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Halloween Panther Bites

Halloween Panther Bites

by Hailey Rodis and Makayla Purvis

November 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

What’s the best costume you’ve ever dressed as? Why? Alice in Wonderland because I freaking adore that movie (Alley Hernandez, sophomore) Leprechaun, cause I'm short. (Mace Cunningham, freshman) A doctor. I had fake blood all over me that my dad made and it was edible and tasted like chocolate so I drank it and freaked people out (Millie Gautschi...

Panther’s Take a Trip to Hogwarts for Homecoming Week

Panther’s Take a Trip to Hogwarts for Homecoming Week

by Sedona Goodbar, Features Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

For Palo Verde’s 2016-2017 Homecoming, Panthers took a train from Platform 9 ¾ to Hogwarts for a week of wizardly fun. Palo Verde students voted “Harry Potter” as their theme for this years homecoming. Palo Verde’s classes were split up into four houses; Hufflepuff for Palo’s freshman, Ravencla...

SAT and ACT Prep

SAT and ACT Prep

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Palo Verde High School juniors and seniors all know the fear and anxiety that cross their minds when they hear or even think about having to take the SAT and ACT.  With scholarships and college admissions that are highly competitive, it’s nerve wracking to try to achieve a really good score on the big ...

Life is Beautiful, Indeed

Life is Beautiful, Indeed

by Brisa Muscaglione and Frida Arroyo

October 14, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

With headliners like J. Cole, G-Eazy, Empire of the Sun and The Shins, there’s no way Life is Beautiful could’ve been a bad time. From the music to the people, to the food trucks, Life is Beautiful had it all! For the past three years, Life Is Beautiful (LIB) has taken over the streets of Dow...

First Friday Covers the Streets of Downtown Las Vegas

First Friday Covers the Streets of Downtown Las Vegas

by Vanessa Abbitt, Senior Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

On the night of the first Friday of every month, a music, food and art street festival is held on the streets near downtown Vegas.  It is family and pet friendly, there are multiple DJs and street musicians to listen to and plenty of space for dancing.  There are also countless art exhibits and stan...

‘Warm Fuzzies’ Spread Respect at Palo

‘Warm Fuzzies’ Spread Respect at Palo

by Vanessa Abbitt and Hope Freeland

October 8, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Even though the weather is cooling off, warm fuzzies are spreading like disease. The idea behind them was to get students to give more compliments, be more courteous to one another and spread kindness as part of Respect Week. The warm fuzzies are necklaces made of yarn with a yarn puff at the end of...

7 Useful Apps to Help You Survive School

7 Useful Apps to Help You Survive School

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Everyone, at one point or another, has had a stress breakout and anxiety attack from the stress of schoolwork and studying. Sometimes, it seems like no matter what you do, you feel you aren’t getting content, you’re forgetting content and you aren’t understanding the homework. It can be that wa...

Senior Sunrise: The Class of 2017

Senior Sunrise: The Class of 2017

by Sedona Goodbar, Features Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Palo Verde’s royalty took a break from their duties to enjoy the breath-taking sunrise on Friday, Sept. 23. The soccer field was filled with the vibrant colors of the student’s personally decorated crowns and the sounds of laughs as the teenagers bonded and celebrated their last year of high school. “Palo’s...

School Starts Again: Welcome Back Panthers!

School Starts Again: Welcome Back Panthers!

by Sedona Goodbar, Features Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

School ends and summer starts, but what happens when summer ends? It means it is time for school to start again! As students fill the halls, schedules in hand, eager to take on the challenge that awaits them, Palo Verde High School is proud to welcome its new students and teachers as well as their old...

Vinyls are making a comeback

Vinyls are making a comeback

by Sumner Serrano, Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, music, SHOWCASE, trends

Nowadays, there are many different outlets available to listen to music on. You could buy it on Itunes or make a playlist on Spotify or you could simply look up the song you want on Youtube. Despite all of these things, many people are going back to the old school methods of listening to music. Vinyl re...

Heathers the Musical ‘Shines a Light’ at the Onyx Theatre

Heathers the Musical ‘Shines a Light’ at the Onyx Theatre

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Heathers the Musical comes to a close at the Onyx Theatre on Sat. Apr. 30 to which followed the 'beautiful' "Heather Chandler's garden party" thrown by the theatre, in celebration of a month of continuous sold out performances of their production of Heathers. Onyx theatre is a local theatre on E Saha...

A Short Tribute to Prince

A Short Tribute to Prince

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, music, SHOWCASE

After over three decades since rising artist Prince made his legacy; artist Prince was pronounced dead at the age of 57 last Thurs. Prince is better known for his 80s' pop and R&B sound as well as his cultural and iconic boundary ripping performances, movies, and overall appearances. Minneapolis...

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