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Dr. King excited to take on new challenges as Boca High’s principal

Dr. King excited to take on new challenges as Boca High’s principal

Story by Valeria Munoz, Editor in Chief

November 1, 2016No Comments

Dr. Susie King was chosen as Boca High’s new principal for the start of the 2016-2017 school year. Although students weren’t present on campus until late August, she spent the summer finalizing preparations for the new year. One of the tasks included organizing over 3,000 students’ schedules to ens...

Teachers outraged over outdated test scores being used in Florida bonus system

Teachers outraged over outdated test scores being used in Florida bonus system

Story by Carly Berthiaume, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2016No Comments

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...

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, 2016No Comments

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...

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Features

Teacher swap creates chaos [SATIRE]

Teacher swap creates chaos [SATIRE]

Story by Emily Pravel, Copy Editor

May 16, 2017

On April 1st, Geometry teacher, Ms. Lent, and AICE US History teacher, Mrs. Gennaro, made a bet with each other that the other wouldn’t last longer than a day teaching their students. The bet took place on April 12th. The reason for the bet was, “To prove that math is a foreign language to anyone other than those who teach it,” according to...

China knocks over the kings and queens in the championship

China knocks over the kings and queens in the championship

April 11, 2017

     On March 3rd, the world’s new Women’s Chess Champion was declared, Tan Zhongyi. She became the latest Women’s World Champion and the fifth Chinese player who won the highest title in chess history. In the last six years, China took the number one spot four times, three of them being Hou Yif...

Lollipop lipstick, the newest trend?

Lollipop lipstick, the newest trend?

April 3, 2017

2017 has already seen many strange trends. One is the lollipop lipstick trend. This lipstick is applied the normal way; however, it showcases a completely different look than the matte and glossy lipstick. This lipstick is applied with a brush to stain around the outside of your lips and give the look...

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Sports

Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 Incident

Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 Incident

Story by Bredi Aranya, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017No Comments

     After the 2016 World Chess Championship finished, the next international event for the chess lovers is the Women’s World Chess Championship in February and March 2017. But there is a huge problem on the line. The event is taking place in Tehran, the capital of Iran. The event is happening i...

World Chess Candidates Tournament 2016

World Chess Candidates Tournament 2016

October 14, 2016

Eight of the world's top grandmasters went to Moscow to play in the tourname...

The Paw Print Picks: MLB Playoff

The Paw Print Picks: MLB Playoff

October 5, 2016

Predictions made 10/4/16* Gary Putnik - Editor-in-Chief Michael Bidun - S...

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Opinion

Expectations vs. Reality: High school in movies and Boca High

Expectations vs. Reality: High school in movies and Boca High

Story by Hannah Mason, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016No Comments

Once freshman year rolls around, students are often conflicted with what to expect on their first day. Their judgment can sometimes only come from the movies watched, relating to high school aged students. One of the most commonly watched high school movies is Mean Girls. It accentuates the common s...

Are LTMs Wasteful Days?

Are LTMs Wasteful Days?

October 10, 2016

A few more hours of sleep may seem like heaven, but when given limited time...

Should Boca High have food vendors on campus?

Should Boca High have food vendors on campus?

September 28, 2016

Boca High students are well acquainted with the convenience of a quick cup of c...

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Entertainment

Video-Game Review: Cuphead

Video-Game Review: Cuphead

Story by Jorge Soares-Paulino, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2017No Comments

I don’t typically consider myself a violent man - in fact, I’ve been told I can be quite peaceful at times - but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want to smash my TV in with a sledgehammer after playing StudioMDHR’s Cuphead. Cuphead is a 2D platforming game in the same vein as classics such as Sup...

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

September 28, 2017

Avast ye mates and listen to this great adventure. Johnny Depp plays the well-known...

A day in the life of Y100 Miami’s host: Frankie P

A day in the life of Y100 Miami’s host: Frankie P

May 20, 2017

For Y100 Miami’s night radio host, Frankie P radio broadcasting was never...

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Staff Blogs

Training season is upon us : South Florida’s spring dance intensives

Training season is upon us : South Florida’s spring dance intensives

Story by Valeria Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 11, 2017No Comments

Easter weekend is coming up and for anybody else that would mean binge watching Netflix shows and stuffing their face with chips. But for me, it means I can finally take some time to focus on dance. As somebody with a statistics exam every Friday, I cannot afford to spend time on Dana Alexa’s newest...

Chung and Hatala team up for Chung’s new piece “energy”

April 5, 2017

Choreographer Alexander Chung is most known for his amazing class videos and...

While I was away (We could be better)

While I was away (We could be better)

March 4, 2017

So I took some “time off” and many have asked me where I was. My response...

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