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“Lights Out” for turtles on the Florida coast

“Lights Out” for turtles on the Florida coast

Story by: Katie Hiebert and Laurie Mermet

March 11, 2020

March 1 through Oct. 31 is the nesting season for sea turtles. Palm Beach County’s coast will turn it’s ‘lights out’ for the sea turtles. This way, the turtles don't get confused when trying to find their way back to the ocean when they come on shore. The artificial lighting has become problematic...

Florida senate passes bill for parental consent to get an abortion

Florida senate passes bill for parental consent to get an abortion

March 11, 2020

On Thursday Feb. 28, Florida legislature passed a bill stating that pregnant minors must receive consent from a legal guardian to get an abortion. The Florida state House voted 75-43 to approve the bill.  A legal guardian of the minor must provide the physician with proof of a government-issued ID,...

Shark Migration off of Jupiter beaches

Shark Migration off of Jupiter beaches

Story by: Nicole Christie

March 9, 2020

The sharks migrate from Miami-Dade County to as far north as New York, starting mid-January until mid-March. Jupiter is located in the path of this migration, but locals still go in the ocean. “I was surfing right after a storm and the water was murky, while I was paddling out, a shark jumped out ...

Chase the sun this Spring Break

Chase the sun this Spring Break

Story by: Gianna Blefary

March 9, 2020

Spring break runs from March 21 to March 30 for Palm Beach County students and teachers. With a week off of school, hop in the car with friends and family members and “road trip” between the east and west coast, using the sun as your guide.    Sunrise: Where to Start  Begin your journey by...

Crash Course on the remaining Presidential Candidates

Crash Course on the remaining Presidential Candidates

Story by: Noah Mildner and Francesco Beltrano

March 9, 2020

Democratic Candidates The 2020 Democratic nomination for President is already underway and candidates are trying to stand out in a large crowd. There have been 27 democratic candidates throughout this election cycle. The Democratic ticket has now narrowed down to Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.  ...

President’s Day Focus: Five Best

President’s Day Focus: Five Best

Story by: KC Barnes

February 5, 2020

With election season quickly approaching, and President's Day on Feb. 17, it’s important for voters to be aware of what makes a great leader for our nation. Since the ratification of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. has had 45 Presidents, some of which truly stand out and solidify themselves...

Notre Dame Cathedral will not be fully restored

Notre Dame Cathedral will not be fully restored

Story by: Addy Kondik

February 1, 2020

On April 15, 2019, the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris suffered severe damage from a fire. Today, only fifty percent of the structure is being rebuilt. High school student Lexi Francois, who has family in France and has been to Paris more times than she can count, thinks the Cathedral should be complete...

Iranian Air Strike and Retaliation

Story by: Vanessa Rios

January 28, 2020

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. ordered airstrike near the Baghdad Airport in Iraq on Jan. 2.    In May 2019, the Pentagon designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which was led by Soleimani, as a terrorist group. The Pentagon stated Soleimani and his troops wer...

California school shooting left at least one dead and several injured

California school shooting left at least one dead and several injured

Story by: Lindsey Fine

November 14, 2019

A shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita left at least one dead and several injured.  All of the victims were students, and the gunman was also a member of the student body, Sheriff Alex Villanueva of Los Angeles County told NBC in Los Angeles.  The local hospital reported one female d...

New texting and driving laws

New texting and driving laws

Story by: Savannah Woods

October 3, 2019

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles implemented a new law for all licensed drivers, which prevents any use of a handheld device while driving in school and work zones on Oct. 1. The first part of the law was passed on July 1, preventing drivers from texting while driving....

The Out of the Darkness: Suicide Prevention Walk on Sept. 28

The Out of the Darkness: Suicide Prevention Walk on Sept. 28

Story by: Angelina Ginossi

September 27, 2019

Come walk this Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Out of the Darkness: A Suicide Prevention Walk at John Prince Park in Lake Worth. The walk is a national movement with the goal of encouraging people to open up to others about their personal struggles. Across the U.S., hundreds of people walk in honor of...

Tracking storms Karen and Lorenzo

Tracking storms Karen and Lorenzo

Story by: Savannah Woods

September 25, 2019

The tropics are heating up. Tropical storms Karen and Lorenzo are churning in the Atlantic, and sub-tropical cyclone Jerry continues its treck east. It’s uncertain whether Karen will strike the U.S. or not, but Puerto Rico experienced heavy rains and wind from the storm Sept. 24. According...

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