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Getting Back Into the Swing of School

Getting Back Into the Swing of School

Jane Heise, Managing Editor

September 10, 2019

After two and a half months of rest and relaxation, plunging right back into a hectic work schedule shocks many high school students and creates feelings of overwhelming anxiety. However, there are many ways to ease back into the school year and cut down on the initial back-to-school chaos.  &nbs...

The Best Places to Study in Pinecrest and Palmetto Bay

The Best Places to Study in Pinecrest and Palmetto Bay

Ana Martinez, Design Editor

September 10, 2019

The beginning of school goes hand and hand with the beginning of an endless cycle of homework and studying. To increase productivity, students need to find a quiet place to do so. Below are five places that offer a tranquil setting and peaceful ambiance for students to get work done. Brewing Buddh...

2019 Senior Games

Sophia DeAlejo and Lindsey Solomon

June 4, 2019

Every year, the senior game takes place on the field or in the gym where the seniors play their last home games. The whole season leading up to this game and of course their championships. Most seniors describe their senior game as the end of an era. Senior Sydney Leiferman describes her last moments on the soccer...

Best Brunch Spots in Miami

Best Brunch Spots in Miami

Sydney Campbell, Design Editor

May 29, 2019

Brunch is a combination of both lunch and breakfast, and it is the perfect way for friends to spend a summer afternoon in Miami. Brunch can be the ideal way to get out of the house and spend time with friends and family, all while enjoying a nice meal. A good brunch is made by the people you go with,...

Illuminate

Natalie Askowitz, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019

What started as an idea to tie green ribbon around stop lights in Pinecrest, grew into an event called Illuminate.  Senior Hailey Gorman took the month of Mental Health Awareness into her own hands creating an event for Saturday, May 18. “It all started at a Psi Alpha meeting when we were talking ab...

Earth Day, Day 5: National Park Week

Earth Day, Day 5: National Park Week

Olivia Solomon, Business Manager

April 19, 2019

Beginning on Sunday April 20, the National Parks across America join together to celebrate their beauty and promote going outside with National Park Week. Kicking off the event on Saturday, every park in the country offers free entrance.  Additionally, this week creates awareness and encourages do...

Earth Day, Day 4: Miami Underwater

Earth Day, Day 4: Miami Underwater

Jayden Woodfall, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Miamians love a nice a day at the beach and it could be hard to imagine the option not being there for them. However, it could be time to start seriously considering an alternative weekend excursion. With the noticeable rise in sea levels, Miami residents may not have their adored beaches to go ba...

Earth Day, Day 3: How Does Palmetto Counteract Climate Change?

Earth Day, Day 3: How Does Palmetto Counteract Climate Change?

Gemma Torras, News Editor/ Designer

April 17, 2019

Sustainability. A word most people know too well and hear too often. “In simple terms, sustainability is a consideration of the delicate environment in everyday life,” Student Council Environmental Outreach Chair, Chloe Wilson said. “For instance, using a reusable water bottle or a lunch bag, r...

Earth Day, Day 1: Toxic Fashion

Earth Day, Day 1: Toxic Fashion

Allison Strasius, Feature Editor

April 15, 2019

In the wake of greater global environmental awareness, like the recent widespread banning of plastic straws, even in the Pinecrest community, another movement seems underway: reform of the fashion industry. “I have heard the term toxic fashion, usually referring to the external issues that the ...

Panthers Got Talent 2019 Recap

Sophia DeAlejo, Life Editor

April 7, 2019

Throughout the school year, many exciting events take place at Palmetto. One event in particular showcases the talents of Palmetto students. Interact club puts together Panthers Got Talent each year. This talent show raises money for the Nicklaus Children's Hospital; the money from each ticket goes to...

The Conspiracy Behind Chuck E. Cheese Pizza

The Conspiracy Behind Chuck E. Cheese Pizza

Nicole Markus and Chloe Gallivan

March 8, 2019

Chuck E. Cheese remains as a well-known source of childhood entertainment and fun. Recently, however, the popular chain has received a lot of backfire for a multitude of things, including their beer policy and their pizza. Inside Edition published an investigation focused on their beer policy and the limitations regarding it. They said that Chuck E. Cheese did not follow their two beer per person limit,...

How to Dress For a Job Interview

How to Dress For a Job Interview

Lindsey Solomon, Copy Editor

February 28, 2019

The way a person dresses for their job interview can leave a major impact on not only a future boss, but on the company or business as well. When attending work everyday, one presents a message about themselves and a business based on what they wear. When walking into a job interview, a future employer...

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