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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...

Alice in Wonderland is still wonderful

Alice in Wonderland is still wonderful

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2015


Filed under clubs, events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Palo was taken down the rabbit hole and transported into Wonderland for theater’s production of “Alice in Wonderland.” The show had everything you would expect from the book, plus a little song about soup. It was funny, crazy and wonderful. It proved to be a...

Panthers Go Global For Homecoming Week

Panthers Go Global For Homecoming Week

by Sedona Goodbar, Video Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Throughout the week student have been going global for this year's 2015-2016 Homecoming! This years theme for dress up and homecoming activities is “around the world." On Monday twinning was taken to a whole new level with “Mi Amigo Monday!” Palo Verde students picked a “amigo” and dressed...

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....

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