Once Upon an Island

Encore! Encore! is what the crowd was yelling at the end of Once on this Island. The annual school musical had four performances with rotating casts the weekend of April 5-7. Many parents and family stood up giving a round of applause for “the terrific performance put on by the students of Pallotti” according to Arts Academy director Mr. Saunders Allen. “Although the parents and other members of the audience weren’t able to record and take pictures, I felt as if the audience enjoyed the play and that it ran smoothly. There is always room for improvement, but it was … Continue reading Once Upon an Island

Can’t Wait for Break

As the days pass on, you can only wonder what people in the school are planning for next week’s spring break. It’s all people can talk about in the hallway and cafeteria. “What’s the move for break?” is the common question you’ll hear. Many seniors are wanting to travel for break. Cynthia Roberts ’19 is trying to take a trip to New York. It seems that traveling is a common thing that people throughout the school are wanting to do. A lot of teachers had the same idea too, the ones with kids said they were going to spend time … Continue reading Can’t Wait for Break

The Shadow Wrangler

She’s the pint-sized piston that you see at most every event, her radiant smile flashed at everyone. Most students have interacted with her at one time or another as she directs the shadow program as part of the school’s recruitment process. Virginia Rinker, Admissions and enrollment manager, is head of the shadow program, helping to determine who will best represent SVPHS to all the potential incoming freshman. As a result, she controls the ambassador dress code as well as for the visiting shadows. Mrs. Rinker said, “This job can be stressful because kids fill out interest forms, and their academics … Continue reading The Shadow Wrangler

Pallotti’s 3rd Annual Lip Sync Battle

On Friday, February 5th, Pallotti hosted it’s third annual lip sync battle and the competition was equally fierce and hilarious. This fundraiser is to help support Pallotti’s music program. The lip sync battle is a competition between the school’s faculty, where they put on a performance lip-syncing to popular songs. The winners win bragging rights for the year and a framed certificate recognizing their win. This year the competition was hosted by seniors Kenndey Essex and Lauren McFadden, who also performed as background dancers with Guidance Counselor Rachel Pupiales to Beyonce’s “Love on Top”. The first runner up for this … Continue reading Pallotti’s 3rd Annual Lip Sync Battle