The Panther

New steps taken to knock out bullying

Elisha Grob, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013


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The typical definition of bullying may consist of one’s superior strength over someone else’s weaker strength, forcing him or her to do as they say. Classic scenarios such as stealing ones lunch money or taking their seat in the cafeteria are what comes to mind when someone thinks of bullying. ...

Marching Band and Chatonettes score a Superior

Sereena Gee, Staff writer

November 4, 2013


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On Saturday, Oct. 26, the marching band and Chatonettes marched and danced out of the Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) competition at Traz Powell Stadium with Superior awards. The performers earned a Superior in music, general effect and auxiliary for their James Bond show, which fit Palmetto’s...

From Halloween to HaLOLween

Sereena Gee, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013


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Head to the school’s auditorium this Halloween for a spooky night, full of laughter. On Thursday, October 31, Palmetto’s very own Impawvisation will provide attendees with over 30 minutes of Halloween-themed improvisation games at no charge. “We’ll probably go for Halloween-themed suggestions...

Palmetto turns green with new initiatives

Sungho Son, Art Director

October 17, 2013


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Can you hear the Eco? CLEO (Creative Learning and Engagement) Institute Youth Task Force is a Pinecrest-based organization determined to promote environmental and climate change conversion among the youth in our society. To implement the green initiative into various student organizations, CLEO has associated...

Drunk driving victims share stories

Marissa Weiner, Contributing writer

October 7, 2013


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On September 23rd, 2013, Helen Witty and Stuart Flacks visited Palmetto Senior High School to discuss the tragic repercussions of drinking and driving. Coming from two firsthand victims of drunk driving, the words spoken to students throughout Palmetto High School were earnestly taken to heart. “I...

Hallway decorations impress and unite

Elisha Grob, Staff writer

October 6, 2013


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When students look at the newly decorated hallways, they may overhear their peers taking pride in their hard work or admiring the creativity. All around the school, people smile and appreciate the hard work and dedication that Panther students put into making their hallways as captivating and appealing...

Drum Roll Please… Palmetto Marching Band Enters Kiss Country Contest

Sereena Gee, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013


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Miami Palmetto Senior High School's (MPSH) marching band, conducted by band director Mr. Christopher Best, has officially entered the Kiss Country (WKIS) "Battle of the High School Bands" contest. The contest winner will be determined by the number of votes the bands get on their video entries. The band...

Uber 6 students give some tips

Meryl Kornfield, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2013


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Inside the ESOL classroom

Sereena Gee, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013


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Inside the ESOL Classroom: Great Diversity and Cultural Education By Sereena Gee   A certain classroom in school contains some of the most diverse faces in the entire school. The English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) class, located in room 612, is typically thought of as a place filled ...

Students participate in summer Evirothon

Elisha Grob, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013


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While most kids soaked up the sun during the summer break, Ms. Pamela Schlachtman along with five students traveled to Montana to take part of the national science competition. The five students included seniors Allen Liu and Richard Li, and former students Zoey Cosner (captain for four years) and David...

What are your aspirations for this school year?

Meryl Kornfield, Online Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2013


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Witty Night

Witty Night

Alexis Barkow, Sports Editor

May 31, 2013


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As June approaches, the community prepares to remember and mourn the tragic loss of Palmetto student Helen Marie Witty, 13 years after her fatal accident. Sixteen-year-old Witty was roller skating on a sidewalk on 57th Avenue when a fellow high schooler, Carla Wagner, hit her while driving under the...

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