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Joining the Panther Pride

Brooke Ortiz, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015


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On December 10th, Palmetto welcomed eighth grade students from Palmetto Middle School,  Vineland, and various other schools to “Panther for a Day” as a way to encourage enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year. Different clubs offered performances and a pep rally to entertain the prospective stu...

Palmetto students defy gravity

Palmetto students defy gravity

Sidney Sterling, Staff Writer

January 4, 2015


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Not only do they defy gravity with their impeccable gymnastic skills, they defy the odds with a smile on their faces. Last month, Palmetto students Megan Fernandez, Michelle Mazzacane and Kristen Santalo attended the Florida State Fall Classic for Special Olympics at the ESPN Wide World of Sports comp...

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Megan Martinez and Infographic by Jacquelyn Hsiao

December 19, 2014


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                                  MOM               Bath and Body Works                necklace                                    designer wallet DAD                 barbecue kit                    ...

Rixton releases first collection

Agnes Bartha, Staff Writer/ Photographer

December 18, 2014


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The klutz, the athlete, the player and the improviser; all characters can be found within the band known as Rixton. This soulful group consists of bassist Danny Wilkin, drummer Lewi Morgan, lead singer Jake Roche and lead guitarist Charley Bagnall. Their band originated in Manchester, England, where...

Top 5 things you missed this Miami Book Fair International

Top 5 things you missed this Miami Book Fair International

Jacquelyn Hsiao, Online Design Editor

December 2, 2014


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Attracting all young and die-heart readers, the Miami International Book Fair continued its annual November eight-day literary festival at the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College in downtown Miami. More than 600 authors from around the globe, from Argentina to Trinidad, took part in fair's international...

(AMA)zing results

Sophie Carillo, Co Features Editor

November 28, 2014


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The 2014 American Music Awards (AMAs), a night filled with performances and single debuts, took place on November 23rd at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. ABC’s contract to present the Grammys expired in 1973, which prompted Dick Clark to create the AMA’s. The 42nd live broadcast of the AMA’s...

8 Panther pets you can’t live without

Samantha Rosen, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2014


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1. Hedge your bet                       2. Polly?                         3. Praisin the prairie     ...

“Only” one problem

Ava Gruener, Insight Editor

November 17, 2014


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Distinctive rapper Nicki Minaj continued to stir  controversy with her new video “Only,"(link contains explicit language) released on November 7th.  This video comes just weeks after her “Anaconda” music video displayed overly provocative dancing and actions, sparking global criticism from the B...

Swiftly taken off of Spotify

Morgan Silverman, Co Report Editor

November 14, 2014


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On November 3, Taylor Swift removed all of her music off of the Spotify application. It was not the first time Swift showed her apparent dislike of streaming — her most recent album, 1989, never got released to any streaming services and her 2012 album Red, could not be streamed until months after...

Manteniendo las raíces hispanas en los Estados Unidos

Annabel Sanz, Design Editor

November 13, 2014


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Muchos consideran la matemáticas como un mundo extraño, donde todo esta en un idioma diferente. Nada es familiar, es fácil perderse, y aunque tratan y tratan, no lo puede asimilar. Emigrar a un país nuevo es bastante parecido a esta sensación. Cuando uno deja un país donde ha hablado español toda...

A viscous habit that can be broken

Roberta Nicastro and Infographic by Jacquelyn Hsiao

November 12, 2014


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The person sitting next to me just opened a pack of Doritos and it smells so amazing my stomach will not stop grumbling. I ignore it; I pretend I do not smell a thing. Food does not matter. I had too big of a dinner last night anyway and I did not go to the gym. I am so hungry though, I guess I cou...

Hovering helicopter moms

Sabrina Chi, Co-Culture Editor

October 28, 2014


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As teenagers enter high school, they grow into independent individuals and slowly enter adulthood. That means hanging out with friends with little to no parental supervision. But what do parents do when his or her child refuses to answer the flood of “Where are you?” text messages and “Come home...

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