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PTSA Presidency inspires political calling

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

January 20, 2016

[heading size="22"]Getting started[/heading] A passion for Palmetto High School has fueled Anna Hockhammer’s passion for the Village of Pinecrest. Anna is in the race for for Pinecrest Village Council Seat #1 with Election Day on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The Pinecrest mother of three-- Sophia, 16, ...

A new worry for the wealthy

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

January 7, 2016

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 ...

Blinded by bling

Maxwell Landy, Video Editor

January 7, 2016

Due to a community that over accentuates the value of wealth and exploits its monetary benefits, individuals with large amounts of money have contributed to the creation of a psychological disease known as Affluenza. Teens who sport Louis Vuitton handbags and recklessly drive their parents’ Porsches...

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

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

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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In case you missed it: Club Fair

September 16, 2015

The Panther met with sophomores Jack Cruz-Alvarez and Evan Resende to gain insight on student reactions to the 2015-2016 Club Fair, while senior Brinna Wall informs viewers on what is in store for Thespian Club this upcoming school year.

Closing the door on outdoor suspension

Carmella Jimenez, Copy Editor

September 15, 2015

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

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...

#IWishMyTeacherKnew

June 1, 2015

Within the chaos of high school, sitting in a classroom can feel like a process of deindividuation. The Panther asked fellow students what they wished their teachers knew about them. Tweet your own confession to @PantherUpdates using the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew.

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