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District Championship

On Friday the palmetto boys weightlifting team won the district title again. The tigers win back to back district championships. Senior captain Rilee Jackson says “ It feels really good to be able to see the results of all the hard work we have put in the last few years”. Rylee came in first in

The Rise of the Concordance Test Scores

In 2018, the Florida State Board of Education made a consecutive decision to require higher scores for alternative tests in order for students to graduate with a high school diploma, effective 2022.  This requirement would have affected many students due to the year of online schooling in 2020 and the consistent absences from COVID-19. However,

Palmetto Tigers Wrestling Team Goes to Districts

The Palmetto Tigers Wrestling Team goes to Districts located in Charlotte Highschool in Punta Gorda, Florida. The team was very excited to attend and represented the school proudly. The placers of the Palmetto Highs Wrestling team are the following students: 1st place: Junior Luke Lindley and Senior Ethan Bell 2nd Place: Senior Gabriel Thomas and

Black History Month

The founder of Black History Month is Carter G Woodson. In 1926 Carter G Woodson took the time out to promote and educate people about Black history and the culture. At first it started off as Negro Week but soon it went from a week to a month. Colors for Black History month or even

National Signing Day!

The Palmetto High Football program had 6 boys sign yesterday on national signing day: Duke Timmons: Northwest Missouri State, WR. Eric Brust: Stetson University, OL. Jaylen Wester: Florida Atlantic University, LB. Kyjuan Smith: East Central Mississippi State University, OL. Alzavien Houston: Seton Hill University, SS. James Simmons: Keiser University, FS. I was able to interview

Change in Weather

Palmetto, Fl definitely got to see a change in the weather this week. We are so use to it being very hot. However this week we did have to grab a jacket and even an umbrella. It has been in the low 60’s this week, which wasn’t too bad. Most Floridians look forward for this

Travel And Tourism Fundraising…

At Palmetto High School, the AICE Travel and Tourism classes are currently participating in individual fundraising, to support the trips they will be participating in with fellow students. Fundraiser programs include candy bar selling, drink purchases, optional chip bags, and more. The purpose of these fundraising events throughout the school day is to lower the

Senior Night

This Friday, November 5th is senior night at the Palmetto High Football game against Clearwater Academy High School. Before the game starting at 6:45 pm, the seniors that are a part of the football team, athletic training, band, dance, color guard and cheerleading will all walk across the field to honor their last year here

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

How do we keep our Tiger Pride?

If you know anything about Palmetto High, you know that the Tiger paws are what our school is known for. The tiger paws are what we have drawn on our campus in the hallways. However, these tiger paws and the paint have worn out. FBC Palmetto, a church in our local community, came one Saturday