The Parkview Pantera

We only get six minutes

Valerie Ward, Centerspread Editor

March 18, 2013

Students anxiously await the dismissal bell at the end of each class period for six minutes of freedom in the hallways. An entire six minutes to accomplish numerous tasks such as stopping by their locker, using the restroom, grabbing a snack from the vending machine, or having a light-hearted conversation...

Enjoy each day as it comes

Katherine Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2013

As you walk around the hallway on a Monday morning, you can easily overhear people talking about how they “wish it was Friday already,” or wishing that the weekend was not over. Actually, it seems as though no matter what day of the week it is, people are still complaining about the day that they...

Some PHS students never leave

Katherine Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2013

Many stroll through the doors at Parkview; most stay here for more than four years.  They come and go, only remaining to receive a good education and then head out into the world, wherever that may be. Some never dreamed that they would be back in a few years, teaching in the same environment in which...

Joe’s Trading is the highlight of the marketplace

Aleksandra Zayac, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2013

His exterior is covered in Hawaiian flowers that welcome all customers in the form of Aloha.  Upon entering his realm, children are given the same responsibility as adults—finding the best desserts—when given grocery carts proportionally smaller.  The Trader named Joe provides a special intima...

Games, gadgets, and gizmos, oh my!

Katherine Shaw and Kristina Pavlova

February 13, 2013

 For those of you who are constantly sliding your fingers through the Apps Store on iTunes, there are many exciting apps and games that you may not have previously considered but will either have you addicted or be useful. Check out these free unique apps and games that will have you holding on to your...

Valentine’s Day stinks

Valentine’s Day stinks

Niki Nourilahi, Staff Writer

February 13, 2013

The days are quickly going by, and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Love is in the air, and everyone seems to have their significant other to cuddle up with on the couch with a movie and some chocolate…right? Wrong. Frankly, Valentine’s Day is overrated and mainly market-based, and some...

‘…And that’s where babies come from’

‘…And that’s where babies come from’

Sania Chandrani, Staff Writer

February 5, 2013

"Where do babies come from?” I remember my younger brother asking one night at the dinner table. Needless to say, I almost choked on my pasta but kept eating and pretended not to have heard anything. Suddenly my plate seemed so very interesting; I stared at it as I sensed my parents glancing at one...

From dress pants to sweat pants, just be yourself

Conor Flynn, Staff Writer

January 31, 2013

Walking through the crowded halls of Parkview, you inevitably notice the attire of your fellow students. The guy at his locker may be “bumming it” by wearing a pair of sweat pants and a hoodie, while the girl you keep awkwardly bumping in to is decked out in high heels and a sundress. At school,...

Disney’s hidden treasures

Simone Stevens, News Editor

January 31, 2013

      As a kid, most students can admit to spending hours watching beloved Disney animated movies. Young tikes often miss or do not completely understand certain scenes or hidden messages in animated movies that teenagers are fully aware of. Here are the top five jaw-dropping realizations from Disney...

The must have foods for Thanksgiving

Maeva Banag, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012

It’s now November, and Thanksgiving is approaching. Some things most people looks forward to are the turkey, stuffing, mash potato and gravy, mom’s peach cobbler, and grandma’s secret recipe that she cooks only on Thanksgiving that is O so delicious. Thanksgiving dinners bring families together....

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