The Panther

Panthers Got Business

Panthers Got Business

Morgan Elmslie, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016

Behind the doors of room 205, Palmetto students create custom Panther merchandise that is showcased around campus. Strictly Panther Business, one of Palmetto’s business classes, designs and distributes all the P stickers, Panther Strong wristbands and Palmetto lanyards. SPB also has sunglasses and...

Anti-Discrimination Policy

March 31, 2016

The School Board shall comply with all Federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and all requirements and regulations of the U.S. Department of Education. The Board will enforce its prohibition against discrimination/harassment based on sex, race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion,...

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...

Substitute Locator is irreplaceable: Meet Mirta Nieves Office Employee of the Year

Carmella Jimenez, Copy Editor

March 16, 2016

She wears glasses high on her nose as she receives calls for Principal Victoria Dobbs. She smiles at passersby who approach her for information and welcomes their inquiries with warmth and friendliness. She organizes substitutes and records teachers’ absences. From 6:30 a.m. to many times, hours a...

The influence of trial by twitter

Katharine Hsiao, Design Editor

March 10, 2016

One tweet can change the most highly upheld reputation for better or worse. The power and impact of social media grows everyday. The term trial by Twitter reflects the influence social media has gained on case trials. “It’s become more popular throughout social media because it’s so easy to ...

Brandon Azocar: taking a challenge

Sofia Brand, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Freshmen Brandon Azocar took the next step in his kiteboarding career on Jan. 23 and 24 in Marathon, Florida. That weekend, Azocar, along with 30 other contestants, participated in the Collegiate Kiteboarding Competition Tour Stop #3 for the Amateur Freestyle division. The Collegiate Kiteboarding...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

Victoria Arguelles, Online Managing Editor

March 3, 2016

Each year, Palmetto students elect their classmates to the Student Council. All classes (except for seniors) vote for candidates who will represent their grade level, in addition to candidates who will represent the school as a whole. Election day is Friday, March 4th. The day before casting their vo...

5 things you miss from elementary school

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

March 1, 2016

Whether it's a trip to the school store before school or playing on the playground during recess, elementary school was an important part of our early childhood development. It was where we made our first friend, learned our ABCs and 123s. Elementary school set the foundation for our education. In addition ...

Is Gaming a sport?

Blake Rubenstein, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

A sport is generally defined as a competitive activity that requires physical skill. This definition, however, fails to point out that all sports require vast mental ability. In sports like basketball and football, having a high IQ on the subject and a knowledgeable understanding of the game can attribute to th...

The Senior Pep Rally

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

February 19, 2016

On Thursday, February 18, Palmetto’s class of 2016 flooded the auditorium for the Senior Pep Rally. Excited, thrilled, scared and proud, the seniors are moving closer and closer to graduation in May. The senior class bonded and cheered asas senior superlatives were crowned and skits and dances were...

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