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High school sweethearts tell their stories

High school sweethearts tell their stories

Morgan Elmslie, Copy Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, Photoessay, Top Stories

In the four years we spend at Palmetto, many of us find ourselves, our passions, our best friends and our strengths. But some lucky ones find their soulmates. The same classes we sit in and the same hallways we walk in are the sacred meeting grounds for a few inseparable lovers. Maria Dao, ...

The Instagram Age

The Instagram Age

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, LIFE, Top Stories

There are 600 million monthly active users on Instagram as of December of 2016, and over 90% of users aging under 35.  The social media platform that swept our generation has taken over their lives without even noticing. The Pew Research center surveyed 3,000 people and 88% of their participants ag...

Performing Arts department puts Panthers in the holiday spirit

Performing Arts department puts Panthers in the holiday spirit

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

December 17, 2016


Filed under Events, FEATURE, Top Stories

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Palmetto Performing Arts department displayed all the wit and talent of its students. As the jazz band played the classic ballads that come with the season, viewers in the halls outside the auditorium soaked in the Art Walk, featuring the works of Palmetto’s Fine Arts stude...

Convergence

Convergence

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, Features, Top Stories

Two alumni Palmetto wrestlers cross the borders of friendship throughout their lives, and it started with the craving for competition The Lightweight Kevin Pedersen lives each day with his past and Christ in mind. He served in the military and became the highest award-winning Drug Enforcement Ag...

The Panther’s class of 2016 says goodbye

The Panther’s class of 2016 says goodbye

Isabelle Carbajales, Annabel Sanz, Claudia Vera, Emma Seckinger, Victoria Arguelles, Samantha Ganter, Sophie Carrillo, Shane McCrink, Keith Richards, Megan Martinez, Emily Diez, and Sungho Son

June 1, 2016


Filed under Archive, FEATURE, Top Stories

High school is a unique experience. Each day marks one step closer to a finish line that seems endlessly out of reach and through this tunnel vision, we lose sight of the journey. Every good grade, every long night, every new friend and every tear contributes to the high school experience we spend...

Veteran support In The United States

Veteran support In The United States

Emma Seckinger, Staff Writer

May 30, 2016


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Memorial Day: what has become an excuse for a weekend getaway or stores to have a twenty five percent off sale originally stemmed from a day dedicated to the remembrance of fallen soldiers who gave their lives while serving the United States. Originally called Decoration Day, this holiday, along with...

Day 4: Siblings of seniors prepare for separation

Day 4: Siblings of seniors prepare for separation

Blake Rubenstein, Staff Writer

May 28, 2016


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As their high school careers come to an end, the Miami Palmetto Senior High School Class of 2016 leaves behind the school they attended for the past four years and welcome the journey ahead of them. Siblings of seniors around Palmetto prepare their goodbyes for their brothers or sisters attending the school...

Prom: Expectations vs. Reality

Prom: Expectations vs. Reality

Carmella Jimenez, Copy Editor

May 6, 2016


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Anything can happen at prom. While seniors spent one last night relishing in the treasures of their high school experience, did prom disappoint or live up to the hype? Senior Laetitia Gerrier counted on the latter before the event. “On a scale of 1-10, I would rate my expectations a 8-10. I expected the...

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