The Panther

A holiday show twist

Agnes Bartha, Staff Writer/ Photographer

December 18, 2014

Exchange students grasp American culture

Maxwell Landy, Staff Writer / Photographer

December 4, 2014

Four Japanese exchange students traveled 7,980 miles to grasp the American dream. Between Monday, November 17th and  November 20th, exchange students attended the classes of their Miami hosts. The students from Kagoshima, a city on the southwestern tip of the island Kyushu in Japan, have studied their...

Palmetto students explore Fairchild on Immersion Day

Meryl Kornfield, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2014

Using lab equipment, sketching native Florida plants, counting Orchid seeds and  identifying palm species counted among the innumerable lessons taught to students at this year’s Environmental Immersion Day. “I learned that catching butterflies is the hardest thing ever,” sophomore Kaylee de Soto s...

Gwen Stefani, “Baby I Don’t Lie”

Roberta Nicastro, Co-Culture Editor

December 2, 2014

Gwen Stefani's last-released solo album, "The Sweet Escape," featuring Akon in 2006, went off the charts and received praise from her loyal fans. Her two most known solo hits,  “Rich Girl” and “Hollaback Girl,” were written for her album “Love Angel Music Baby.” After announcing that a new...

Q&A with Palmetto student Camila Cabello

Q&A with Palmetto student Camila Cabello

Victoria Arguelles, Co-Spirit Editor

November 25, 2014

Two years ago, Palmetto student Karla Cabello auditioned for the second season of the X Factor. Since then, she has become a part of one of the world's most famous girl group, Fifth Harmony. While Cabello, who now goes by her middle name, Camila, withdrew from Palmetto nearly halfway through the 2012-2013...

Week in review #FSU #Minaj #ISIS

Jared Heller, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2014

All of our articles from the past week - 11/16 to 11/22: 1. FSU shooting (Updated) 2. Terrorists in our backyard 3. 8 Panther pets you can't live without 4. "Only" one problem 5. Mayor steps into principal's shoes 6. Dream team...

Mayor steps into principal’s shoes

Meryl Kornfield, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2014

When Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner walked into Miami Palmetto Senior High School on October 30th, she was not acting as a student, a parent or a community leader . Although she has played all of those roles in the past, on October 30th Mayor Lerner was principal-for-a-day. She met with student leaders,...

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Megan Martinez, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Known as the month of pumpkin spice lattes, breast cancer awareness and Halloween, October has a much deeper meaning—Down syndrome awareness month. Many misconceptions deem Down syndrome as a condition that hinders one’s ability to live a normal life. A person with Down syndrome has an extra copy...

Suicide has its day

Agnes Bartha, Staff Writer / Photographer

September 9, 2014

1-800-273-TALK. One call. The simple action of picking up the phone and knowing someone cares. That’s all it takes to potentially save a life. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention operates for 24 hours a day, all week, all year and there are still not enough people who know about it. In fact...

5,000 red ties modeling excellence

Samantha Rosen, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2014

“Heavenly father, we know that doing our best now in the school house is better than getting locked up later in the jailhouse,” the 5000 Role Models recite in their Excellence Prayer. Far exceeding the 500 African American Male Role Models of Excellence, today’s 8000 at-risk minority boys can be...

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