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Girls advance in soccer State Cup

May 2, 2017

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As the girls’ club soccer season nears its end, State Cup begins. State cup is a statewide tournament that all club teams participate in. During the weekend, juniors Fallon Klenotich and Sydney Zamorano played in State Cu...

Wolfpack lacrosse tops Cocoa Beach

May 2, 2017

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The Wolfpack lacrosse team defeated the Cocoa Beach Colonials 13-11 Saturday. "We played a good game against Cocoa Beach," freshman Cheyne Johnson said. "We all played above par and gave it 100 percent." According to...

Boys’ tennis players eye next year

May 2, 2017

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As the tennis season came to an end, many of the players started to prepare for next year. "My goal is to be in the top 5 next year. I want to work on increasing my consistency of my ground strokes and hopefully not injuring...

Cheer team starting season with new uniforms

May 1, 2017

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From the start of the school year, Madison Glatz and the rest of the cheer team have been raising money for new uniforms. As we head toward summer vacation, they have reached their goal and will be getting new uniforms...

Journalism 1 students vying to join TV pro staff

May 1, 2017

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Journalism 1 hopefuls have been gathering in journalism teacher Mark Schledorn's classroom on Thursdays during Power Hour A to audition for joining the TV Productions staff for the 2017-2018 school year. "The meetings...

French students react to recent France terror attack

May 1, 2017

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A recent terror attack on France left one police officer dead and three others injured at the Champs-Élysées is on many French students’ minds. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but officials ...

Proposed bills could increase book censorship in schools

May 1, 2017

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Two new bills brewing in the Florida Senate and House may either leave some students and parents roaring with protest, or it may leave some students and parents joyful of their newfound "freedoms". Both HB 989 and SB 1202 call for a change in the way classroom materials...

Orchestra ends year on a high note

May 1, 2017

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West Shore orchestras played in their final concerts of the year recently in the school auditorium. This was the first time in several years that the concerts were held on campus. Previously, they had been held at Eau...

Yearbook earns national recognition

May 1, 2017

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For the 16th consecutive year, West Shore’s “Arcadia” yearbook has been selected to be featured in the the Jostens “Look Book,” a "best of the best" compilation of unique themes, covers, designs, stories and photography...

Weaver places first at Melbourne Art Festival

May 1, 2017

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In the high school digital art and photography category, junior Gillian Weaver placed first in the digital art and photography category while sophomore Maggie Dercole placed and senior Andrew Hung placed third at the...

High-schoolers prepare for AP exams

May 1, 2017

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Advanced Placement testing begins this week for high-school students. Junior Lucia Carcieri is preparing for AP Language, AP Government and Economics and AP Environmental Science. "For APES, my good friend Alexa gave me...

Students prepare for AP testing

April 28, 2017

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With AP testing starting Monday, many students find themselves cramming in as much knowledge and know-how as they can in order to earn a 3 or higher on their exams in order to receive AP credit for their courses. During AP...

Senior follies leaves them laughing

April 28, 2017

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Senior Jett Morgan and Sophomore Naya Erfe had a few laughs during the Senior-Faculty FolSenior lies held in the school gym Friday. "I like Senior Follies,” Erfe said. “It's a chance for students and teachers to make...

Girls’ tennis ends at regional semifinal

April 25, 2017

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The Lady Wildcats lost 5-2 to Benjamin High School in the regional semifinal at the Palm Beach Gardens tennis complex April 18. Freshman Sarah Bahsoun and seventh-grader Tehya B. being the two players who won their matches. "It...

Theater prepares for dessert concert

April 25, 2017

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The theater program is putting on a dessert concert this Saturday at 7 p.m. The show will not only consist of treats, but also the group’s choice of songs. The show will consist of New York Off Broadway songs  the...

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