Author Archives: Emily Daley / Staff Writer

The Moment of Silence

The moment of silence is a new implementation that started at the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. Every school day, the students of Florida stand in silence for a minute after the Pledge of Allegiance. It is a requirement for all students, and the student body of Palmetto High had received no explanation.  When interviewed about the reasons behind the moment of silence, Mr. Simmons, an

Normality of the 2021-2022 School Year

In Palmetto High School, the normality of the 2021-2022 school year is in peril. Students and staff alike have high hopes for some semblance of a typical school year, but that’s not promised.   Between covid restrictions going back into place and events possibly getting canceled, the fight for a standard school year is still ongoing.  “I feel like we’ll get back to normal