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Spring Entertainment

Valerie Cuadra, Life Editor

May 5, 2011


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"The Double Hour" Guido, (Filippo Timi) a former cop and Sonia (Ksenia Rappoport), a Slovenian immigrant, begin to develop a passionate relationship. They both decide to go on a romantic getaway in the country when things begin to take a toll for the worse. Sonia’s horrifying past resurfaces and e...

“Peter Pan” is an “awfully big adventure” for the whole family

Shannon Bush, Co-Editor in Chief

April 7, 2011


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(This is a review of the performing arts department's presentation of the musical, "Peter Pan") With all the youthful energy of J.M. Barrie’s original novel and the skill and flair Thespian Troupe 1298 is known for, this year’s spring musical, Piers Chater Robinson’s “Peter Pan,” is truly...

Heritage show celebrates African American culture

Heritage show celebrates African American culture

Kristen Coke, Features Editor

March 25, 2011


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“It is better to have an education and not need it, then need it and not have it.” These words, recited from a Tyler Perry piece performed by  reading teacher Lydia Buckmire, carried out the message of the African Heritage Show on February 24 whose theme this year was “The Future is Ours.” ...

Second star to the right and straight on till morning

Second star to the right and straight on till morning

Jonathan Perez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2011


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The boy who lost his shadow. The boy who never grows old. A boy better known as Peter Pan. On April 6 through April 8, students will be able to re-live their childhood experiences like never before. Palmetto’s own rendition of “Peter Pan” will begin promptly at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. ...

“Dinner Party”

Daniel Schleien, Staff Writer

March 7, 2011


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For a drama student, directing a play makes hours upon hours of hard work worthwhile.  Senior Alicia Cruz’s dream came true when she directed the play “Dinner Party,” a one-act romantic comedy originally created by American playwright Neil Simon in 2000. “There’s a period in drama between...

Spring Break in Miami

Valerie Cuadra, Life Editor

March 7, 2011


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With only one week for spring break, sometimes students cannot get away. However, once students get out of school on March 11, they are surrounded with plenty of events to keep any Miamian entertained. Along with the sunny weather and clear beaches, Miami has several music festivals. The 18th annual...

Impawvisation’s Valentines Day show spreads the love

Max Clark, SciTech Editor

February 18, 2011


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With quick thinking and sudden outbursts of humor, Palmetto’s Impawvisation Club held a Valentines Day Impawv show that rattled the roof of the auditorium with laughter. The show took place on February 14 and the audience took part in several games. Of the games that Impawvisation played, the fans'...

Talented Panthers take to the stage

Alyssa Rosenfeld, News Editor

February 16, 2011


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Palmetto’s stage came to life Thursday, February 11, when 63 students took the chance to shine and let the school see their talents. The two-and-a-half hour production- the second annual Panthers Got Talent- featured singers, dancers, and a wide variety of other performers. Senior Dyalmis Izquierdo...

Ultra music festival brings techno to Miami

Michael Tandlich, Staff Writer

February 8, 2011


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Thousands of fist-pumping people, world-renowned deejays, ear-shattering trebles, bone-vibrating basses, eye-catching lightshows. Welcome to Ultra. Ultra Music Festival (UMF) began in 1999. It picked up speed in 2002 when the single-day event sold 21,500 tickets and earned over $1 million, according...

Welcome back “American Idol,” goodbye Cowell

Welcome back “American Idol,” goodbye Cowell

Azmae Fahmy, Staff Writer

February 8, 2011


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Same microphone, same stage, same audience exploding as they welcome back “American Idol”…and a new pair of judges? It’s out with the old and in with the new, as Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler sat in the judge’s chairs during “American Idol”’s two-hour season premiere with veteran...

Karaoke Night

Bree Ann Camacho, Staff Writer

February 8, 2011


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With applause, whistling and standing ovations, Palmetto’s first annual “Panthers Can Karaoke” was a success. On January 26, multicolored strobe lights lit up the stage as the Chattonettes’ fundraiser began. Panthers sung their hearts out while being evaluated on vocal ability, song knowledge,...

Strum, sing, and strut to success

Strum, sing, and strut to success

Erin Maroon, Staff Writer

February 8, 2011


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Lights! Camera! Talent! On February 10, O’Interact will host the second annual Panthers Got Talent in the auditorium at 7 p.m., and anyone can attend for $10. T-shirts will also be sold outside the auditorium for $10. The money that Interact raises will be going to O Ambassadors, an organization...

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