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ACT Crash Course

ACT Crash Course

by Tayler Jones and Sedona Goodbar

February 29, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, lifestyle, SHOWCASE

Most students go into full panic when hearing about the ACT, a test mainly for juniors and those looking to graduate high school. When preparing for the ACT most people think “what should I study?” or “what material is the ACT covering?” Here is what you need to know: The difference between the ACT an...

Mr. Panther 2016

Mr. Panther 2016

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Panthers shot back to the 1920s on Thursday, Feb. 11 and celebrated the annual Mr. Panther pageant 2016 Silver Screen style, hosted by Suzie Fife and Bethany Bulloch. The spectacular judges were introduced as founder of Wet N’ Wild Las Vegas Roger Bulloch, Owner of Gravady Extreme Air Sports Stee...

Silcox and Cruz: The dynamic duo leaving behind a legacy

Silcox and Cruz: The dynamic duo leaving behind a legacy

by Chandler Patrick, Sport Editor

February 13, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights, spotlights

The Palo Verde women’s basketball program has had its share of great players. For the last three to four years, Paulina Silcox and Brooklyn Cruz have been two point guards who have not only been joined at the hip but have also inspired underclassmen, fellow players and coaches alike. Their hard work ...

Palo Verde students “glow” for Panther Week

Palo Verde students “glow” for Panther Week

by Sedona Goodbar, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES

Palo Verde students blast back to the 80s with glow sticks and black lights for Panther Spirit Week. Students show their school spirit by participating in various events and dressing up throughout the week. Panthers start off the week in high spirits as they take a day to relax in their Pajamas. Students...

Balancing school and work: Teenagers and their jobs

Balancing school and work: Teenagers and their jobs

by Tayler Jones, Feature editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, trends

Teenager 16-18 have different types of mainly low experience leveled jobs, jobs such as working in retail, being a lifeguard or working someplace the boss hires a 16 year-old. There are other jobs for teens not as common as working in a McDonalds. Some people do things a bit more...different. “I...

Fast Forward comes to Palo Verde

Fast Forward comes to Palo Verde

by Trina Ausbon, Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Monday, FastForward came to Palo Verde’s journalism program to introduce their program for youth reporters. FastForward is a publication written by young, aspiring reporters to encourage and teach them the basics of journalism and reporting. Over the past two decades, FastForward has helped youth...

Student Spotlight: Joseph Bobowicz

Student Spotlight: Joseph Bobowicz

by Sedona Goodbar, Opinion's Editor

January 16, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Junior Joseph Bobowicz is a part of many things inside and out of school. Bobowicz is involved with ROTC teams and School of Rock on the side. Bobowicz has been at Palo Verde for three years and plans to return here next year for his senior year. Bobowicz is a proud ROTC student who joined the program...

2016 Finals Schedule and Studying Tips

2016 Finals Schedule and Studying Tips

by Sedona Goodbar, Opinions Editor

January 11, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Finals Schedule: Tuesday, January 12 Period 1: 8:00-9:45 Break:10 Minutes Period 3: 10:00-11:45 1st Lunch: 11:45-12:10 Period 5: 11:50-12:50 Period 5: 12:15-1:15 2nd Lunch: 12:50-1:15 Period 7: 1:20-2:16 *There will be NO testing in your 5th and 7th periods* Wednesday, January 13 Period 2:...

Panthers stay home alone for winter week

Panthers stay home alone for winter week

by Annaka Cieri and Sedona Goodbar

December 16, 2015


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Each year the week before winter break student council sets an annual spirit week to help celebrate the upcoming holidays. Each year Palo Verde students vote on a theme that the week will revolve around and this year's theme panther's celebrate "Home Alone" week. Kicking off with Monday as pajama...

Palo Verde Theatre’s Annual Student Directed One Acts

Palo Verde Theatre’s Annual Student Directed One Acts

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-n-Chief

December 5, 2015


Filed under clubs, events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Each year Palo Verde's theatre presents student directed one act plays, and this year they had seven one acts split into two nights and featuring a variety of hilarious and sometimes "deadly" serious characters, with intriguing plot lines. The first one act was directed by senior Sydney Grover on...

iPhone vs. Android

iPhone vs. Android

by Tayler Jones, Feature Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, trends

The debate has gone on forever: which is better, iPhone or Android? This question has haunted society since the beginning of touchscreens. In some ways, the two phones are surprisingly different, yet in other ways are surprisingly similar. They both can download most of the same apps as well as use a se...

5 things to do this Halloween

5 things to do this Halloween

by McKenna Topps, Co-Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, trends

It seems that since hitting high school, a majority of the student population has taken a nosedive in the celebrating of Halloween. As children, we went trick or treating and dressed up in fancy costumes and stayed up late. Now that we are older, it seems that this has begun to lose interest. So this...

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