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College admissions affected by luck

Helen McSorely and Briana Sandoval, Editors

May 19, 2017

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  Working tirelessly to maintain an impeccable grade-point average and achieve the quintessential standardized test scores in addition to participating in myriad extracurricular activities is necessary to be even conside...

Dancers place sixth at world competition

May 5, 2017

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Four West Shore students, eighth-grader Danielle G., sophomore Macie Goldfarb, junior Jessie Shaw and senior Jessica Peterson were part of a team that took home a sixth place title from the USASF world dance competition held...

Speakers for graduation announced

May 1, 2017

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. However it’s not Christmas that’s being counted down. It’s summer. The seniors are getting ready to start their college lives, and the administration is organizing the ceremony...

SGA members to volunteer at Senior Boards

April 24, 2017

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Due to the lack of members volunteering from the National Honors Society, members of the Student Government Association have the opportunity to volunteer for Senior Boards. SGA members will be taken out of class from noon until...

Reasons for Prom pricing disputed

March 30, 2017

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Before dancing and taking pictures with friends  Saturday, juniors and seniors alike have to buy their Prom tickets. With ticket costing $40 for seniors and $50 for juniors, some upperclassmen have expressed displeasure...

Hate symbols spotted in locker room

March 29, 2017

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Multiple swastikas — a symbol associated with the Nazi party, and Stars of David — a symbol associated with the religion of Judaism, have been scratched into various gym lockers, causing concern for some students. “I...

Design students test for certification

March 28, 2017

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Graphic design students currently are preparing and testing out for their Adobe certification. On Monday and Tuesday, students prepared for the test by creating accounts and double-checking the computers in the lab. Wednesday...

Cafeteria renovation to begin in May

March 17, 2017

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With the cafeteria relying on the profits made from the food that they sell to keep the staff employed, the Food Service department has decided that a remodel will fix the issues at hand. “It has been a awhile since [the] café ha...

Yearbook staff dances with last deadlines

March 9, 2017

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The “Arcadia” yearbook staff is finishing up pages that are to be shipped off for Monday’s final deadline. "We just got through the hardest deadline of the year,” said senior Erin Ryan, who serves as the staff...

Thousands rally to see President Trump

February 20, 2017

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President Donald Trump held a rally at the Melbourne international Airport on Saturday as a thank you for his supporters in Melbourne because during the election city was almost completely for Trump. Thousands of trump supporters...

Gardeners’ labor of love lifts Lair

Gardeners’ labor of love lifts Lair

February 7, 2017

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Media students prepping for statewide convention

February 1, 2017

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West Shore will wield more power than usual at the upcoming Florida Scholastic Press Association’s statewide journalism convention because junior Gianni Valenti has been elected to serve as the District 3 student representative. District...

Campus security upgrades in works

February 1, 2017

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Columbine, Sandy Hook, Florida State. Because of the frequency of violence on campuses in in recent years, school safety concerns have risen at a steady rate. Increasingly, schools don't trust the integrity...

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