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Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

by Chandler Patrick and Brisa Muscaglione

March 15, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Ever since she was little, star senior Jillian Thomas seems to have been destined to be a leader. From working her way up to Senior Class President to being a star in Zion’s Youth Symphony and Chorus group, Thomas sets a prime example of young adult ready to enter the world. Growing up with four olde...

The War On Living

The War On Living

by Eli Duncan, Reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The War on Drugs. The War on Men and Women. The War on Christmas and, most importantly, the War on Terror. Political figures have given any subject a new war and two opposing sides. Each war is and different, and each side is right in their own ways. The issue with having a “War on…” is that nothing is truly...

Moonlight Changes Everything

Moonlight Changes Everything

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Two teen friends, both guys, sit together on a late, breezy night on a Miami beach, the Atlantic crashing onto the shore in front of them. One of the friends is popular at school, chasing girls, hanging with other guys. The other friend is quiet, timid, trying to find his way into adulthood while also sea...

PVTV Gets a Makeover

PVTV Gets a Makeover

by Andrew Ochoa, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Video Production, one of Palo’s most popular electives, is getting an upgrade. The class, founded two years after the school was built, has only grown over the past nineteen years. Beginning as a single period, the class has gained students, increased production value, and helped win Palo Verde many...

Meet Your 2017-2018 Student Council Candidates

Meet Your 2017-2018 Student Council Candidates

by Hope Freeland and Jake Grosvenor

February 24, 2017


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

It’s that time of year again! Before ending another chapter in our lives in high school, we must elect those who will help better and improve the upcoming years with the annual Student Council Elections. On Feb. 24, the elections were held to see who would fill the position of President, first and...

Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

by Hope Freeland and Sedona Goodbar

February 19, 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 17, 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...

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