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Mr. Panther 2014

Mr. Panther 2014

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2014


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES

Group dances, pick-up lines, swimsuit fashion shows and unique talents crossed the theater stage on Feb. 26 as Palo Verde’s most charismatic senior guys strutted their stuff at one of the most beloved annual PVHS traditions: Mr. Panther, the male beauty pageant for seniors. This year’s pageant...

Student Spotlight: Kaitlin Simone

Student Spotlight: Kaitlin Simone

by Briana Gray, Features Editor

February 24, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

Senior Kaitlin Simone is very much involved with the school and its activities. She is a part of the Belladonnas dance team, Helping Hands and figure skates on the side! She is enrolled in high level classes and loves everything she has learned, thus far. She will miss high school but is excited to continue...

Forensics students rock the Panther Classic

Forensics students rock the Panther Classic

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2014


Filed under clubs, events & competitions, FEATURES

The best student debaters from Utah, Arizona and Nevada flocked to Palo Verde on Jan. 24 and 25 for the legendary Panther Classic debate tournament. The Palo Verde forensics team overall did very well, taking first place. Forensics Historian and junior Danica Topham said, “As a school we took first...

Panthers show their spirit with a “Party in the USA”

Panthers show their spirit with a “Party in the USA”

by Samantha Burton, Sedona Goodbar, and Holly O'Donnell

February 21, 2014


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Spirit week is coming to Palo Verde, so get ready for an All-American celebration! This year’s Reverse Week, formerly known as Sadie’s, is themed “Party in the USA.” “I’m definitely looking forward to this year’s February spirit week,” said freshman Marissa Torcasso. “The dress-up...

Student Spotlight: Austin Phillips

Student Spotlight: Austin Phillips

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

Senior Austin Phillips has done more than get good grades and participate in numerous extracurricular activities in high school. He has gone above and beyond and created his own club, Choose the Right, which he strives to make a safe place for students to discuss morality in today’s world. Throughout...

Teacher Spotlight: Señor Velasquez

Teacher Spotlight: Señor Velasquez

by Briana Gray, Features Editor

January 29, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

Señor Velasquez is a new teacher here at Palo. He is from El Salvador, moved to America at the young age of 11 and has lived in Las Vegas ever since. He has enjoyed his time at this school and cannot wait for many more years to come. Panther Print: Why did you decide to become a Spanish teacher? Señor...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Man Duong

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Man Duong

by Holly O'Donnell, Reporter

December 18, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, spotlights

Throughout the school there has been an immense explosion of creativity. Man Duong, the first art teacher to work at the school in two years, is one of the sources for all of this creativity. The door to her classroom recently won the top prize in the Winter Spirit Week door decoration contest. Being...

Fashion Investigation: Winter Edition

Fashion Investigation: Winter Edition

by Gabriela Silva, Reporter

December 18, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, trends

Nobody cares about winter fashion, but there are some nice and exciting features this season. This includes new trends and the return of old forgotten ones, which always come as a breath of fresh air. Synonymous with elegance and refinement, totally white attire is no longer a unique trend of warmer...

The art of chemistry

The art of chemistry

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2013


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Pens were poised for fierce competition in the 2013 Chemistry Poster Contest, sponsored by the Southern Nevada Section of the American Chemical Society. From the flurries of posters conveying varying viewpoints of chemistry emerged three winners from Palo Verde: junior Sooyoun Kim took first place, and...

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