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All about Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign

All about Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign

by Trina Ausbon, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Dove has always been the brand with a reputation for highlighting “real beauty” and now the brand is  turning its attention to encouraging  young girls and women to embrace their natural curly hair in a new campaign “Love Your curls.” Dove first brought this to our attention last year with...

The 10 most important books to read in high school

The 10 most important books to read in high school

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

1.The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Written by Afghan-American Hosseini, this is a heartbreaking tale of the unlikely friendship between a very wealthy boy named Amir, and his father's servant's son, named Hassan. The two spend their days kite fighting until violence and severe prejudice is targeted at Hassan. "...

Why cardboard is the next best thing in technology

Why cardboard is the next best thing in technology

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-n-Chief

September 14, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, trends

The Google Cardboard may look ridiculous or humerus to those tech geeks, but it's purpose brings the world one step closer to a "Jetsons" type future. The Google Cardboard is literally cardboard with two lenses, it's cheap and easy to make, and will access a world of virtual reality as long as you...

Barbara Edwards Re-Dedication Memorial Service continues 14 years after 9/11

Barbara Edwards Re-Dedication Memorial Service continues 14 years after 9/11

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2015


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Each year on Sept. 11th everyone across America is reminded of the powerful events that took place 14 years-ago, and here at Palo Verde high school we honor the lives that were lost during the terrorist attacks, and of those lives include our very own Barbara Edwards. "Barbara was a wonderful ,loving,...

Welcome Back Panthers

Welcome Back Panthers

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor

August 28, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

The smell of new school supplies and freshly printed schedules fill the air as Palo Verde High School welcomes back its panthers for the 2015-2016 school year. The school has  given way to a new class schedule called ‘block’ scheduling. Here, students will attend  a set of four longer-than-usual...

Student Spotlight: Meet Ian Guiking

Student Spotlight: Meet Ian Guiking

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter

June 3, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

“I feel like my life would have made a complete 180 without choir,” said senior Ian Guiking. Ian has attended Palo Verde all four years now and has made himself known around the halls. Participating in musicals at Palo Verde such as: “The Wedding Singer” and “The Sound of Music.” Playing...

Great Gatsby invites Palo to Prom

Great Gatsby invites Palo to Prom

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2015


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES

A sparkling evening of extravagance, effervescence, and elegance… a Gatsby Prom is coming to Palo, and it promises to be great. The Roaring ‘20s-themed dance will take place at Emerald at Queensridge. This spiffy venue boasts a mahogany dance floor, surround-sound system, and a ritzy grand staircase....

The Sci-Fi Video Game Club welcomes all gamers

The Sci-Fi Video Game Club welcomes all gamers

by Sam Manlangit, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under clubs, FEATURES

In Palo Verde, there is never a shortage of groups that bring students from different parts of the school into one room of common interests. From Creative Writing Club to the Chess Club, the school has an assortment choices for a student with extra time to pick from. Sometimes one would just want to...

Flags for peace promote positivity

Flags for peace promote positivity

by Caroline Piazza, Reporter

April 9, 2015


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

You’re weird. Nobody likes you. What a loser… Bullying and cyber-bullying is a pressing issue that has an alarming number of effects on the student population around the nation. This is no laughing matter as it can cause unthinkable damage such as self-harm, depression, and in extreme cases, suicide. No...

Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Olvera

Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Olvera

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

Senior Kaitlyn Olvera has attended Palo Verde the four years she has been in high school. A member of the Primadonna dance team, as well as many other clubs and organizations, her dedication to the school goes beyond the average student’s and she exceeds in exuding her panther pride. “High school...

Bring on the Battle of the Sexes 2015

Bring on the Battle of the Sexes 2015

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2015


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Mon. March 23 marks the beginning of the annual Battle of the Sexes week at Palo Verde. The genders face off in fun and tacky games all week to declare which is dominate. The girls have won two years in a row, and it will be interesting to see if they can pull out a threepeat. "Battle of the Sexes...

The importance of red lipstick

The importance of red lipstick

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, trends

Red lipstick is not a new trend, but it’s rediscovery and popularity have caused quite a controversy in today’s society. “You are going to wear it to make you feel better about yourself; you aren't trying to cover yourself up by using makeup, you are trying to express your opinion,” said sophomore...

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