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Alumni Association Feature 9: Pamela Garrison

Allessandra Inzinna, Former Staff Member

December 1, 2019

Pamela Garrison, a Miami Palmetto Senior High alumni, gave to charity and helped in her community all her life. After her graduation from Palmetto, she attended the University of Georgia Nursing School and then transferred to the Jackson Memorial Nursing School where she donated portions of every paych...

Alumni Association Feature 8: Carolee Mallard

Sydney Campbell, Design Editor

November 25, 2019

Carolee Mallard spent 30 years at Palmetto as a guidance counselor, head of the guidance department and as sponsor of the National Honor Society. Each day was a new challenge that excited Mallard more than the next.  “I never knew what each day would bring,” Mallard said.  Whether she was ...

Alumni Association Feature 7: Cynthia Demos

Allison Strasius, Editor-in-Chief

November 24, 2019

From the get-go, Class of ‘89 Palmetto graduate Cynthia Demos knew she was destined to enter the field of journalism. “I knew right away I was going to go into television, and I was the first anchor at WPAW. I knew then I was going to go to the University of Florida to be a journalism major in t...

Alumni Association Feature 6: Jen Namoff

Natalie Askowitz, Former Staff Member

November 23, 2019

From center stage to running the show, Jennifer Namoff established her roots in the very same drama room that stands today. From 1998 to 2002, Namoff attended Palmetto with a dream of Broadway stardom. She participated in drama for all four years in troupe 1298. “I was fortunate enough to be a part of th...

Palmetto’s Alliance Club: A Safe and Accepting Place for All Students

Palmetto's Alliance Club: A Safe and Accepting Place for All Students

Olivia Solomon, Adverstising Chair

November 23, 2019

Alliance, formerly known as the Gay-Straight Alliance, unites students in support of the LGBTQ community and offers a place for people to feel safe as they come to terms with themselves.  “When you’re not sure who you are it’s important to have a safe place to explore who you want to be,...

Alumni Association 5: Sydnee Winters

Olivia Solomon, Advertising Chair

November 21, 2019

Triple threat and Palmetto alumnus, Syndee Winters, has dominated the Broadway stage since 2010. She made her debut as Nala in “The Lion King,” but before Winters took her first steps onto Broadway, she shined in the spotlight of Palmetto’s auditorium.   “I'm originally from New York where my d...

Issue 2 Feature Video: Road to Hoco

Issue 2 Feature Video: Road to Hoco

Valentina Caceres, Sports/Multimedia Editor

November 19, 2019

Alumni Association Feature 4: Yvette McKinney

Sydney Campbell, Design Editor

November 19, 2019

From the very beginning, Yvette McKinney’s love for sports was inevitable. Throughout middle school, she played volleyball, softball, basketball and badminton. She carried these same sports with her to high school and throughout college.  This love of sports helped her grow up to become the first black...

Alumni Association Feature 3: Abe Ng

Nicole Markus, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2019

Sushi Maki is a widely known restaurant chain in South Florida. The restaurant chain uses fresh ingredients to serve preservative and artificial ingredient free sushi and Japanese cuisine. The chain was founded and currently owned by accomplished Palmetto graduate Abe Ng.  Ng graduated Miami Pal...

Alumni Association Feature 2: Cullen Bullock

Allessandra Inzinna, Former Staff Member

November 15, 2019

Retired Palmetto science teacher Cullen Bullock always held biology as his favorite subject, even in his high school years. “In 12th grade I also took advanced biology and advanced chemistry, and we didn’t have any AP classes available, so I guess I took the highest ones you can take,” Bullock...

Alumni Association Feature 1: Cindy Lerner

Nicole Markus, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2019

Former Pinecrest mayor, Cindy Lerner, is no stranger to hard work and fighting for what she believes in. When she attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School from 1964 to 1970, she was heavily involved in her schoolwork and volunteering. “I was the kind of student that sat front row. I always wanted...

If Walls Could Speak

This mural can be found all over the walls in the two oldest buildings.

Valentina Caceres, Sports Editor, Multimedia Editor

October 23, 2019

Before Miami Palmetto Senior High students know it, they will walk the halls of a brand-new, three-story building. Everyone agrees the time has come for some updates to our school — Palmetto’s oldest buildings date as far back as 40 years. As soon as the new building is complete, the destruction ...

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