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Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed to Supreme Court

Jack Meyer, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2020

On Oct. 26, Amy Coney Barrett made history as she was officially confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice of the United States of America. After several weeks of high intensity meetings, hearings and questioning, Barrett became the newest member of the nation’s highest court after a 52-48 vote in the S...

Tour of Palmetto

Camilla Bondy, Multimedia Video Editor

October 27, 2020

Check out the Panther's newest video featuring a tour of some of the school's newest features!

Miami Palmetto Senior High Confirms COVID-19 Cases, Quarantines Students

Information and image courtesy of the MDCPS COVID-19 Dasboard. MDCPS has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 at Miami Palmetto Senior High.

Nicole Markus, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 24, Miami Palmetto Senior High administrators called some students and teachers to inform them they must remain virtual for 14 days due to direct contact with COVID-19 in school. This quarantine, which has affected multiple classes, accompanies a confirmed update to the MDCPS COVID-19...

How Palmetto Students Have Given Back During COVID-19

Sofia Palacios and her brother, Gabriel, demonstrate how to bake a Halloween treat for their class (photo courtesy of Palacios).

Valentina Caceres, Senior Multimedia Editor

October 25, 2020

Seeing how hard the community has taken a hit from COVID-19, Palmetto’s students have taken the initiative of creating community service projects in these past months to help out. Though health guidelines make running these projects much more challenging, these young leaders adapted to the situatio...

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty in OxyContin Case

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor

October 25, 2020

Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of the prescription opioid OxyContin, reached an agreement with the Justice Department to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges.  The agreement includes a payment upwards of $8 billion in restitution for Purdue Pharma’s contribution to the widespread na...

Should Halloween Be Canceled This Year? (FACEOFF)

Camilla Bondy and Isabel Lopez

October 24, 2020

Yes (C.B.) One of my favorite holidays is Halloween, because I get to dress up with my friends and spend the night with them.  When I celebrate Halloween, I usually go door-to-door and get as much candy as I can. After we knock on every door we can get to, we go back to one of our houses and c...

Recap of the Oct. 22 Presidential Debate

Katriona Page, Contents/Copy Editor

October 24, 2020

On Thursday, Oct. 22, Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off against Republican presidential candidate and sitting President Donald Trump in the second and final presidential debate of 2020.  At Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, moderator Kristen...

What does Phase 3 in Florida Mean?

Businesses across Florida have adapted to new sets of rules as the state enters Phase 3 of its COVID-19 response.

Isabella Hewitt, Multimedia Photo Editor

October 22, 2020

Recently, Florida transitioned to phase three of the state’s reopening plan for the COVID-19 pandemic. Phase three allows for restaurants, bars, schools, bowling alleys, movie theaters, salons, arcades, casinos and other businesses to reopen at full capacity.  Governor Ron Desantis of Florida made the de...

Miami Dolphins Plan to Start Tua Tagovailoa

Allison Gould, Life Editor

October 21, 2020

On Oct. 20, the Miami Dolphins announced that they have changed their starting quarterback to rookie Tua Tagovailoa. Football fans had assumed that he would take over for Ryan Fitzpatrick, the former starting quarterback, but it was unclear when the switch would happen.  So far, the Dolphins have played six games i...

District Nine School Board Elections: Meet the Candidates

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor

October 21, 2020

After twelve years of service as school board member, Dr. Lawrence Feldman has decided to not seek re-election in favor of spending time with his family; in his place the two candidates for the District Nine seat are Commissioner Dennis C. Moss and Luisa Santos.  Come Nov. 3, many important issues take center stag...

Early Voting Begins in Florida Two Weeks Before Election

Volunteers hope to catch voters' attention as they enter the parking lot of the Pinecrest Library where early voting takes place.

Nicole Markus, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2020


Palmetto Mask Fashion

Senior Miriam Gomez wears her hand-made, lavender gingham face mask.

Valentina Caceres, Senior Multimedia Editor

October 19, 2020

Check out how some Panthers help to keep others safe in their own stylish ways.

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