The Panther


May 8, 2014

While senior Devin Carvajal stole the crown of most favorited selfie, there was some tough competition. Check out the best #pantherselfies tweeted. Tweets about "#pantherselfies" !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementByI...

A bash to remember

Carlos Suhr, Business Manager

April 28, 2014

Orlando, Florida - the home to many thrillers and attractions such as Walt Disney World and SeaWorld. This year, however, the seniors experienced one unforgettable night at Orlando’s Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure during an event named Grad Bash. Grad Bash allows the seniors from an abundance...

Excitement from Promposal to Prom Court

Excitement from Promposal to Prom Court

Brooke Samole, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2014

“Does my tie match her dress?” “Will these shoes hurt my feet? “Will we all fit in that limo?” “What’s a corsage?” Palmetto students spent several stressful weeks preparing for the one night they would hope to remember for the rest of their lives. The prom preparations all began at...

The Angel Among Us

Victoria Arguelles and Claudia Vera

April 13, 2014

Fridays. The prospect of the weekend typically goes hand-in-hand with the mornings that accompany them, yet as 16-year-old Bree Ann Camacho, a Palmetto alumni, prepared herself for another school day on April 13, 2012, something did not feel right. Leaning against their bathroom door, Bree took a second...

Student Council election results

April 7, 2014

The ballots are in. Here are the results for the 2014 Class Officers and Student Council election: Class of 2017 Officers: Treasurer: Sarah Berlan Secretary: Natalia Hazday Vice President: Daniel Ajabshir President: Jonathan Roth Class of 2016 Officers: Treasurers: Ross Rosen, Jordan Milian Secret...

STD truck could save lives

Samantha Rosen, Co-Copy Editor

April 5, 2014

Hundreds of students running to the basketball courts, skipping class; nothing seems out of the ordinary at a day in Palmetto. However, these kids are not running to their cars to skip their Calculus test or to order their Chipotle before the line is out the door; these 800 kids run to the STD testing...

Sneak peek at The Shrek cast

Jacquelyn Hsiao, Co-Features Editor

March 18, 2014

Palmetto's Thespians are hard at work. With the premiere of their latest production, The Shrek Musical, less than a month away, many anticipate an excellent show. Meanwhile, actors are sizing their costumes, practicing their lines, and reflecting on their characters. Here are a few cast members and thei...

And then there were 35

Bianca Lopez, Co-Copy Editor

February 25, 2014

Three hundred voters and 35 winners turned one jumbled mess into a smooth event. On Tuesday, February 25, as the faculty cattle called freshmen and sophomores into FCAT testing rooms and juniors piled into the auditorium, the senior class gathered under the Pawvilion for crown decorating, panoramic photo...

New campaign for fundraising launched

New campaign for fundraising launched

Sarah Berlan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014

The Palmetto High PTSA President and Vice-President have begun to spearhead their latest fundraising endeavor. Palmetto seems to have a major need for revamping, but public schools practically rely on no funding whatsoever - therefore, the school has to take matters into their own hands. The program...

Mr. Panthers lasso swooning girls

Morgan Silverman, Co-Features Editor

February 14, 2014

“Alec! Dylan! Liam! Patrick!” What flooded the auditorium from the cacophony of screams of the hundreds of teenage girls swooning over the 25 contestants vying to be Mr. Panther 2014. All of the participants were ready, willing and able to step out of their comfort zone to embarrass themselves in...

Mr. Panther photo gallery

Meryl Kornfield, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2014

What is the theme for Mr. Panther this year? Who has what talent? So many questions are circulating about the Mr. Panther show. Want a sneak preview of what to expect? Just flip through these pictures. Plus, be sure to buy your tickets ($10) for the Mr. Panther show tonight.   Photos by Bia...

What makes Mr. Panther contestants unique

Meryl Kornfield, Sarah Berlan, Morgan Silverman, and Bianca Lopez

February 11, 2014

One is in our first period. Another is dating our best friend. We all know the Mr. Panther contestants. But, do we REALLY know them? Here is a preview of what makes these students unique. Roll your mouse over each persons face to read one interesting fact about each contestant. ...

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