through musical barriers. Albums full of sound experiments, hypnotic tunes, and home-recorded styled songs are what set him apart from typical artists. Ariel Rosenberg, also known as Ari...

Under the Radar: Death from Above 1979

Under the Radar: Death from Above 1979

by Cameron McCabe, Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, music, SHOWCASE

Here’s a band that completely slipped through our fingers. Death from Above 1979 consists of Sebastian Grainger and Jesse F. Keeler - two close friends who met and subsequently decided to form a two-man band in the year 2001. The two (Grainger, being the drummer and vocalist of the duo, and Keel...

Lady Panthers Light Up Shadow Ridge

Lady Panthers Light Up Shadow Ridge

by Jordyn Selznick, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under events & competitions, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The last home game of the season was amazing with our lady Panthers win. Tonight was senior night for the girls and this win was well deserved. The first quarter started off slowly. Three minutes in and there were no movements and no touchdowns for either team. With 6:50 left on the clock #1 of t...

2019 Hope Game

2019 Hope Game

by Kayla Faasse

January 31, 2019


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

The men’s varsity basketball team took home quite the epic win for the Hope Game, winning 93-89 with star Junior guard, Antonio Maillaro, making several free throws that brought the game into overtime, and eventually giving them a lead that won the game. The Hope Game is played to honor Coach Clarke Sr. and raises mon...

Goodbye Senior Wrestlers

Goodbye Senior Wrestlers

by Kayla Faasse and Bailey Campbell

January 29, 2019


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

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, the senior Panthers take on the Bonanza Bengals in the last dual meet of their high school career. Coming off a Championship performance at the Chaparral Invitational and a pinning win from the Arbor View duals, Captain Grey Garcia wrestled his 122nd career victory toni...

Varsity Men’s Basketball vs Arbor View

Varsity Men’s Basketball vs Arbor View

by Kayla Faasse, Senior Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Palo Verde Panthers took on the Arbor View Aggies on Thursday, Jan. 17 as they competed for another win. Students and parents alike came along to support the Panthers, as well as cheerleaders and the dance team. The Panthers worked hard and with respect, but couldn’t quite make it with the final s...

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...

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