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Convergence

Convergence

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

October 10, 2016

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

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

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

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

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...

The Americanization of Saint Patrick’s Day

Keith Richards, Report Editor

March 17, 2016

The story of Saint Patrick, the man who brought Christianity to Ireland, is retold every Mar. 17 to children in elementary school and through celebrations across the nation in the form of parades and parties. Saint Patrick’s Day holds such a powerful sway over America that the consumption of Guinnes...

A Synopsis of Separation and Segregation in the Modern Day Classroom

A Synopsis of Separation and Segregation in the Modern Day Classroom

Morgan Elmslie, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

From the lower level English classes at Palmetto to the Advanced Placement (AP) courses, the percentages of differing social classes changes drastically. As curriculum level increases, so too does classism and racism. Tenth grade English teacher Ms. Keisha McIntyre-McCullough took note of the segregation an...

Kurt Panton: Palmetto’s Teacher of the Year

Kurt Panton: Palmetto’s Teacher of the Year

Isabelle Carbajales, Editor-In-Chief

February 10, 2016

Find what you love and do it. Mr. Kurt Panton, has used this motto to guide his own life and imparted it upon all of his students. While most teachers only have one course area that they teach, Mr. Panton has four: journalism 1, English IV Honors, yearbook and newspaper. Each student that walks into ro...

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