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Cobras win first place at 2018 Regional BOA Championship

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On Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, the Park Vista Marching Band competed in the 2018 Regional BOA Championship.They won first place in class 4A, winning best overall General Effect and first in Visual Performance. Out of the 31 bands, Park Vista placed second in overall competition. This is the band’s highest placement ever in a Bands of America event.

Great job Cobras!

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Alexandria Pizzino – Outstanding Youth School Volunteer of the Year Award Nominee

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Senior Alexandria Pizzino has been selected to be the School District’s Nominee for the Outstanding Youth School Volunteer of The Year Award at the State Level. Pizzino is at the top of the 2019 graduating class and created a math tutoring club at Hidden Oaks Elementary School. As she became more involved at the elementary school, she was responsible for for donating nearly 200 school shirts to the school’s uniform closet.

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

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Park Vista students and staff celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15).

… “It keeps the culture alive.” – Mrs. Joslin

… “I get to see my Colombian culture and where my family came from.” – Gabriella Dechter

 

… “If you don’t know about your roots and where you’re from, it is harder to figure out where you are going.” – Mrs. Slesinger

 

… “My family comes from Puerto Rico.” – Rafael Gomez

 

… “I am Peruvian.” – Camila Millan

 

… “I’m extremely proud to be Puerto Rican.” – Andrea Hernandez

 

… “My husband’s family is from Argentina.” – Mrs. Ferreiro

 

… “People should be proud of where they come from. I am part Peruvian and Puerto Rican.” – Alexander Carrion

 

 

 

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Congrats to the new 2018-2019 NHS Officers

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Officers 2018-2019

President – Madison Weech

Senior V.P. – Samuel Kellman

Junior V.P. – Maya Fives

Secretary – Endora Guillaume

Treasurer – Sydney Reisman

Historian – Breanna Pina

Public Relations – Annalise Wellman

Parliamentarian – Patrick O’Sullivan

Sergeant-at-Arms – Brice Wetherington

 

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Special Olympics Volleyball win 2nd!

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Our Unified Special Olympics Volleyball team played their hearts out on Saturday at the Area competition!!  They tied it up in 4 games and then lost their last one. It was most definitely a nail-biter!!
They earned 2nd place, and we are very proud of how hard these kids have worked all season long.Their determination and commitment to our team is truly inspirational. 
 

Please congratulate the following athletes and Unified Partners when you see them!
Brandon Casanova
Josh and Jonathan Burgos
Christian Hernandez
Alexis Guajardo
Esmeralda Castro
Abby Paz
Marlee Guinan
Anthony Savoia
Claudio Desa-Filho
 
Thank you,
Steph Gilbert and Randi Meshongnek
Special Olympics Coaches
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Five ways to fix your workout

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Fix your workout frustrations!

Fix your workout frustrations!

Fix your workout frustrations!

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When one thinks about working out, one normally envisions the health benefits. If one works out wrong, however, these expected health benefits could be nonexistent. In fact, people can get seriously injured because they are exercising incorrectly.

Posture is key

While working out, one may think they are “feeling the burn”; however, what they actually may be feeling is damage caused by not maintaining the correct posture. According to National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Elite Trainer Mark Dickey, using the correct posture while working out is the most important thing one can do to prevent injuries, such as fractures and strains (www.sharecare.com).  In addition to injury, if one is not using the correct posture while working out, it can lessen the intensity of one’s workout on the muscles, thus causing less calories to be burned as well as less positive effects on the body to occur.

It is important to pay attention to one’s posture while working out to prevent injuries and allow one to get the most out of a workout.

Stretching is necessary

Despite common myth that athletes should only stretch before a workout, it is actually more beneficial if one stretches both before and after a workout. This is because stretching increases blood flow to muscles and allows them to relax; therefore, after a workout- it helps reduce muscle soreness (according to healthandfitnessrevolution.com).

“[Stretching] loosens your muscles and gets the blood to your muscles so they don’t cramp up,” said junior Mya Cornish, soccer player.

Therefore to ensure that certain muscles take the stress of a workout to the best of their abilities, it is best to remember to stretch both before and after a workout.

Start slowly

Most people think that when they begin exercising they should jump into the most intense workouts, in order to get quicker results; however, this can cause the opposite to occur.

If one begins working out too intensely too quickly, they risk getting seriously injured to the point where they may not be able to workout again. In fact, in some cases, people can contract rhabdomyolysis- a possibly fatal condition in which overworked muscles begin to die and leak into the bloodstream, according to www.afr.com. Intense exercises also can lead to cardiac problems in the future, according to medicalnewstoday.com

“You start slowly so your muscles get used to it,” said junior Ethan Parcell- wrestler, “[If you don’t] you can pull muscles and ligaments.”

A simple fix to this would be starting out slowly with exercises and working up to moderate intensity exercises to prevent contracting a serious condition while trying to promote ones health.

Drink water

Drinking water is essential to get the best workout and remain healthy. When one exercises, they lose water through sweat; therefore, to prevent dehydration, one must keep drinking water throughout the workout, according to livestrong.com

Dehydration can cause minimal to intense side effects, such as fatigue, rapid heartbeat, unconsciousness and even death- especially if one is working out outside because this can lead to heat stroke as well, according to articles.mercola.com. However, it is important to remember that, even though sports drinks can be a beneficial way to replenish electrolytes lost after a workout, they do not provide adequate hydration to the body, which can lead to dehydration.

