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A ‘Frozen’ Winter Spirit Week

The Panther mascot and Junior Bethany Beulloch as Elsa smile pretty at the Winter Week Assembly on Dec. 18.

by Briana Gray, Senior Reporter

December 12, 2014

Alright Panthers, it’s time to take a trip to Arendelle, because this year’s Winter Spirit Week is “Frozen” themed! The week will be filled with many different fun activities for everyone to participate in and enjoy. As always, each day will have a lunchtime activity and a dress up day. Monday...

Holiday spirit soars through Palo in A Christmas Carol

Students rehearse for their performance in the Palo Verde theater production of A Christmas Carol.

by Denzel Reyes, Senior Reporter

December 8, 2014

With the holidays coming soon, the Palo Verde Theater presents A Christmas Carol to entertain and give holiday spirit to those who attend.  A Christmas Carol will be shown in the Palo Verde Theater during December 3,4,5,11, and 12. General admission is $8, premier seating is $10 and can be bought on ...

9/11 Memorial Museum helps patrons never forget

The Manhattan Skyline before the attacks on September 11 that removed the Twin Towers from the skyline.

by Madi Purdue, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2014

As you descend the stairs into the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the pressure builds around you. The memories of the day swell and lay heavily on your heart. The first thing you hear is the eyewitness recordings playing in the distance, and as you walk closer, their statements hit you like a ton of bricks...

Palo Verde supports finding a cure for Lupus

Members of the Palo Verde National Honor Society pose at the Lupus Walk, complete with purple ribbon pins to show their support.

by Briana Gray, Senior Reporter

November 4, 2014

Palo Verde High School hosts an annual Lupus Walk every school year. Students from ROTC, Student Council, Dance Team, and NHS were all there to help show their support for our banker Anne Wayne and her daughter, Samantha. Lupus is long-term chronic inflammation of your skin, joints, and muscles. Both...

Homecoming Highlights

Homecoming Highlights

by Panther Print Staff

October 20, 2014

Homecoming Hall Decor Homecoming Dress-Up Days Homecoming Assembly and Halftime...

Here comes the happiest Homecoming on Earth

Sophomores posted their Disney decorations for Autopia in Tomorrowland outside of the 200 hallway in preparation for Homecoming Week celebrations.

by Alexis Galvan, Senior Reporter

October 13, 2014

This year’s homecoming week is approaching faster than a California Screamin’ roller coaster car. As always, the week will be full of fun activities to get you ready for the night of the grand dance. There will be dress up themes and lunch time activities every day, a movie showing and the homecoming...

Panthers remember 9/11

Senior Matthew Jeong plays “Taps” at the Barbara Edwards Memorial on September 11, 2014. Sophomore Joshua Muir and the other members of the AFJROTC Armed Drill Team were also present at the ceremony.

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2014

To commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and the loss of PVHS teacher Barbara Edwards, Palo Verde held its thirteenth annual 9/11 rededication ceremony during first period at the Barbara Edwards Memorial. “The significance of this heartbreaking day should never be forgotten,” said...

Let the Battle of the Sexes begin!

Student council members have decorated their doors to promote the Battle of the Sexes week theme featuring Thunder Birds and Pink Ladies from the movie

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2014

Get ready to flash into the past and defend your gender in this year’s “Grease” themed Battle of the Sexes Week, spanning March 31 to April 1! Through spirit days, lunchtime games and after school activities, a winning gender will be chosen for best overall school spirit; who will triumph, the...

“The Sound of Music” warms up for April

Nuns in

by Holly O'Donnell, Reporter

March 26, 2014

Get ready for scrupulous dancing, gleeful singing and superior acting: the Von Trapp family is coming to Palo Verde’s theater April 2-4. Young and talented students will perform this 2013-2014 school year’s musical, “The Sound of Music.” The Palo Verde theatre troupe will put on three shows, Wedn...

Mr. Panther 2014

Will McInnis, Mr. Hot Buns, poses happily with his 2014 Mr. Panther winnings: a sash, crown and bouquet of roses. McInnis also won two free Prom tickets.

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2014

Group dances, pick-up lines, swimsuit fashion shows and unique talents crossed the theater stage on Feb. 26 as Palo Verde’s most charismatic senior guys strutted their stuff at one of the most beloved annual PVHS traditions: Mr. Panther, the male beauty pageant for seniors. This year’s pageant...

Forensics students rock the Panther Classic

Forensics adviser Ms. Berselli photobombs as the members of the Palo Verde debate team pose with their trophies and medals from the Panther Classic competition on Jan. 24 and 25 at Palo Verde High School.

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2014

The best student debaters from Utah, Arizona and Nevada flocked to Palo Verde on Jan. 24 and 25 for the legendary Panther Classic debate tournament. The Palo Verde forensics team overall did very well, taking first place. Forensics Historian and junior Danica Topham said, “As a school we took first...

Panthers show their spirit with a “Party in the USA”

The stage is set for a Reverse Week rocking

by Samantha Burton, Sedona Goodbar, and Holly O'Donnell

February 21, 2014

Spirit week is coming to Palo Verde, so get ready for an All-American celebration! This year’s Reverse Week, formerly known as Sadie’s, is themed “Party in the USA.” “I’m definitely looking forward to this year’s February spirit week,” said freshman Marissa Torcasso. “The dress-up...

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