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Mr. Florence Spotlight

Mr. Florence Spotlight

by Mackenzie Khamvongsa and Zoie Martin

October 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Former Panther, Brent Florence, is back in the Palo Verde environment to join the counselor committee. Excited to guide students and Junior varsity basketball, the Panthers have a new favorite teacher to be proud of. Before rejoining the Palo Verde Panthers, Florence worked as a counselor at Canyon Spri...

Restaurant Review: ColdPress Express

Restaurant Review: ColdPress Express

by Zoie Martin, Junior Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

With the newest addition to Downtown Summerlin’s restaurant scene, ColdPress Express opened its second location in Las Vegas as of the week of Sept. 16th. The juice bar is a sister company to SkinnyFats, and is located two stores away from each other. The “homey” like feeling you get when yo...

Lighthouse Charities

Lighthouse Charities

by Ainslee Archibald, Senior Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

In 2016, more than 3000 refugees came to Nevada, according to the State Refugee Office of Nevada. Lighthouse Charities is a local organization founded in 2014 by Cindy Trussel that helps refugees and at-risk families become self-sufficient. Families come to their offices every day to get clothes and hous...

Class of 2019’s Senior Sunrise

Class of 2019’s Senior Sunrise

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Senior sunrise started off at the soccer field from 6:15 AM to 7:30 AM. Seniors enjoyed donuts, photos, music and, of course, spending time with their friends and making memories that will last a lifetime. Senior student, Diane, states, “I had fun at the sunrise. There was food provided and a ...

Club Day!

Club Day!

by Dominique Allen, Senior Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under clubs, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Sept. 12, during both lunches, the clubs of Palo Verde’s 2018-2019 school year came out to introduce themselves to students. If you couldn’t make it, don’t worry -- here’s a recap.   Equality and Empowerment Club - Two students, Kallie Stevens and Mia Heavner, organized an emp...

Athlete Spotlight: Zach Moore

Athlete Spotlight: Zach Moore

by Zoie Martin and Mackenzie Khamvongsa

September 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, spotlights

As another year of Palo Verde football is back in session, football players from all teams are excited for another opportunity to take home the prized possession. With the amount of dedication the Palo Verde Panthers have put into this season, there is no doubt we have a chance to win. We had...

Tailgate Party

Tailgate Party

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Last Friday evening, a heap of Palo Panthers gathered around, in black shirts, to enjoy the tailgate party before the varsity blackout football game against Las Vegas High School. It was a great way for students to show school spirit and hang out with friends. There were hamburgers being grilled, outdoo...

Seventeen Years Ago

Seventeen Years Ago

by Miranda Salazar, Senior Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Yesterday marked the seventeenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, devastating thousands of families all over the nation. Every year, we gather on the soccer field at the Barbara Edwards Memorial for the 9/11 rededication ceremony during first period to commemorate the tragic even...

New Admin Changes

New Admin Changes

by Andrew Ochoa, Features Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

  In Sept. of 2017, the everyday rigor of my honors English class was halted for an uneasy two hours. The dissection of the Salem Witch Trials was replaced by the building of Lego and a viewing of Lilo & Stitch. Rumors crept across the classroom of a naked man in a standoff with police; a tatt00...

This School Year’s First Key Club Meeting

This School Year’s First Key Club Meeting

by Brisa Muscaglione, Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under clubs, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Thursday, Aug. 23rd, students gathered around the cafeteria after school to meet and discuss with this year’s new Key Club family. Key Club has become Palo’s most notable club to join, being that last year’s member count was at an impressive 40. This club’s sole purpose is to provide serv...

Palo Puts the ‘Pep’ in Pep Rally

Palo Puts the ‘Pep’ in Pep Rally

by Mallory McKissick and Zoie Martin

August 28, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Thursday, Aug 23rd, the first pep rally set off the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Palo held a pep rally for the first football game of the season in the Panther quad. Performances from all three cheer teams and both dance teams gave the Palo Verde students quite the show. To make i...

Open House

Open House

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Attention all incoming Palo Verde freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and parents, open house will be on Wednesday, Aug 22. Come for a night of fun and information. Performances from the band will start at 5:30 P.M. in the quad. Presentations in classrooms will begin at 6:30 P.M. and end at 8:00 P....

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