It is important to remember, however, that too much water at one time can also cause over hydration, another detrimental self-inflicted condition that results from too much water present in the body. Side effects of this include cramps and nausea, according to www.healthline.com.

So when it comes to drinking water while exercising, one needs to remember to use it wisely in order to stay healthy.

Try variety
It is important to change one’s workout every so often in order to allow the workouts to keep benefitting the body. If one continues to practice the same exercises everyday their muscles will get used to their regimen and one will not see any results. In addition, changing workouts can also reduce the risk of injury from working out (if the workout being repeated is very intense and strenuous, such as a 50 mile run every day), according to medicinenet.com.

“Every exercise is designed in order to work out a different muscle in the body, so I can’t constantly do the same exercises without creating an imbalance in my body,” said junior Rafael Gomez, “It’s not going to be healthy.”

Medical officials and trainers suggest that workouts should be altered every four to six weeks in order to prevent a plateau in progress and avoid overuse injuries.

Having a healthy lifestyle is an important factor in maintaining the health of one’s mind, body and soul; however, one must remember the limitations of the human body in order to prevent injury and get the most out of exercising.

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Park Vista School Duel

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Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, seniors Shannon Chamberlain, Thomas Ketterle, Jason (J.J.) Pieri, William Speer and Rebecca Maze competed in BEACON-TV’s television show, “School Duel”. The show features contestants from high schools in Palm Beach, Dade and Broward counties who answer a variety of trivia questions.

“In the first round, we just simply answer questions but later on, they put a picture on the screen and slowly reveal hints about it as we try to figure out what it is. They also have a round where contestants choose a letter and every answer has to start with that letter,” said captain Shannon Chamberlain.

Chamberlain was selected to be the team captain because of her prior experience on the show. She competed on “School Duel” two years ago, but did not have the opportunity to compete last year because the team “did not score high enough”. This year, Park Vista secured a spot to compete on the show.

As captain, Chamberlain had the ability to recruit team members. She picked a diverse group of intelligent students with different academic strengths.

“I picked J.J. and Thomas because they always ask sports questions and most students from other schools don’t expect that because they’re more academic,” said Chamberlain, “They’re both scholar athletes and know how to answer those types of questions.”

The first episode featuring Park Vista vs Jupiter high school aired Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7pm on BEACON-TV and their next match against Suncoast High School will air on April 5 at 7pm. It will also be periodically aired on the channel and available on the website www.schoolduel.tv the week after it airs.

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First Semester Exam Schedule

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First Semester Exam Schedule, Monday, December 18 – Thursday, December 21, 2017

“NO EXAMS WILL BE ADMINISTERED EARLY”

Monday, December 18
Exam Day Regular Day
7:00 – 7:23 Breakfast in the Cafeteria
7:30 – 8:08 Period 1
8:14 – 8:52 Period 2
8:58 – 9:36 Period 3
9:42 – 10:20 Period 4
10:26 – 11:04 Period 5

11:10 – 11:54* Period 6
11:48 – 11:54 Announcements

11:54- 12:39 Lunch
12:45 – 2:45 Period 7 Exam

Tuesday, December 19   
7:00 – 7:23 Breakfast in the Cafeteria

7:30 – 9:35*(Announcements) Period 1 Examination
9:35 – 9:45 Break and Travel Time
9:45 – 11:45 Period 2 Examination

Wednesday, December 20    
7:00 – 7:23 Breakfast in the Cafeteria
7:30 – 9:35*(Announcements) Period 3 Examination
9:35 – 9:45 Break and Travel Time
9:45 – 11:45 Period 4 Examination

Thursday, December 21
7:00 – 7:23 Breakfast in the Cafeteria
7:30 – 9:35*(Announcements) Period 5 Examination
9:35 – 9:45 Break and Travel Time
9:45 – 11:45 Period 6 Examination

Friday, December 22: Winter Vacation begins. Classes will resume Monday, January 8, 2018. This will be a seven period day.

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Herff Jones Ring Ceremony

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2017 Pathfinder High School Scholarship Awards Nominees

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The Pathfinder High School Scholarship Awards are presented each year by the Palm Beach Post to high school seniors in Palm Beach County and Martin County. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in academic, vocational, artistic and athletic categories.  Congratulations to the following nominees who will represent Park Vista at the annual Pathfinder Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Kravis Center:

Academic Excellence:  Shannon Chamberlain

Art: John Pham

Business:  Mariana López-Ramírez

Communications: Lily Girton

Community Involvement:  Taylor Gilbert

Computer Science: Hunter Moss

Drama: Savannah Gray

Foreign Language: Yolanda Guerra

History/Political Science:  William Speer

Literature:  Tiffany Blue

Mathematics:  Austin Berger

Music/Instrumental:  Harrison Rogers

Music/Vocal:  Veronica Washington

Reach for Excellence:  Thomas Ketterle

Science: Ashley Jenkins

Sports:  Jason Pieri

Technical/Vocational/Agricultural:  Nisha Kotta

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