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Flu shots benefit students at school

Carina Wang, News Editor

November 9, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

  Students and staff received free flu shots from the Palm Beach County Health Department on Oct. 25. This decision helped many families whose children would not be able to get the shot otherwise. A 2017 study conducted...

Bus drivers deserve more respect from students

November 8, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

Being kind, listening, and respecting other people are all important ethics. They are values that should be used by everyone, and are key to developing character. Yet on buses, it does not appear as much as it does in everyday...

Con on missing school for solar eclipse

Sandra Nemes, Entertainment Editor

October 12, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

  The Palm Beach County School District gave students the choice to remain home on Aug. 21, 2017 during the solar eclipse. This decision was ill-advised because students unnecessarily missed school and valuable learning...

Pro on missing school for solar eclipse

Ava Wherley, Copy Editor

October 12, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

Many students chose not to come to school for the eclipse. Having an excused absence on Aug. 21 was a once in a lifetime opportunity for students. Seeing the eclipse was educational, but the school district required students...

THINK before you speak

THINK before you speak

October 9, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed, Showcase

Communications displays its talent to others

Samantha White, Guest Writer

April 18, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed, Showcase

From speech and debate competitions to creating art pieces in photoshop, communications majors at Bak Middle School, spend every day working hard at their major. Yet students from other majors doubt the skill of these students...

Social media detracts from real-life experiences

Danielle Kapitulnik, Guest Writer

April 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

A family sat around a dinner table, yet it was silent. The whole family was absorbed in their own world of Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. Social media users need to be more aware of how much time they spend on...

Litter becomes growing problem for Florida beaches

Sandra Nemes, Guest Writer

April 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

Hundreds of miles of garbage wash up on Florida’s beaches, from cans, to fishing line, to plastic bags. As the trash accumulates on our beaches, it becomes a problem to humans and Florida’s sea life neighbors. Trash falls...

Wall brings safety for both U.S. and Mexico

Ashlie Cubas, Arts and Academics Editor

February 15, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed, News

Throughout President Donald J. Trump’s campaign, he proclaimed that he would build a wall across the southern border of the United States to prevent immigrants from entering. The wall would improve protection for U.S. citizens...

Wall divides both people and border

Jarom Gordon, Website Editor

February 13, 2017

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed, News

Across the world, signs and banners proclaimed, “Build bridges, not walls,” hanging everywhere from the Tower Bridge in London to skyscrapers in New York. All of these placards protested one thing: Donald Trump’s controversial...

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