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2016 Finals Schedule and Studying Tips

High Schoolers prepare for finals week by making and studying off of study guides

by Sedona Goodbar, Opinions Editor

January 11, 2016

Finals Schedule: Tuesday, January 12 Period 1: 8:00-9:45 Break:10 Minutes Period 3: 10:00-11:45 1st Lunch: 11:45-12:10 Period 5: 11:50-12:50 Period 5: 12:15-1:15 2nd Lunch: 12:50-1:15 Period 7: 1:20-2:16 *There will be NO testing in your 5th and 7th periods* Wednesday, January 13 Period 2:...

Panthers stay home alone for winter week

Senior Brandon Kincade and junior Holly O'Donnell pose with their pj's in front of the panther in the quad.

by Annaka Cieri and Sedona Goodbar

December 16, 2015

Each year the week before winter break student council sets an annual spirit week to help celebrate the upcoming holidays. Each year Palo Verde students vote on a theme that the week will revolve around and this year's theme panther's celebrate "Home Alone" week. Kicking off with Monday as pajama...

Palo Verde Theatre’s Annual Student Directed One Acts

The student directors Syndey Grover, Luis Monterio, Hannah Mainor, Taylor Weber, Skyler Murphy, Kayleigh Roberson, and Shelby Lupton pose for a photo with their scripts.

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-n-Chief

December 5, 2015

Each year Palo Verde's theatre presents student directed one act plays, and this year they had seven one acts split into two nights and featuring a variety of hilarious and sometimes "deadly" serious characters, with intriguing plot lines. The first one act was directed by senior Sydney Grover on...

Alice in Wonderland is still wonderful

Junior Alexa Williams (playing Alice) and senior Luis Monteiro (playing the Chesier Cat) perform their scenes onstage during the Wednesday performance of

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2015

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Palo was taken down the rabbit hole and transported into Wonderland for theater’s production of “Alice in Wonderland.” The show had everything you would expect from the book, plus a little song about soup. It was funny, crazy and wonderful. It proved to be a...

Panthers Go Global For Homecoming Week

Sophomores, Sophie Hutchinson, Noah Johnson, Meg Raffety, McKenna Meeks, Alyssa Reyes ,and Anna Lee Mae pose next the

by Sedona Goodbar, Video Editor

October 14, 2015

Throughout the week student have been going global for this year's 2015-2016 Homecoming! This years theme for dress up and homecoming activities is “around the world." On Monday twinning was taken to a whole new level with “Mi Amigo Monday!” Palo Verde students picked a “amigo” and dressed...

Barbara Edwards Re-Dedication Memorial Service continues 14 years after 9/11

ROTC stands before the Barbara Edwards memoiral

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2015

Each year on Sept. 11th everyone across America is reminded of the powerful events that took place 14 years-ago, and here at Palo Verde high school we honor the lives that were lost during the terrorist attacks, and of those lives include our very own Barbara Edwards. "Barbara was a wonderful ,loving,...

Great Gatsby invites Palo to Prom

Jay Gatsby would be proud of the party that promises to be Palo Verde's Prom.

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2015

A sparkling evening of extravagance, effervescence, and elegance… a Gatsby Prom is coming to Palo, and it promises to be great. The Roaring ‘20s-themed dance will take place at Emerald at Queensridge. This spiffy venue boasts a mahogany dance floor, surround-sound system, and a ritzy grand staircase....

Flags for peace promote positivity

An assortment of colorful Peace Flags decorate the quad with positivity, encouragement and support for Operation Respect Welcoming Schools.

by Caroline Piazza, Reporter

April 9, 2015

You’re weird. Nobody likes you. What a loser… Bullying and cyber-bullying is a pressing issue that has an alarming number of effects on the student population around the nation. This is no laughing matter as it can cause unthinkable damage such as self-harm, depression, and in extreme cases, suicide. No...

Bring on the Battle of the Sexes 2015

It's clear which side the panther statue in the quad has taken in the Battle of the Sexes. Will the women arise victorious for the third year in row?

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2015

Mon. March 23 marks the beginning of the annual Battle of the Sexes week at Palo Verde. The genders face off in fun and tacky games all week to declare which is dominate. The girls have won two years in a row, and it will be interesting to see if they can pull out a threepeat. "Battle of the Sexes...

Mr. Panther showcases the men of 2015


by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2015

The annual Palo Verde Mr. Panther Pageant, this year with an ‘80s theme and the catch phrase “can’t touch TH15”, debuted the men of 2015 to a crowd of swooning fans. The pageant was hosted by senior class President Kaylyn Taylor and Vice President Madison Bengston, resplendent in their puffy-sleeved...

Sadie’s week

Sadie's week

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter

February 27, 2015

Over the past week, Palo Verde students were actually allowed to indulge in TV during school, that is for this year’s 2015 Sadie’s Week! Including TV theme dress up days and activities, it was a week to celebrate Palo Verde’s Sadie Hawkins Dance, in a technological way! Starting on Monday with...

Poetry performers celebrate recitation

Banuleous, Nemcheck, Reed, and Bax stand side by side at Poetry out loud.

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter

February 12, 2015

On Feb. 5 Palo Verde students participated in the Clark County Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest. Two of the school's most talented speakers, senior Paulina Banuelos and junior Jessica Nemcheck, recited poems at the event, and Banuelos earned a very deserving third place and $100. “They both work...

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