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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...

A Wild Ride: Being an Uber Driver

A Wild Ride: Being an Uber Driver

Emily Diez, Report Editor

February 9, 2016

The Panther: How did you find out about Uber? Hector Echeverria: “I used to see ads on Facebook and then I started to read about it. I had some extra time at home and it sounded convenient. You make money and then visit interesting places.” TP: Is that why you became a driver? HE: “Yes.” TP...

Ms. King in Focus

Chrystal Peterson, Design Team

January 19, 2016

When some people hear the word “job,” a wave of disgust hits them. Get up, get dressed and drive to someplace where getting paid so little costs you your own happiness. Then again, there are cases, like Ms. King’s, where the exact opposite takes place. Born and raised in Miami, Ms. Katherine King...

Panther for a Day

Panther for a Day

June 26, 2013

For incoming freshmen, “Panther for a Day” evokes mixed emotions: big scary seniors, a giant school, and an ongoing list of unknowns. Panther for a Day has been a tradition at Palmetto for many years, where eighth grade students from Palmetto Middle and Southwood Middle visit the school and get a...

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