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  • Tampon tax under fire from women in the U.S.A.

    Tampon tax under fire from women in the U.S.A.

    Story by Carly Berthiaume, Editor-in-Chief

    April 20, 2016

    Since the dawn of the sales tax, a portion of each woman’s monthly finances is spent on supporting her state government each time she purchases her monthly supply of feminine hygiene products. This sales tax on all things feminine-hygiene has come to be known as the “tampon tax,” and many women... READ MORE »»

  • Trump University impacts Donald Trump’s success in the polls

    Trump University impacts Donald Trump’s success in the polls

    Story by Carly Berthiaume, Editor-in-Chief

    April 20, 2016

    GOP frontrunner and billionaire businessman Donald Trump is embroiled in lawsuits due to the thousands of Trump University students who lost millions in their quests for higher education. He founded Trump University in 2005 to teach students his “secrets to success,” but students were instead encouraged... READ MORE »»

    NEW YORK - MAY 23: Real estate mogul Donald Trump (R) speaks as university president Michael Sexton (L) looks on during a news conference announcing the establishment of Trump University May 23, 2005 in New York City. Trump University will consist of on-line courses, CD-ROMS and other learning programs for business professionals. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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  • Third annual Yoga Wave

    Third annual Yoga Wave

    Story by Kenneth Cross, Staff Writer

    March 29, 2016

    This year more than 1,500 students attended the yoga wave on February 25th. This was the third year that Boca High put on a yoga wave. One hundred of the yoga students were there as ushers and guides for incoming classes as they came to the Bobcat stadium. This year’s yoga wave was seventy minutes... READ MORE »»

News

Teachers outraged over outdated test scores being used in Florida bonus system

Story by Carly Berthiaume, Editor-in-Chief

Many Palm Beach County Public School teachers are pursuing legal action after modifications were made to the requirements for the state of Florida’s Best and Brightest Scholarship, causing many to be denied up to $10K in bonus money. On Nov. 30, Palm Beach School District teachers received a mass e-mail stating that the qualifications for Florida’s Best and Brightest Scholarship would be based...  Read More »

April 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Trump University impacts Donald Trump’s success in the polls

Story by Carly Berthiaume, Editor-in-Chief

GOP frontrunner and billionaire businessman Donald Trump is embroiled in lawsuits due to the thousands of Trump University students who lost millions in their quests for higher education. He founded Trump University in 2005 to teach students his “secrets to success,” but students were instead encouraged to buy into expensive programs and taught very little of Trump’s trade secrets. The institution...  Read More »

April 20, 2016 • 0 comments

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Sports

Paw Print Sports staff’s 2016 NCAA Tournament bracket picks

Story by Gary Putnik, Sports Editor

Gary Putnik - Sports Editor Michael Bidun - Copy Editor Johnny Srabian - Ad Manager Nick Bonani - Staff Writer    ...  Read More »

March 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Girls Weightlifting: District Champs

February 19, 2016

Girls Weightlifting regionals were held in Loxahatchee at Seminole Ridge High...  Read More »

The Paw Print’s 2015-16 college football bowl predictions

December 19, 2015

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Features

Tampon tax under fire from women in the U.S.A.

Story by Carly Berthiaume, Editor-in-Chief

Since the dawn of the sales tax, a portion of each woman’s monthly finances is spent on supporting her state government each time she purchases her monthly supply of feminine hygiene products. This sales tax on all things feminine-hygiene has come to be known as the “tampon tax,” and many women are taking a stand against what they see as a moral...  Read More »

April 20, 2016

Third annual Yoga Wave

March 29, 2016

This year more than 1,500 students attended the yoga wave on February 25th. This was the third year that Boca High put on a yoga wave. One hundred of the...  Read More »

FAU swings into country for a good Cause

March 4, 2016

On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 the second Swing into Country event, sponsored by South Florida Ford, was held at Florida Atlantic University’s stadium in...  Read More »

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Opinion

Super Bowl 50 Performance fuels political controversy

Story by Valeria Munoz, Copy Editor

On Feb. 7, 2016, the halftime show during Super Bowl 50 made it seem as if the event was a Beyoncé, Coldplay, and Bruno Mars concert with a football game on the side. Coldplay began the halftime show with hit songs “Viva La Vida,” “Paradise,” and “Adventure of a Lifetime,” only pausing to...  Read More »

March 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Daily fantasy football is considered gambling

December 1, 2015

A large portion of students who attend Boca High have played or heard of fantasy...  Read More »

Making Eid a national holiday

October 29, 2015

On March 4, 2015, New York announced that in the ensuing school year, class...  Read More »

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Entertainment

How to conquer Sunfest with Coachella-style trends

Story by Valeria Munoz, Copy Editor

With Coachella and Sunfest only two weeks apart, there is bound to be a repetition of trends among the attendees of the music festivals. Reminiscent of Woodstock, there are plenty of 70’s vibes as people dust off their fringe vests, vintage band t-shirts, and wide-brimmed hats to wear to see their...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Original Score…Oh my!

February 2, 2016

The biggest award show is happening this month and there are many talks about...  Read More »

Albums perfect for the winter months: listen and get cozy

January 11, 2016

During the cold fronts of January and February, most people would agree that...  Read More »

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