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An Abundance of Homecoming Representatives

An Abundance of Homecoming Representatives

The first meeting for the homecoming representatives kicked of this week with over 40 students running. That’s right out of the 501 seniors and approximately 28 sports and clubs combined, over 40 of those seniors will be showing off their sashes starting October 8th. You will expect to receive tons of flyers to be given

Lunch Line Crunch Time

With the new year comes new problems. Overcrowding of the  school has lead to slower lunches lines and kids not getting to eat their food. It seems as if there is not enough time to get through lunch with the surplus of people all along the walls. Although, this is a very avoidable problem. There

Drive Slower or Get Pulled Over

This week, Palmetto has been slower than usual and that’s not a joke. Palmetto High School has partnered up with the Palmetto Police Department in hopes of making the roads around the Palmetto community safer. Starting on Monday, August 27th, the PPD began handing out traffic citations for speeding down 10th street right out of

Sign Ban for Friday Night Lights

Last week was rivalry week as our Palmetto Tigers faced the Manatee Hurricanes. It was arguably the biggest week for both teams, and apparently both crowds too. Knowing that we have a long history among each other, our administrators took charge of a potentially threatening sign war among the student sections. Both the high schools’

Mrs. Bennett Bounces Back (A Road to Recovery)

Palmetto High School has an amazing staff! Amongst the amazing staff are astonishing teachers; one of these teachers being Mrs.Bennett. Velma Bennett is one of Palmetto High’s Social Studies teachers. Earlier this year, she was diagnosed with pre-cancer cells. Due to this diagnosis, she was told she’d be receiving surgery. Originally, the surgery was supposed

Graduation without Grad Tickets

Seniors are given six graduation tickets to give to their family. They come to an issue every year where six tickets is not nearly enough. Everyone wants to invite their whole family including their aunts, uncles, grandmas and grandpas. They have been their for them their whole life and watched them through their success. Obviously

McDonald’s Worth a Mustang

This past week, Palmetto High School participated in a fund-raising event where students and staff test drove luxury cars in order to raise money for the school. However, this normally boring exercise around in circles was given an interesting     twist when one of the cars , a Mustang,  disappeared for longer than usual.

Summer Ways~Coachella Daze

Coachella is a synonymous name between all hipsters, music-lovers, wanna be youtubers, and party-goers alike.  The popular music and arts festival in Coachella Valley, California kicks off the summer music festival season in the U.S.. This year, it took place from Friday April 13th to Sunday April 22nd. It featured performances from some of the

The First Rule of Fight Club

This week there has been a fight every day. It also followed to the next week to make a total count of seven fights. Palmetto is turning into teammates and best friends turning against each other. These fights are over looking at someone sideways or over a relationship. These are not things we should be

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