The Panther

Haleigh Prindle Profile

May 18, 2018


Filed under LIFE

Haleigh Prindle is yet another Palmetto student following the love for her sport to college. For the next four years, Prindle will be attending Boston University for rowing. “Boston is like a second home for me,” senior Prindle said. “I go there every summer.” Since the summer before start...

The Testing Turning Point

Sabrina Catalan, copy editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under LIFE

On April 10, about 70 high school juniors in Oklahoma took the SAT under unconventional circumstances. They typed and clicked away on Chromebooks instead of the traditional bubbling in answer sheets with pencil, according to The New York Times. At Palmetto, news of this attempted shift in the testing format brought an onset of discussion among students and faculty. ...

7 Ways to Relax Before Exams

7 Ways to Relax Before Exams

Allison Strasius, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

Throughout the hectic, anxiety-ridden season of end of the year exams, teachers recommend that students find ways to relax to better their performance. That being said, here are 7 ways to relax and preserve the little sanity you have left!    Study Selectively.   Let’s face it: ...

Previewing Drowsy Chaperone

Natalie Askowitz, copy editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, LIFE, Top Stories

Starting tonight, Thursday, Apr. 19 and continuing on to Apr., 25th, and 26th, Palmetto’s drama department will take the stage once again to perform the Tony award-winning production, Drowsy Chaperone. The Drowsy Chaperone will take audiences back to the 1920s. In the satirical piece, characters p...

Are These Palmetto Students Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?

Are These Palmetto Students Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?

March 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Cami, Jenna and Natalie venture the halls of Palmetto find whether students and faculty are indeed smarter than a 5th grade student? Enjoy!

Your Newest Workout Playlist

Your Newest Workout Playlist

Gemma Torras, design editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

The runner’s heartbeat quickens to the beat, their legs jog to the rhythm of the song, and fast-paced music plays in their ears. What many athletes have in common is a workout playlist. Whether training for a race or lifting 10 pound dumbell weights, most people enjoy listening to their favorite tun...

Suit Up in Style

Sabrina Catalan, copy editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

During a senior meeting on Feb. 16, students at Miami Palmetto Senior High were introduced to a new business that could allow them to take an innovative approach to prom. The Lapel Project, which won over the sharks on Shark Tank in 2016, turns blazers and suits into fashionable tuxedos. The product works by s...

Previewing Mr. Panther

Previewing Mr. Panther

Gemma Torras, design editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

For Palmetto students, February is much more than a short month and Valentine's Day: it’s Mr. Panther. After months of preparation, 23 of Palmetto’s male students have prepared their acts consisting of their talents such as dancing, juggling, magic tricks and much more. “We have been prepa...

Day 13: Palmetto Couples Play The Newly Weds Game

Day 13: Palmetto Couples Play The Newly Weds Game

February 13, 2018


Filed under 14 Days of Love, Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

As our 14 Days of Love series continues, we put some of Palmetto's couples to the test in our version of the Newly Weds Game. Enjoy!

Day 11: Prom For One

Day 11: Prom For One

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE

As prom season quickly approaches, the stress over finding a date for the big dance increases. Seniors go out of their way to find a date, even if their “date” is a friend. While it is common to see students attend Homecoming without a date, there is a stigma against going to prom single. “...

Day 5: Finding Offbeat Valentine’s Day Gifts

Day 5: Finding Offbeat Valentine’s Day Gifts

Katharine Hsiao, business manager

February 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and the gifts people tend to receive become more predictable each year. Sticking to the conventional chocolates, flowers and teddy bears might make a loved one happy, but something offbeat will keep them wondering what the next gift is. The items listed below  in...

Day 4: Evolution of Love Songs: Empty Words

Day 4: Evolution of Love Songs: Empty Words

Allison Strasius, staff writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

People seem to have been serenading one another with love songs since, well, forever. They are a true romantic staple during candlelit dinners (on February 14, especially) and in all the classic romantic comedies. Yet the same sense of constancy cannot be said for meaningful lyrics. Without a doubt,...

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