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Palo’s Art Classes Adjust to Online Learning

Palo Verde Senior Taylor Copley has used her time at home to improve her art skills in a variety of styles. Photo Credit: Taylor Copley

by Mya Nielson, Editor In Chief

October 19, 2020

Although full online learning has required all of Palo Verde’s teachers and students to adapt, art classes have been among some of the most difficult courses to change. Because most art supplies and instant teacher feedback are provided in the classroom, many students have had to find new ways to co...

The Long Road of Recovery Ahead

The Long Road of Recovery Ahead

by Ashlee Townsend, reporter

October 14, 2020

Covid-19 has brought a lot of devastation upon many businesses across the U.S. for the past six months. The pandemic has destroyed countless businesses, while having helped few.  One major essential need of society that has been affected is the real estate market. “The governor has given us di...

Fan-Made Fun in Animal Crossing

As I finally reach a three-out-of-five-star island rating, my Animal Crossing avatar pumps their fist into the air, excited to have fun and continue ranking up, with this screencap taken in Las Vegas, N.V., Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Brooke Galsky)

While the main goal of Animal Crossing: New Horizons is to have fun by building up your island and taking it easy, as shown here, some players use their creativity to find even more ways to have fun.

by Brooke Galsky, reporter

October 13, 2020

“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” has been making a recent resurgence in the online world thanks to its thrill-seeking players. Along with being the Holy Grail of 2020 quarantine, AC:NH is a calming game full of endless exploration and designing. While that’s great for players looking for some morni...

K-Pop and How It’s Becoming More Popular

K-Pop and How It's Becoming More Popular

by Makayla Campbell, Reporter

October 12, 2020

K-pop or Korean pop music has been getting more and more attention from all around the world. Music listeners and other artists have started to give K-pop artists  respect, and even collaborate with them.  An all girl K-pop group by the name Blackpink is managed by YG Entertainment, which is an ente...

Working Through “Work It”

Working Through

by Adria Wells, Reporter

October 12, 2020

Directed By: Laura Terruso Starring: Sabrina Carpenter,  Jordan Fisher, and Liza Koshy (plus many more). Release Date: August 7, 2020 MPAA Rating: TV-14   School has taken a major turn, as I’m sure everyone is aware of. With most education being moved to online schooling, the close...

Netflix V.S. Tik Tok in Quarantine

Netflix V.S. Tik Tok in Quarantine

by Malia Ishibashi, Reporter

October 12, 2020

2020 has been a crazy year. From the helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant, to the wildfires in Oregon and California.  This year, 2020, has brought in so many challenges and stress to everyone’s lives.  The Corona Virus is one of the biggest stressors on people’s lives right now.  November 17  was ...

The Unsung Heroes of Quarantine

The Unsung Heroes of Quarantine

by Abbie Millman, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2020

I know, I know, online school totally sucks. Learning through a screen, not being able to talk to friends in class, having no extracurricular activities, I mean how much worse could it get?  While students and parents are scrambling to point out every (valid) negative effect that follows online learnin...

Student’s Dilemma in Online Learning

Student's Dilemma in Online Learning

by Arushi Chamaria, Reporter

October 10, 2020

Our world is more interconnected than ever before, even while we are social distancing in unexpected ways. Since the pandemic’s presence, millions of working citizens have been given the new title, “work from home,” making them turn into remote workers almost overnight, as companies aim to achie...

1917 Review

1917 Review

by Mya Nielson, Reporter

March 8, 2020

Although World War I occurred over a century ago, the movie 1917 is a riveting war story that is able to pull the audience into the violence of the event while still capturing poignant character moments and illustrating the smaller tragedies of the war. The film was nominated for ten Oscars, including...

Prom on a Budget

Prom on a Budget

by Olivia Stedeford, Reporter

March 7, 2020

Prom is up and coming and for most people, dropping hundreds of dollars on clothes and accessories may seem a bit obsolete when looking for a more cost-friendly, yet fabulous option. From the outfit to the accessories, what you wear and how you buy it can greatly affect your prom experience and your ban...

Unlocking “Locke and Key”

Unlocking “Locke and Key”

by Adria Wells, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Released on February 7th, 2020, the new Netflix show “Locke and Key” caught the attention and interest of many people. The show is a drama based series starring Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, and Jackson Robert Scott as the Locke family. The show begins with the tragic death of...

Netflix’s Look at Navarro Cheer

Netflix’s Look at Navarro Cheer

by Abbie Millman, Reporter

March 5, 2020

After Netflix released the relatively new documentary series, “Cheer”, fans are cheering for more. The reality-TV series puts the spotlight on Navarro cheerleaders and their journey to competing at Daytona Cheerleading Nationals. Viewers are provided a taste into the cheer world by following a...

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