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Palmetto’s fight week

Samantha Rosen, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2015

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

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


Take a closer look into the mirror

Roberta Nicastro, Co-Culture Editor

February 26, 2015

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

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...

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...

Teacher’s Starter Kit

Sidney Sterling and Infographic by Jacquelyn Hsiao

December 2, 2014


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...

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