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Men’s varsity basketball defeats Canyon Springs on the road to NIAA State Championships

Men’s varsity basketball defeats Canyon Springs on the road to NIAA State Championships

by Chandler Patrick, Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Men’s varsity basketball made their Panthers proud on Thursday, Feb. 26  by beating the Canyon Springs Pioneers 50-48 in a close match at The Orleans Arena. The air of nervousness was apparent as both teams stepped out into the arena, with all eyes and cameras fixated on them. The Panthers played...

Review: Smoke + Mirrors by Imagine Dragons

Review: Smoke + Mirrors by Imagine Dragons

by Samantha Burton, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

“Smoke + Mirrors,” the latest album from Las Vegas natives Imagine Dragons, was released Feb. 17 and, though fairly enjoyable, fails to make its city of origin proud. The album at first stays true to the Dragons’ signature sound, an intriguing mix of soft rock and heroic surges with recurrent...

Panther Bites: Valentine’s Day Edition

Panther Bites: Valentine’s Day Edition

by Panther Print Staff

February 13, 2015


Filed under OPINIONS, Panther Bites, SHOWCASE

What’s your opinion of Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s day is great because I get to spend the whole night eating brownies and not be judged for it ~ Senior Alexa Silvers Valentine’s Day is awesome because there’s a surplus of chocolate ~ Senior Allison Michael It’s cute if you have...

Poetry performers celebrate recitation

Poetry performers celebrate recitation

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter

February 12, 2015


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Feb. 5 Palo Verde students participated in the Clark County Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest. Two of the school's most talented speakers, senior Paulina Banuelos and junior Jessica Nemcheck, recited poems at the event, and Banuelos earned a very deserving third place and $100. “They both work...

Meet local band Holes and Hearts

Meet local band Holes and Hearts

by Annaka Cieri, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, music, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Before playing at venues like The House of Blues and opening up for famous bands like KC and The Sunshine Band (known for their late ’70s songs like “Get Down Tonight” and “That’s The Way I Like It”), Palo Verde senior Riley Macek and brother Casey Macek, LVA graduate, created a band known...

Silcox takes the miracle shot for the 2015 Hope Game against Legacy

Silcox takes the miracle shot for the 2015 Hope Game against Legacy

by Chandler Patrick, Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The women’s varsity basketball team took home quite the epic win for the Hope Game, winning 58-55 with star junior guard Paulina Silcox adding 31 points and a last second layup that gave Palo the game. “The team did really well and came together. We didn’t give up even though Legacy was good...

Capture the memory by living it, not taking a snapshot of it

Capture the memory by living it, not taking a snapshot of it

by Caroline Piazza, Reporter

January 26, 2015


Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

I’ll be honest: I adore taking photos. So much that I want to make a living out of it and be some photographer that drinks incredulous amounts of caffeine and sits around in Barnes and Noble, pondering what perfect moment I am going to document that day. Now, with social media at the tips of our...

Je suis Charlie

Je suis Charlie

by Thomas Reymond, Entertainment Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

On Jan. 7 the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical French comic, were attacked by two gunmen in Paris’ 19th arrondissement, or district. As the Islamic extremist terrorists fled, two police officers were also gunned down, one of them being executed in the Parisian street as civilians filmed the unfolding...

Top 5 Best and Worst of 2014

Top 5 Best and Worst of 2014

January 13, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, music, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

Top 5 Best Young Adult Books of 2014 Top 5 Best Movies of 2014 Top 5 Worst Movies of 2014 Top 5 Best Music of 2014 Top 5 Worst Music of 2014 Top 5 Best TV Shows of 2014 Top 5 Worst TV Shows of 2014 Top 5 Best Video Games of 2014 Top 5 Worst Video Gam...

Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Sandberg

Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Sandberg

by Madi Purdue, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Dennis Sandberg is the Math Applications and College Preparatory Math teacher here at Palo Verde. He is known for being the “coolest teacher ever” by his students and rocking a sweater vest every day. His relaxed attitude and passion for his job is exactly why he is a favorite teacher to all of the...

Panther Bites: Winter Edition

Panther Bites: Winter Edition

by Panther Print Staff

December 19, 2014


Filed under OPINIONS, Panther Bites, SHOWCASE

What is your favorite part of the holidays? My favorite part of the holidays is the “Hannukah” section that is always spelled wrong at Target. ~ Sophomore Samy Carmer My favorite part of the holidays has to be the food and being with my family, my mothers cooking is phenomenal, although as she ...

Mr.Marshall leaves Palo Verde

Mr.Marshall leaves Palo Verde

by Michaela Jackson, Sports Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

A beloved teacher left Palo Verde on Friday, Dec. 12 after school, to become a dean at Coronado, this teacher is no other than Mr. Marshall. “It’s jarring to have accepted a position and leave three days later. Palo has been very good for me and I have  left a mark here,” said Mr.Marshall. Mr....

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