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Property return, pickup scheduled for Thursday

June 5, 2020

Students will be able to return any items purchased with public funds Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The administration asks that students attach their names and grade levels to each item and place them in their trunks to be...

West Shore moves up three spots in rankings

Isabel Burden, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

We’re No. 4. Each year, “U.S. News and World Report” ranks every high school in the United States, and in its recent list, West Shore ranks fourth overall in Florida and 53 in the United States. “U.S. News and World Report...

Guidance counselors: We’re still there for you

Olivia Blackwell, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

While guidance counselor Hannah Smith started a “Wildcat Wellness” group for students to de-stress earlier this school year, Smith wants students to know that they can still reach out to her despite being away from school...

Complications, changes arise in AP online exams

Keira Coleman, Special to the Roar

May 20, 2020

When College Board announced last month it would conduct Advanced Placement exams online, many questioned how well the solution would work. In a report issued after the first week of exams, the organization stated that 2.186 ...

Gloom, doom — or an opportunity to bloom

Keira Coleman, Special to the Roar

May 15, 2020

COVID-19 has been a disruptive influence on us all. Some adults have lost jobs, and others have been hailed as heroes. Likewise, some students have been left feeling vulnerable while others have experienced newfound empowermen...

Teacher Appreciation Week goes virtual

May 12, 2020

Teachers around the globe have had to adapt to the changes brought to the classroom by COVID-19. With more than 90 percent of the world’s schools closed, teacher appreciation week might have been forgotten due to the concerns o...

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