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In Our Words: World Hijab Day opens dialogue for free speech issues

March 8, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

Teachers’ speech is limited when they are on a public school campus. As agents of the state, they are not permitted to make any political statements because they might affect the opinions of their students. And that’s as i...

Lack of real recycling options on campus sets poor example for all

The Roar Staff

January 11, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

Across Brevard Public Schools campuses, recycling bins are situated in the lunchrooms and classrooms to collect paper, plastics and other recyclable materials. The same holds true for our campus. However, the recycling bins and tras...

Prom Fever

Joe Along, Copy Editor

April 8, 2015

Filed under Features, Opinions, Staff Editorials

Ah, spring time. Men’s Wearhouse looks like any mall store on Black Friday. The tandem of pollen and floral businesses flourishes. Thanks to the former, noses abroad run wild; a cause of the latter, hormones run even wilder. It i...

Professional teams’ grab for tax dollars comes at expense of high-school sports

Aalekhya Tenali, Opinions Editor

April 4, 2013

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

Senior Lauren Dietl runs on the varsity cross-country team in the fall, starts on the varsity soccer team in the winter and sprints for the varsity track team in the spring. However, with the new ‘pay-to-play’ system that...

Prom playlist had better be exciting

Aalekhya Tenali, Business Manager

April 20, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

It’s that time of the year again where love is in the air. OK, so maybe that cliche isn't entirely true, but it is time for Prom. Being an event that is exclusive to the upperclassman, Prom is something that most juniors and...

A fine for enthusiasm?

Aalekhya Tenali, Business Manager

February 27, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

As senior John Bocinsky fired the ball into the back of the net for the state championship goal in double overtime Feb. 17, hundreds of West Shore fans roared with approval and excitement. Given the momentousness of this...

Multiple tests on same day equals stress

December 7, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

There's nothing like staying up all night and watching the sun rise after studying for AP Lang, Physics and Spanish tests. And junior  Shaye Wilson says she’s has experienced this too many times. Because of having multiple...

Let teachers know morning announcements aren’t optional

Staff Editorial

January 27, 2011

Filed under Staff Editorials

Increasingly, teachers have decided not to show the morning announcements during their fourth-period classes — even though that choice technically is not theirs to make. “Teachers are supposed to play the announcements,...

Holiday homework can be valid

Staff Editorial

December 26, 2010

Filed under Staff Editorials

Being assigned a five-page essay the day before spring break can be a student’s worst nightmare. But that practice could change. School board chairwoman Amy Kneessy has heard your anguished cries and proposed a policy prohibiting...

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