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FACEOFF: Will You Take the COVID-19 Vaccine When it is Made Available

December 7, 2020

Yes-N.M This Thanksgiving, I felt nervous and unhappy. My normally happy dinner with my grandparents and extended family looked bleak; it only had a sliver of the traditions it generally did. I did...

Should Halloween Be Canceled This Year? (FACEOFF)

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...

Would a Hybrid Schedule Be Beneficial? (FACEOFF)

October 10, 2020

Samantha: No   During these unprecedented times, no one knows how to approach going back to school. The school district, parents, students and the government all have something to say  — no answer...

Online Learning VS In-Person Learning (FACEOFF)

September 22, 2020

Online (S.E.) Staying safe, being in the comfort of my own home and having a later wake up time are some examples of how online learning is more favorable than returning to in-person school.  Both...

Should We Continue Learning After AP Exams? (FACEOFF)

May 30, 2019

NO (J.H.) An AP course contains college-level information taught in a high school setting. These courses embellish college applications and prove one’s capability of both retaining complex information...

Has Palmetto Done Enough Since MSD? (FACEOFF)

March 17, 2019

Yes: (N.M) In the one year since the shooting that left 17 dead at Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018, Palmetto has taken many effective steps to ensure not only the safety of students but to ensure their peace...

14 Days of Love Day 6: Is it Worth Continuing a Relationship After High School? (FACEOFF)

14 Days of Love Day 6: Is it Worth Continuing a Relationship After High School? (FACEOFF)
February 6, 2019

Yes: (J.W) Entering high school is similar to starting a new book: the possibilities are endless. Whatever plans made at the start, morph into new, unexpected things that many never see coming, and...

14 Days of Love Day 3: Should Parents Be Involved in Their Kids Relationships? (FACEOFF)

14 Days of Love Day 3: Should Parents Be Involved in Their Kids Relationships? (FACEOFF)
February 3, 2019

Yes: (N.A) The classic saying that parents know their child best does not fade away as their child approaches adulthood. Teenagers tend to feel that their opinion is always correct, but although parents...

Is “Baby It’s Cold Outside” Demeaning Women? (FACEOFF)

December 17, 2018

Yes: (J.W) Public outcry has called for the Christmas tune, “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” to be removed from all radio stations. The 1940’s classic song by Frank Loesser, an award-winning broadway...

Should Science Classes Be Required? (FACEOFF)

November 30, 2018

YES: (J.H) Standard high school science classes provide basic knowledge to all future leaders of America. They can educate students on current worldwide issues such as climate change and sexually-transmitted...

Are School ID’s Necessary? (FACEOFF)

November 28, 2018

Yes: (C.G) As a non-uniform school, Palmetto needs some form of identification. IDs make it possible for faculty to quickly and easily identify who enters and exits the school, making it important to...

Should FLVS Take up a Class Period? (FACEOFF)

November 22, 2018

Yes: (L.S) The bell rings at 7:20 a.m. and every Miami Palmetto Senior High Student gets ready to start their day except the FLVS students still at home. The bell also rings at 1:15 p.m., and students...

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