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Healthy Living, Healthy Mind Blog

Healthy Living, Healthy Mind Blog

Ana Martinez and Ella Pedroso

September 30, 2020

Welcome to the Healthy Living, Healthy Mind blog! This blog aims to discuss advice, information and tips to stay healthy — mentally and physically. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our daily lives, and in light of this imbalance, we plan to help students stay healthy. This blog covers topics from si...

The ABCs of PTSA & ESSAC Blog

The ABCs of PTSA & ESSAC Blog

Allison Gould, Sofia Vinueza, and Angelina Astic

September 30, 2020

Welcome to The ABCs of the PTSA & EESAC blog, a reliable source for the Miami Palmetto Senior High School community to receive important, factual information about our school and upcoming events. The PTSA (Parents, Teachers, Students and Administration) and EESAC (Education Excellence Student Advisory Cou...

The Panther Travels

The Panther Travels

Kate Stuzin and Camilla Bondy

September 30, 2020

Welcome to the Panther Travels Blog! This blog discusses the Panther staffs’ travel experiences — so that readers know what to look out for on their next vacation. Whenever a staffer visits a new city, they will write about topics ranging from restaurant reviews to college tours. Readers can then u...

Science Says Blog

Science Says Blog

Julia Strasius and Gianna Hutton

September 30, 2020

Welcome to the Science Says blog on The Panther! Here we will breakdown local, national and international environmental news to make it understandable for the everyday high schooler. We will provide solutions for the issues outlined and discuss what needs to be done on a scientific and individual leve...

The Panther Knows Best Blog

The Panther Knows Best Blog

Michael Angee and Amy-Grace Shapiro

September 30, 2020

Welcome to The Panther Review Blog! Here we will discuss entertainment ranging from music to movies, TV shows and books. Any new favorites, readers can anticipate to see reviews throughout the year and immerse themselves into the industry of entertainment.   This year students turned to platforms li...

2020 Vision Election Blog

2020 Vision Election Blog

Nicole Markus and Bella Martin

September 30, 2020

Welcome back to The Panther’s 2020 Vision Election Blog, where we discuss updates on key races, how to get involved and how to use your voice. Last school year, we covered the primary elections and the race for the Democratic nomination. We will actively continue with the blog until Nov. 3, after which w...

College Corner Blog

College Corner Blog

Priscilla Bermudez and Cristele Moztarzadeh

September 30, 2020

Welcome to College Corner, where you learn about the steps to take to start your journey of life after high school. On this blog, we post information regarding college applications and essays, application requirements, reminders to not fall behind on deadlines and tips on how to get into the college ...

How Multigenerational Families Deal With Coronavirus

How Multigenerational Families Deal With Coronavirus

Jacob Grindstaff, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2020

On Sept. 22, the Miami-Dade County Public School district passed a unanimous vote in favor of a staggered reopening plan that intends to start reopening schools by Oct. 11. The staggered reopening plan intended to send back the students whose parents had chosen the district’s Schoolhouse model f...

Taking A Break From Social Media

Taking A Break From Social Media

Katriona Page, Contents/Copy Editor

September 28, 2020

In late 2019, I took a break from social media — all of it. I went through my phone and deleted Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, even Pinterest. For a long time, I had been a very casual user, spending only maybe an hour or two on social media each week. As the year progressed, however, I found myself spendin...

Generation Z Steps Up to Accommodate the Poll Worker Shortage

Generation Z Steps Up to Accommodate the Poll Worker Shortage

Kate Stuzin, Managing Editor

September 27, 2020

Historically, old retirees have made up the majority of poll workers — a demographic especially vulnerable to COVID-19 — so the recently formed Poll Hero Project has jumped in and placed an emphasis on teens working the polls this election year. The upcoming general and local elections in Miami-Dade wil...

UC Schools Eliminate SAT and ACT Requirement Until 2024

UC Schools Eliminate SAT and ACT Requirement Until 2024

Julia Strasius, News/Design Editor

September 26, 2020

On May 21, the University of California Board of Regents unanimously voted to eliminate the SAT and ACT submission requirement in the admissions process until fall of 2024. According to a press release, UC President Janet Napolitan said the Board is working on creating a new standardized test, most likely completed by January 2021. Students can still have the opportunity to submit their SAT and ACT scores for sele...

Life Inside the NBA Bubble

Life Inside the NBA Bubble

Sydney Campbell, Senior Design Editor

September 25, 2020

Coronavirus forced the 2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) season to continue in “the bubble” at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl. 22 NBA teams entered this bubble in July to rest, play and practice in Lake Buena-Vista under quarantine-like restrictions. This situation has never occurred in...

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