The Roar

Butterflies flutter into Brevard Zoo

May 23, 2018

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Just in time for the summer rush, Brevard Zoo's "Butterflies and the Magic of Nature" exhibit is returning to the Wild Florida section after a three-year absence. The exhibit features hundreds of native butterfly species, a snapping...

‘Overwatch’ hero sparks controversy

May 23, 2018

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“Overwatch,” a first-person shooter game by Blizzard, has been a sensation for the past year. Its latest hero, Brigitte, has received lots of attention. "She’s pretty wack [I’m] not going to lie,” sophomore Nicole...

Backpack ban draws mixed reactions

May 23, 2018

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Students not being able to bring backpacks on the last three days of school has generated complaints. “I think it’s really stupid because we need our stuff,” sophomore Alexis Vander said. “I keep bringing in stuff th...

AP exam causing human dilemmas

May 15, 2018

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The exam for AP Human Geography is scheduled for Friday, the same day seventh-period semester exams begin which means sophomore Alysa Taylor and freshman Bailey Hetzel will take both exams on the same day. The scheduled dates f...

Back on Track

Ben Lack, Sports Editor

May 15, 2018

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Breaking six school records was not enough for senior Jared Hayes.  At FHSAA Track Regionals this season, he ran the 800 meter race in 1:55.98, good for second at the meet. Earning himself a spot at the state championship,&...

Riders of the Storm

Riders of the Storm

Michael Lucente, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

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Wildcats work on their summer bodies

May 12, 2018

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Now that the year is coming to the end and summer is on the horizon, some athletes are breaking out their running shoes and protein shakers. "I'm working out with a program that Trey Plyer made me, and I'm going to be playing...

AP exams loom large

May 12, 2018

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Exams produce a stressful time for many, but studying becomes an even more arduous task when AP classes are involved in the mix. "I take AP human geography with [teacher Brooke Owen-Thomas] and in order to prepare for exams...

Class concentration goes to the birds

May 12, 2018

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Throughout the past year, various complaints have been expressed regarding the noises coming from the classroom's air-conditioning system during the school day. The culprits: birds living and nesting near the outdoor air-intake...

Band closes out year with Spring Concert

May 12, 2018

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The school band recently held its annual Spring Concert. During the show, Beginning Band, Advanced Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band all performed several pieces. “I thought all of the bands performed their ...

Seniors prepare for summer and beyond

El Lock, Beat Report

May 12, 2018

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The end of the year is approaching and students are gearing up for summer break. Seniors will get a head start as they graduate five days before school ends for underclassmen.  “During the summer I’ll be going to Chr...

Students gear up for final exams

May 12, 2018

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As final exams are drawing closer and closer many students such as sophomore Jacob Klenotich are starting to feel the pressure. Final exams account for 20 percent of final grades in most classes and sometimes can either make or...

Latin Club selling Mother’s Day gifts

May 7, 2018

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The Latin Club is selling bags filled with candies for $3 for a Mother's Day fund-raiser this week outside the cafeteria during Power Hour. “They’re little decorative bags with candies in them,” freshman Bailey Wong s...

Students reflect on standardized tests

May 3, 2018

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As the school year draws to a close, standardized testing does as well. Students use various methods to prepare for standardized tests, and some say they don’t prepare at all.  Freshman Loren Nienajadlo took the ninth-grade F...

Space Coast Crew competes at FSRA Sweep States

May 3, 2018

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Space Coast Crew's  men's third varsity 8 was the only boat on the mens team to medal at FSRA Sweep States. With  the men's third varsity 8 coming in third they were the success of the team on April 27-28 at States. Sophomore...

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