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  • Summer reading needs to change

    Summer reading needs to change

    Story by Davis Elordi, Sports Editor

    January 12, 2018

         Summer reading is something all students are familiar with, but it is imperfect. While it may be a great concept, the actual practice of summer reading needs improvement.      There are problems for both the teachers and students. The very welcome rest and relaxation provided by summer ...

  • Behind the Scenes of NJROTC

    Behind the Scenes of NJROTC

    Story by Danielle Worthalter, Editor-in-Chief

    January 12, 2018

    With more than 400 cadets in the program, Boca High’s NJROTC is a force to be reckoned with. Yet many students aren’t truly aware of how dedicated the students involved in Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps actually are. At the core of the program are four student officers that run th...

    ROTC’s competition team after winning their Lake Howell Field Mee

    Photo by Joe Jackson

  • The First Digital Science Fair

    The First Digital Science Fair

    Story by Lauren Bonich, News Editor

    January 12, 2018

    On November 9th, 2017, the STEM Club and AICE Environmental Management teacher, Dr. Rachel Wellman hosted the first digital science fair. The science fair began at six pm, all contestants entering themselves on the sign in sheet, to then being assigned a chromebook to present their work. The present...

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

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

    Story by Valeria Munoz, Editor in Chief

    May 20, 2017

    For Y100 Miami’s night radio host, Frankie P radio broadcasting was never part of his future plans but now he connects with listeners across South Florida from Monday to Friday nights on Miami’s number one hit music station. And he wouldn’t have it any other way. He began his career by landing ...

    Photo by Y100 Miami

  • 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...

    Mrs. Gennaro rests her head after a long day teaching Geometry

The First Digital Science Fair

Story by Lauren Bonich, News Editor

January 12, 2018No Comments

On November 9th, 2017, the STEM Club and AICE Environmental Management teacher, Dr. Rachel Wellman hosted the first digital science fair. The science fair began at six pm, all contestants entering themselves on the sign in sheet, to then being assigned a chromebook to present their work. The present...

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

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...

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Behind the Scenes of NJROTC

Story by Danielle Worthalter, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018

With more than 400 cadets in the program, Boca High’s NJROTC is a force to be reckoned with. Yet many students aren’t truly aware of how dedicated the students involved in Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps actually are. At the core of the program are four student officers that run the unit. The very top of the food chain consists of...

Top Ten Winter Activites

December 7, 2017

During winter vacation, there are sixteen days of no school. Within that time, there are a lot of things to do. This list will show the top ten things to do during winter break. Spend time with your friends, family, and pets. During the winter vacation, try to communicate with your family and ...

Teacher swap creates chaos [SATIRE]

Teacher swap creates chaos [SATIRE]

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...

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Pewdiepie hate crime or slipup?

Story by Emily Pravcel, Opinion Editor

January 12, 2018No Comments

Pewdiepie, also known as Felix Kjellberg, hosted his annual early morning livestream on Sept 10, 2017. He played Player Unknown Battlegrounds with KickThePj, another YouTuber. During a very frustrating moment, an inappropriate word came out of his mouth: the n-word. This word can be traced back to...

Summer reading needs to change

Summer reading needs to change

January 12, 2018

     Summer reading is something all students are familiar with, but it is im...

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

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

November 7, 2016

Once freshman year rolls around, students are often conflicted with what to...

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Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

Story by Danielle Worthalter, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018No Comments

Thousands of devoted fans of all ages filed into the American Airlines Arena to watch British singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran, perform his one man band. On the final leg of his American Tour, Ed Sheeran performed in Downtown Miami on Wednesday, August 30th. Even a one month old baby, Cooper Sheeran, ...

More than the average superhero film: Black Panther tackles tough racial themes

More than the average superhero film: Black Panther tackles tough racial themes

January 12, 2018

By now, most die-hard comic book movie fans have seen the trailer for Marvel’s...

Stranger Things Season 2 Review

Stranger Things Season 2 Review

January 12, 2018

  Last year, Netflix came out with its original series Stranger Things...

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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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