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Winter is Coming to Vegas… Are You Prepared?

Winter is Coming to Vegas… Are You Prepared?

by Jordyn Selznick, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under lifestyle, SHOWCASE

Many think that Las Vegas is a nice and warm tourist town, yet not many are prepared for the grueling winter the Las Vegas valley provides during these cold upcoming months. Surprisingly, there are many fun winter activities to do in this desert.  The city during these cozy holiday months are fille...

Backpack Checks?

Backpack Checks?

by Marshae Smith, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

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...

Bad Times at the El Royale review

Bad Times at the El Royale review

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 Director: Drew Goddard MPAA: R The year is 1968. Five strangers are looking for a night of redemption; a cleric, a soul singer, a traveling salesman, two sisters and a priest have just checked into Lake Tahoe’s El Royale. It is a rundown hotel run by a manager with an equally dark ...

Community Gathers for Tree of Life Candlelight Vigil

Community Gathers for Tree of Life Candlelight Vigil

by Michelle Trajtman and Ainslee Archibald

November 9, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Over 2,000 people gathered on Nov. 1 at Temple Beth Sholom to honor the 11 victims killed at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday. The service was organized by Jewish Nevada, the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Nevada Board of Rabbis, and included rabbis and Jewish congregations f...

Palo’s New Celebrity: The Black Vegetarian

Palo’s New Celebrity: The Black Vegetarian

by Michelle Trajtman and Ainslee Archibald

November 7, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

There seems to be a new celebrity roaming the halls of Palo Verde. Junior Anthony Talton, otherwise known as the Black Vegetarian, never fails to make the students laugh with his movie reviews on PVTV. Talton’s main goal when making these videos is to entertain the students enough to have them f...

Why the MCU Works and Others Don’t

Why the MCU Works and Others Don’t

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Before 2008, Marvel was a dying company. Comic sales were way down, bankruptcy was filed. The Marvel Comics group sold off film rights to some of their most beloved characters just to stay afloat. When things were going steady, Marvel decided to start their own movie studio after seeing the succes...

K-Pop Club at Palo!

K-Pop Club at Palo!

by Ainslee Archibald, News Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under clubs, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

K-Pop stars have come to Palo Verde. The first meeting of K-Pop club took place on Friday, September 21 in Room 210. The club is for K-Pop fans to hang out, dance, and appreciate music together. K-Pop, which stands for Korean Pop, is an international music and cultural phenomenon with devoted fa...

Black Mirror review

Black Mirror review

by Jordyn Selznick, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8.9/10 Directors: Tim Van Patten, Colm McCarthy, David Slade, and John Hillcoat Starring: Hannah John-Kamen, Jon Hamm, Hayley Atwell, Daniel Kaluuya, and Toby Kebbell. (And many more) Release date: December 4, 2011 MPAA Rating: TV-MA   As technology continues to have a str...

Pixar Spirit Week

Pixar Spirit Week

by Dominique Allen, Senior Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

In honor of homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 13th, student council hosted the first spirit week of the school year with the theme of Disney Pixar. Each grade of students had a particular theme; the freshmans had the theme of the movie “Finding Nemo;” the sophomores had the theme of “Toy Story;” th...

Gilcrease Orchard review

Gilcrease Orchard review

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Gilcrease Orchard had its annual pumpkin patch opened on Saturday, September 29th. For many families, it is a tradition to wake up early and be one of the first to enjoy the many experiences the orchard has to offer. The orchard is open year round, but the pumpkin patch opening is especially exciti...

Get Ahead of the SAT and ACT

Get Ahead of the SAT and ACT

by Dominique Allen, Junior Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Palo Verde upperclassmen, standardized testing is approaching rapidly and if you don’t know the necessary information, you’re reading the right article. The next deadline date for the SAT is November 2 and for the ACT the next deadline is November 3. For you so-very lucky juniors, your standar...

October 1st

October 1st

by Andrew Ochoa, Features Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

For Las Vegas, the month of October is clouded in memories of tragedy. 58 killed, 851 injured, the gravity of the day weighs on each person in the city. Those who were present speak of a surreal horror. Those not, of a horrible anxiety for loved ones unaccounted for. A community stronger for its pain...

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