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Allen Liu: Issue 5

Jacquelyn Hsiao, Staff Writer

March 13, 2013


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Follow each problem step by step, calculate the appropriate set of numbers, combine like terms and lastly, simplify the answer. From one-on-one tutoring at Math Monkey to Mu Alpha Theta’s after-school tutoring sessions, junior Allen Liu uses his academic expertise to help students.   Since...

The Ellenburgs: Issue 5

Alexis Barkow, Staff Writer

March 13, 2013


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From diapers to diplomas, Christine, Kevin and Melissa Ellenburg have remained close through their journey to senior year. As they slowly await their college acceptances, the triplets take in the rest of their final high school year, hoping to stay together next year. “We researched different schools...

Pawsitive Panther: Marie Goodnature

Meryl Kornfield, Issues and Ideas Editor

March 13, 2013


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When it comes to the best last name, Goodnature must win this superlative. Sophomore Marie Goodnature wears her name like a badge of honor and a guide to her personal outlook. “The name ‘Goodnature’ reflects me very well,” Marie said. “It is a positive name for a positive person.” Marie’s...

Teacher back in the saddle: Issue 5

Sidney Sterling, Staff Writer

March 13, 2013


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Most teachers dream of retirement, the day when the burden of school tasks becomes a distant memory. Mrs. Beth Bagwell, an AP European History teacher, eagerly returned to teaching after three years of retirement and once again became part of the teaching staff. Mrs. Bagwell began her teaching career...

Behind the Scenes: Interact

March 13, 2013


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Each school year comes with an opportunity to open the book of life and create new memories that last lifetimes. For Interact, one of 55 student-led organizations, this year is a turning point in its book of life. In 1962, Rotary International created the first Interact club. Since then, Interact has...

Homecoming: Recap

Bianca Lopez, Features Editor

December 3, 2012


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An ocean of Columbia blue flooded the home bleachers of Tropical Park’s football field on Thursday, November 1 for the homecoming game against Killian. “Everyone was painted. Even though we were losing everyone kept cheering Palmetto on,” sophomore and cheerleader Lindsie Lima said. “The crowd...

Pawsitive Panther: Riley Delgado

Audrey Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 3, 2012


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It’s a sunny day and a cool breeze blows sand across the field as senior Riley Delgado steps up to bat. Delgado’s coach, teammates, and the Palmetto crowd have full confidence that his next moves will be valuable. The Delgado family has made its mark at Miami Palmetto Senior High School, especially...

Gender Divisions

Jacquelyn Hsiao, Staff Writer

December 3, 2012


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Do people take the news too personally? Or women? Many adolescents encounter news through television or in social media from Facebook updates or Twitter feeds, and may be grieved or captivated with a particular issue. However, gender plays a key role in causing stress from “unhealthy” news. In part...

Does the Popular Vote Really Matter?

Does the Popular Vote Really Matter?

Tiffany Batten, Photo Editor

December 3, 2012


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It’s that time of year again; that time when every news program flashes clips of campaigning, voting, and elections; that time when the United States may face a new future under a different president; that time when people question their role in the voting process. The United States possesses a unique...

Mr. Panther Preview

Mr. Panther Preview

Olivia Nash, Life Editor

December 3, 2012


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  It’s that time of year again, ladies; get your fans ready because it’s about to get hot.  Palmetto’s pageant kings prepare to take the stage and show off their six packs and dance moves with Mr. Panther 2012. “Mr. Panther has always been a school-wide favorite for both students...

C.L.E.O. Movie Screening – “The Lorax”

Bianca Lopez, Features Editor

October 2, 2012


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Take a chair and grab your friends. The CLEO (Creative Learning and Engagement Opportunities) Institute’s movie night is fast approaching and everyone is invited – admission and snacks are free of charge. CLEO focuses on educating the community on environmental issues. The organization encourages...

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