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X’s and O’s of Success Motivate Freshman Panthers

X’s and O’s of Success Motivate Freshman Panthers

by Jake Grosvenor and Annaka Cieri

March 3, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Thurs, Feb 4th,  the company “X’s and O’s of Success” visited Palo Verde High School to deliver a message to the freshmen trying to inspire them to be better leaders and better team players, 5 days after their visit head sponsor and main idea man, Richard-- passed away. “Rich was my ...

Leo and his Oscar

Leo and his Oscar

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

There isn’t much to say. The legendary, 41-year-old actor Leonardo DiCaprio finally won his own Oscar after six nominations beginning as far back as 1994. On Feb. 28, DiCaprio finally got an award that was 25 years in the making. “The Revenant”, directed by Alejandro Iñárritu, is a heart wrenching mo...

#FreeKesha, giving voice to those who don’t have one

#FreeKesha, giving voice to those who don’t have one

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

February 29, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, music, NEWS, SHOWCASE

If for the past three years you have been wondering where pop-star Kesha has been and whether or not she's been producing new music, be relieved to know she has, she just hasn't been legally allowed to produce it for three years. Locked in a lawsuit with Sony Music, her record label, she has no legal...

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...

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