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New Student Information System Produces Large Change for Schools

Samantha White, Arts and Academics Editor

October 25, 2017

Filed under News

The School District of Palm Beach County, announced last school year to teachers and administrators, that the Grade Quick System, would be replaced by the new Student Information System (SIS).   All around Palm Beach County,...

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...

Characters inspire Halloween costumes

Characters inspire Halloween costumes

Sophia Roberts, Feature Editor

October 12, 2017

Filed under Features

Fall brings on pumpkin flavor craze

Bella Velez, Co-Editor In Chief

October 12, 2017

Filed under Features

It was October which meant pumpkin fever was officially in the air. There was no evading the array of pumpkin products that entered stores. Pumpkin flavored milk, butter, pretzels, potato chips, cereal, chocolate, yogurt, and...

Thanksgiving becomes a time for families to celebrate and continue traditions

Lyla Ibrahim, Photo Edior

October 12, 2017

Filed under Features

The family passes around the cranberry sauce. Laughing and catching up on all the events that they missed while being so far apart from each other for almost a year since their last get together. “I enjoy Thanksgiving because...

Thanksgiving has long, rich history

Luke Cristantiello, News Editor

October 12, 2017

Filed under Features

Thanksgiving becomes a time for families to celebrate and continue traditionsFrom eating pumpkin custard for three days, to turkey and potatoes for a night, Thanksgiving has changed in the past 400 years. “My favorite dish...

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