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The Roar

The Student news source for West Shore Junior/Senior High School

The Roar

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Burt Clark, future West Shore principal, talks to Spanish teacher Alexandra Stewart after announcing he will take over the position of principal following current principal Rick Fleming's retirement. "I think it's really nice that we are going to have someone who is committed to being a Wildcat", Stewart said.
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Evy Nigh, Staff Writer • March 12, 2024

As sophomore Evangeline Trazzera scrolls through videos on her TikTok feed, she feels a sense of nostalgia, watching similar content to what she saw growing up on social media. “I...

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Missing middle class
Ella Dorfman, Editor in Chief • March 11, 2024

As the bell rang at 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 15, senior Thien-Nhi Nguyen rose from her seat and rushed toward her car in anticipation of Johns Hopkins University’s 3 p.m. status...

Senior Kian Nezamoddini-Kachouie hangs his University of Colorado Boulder acceptance flag up in the media center Jan. 24.  “I felt mildly relieved that I could get a ticket out of Florida right now,” Nezamoddini-Kachouie said.
College contention
Caroline Scott, Copy Editor • March 9, 2024

Senior Kian Nezamoddini-Kachouie hits “submit” on his application to Columbia University, breathing out a sigh of relief as Common App’s submission confetti fills his...

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Briefs
Girls’ tennis ends season with a 7-7 record
April 17, 2024

The girls’ tennis team's season ended after losing Districts on Monday at Fee Avenue Tennis Complex.  Eighth-grader Nikita S. won her first...

Freshman Eileen Hatch’s digital artwork for the Latin States competition which features Olympus and two hippocampi.
“ Most times, Olympus is depicted as a place in the sky, far above mortals’ reach. This piece is meant to show it instead as a place where heroes can go at the end of their journey — a serene destination for those who can find it,”Hatch said.
Latin students compete at States on April 11-13
April 16, 2024

Latin students attended the Florida Junior Classical League State Latin Forum at the Wyndham Orlando Resort from April 11-13. “I mainly...

Eighth-grader Tana Burgreen  shields the ball from a Melbourne defender in a 3-0 away win on Nov. 29.  “I hate playing on turf,” Burgreen said. “It always cuts me up, and I feel more injury-prone.”
Tough turf
Drew Newlin and Jack Grimison February 20, 2024

In the New York Jets’ first game of the 2023 NFL season, Aaron Rodgers stepped onto the firm synthetic turf of MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The veteran...

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Financially friendly
Noah Techoueyres, Opinion Editor • February 15, 2024

In early January, thousands of students found themselves defeated, staring at empty FAFSA loading screens unsure if they would get their essential financial aid for the upcoming...

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Sophomore Grace Murphy gets rid of any excess chalk. When I look at the high bar, I always tell myself that I got this. Murphy said.
Just routine
Sophomore gymnast faces increasing pressure as she prepares for the next level
Drew Newlin and Jack Grimison February 29, 2024
Eighth-grader Tana Burgreen  shields the ball from a Melbourne defender in a 3-0 away win on Nov. 29.  “I hate playing on turf,” Burgreen said. “It always cuts me up, and I feel more injury-prone.”
Tough turf
Synthetic fields pose unnecessary danger to student-athletes
Drew Newlin and Jack Grimison February 20, 2024
Alumna Bree Ehmer plays against Lenoir-Rhyne at Florida Institute of Technology in the third round of the Division II NCAA tournament on Dec. 1.
Next level
January 9, 2024
Illustration by Halle Konicki
Game changer
January 7, 2024
Junior Nicholas Miles tallies the final score following a 7-1 boys’ varsity soccer victory against Merritt Island.
Torn
January 2, 2024
Junior Audrey Sellenriek, senior Suriel Ramos, sophomore Reese Ransom and sophomore Micah Howard practice in the auditorium Oct. 25.
Out of time
December 18, 2023
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