The Panther

VIDEO: Mr. Panther contestant Erick Cinco

Sidney Sterling and Lexie Rubin

February 5, 2014


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What does "Cinco" and "hottt" have in common? Both are five letters. Conspiracy? I think not. Want to learn more about Mr. SSHS? Watch this behind-the-scenes video and don't forget to buy your tickets for WPAW's Mr. Panther on Febuary 12th at 7pm. ...

A drunk driving confession

Sereena Gee, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


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A special guest shook the Miami Palmetto Senior High School community on January 31, 2014. Ms. Jessica Leslie, a financial planner in Ft. Lauderdale, visited Palmetto to share her tragic story about drinking and driving. For six periods, Ms. Leslie taught, recalled and confessed the events that took...

VIDEO: Mr. Panther contestant Dylan Silverman

Lexie Rubin and Sidney Sterling

January 27, 2014


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What does Dylan Silverman do when he isn't strutting down the halls of Palmetto High? Find out as The Panther gives you a behind-the-scenes preview. Want to see more? Get your tickets for WPAW's Mr. Panther on Febuary 12th at 7pm. ...

Teacher Feature: Dr. Schaffer

Teacher Feature: Dr. Schaffer

Jacquelyn Hsiao, Co-Features Editor

January 16, 2014


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There are two Brer Rabbit (from Splash Mountain) bobble heads on Dr. Schaffer’s desk. She talks about the Briar Patch every year to her students. “You were born and bred in the Briar Patch. Do not fall for any traps,” Dr. Schaffer said. “The College Board is very good at coming up wrong answers...

Positive Panther: Hunter Nash

Positive Panther: Hunter Nash

Morgan Silverman, Co-Features Editor

January 12, 2014


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Hunter “Nash” Glickman is one senior who has definitely made the most out of his high school career. Starting with his Silver Knight nomination in music, Hunter is involved in many activities around the school. His Silver Knight project encompasses creating and coordinating many music programs...

Sugarcane trays may be in a cafeteria near you

Sabrina Chi, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013


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Palmetto, a popular name, well known by the communities surrounding, are especially popular for the left over chicken bones that have been strewn on the stairs and walkways. But has anyone noticed what held the chicken? Plastic boxes keep the greasy, fried chicken contained and definitely qualify as envir...

Interview: Mama Mallard

Meryl Kornfield, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2013


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Ms. Carolee "Mama" Mallard, a guidance counselor at Palmetto for the last 44 years, retires this year. What are her favorite memories and the things she will miss most? What is it like working with her daughter? How does she feel watching a new set of seniors graduate? What are her favorite moments of...

A basketful of thanks

Shane McCrink, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


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Miami Palmetto Senior High clubs come together to give thanks this holiday and give back to their community. The various clubs at our school have put together Thanksgiving baskets for the annual turkey-eating holiday at the end of November. Featuring many items such as canned foods, peanut butter, jelly, cake mix and...

Pick our next mascot’s name

November 25, 2013


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Palmetto holds ceremony for Japanese delegates

Sereena Gee, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013


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Palmetto students were provided a culturally rich opportunity on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, taking Japanese and exchange students from Japan under their wing.  The students gathered at the Media Center during fourth period for a welcome reception and presentation. A Kagoshima official and the Cons...

Why celebrate my drive?

Sarah Berlan, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


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When a loved one is lost, will people start to care? Will it be noted when an innocent child’s life gets torn away from this world? Causing death rate to rise, drunk driving, texting while driving, and purely mindless driving become more common. Many citizens and companies have recently started...

Ideas spread through Environmental Fair

Ethan Paikowsky and Max Landy

November 8, 2013


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Miami Palmetto Senior High School’s students and teachers recently came together to display the daily effects on the environment by different experiments, in their annual event, the Environmental Fair. The 2013 Palmetto Senior High School Environmental Fair seemed to be a success, as messages of...

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