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X-Country Post Season

December 5, 2014

 The Cross Country running season, characterized by sweat, shin splints, complaints, running tans (disproportionate especially on the foot, which is often ten times paler than the rest of the leg), sunscreen, and long hours doing mile repeats, finally came to a stop at the beginning of November after... Read more »

Exchange Student Profile: Christopher Grittner

December 5, 2014

“So, when are you going to interview me?” he asks me inventively, as we walk to the parking lot during the fire drill on Thursday, November 20th. It is almost noon, and the cool breeze of the morning blows through the jacketed crowds. “Are you going to record me? Am I going to be in the paper?”... Read more »

Ethics and Ebola: Teacher and Student Perspectives

November 12, 2014

Starting early this year West Africa has seen a surge in cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever known as Ebola. The disease is highly virulent and characterized by intense body aches, high temperatures, and copious amounts of bleeding. It has becoming an increasingly worrisome situation and as more people... Read more »

New Assistant Principal Joins Medical Magnet

Helena Morrow
October 2, 2014

Mr. James Joyer of Boca Ciega High School has recently accepted a job as the principal of Tarpon Springs High, leaving his post as the assistant principal of the medical magnet program open to a worthy successor. Mrs. Deborah Fabrizio is by no means inexperienced and is well suited to taking Mr. Joyer’s... Read more »

Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

Deborah Netburn (MCT Story)
September 30, 2014

By Deborah Netburn Los Angeles Times (MCT) If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong. The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation’s teenagers a public health issue... Read more »

Freshman Experience

Troy Bielicki, Writer / Contributer
September 30, 2014

The pungent smell of ranch dressing greeted me as I entered Mrs. Dias’ room on a particularly stormy Monday afternoon. I had some questions about the new freshmen, and between bites of Caesar salad, she was happy to oblige. It’s a new school year at Boca Ciega, and with it, we welcome hundreds of... Read more »

‘Maze Runner’ easily takes No. 1 at box-office, grossing $32.5 million

September 24, 2014

  By Saba Hamedy   Los Angeles Times   (MCT)   LOS ANGELES — Adaptations of young-adult books proved their might again at the box office this past weekend as “The Maze Runner” sped past the Liam Neeson thriller “A Walk Among the Tombstones” and the Jason Bateman-Tina Fey... Read more »

Students close the school year with ‘Fundamental Fun Day’

Decker Lavely, Writer
May 23, 2014

The 2014 school year is quickly coming to a close, and what’s a better way to end it than a fundamental fun day? For the past couple of years our school has been having an annual fundamental fun day. This event gives students a chance to go into the gym and hang out with their friends. The fundamental... Read more »

School Drama Club become “Fools”

Decker Lavely, Writer
May 15, 2014

The drama club will be showing off their creative, fun and quirky sides during their own production of the play “Fools”. This play is for all ages, it’s full of fun and hysterical comedy. The students will be performing the play at Boca Ciega High School on May 15, 16 and 17.   The... Read more »

The Lego Movie Blows Away The Box Office

February 20, 2014

Lego Inc. has brought us yet another colorful, imaginative, and clever addition to their brand. The Lego Movie hit the box office February 7th in North America and February4th in Europe and Asia. The Lego Movie earned around 69 million dollars during the first week it hit theaters.  An average LEGO... Read more »