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Teachers outraged over outdated test scores being used in Florida bonus system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

‘Cats keep rolling with 30-28 win over Gardens

Story by Gary Putnik, Editor-in-Chief

On a clear, humid Friday night, the Boca Raton Bobcats looked to take down the Palm Beach Gardens Gators for the third time in a row after squeaking out a 27-26 overtime win at Gardens in the 2015 Regional Quarterfinals . And just like the last two match ups, this one would come down to the last possession. Though...  Read More »

September 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Paw Print Sports staff’s 2016 NCAA Tournament bracket picks

March 16, 2016

Gary Putnik - Sports Editor Michael Bidun - Copy Editor Johnny Sr...  Read More »

Girls Weightlifting: District Champs

February 19, 2016

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

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Features

A guide to homecoming week

Story by Danielle Worthalter, Staff Writer

This year, Boca High's homecoming theme is... Hollywood! Spirit week is centered around a California vacation, so each day there will be a California themed event happening during and after school. The week kicks off with Malibu Monday, students can wear sunscreen and board shorts. After school, there will be a movie in the cafeteria. On Tunes ...  Read More »

September 26, 2016

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

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...  Read More »

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 »

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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

Video-Game Review: Fallout 4: Nuka World DLC

Story by Jorge Soares-Paulino, Copy Editor

Author’s Note: This review contains some minor spoilers for the Nuka-World DLC. If you want to play the DLC completely blind, then don’t read this review!   Even though Bethesda’s Fallout 4 released in November of last year, the game has received a steady supply of Add-Ons and Downloada...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Video-Game Review: Overwatch

September 26, 2016

When it comes to hero-based, competitive, multiplayer-only first-person* shooter games, t...  Read More »

Album Review: Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book

September 23, 2016

The summer of 2016 has been host to some of the greatest events in the 21st...  Read More »

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