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A new worry for the wealthy

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

January 7, 2016


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In 2013, 16 year old Ethan Couch killed four people in a drunk driving accident in Texas. Couch was sentenced to 10 years of probation and no jail time based on the novel defense that he suffered from “affluenza.” Affluenza, the pseudo medical condition driven by excessive access to money, can ...

New year, new Panthers

New year, new Panthers

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

January 6, 2016


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Past, present, Panther: Katherine Ovadia

Roberta Nicastro, Design Team

December 20, 2015


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Travelling to Israel in 2015 to South Africa in 2016, sophomore Katherine Ovadia hopes to continue traveling throughout her life in order to experience a variety of cultures and learn what the world has to offer. “I went to Israel over the summer and on the way to the Dead Sea we saw a guy with a cam...

Invasion of Baby Paw Prints: Panther for a Day

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

December 1, 2015


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Baby paw prints covered the sidewalks of Palmetto as potential students from Palmetto Middle School, Southwood Middle School and Vineland K-8 School visited MPSH to learn what it is like to be a Panther. The prospective students walked the halls as if they were already Palmetto students, heading to a...

A Day of Thanks

A Day of Thanks

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

November 24, 2015


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Closing the door on outdoor suspension

Carmella Jimenez, Copy Editor

September 15, 2015


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Superintendent Alberto Carvalho recently announced that Miami Dade County Public Schools is working to completely eliminate out-of school or outdoor suspensions and moving towards success-oriented disciplinary action. The U.S. Department of Education supports that school suspensions are linked to lower...

Twitter: friend or foe?

Chrystal Peterson and Morgan Elmslie

September 14, 2015


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As many Palmetto students may know on Thursday, September 10th, a Twitter page by the name of @mpsh_roasts, was created and began posting comparisons of students to unflattering animations, animals and pictures.  Fellow Twitter users submitted these comparisons to @mpsh_roasts via direct messages. The moc...

Palmetto’s fight week

Samantha Rosen, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2015


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Over the past week, Palmetto’s halls have been abuzz with gossip regarding this year’s unofficial “fight week.” Beginning on Monday, May 4, allegedly over money regarding a drug transaction, a group gathered at Briar Bay Park after school to witness the first of two big fights. Originally...

Nine: a little number with a big impact

Claudia Vera, Online Editor-In-Chief

May 11, 2015


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Picture this – you arrive to school on your very first day, only to be denied the opportunity of an education by your state’s very own government officials. Once you are finally granted entry, you find that your fellow peers, those who you are supposed to share your academic career with, do not want...

It’s HIP to be healthy

Sabrina Chi, Co-Culture Editor

April 15, 2015


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Take a closer look into the mirror

Roberta Nicastro, Co-Culture Editor

February 26, 2015


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Imagine Dragons, an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, kickstarted their career in 2012 when they released their freshman album Night Visions. After lead singer Dan Reynolds, guitarist Daniel Wayne Sermon, drummer Daniel Platzman and bassist Ben Mckee formed in 2008, they began with some modest ...

Programming your future

Agnes Bartha, Staff Writer

February 20, 2015


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In the fall of 2015 Miami Palmetto Senior High School plans on introducing a new course; AP Computer Science. Taught by Mr. Hector Echeverria, the course will teach hands-on design skills and implement  various computer programs. Students themselves will have the opportunity to create programs to solve mat...

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