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Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

by Hope Freeland and Sedona Goodbar

February 20, 2017


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

During the week of Feb. 13 to Feb. 17 Palo Verde celebrated school spirit and took on a unique twist of the “Life is Beautiful” music festival to show their school pride. Palo Verde’s 2017 Panther Week’ theme was “Palo is Beautiful.” Monday’s dress up day was rock and roll themed. Essentially,...

Mr. Panther: Season 17

Mr. Panther: Season 17

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2017


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Cheesy pick-up lines, incredible talents, and a ton of hard work and dedication were all elements of this year’s annual Mr. Panther pageant. Taking on a Bachelor-esque theme this year, Thursday, Feb. 16 marked the race for that coveted final rose. With many sponsors, wonderful judges, and some seri...

Student Spotlight: Maile Onsaga

Student Spotlight: Maile Onsaga

by Andrew Ochoa, Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Sophomore Maile Onsaga is one of Palo’s hardest working and most creative students. If she’s not starring in one of the school’s many plays, she’s working as a member of the Pun Intended Comedy Team, not to mention her many solo endeavors. These endeavors include her musical YouTube channel, Hi...

Student Spotlight: Ryan Smith

Student Spotlight: Ryan Smith

by Erica Jane, Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

The heat from the beating sun berates his vision and his hands are shaking. He watches the crowds’ faces intently, brows knit together in ultimate concentration. After the last note, the final forte, an uproar of delighted screams and applause fill Disneyland’s plaza. He stands tall, swelling in pri...

Panthers Reunite in Annual Hope Game Victory

Panthers Reunite in Annual Hope Game Victory

by Chandler Patrick and Jared Feldman

February 7, 2017


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

An annual tradition has returned to the courts of Palo Verde on Feb. 3: The Hope Game. Played to honor Coach Clarke Sr., The Hope Game raises money for a scholarship for one lucky student, and all proceeds from the night benefit the cause. “It means alot to keep doing this is his name considering the ...

Ms. Balazs and her Undefeated Season with her Team

Ms. Balazs and her Undefeated Season with her Team

by Alexandra Timpa, Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

It was a successful soccer season for women’s freshman soccer coach, Ms. Balazs. She lead her team to eight victories in a row, which means that the women’s freshman soccer team went undefeated this season. “We won every game we played and were not scored on once throughout the entire seaso...

Vine Shuts Down

Vine Shuts Down

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE, trends

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the app Vine shut down after almost four years of being a place for many to share videos. The social media app, Vine, had been scheduled to shut down since late 2016, but Tuesday marked the official closing of the app. Vine was a video sharing site that allowed users to upload...

Panthers Proudly Present: One Acts 2017

Panthers Proudly Present: One Acts 2017

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter

January 14, 2017


Filed under clubs, events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Jan. 10 and 11, Palo Verde theater students put on their student-directed One Act plays for parents, family, and fellow students. There were six individual plays, each directed by a senior who has been in theater for all four years. The first night showcased The Last of Sherlock Holmes, dire...

Basketball vs. Centennial Slideshow

Basketball vs. Centennial Slideshow

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2017


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

On Tuesday, Jan. 4, Panthers came back refreshed and strong from winter break to fight the Centennial Bulldogs at a home game. Students and parents alike came along to support the Panthers, as well as cheerleaders and the dance team. Panthers worked hard and with respect, but couldn't quite make ...

A Wonderful Winter Week Indeed

A Wonderful Winter Week Indeed

by Panther Print Photography Staff and Chandler Patrick

December 19, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On a cold Winter Week with Christmas around the corner, Palo students gathered as their school time got shorter Games they played and crazy sweaters they wore, Nothing in these hallways was ever a bore And as the week comes to a close, and all the students are set free They'll patiently wait...

Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later

Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later

by Joseph David, Senior Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

75 years have passed since the “date that will live in infamy,” as famously declared by former president Franklin D. Roosevelt. The attack marked US entry into World War II. The attack on Pearl Harbor is the most catastrophic foreign undertaking ever to hit US soil. 90 minutes was all it took to...

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

by Amanda Wiseman, Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, spotlights, spotlights

Racing past the screaming fans, her head is spinning and her lungs are burning. Who would have known that there is so much more to running than what we see. Savannah Johnson, a varsity cross country runner at Palo Verde High School, shares her story and the passion she has for her sport. Only being...

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