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Area students to attend alternative Homecoming event
Sophia Bailly, Editor in chief • September 17, 2021

Melbourne High School senior Ava Kidd’s phone started ringing with texts following the BPS districtwide cancelation of Homecoming dances, announced Aug. 19. After hosting...

TikTok trend encourages stealing school property
TikTok trend encourages stealing school property
Madelyn Sorgenfrei, Staff Writer • September 17, 2021

A new TikTok trend that encourages students to steal school property as a "Devious Lick" has found its way onto campus. "If we catch them, it's going to depend on a multitude...

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Quarantine policies remain too extreme
Keira Coleman, Staff writer • May 28, 2021

I have not caught the COVID-19 virus — as far as I am aware — and I have been quarantined once. But seeing how the virus can affect its victims both physically and mentally,...

Hit a wall? Time to ask some questions
Hit a wall? Time to ask some questions
Sophia Bailly, Editor in chief • May 28, 2021

There comes a time when we all hit a brick wall. We push ourselves too far and are forced to take a step back and re-evaluate. Brick walls are plentiful in high school. That’s...

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Candyman a bittersweet sequel
'Candyman' a bittersweet sequel
Violet Chace, Entertainment Editor • September 14, 2021

The new “Candyman” is a direct sequel to the 1992 original by the same name. Just like the 2018 “Halloween,” it disregards sequels released in the interim. This version...

Pray Away addresses conversion therapy horrors
'Pray Away' addresses conversion therapy horrors
Sophia Bailly, Editor in chief • September 3, 2021

“How could you do that to your own people?” Former executive director of the Christian organization Exodus International, Randy Thomas, shed tears as he recounted his...

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Albert represents tennis team at regionals
Raven Morgan, Staff writer • May 28, 2021

Sophomore Bianka Albert recently advanced to regionals after winning the district tournament for tennis. After 12 years of not having a female player make it to states, spirits...

Senior tennis players quarantined at the worst time
Senior tennis players quarantined at the worst time
Keira Coleman, Roar Staff Writer • April 12, 2021

“I’d like to think that we tried everything in our power to still make it to the games, but COVID-19 won,” Ben Burgess said. On March 29, seniors Vaughn Addington,...

Eighth-grader Bella Ruohomaki competes at the Vero Beach Equestrian Club Horse Show in October.
Horsing around
March 15, 2021
Coach Derrick Hamilton coaches eighth-grader Ashvika Maddikonda during a warm up at the start of afterschool practice on Feb 16.
Dribbling into Spring
March 15, 2021
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