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  • Announcements – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Announcements – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    March 22, 2017

    You can view this week's schedule here. The girls' LAX team should meet Mr. Crisafi and Coach Keller on the field today during break for a team photo. The MS swim team should meet Mr. Crisafi and Mrs. Sukhu in the sixth-grade area tomorrow (Thursday) during lunch for a team photo. ...

  • A Fight Against the Turtles’ Plight

    A Fight Against the Turtles’ Plight

    Jakob Mendelsohn, Staff Writer

    February 14, 2017

    Try to guess what I am: I’m made from fossils, I help you almost everyday, and I can live for a millennium! Any idea? I’m a plastic bag! Sure, I can carry your groceries and line your bathroom’s mini trash can, but I also do a lot of harm, too - like suffocating sea life. The Middle School ...

    Seventh grader Jake Zur speaks to the Palm Beach County Commission about banning plastic bags for the safety of sea life.

    Photo courtesy of www.palmbeachpost.com

BIG All-School Event a Success Despite Storms

BIG All-School Event a Success Despite Storms

Madeline Comorat and Alexa Cousin

Despite Mother Nature's best efforts, which included a hurricane and a tornado, nothing was able to stop TBS from hosting it's BIG All-School Event on February 3, 2016. The event was postponed two times. The first time...

February 28No Comments

Is Brady the Best of All Time?

Is Brady the Best of All Time?

Matthew Smith, Staff Writer

Super Bowl LI may be remembered as one of the greatest Super Bowls ever because of the New England Patriots’ amazing comeback. Although the Patriots were favored by three points, the Atlanta Falcons’ speed and efficiency...

February 14No Comments

Closing the Book on President Obama’s Presidency

Closing the Book on President Obama’s Presidency

Madeline Comorat, Staff Writer

On January 10, former President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. More than 24 million Americans tuned in to watch his nearly hour-long address. There were also thousands of brave...

February 9No Comments

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Is Brady the Best of All Time?

Is Brady the Best of All Time?

Matthew Smith, Staff Writer

Super Bowl LI may be remembered as one of the greatest Super Bowls ever because of the New England Patriots’ amazing comeback. Although the Patriots were favored by three points, the Atlanta Falcons’ speed and efficiency...

February 14No Comments

  • Benjamin’s Very Own Ice Princess January 18
  • NFL Playoffs Preview January 5
  • Abbreviated Achievements January 4
  • Cursed Cubs No More! November 15

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Friendship Games Showcases Eighth Graders’ Compassion and Kindness

Friendship Games Showcases Eighth Graders’ Compassion and Kindness

Skyler Zur, Editor

Robby Heil, a senior at Novi High School in Novi, Michigan, is the waterboy for the school’s football team. Born with Down syndrome, Heil never had the chance to play football. However, earlier this...

January 31No Comments

Documentary Warns Students about Screen Time

Documentary Warns Students about Screen Time

December 16

Memories, Memorials, and a Monumental Election

Memories, Memorials, and a Monumental Election

November 22

Thrills and Chills at Poetry and Toads

Thrills and Chills at Poetry and Toads

November 12

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