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Winter Week 2019

Winter Week 2019

by Jordyn Selznick, Managing Editor

December 12, 2019

Winter week is upon us! With fun games in the quad, pep rallies, a door decorating contest for teachers, and a holiday assembly at the end of the week, it’s a good time to relax before finals week ventures into our life.  First, let’s talk about the dress-up days. Our student council came up with...

Welcome to the PV Playhouse

Welcome to the PV Playhouse

by Malia Ishibashi and Adria Wells

November 22, 2019

On the night of October 23, 2019, screams filled the 200s halls of Palo Verde. The Palo Verde Playhouse admission was five dollars, with families and students welcomed. Before entry, there were two lines, one for students and one for families. Once someone has collected your tickets you are assigned...

Military recruiting truck rolls into Palo

Military recruiting truck rolls into Palo

by Makayla Campbell and Abbie Millman

November 21, 2019

Here at Palo Verde High School, there is almost always something interesting going on. On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, there was a US Military truck that stopped by Palo Verde High School for the day to educate students on topics such as STEM, robotics, and more. All throughout the morning, Palo Verde...

New Year, New Tests

New Year, New Tests

by Jordyn Selznick and Olivia Stedeford

September 29, 2019

It’s only been four weeks since the school year has started and the sophomore and senior classes have already been bombarded by the knowledge of numerous amounts of required testing.  But, the sophomore class is off the hook. The mandatory testing that the sophomore class has to conduct is a ser...

So what happened with that teacher strike?

So what happened with that teacher strike?

by Ainslee Archibald, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

In May of last school year, the Clark County Educators Association (CCEA) held a strike vote. In the course of five days, over 5,000 teachers participated and voted by a 78% margin to authorize a strike. This set the stage for a months-long battle with the school district over pay raises, benefits, and...

No More Lanyards?

No More Lanyards?

by Mya Nielson, Reporter

September 7, 2019

Last year, as public shootings in the U.S. became a more obvious problem, more questions were raised about the safety of schools. One of Palo Verde’s solutions to these concerns was lanyards. Starting in early September of last year, students were required to wear a color-coded lanyard with their student...

The Green New Mess

The Green New Mess

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2019

The Democrats started by reaching their hands into our pockets for more money to recklessly spend, now they want to reach into our homes and take away our hamburgers, cars, and air travel. Say goodbye to your money and vacation plans, and say hello to the Green New Deal In an effort to combat climate change, the r...

Apple’s FaceTime Bug

Apple’s FaceTime Bug

by Bailey Uzzardo, Senior Editor

February 14, 2019

Recently, Apple has come out with new technology allowing people to have group facetime calls. At first, everything seemed fine with the new update, but then people started to notice some unpleasant features. Apparently, when a person went to make a facetime call, they could listen in, hear, and...

Hard Lockdown at Palo

Hard Lockdown at Palo

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

January 31, 2019

On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, Palo Verde high school and Sig Rogich middle school were placed on a soft lock down at 9:07 and quickly switched to a hard lock down at 9:10. The schools went on lockdown due to an officer involved shooting. The shooting took place near Alta and Pavilion Center drive. Metr...

A Tribute to George H.W. Bush

A Tribute to George H.W. Bush

by Eli Duncan, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018

George Herbert Walker Bush died on November 30, 2018 at 94 years old. He served our nation his entire adult life from Navy pilot to the director of the Central Intelligence Agency to two vice presidential terms and capping it all off as a one term President of the United States. As President of the ...

Backpack Checks?

Backpack Checks?

by Marshae Smith, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2018

Starting sometime in the winter, CCSD will begin checking ALL of the book bags of students in the Clark County area. This is starting because of the recent weapon issues that have been happening since the beginning of the school year. It’s been said that since August there have already been 11 we...

The Importance of the Midterm Elections

The Importance of the Midterm Elections

by Michelle Trajtman, Opinions Editor

October 8, 2018

The upcoming midterm elections are the most important in our generation. Elected officials have the power to make decisions on issues that will affect everyone's lives. Control of the state legislatures, the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are at stake. It is past time for younger genera...

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