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JV cheer prepares for season-opener

November 14, 2019

As the JV basketball season approaches, the JV cheer team practices stunts in order to prepare. "We doing preps and shoulder sits," Jadyen R. said. " Have two stunt groups and five partnered groups for shoulder sits." The...

Yearbook staff grows in size

November 14, 2019

Along with the new yearbook adviser, there was another change to the yearbook team this year. There was a large increase in the number of team members compared to last year, and the extra people have helped the teams focus more...

Border wall in jeopardy

November 14, 2019

A recent government report shows smugglers have been able to cut through the border wall separating the United States from Mexico. The border wall, which President Donald Trump has claimed to be impenetrable, was perforated...

New teacher ignites chemistry classes

November 14, 2019

Dawn Gregor is heating up the climate on campus, teaching Chemistry Honors and AP Chemistry after holding a similar position at American Heritage School in Plantation for 21 years. "Adapting to the West Shore environment is...

JV cheer to unveil new routine

November 14, 2019

The JV cheer squad is kicking off the season with a new half time routine. "I really like it, it's super unique," Jadyen R. (8) said. One of the unusual things in this dance is that cheerleaders are using poms, which causes...

Soccer falls to Montverde in preseason match

November 13, 2019

The boys' varsity soccer team fell to Montverde 2-0 in a preseason game last Tuesday. Since January 2016, Montverde has lost only one game. Despite the loss, Matthew Rabel (12) appeared pleased with his team's play. "I think...

Girls’ soccer to open against Cocoa

November 7, 2019

Girls’ JV soccer have a scheduled game against Cocoa High School on Tuesday. The game will be starting at 5:30 p.m. and the girls will be arriving around an hour early to start their warm-ups. Obviously expectations of the t...

Theater troupe prepares for districts

November 7, 2019

With the District festival coming up Saturday in St. Cloud, the high school theater troupe has been practicing every day towards its goal, which is to get a superior ranking. The troupe hopes to score well enough qualifying them...

Basketball players set personal goals

November 5, 2019

Each player on the boys’ varsity basketball team has his own individual goals. As a team there is one goal: to win the district championship of course, but most of the players on the team have high expectations for themselve...

Girls’ soccer adjusts to roster changes

November 4, 2019

As the preseason games approach, there have been new modifications to the girls' varsity team due to tryouts and loss of seniors and other players trying different sports. "Last year we lost seniors and now there are new people...

Soccer team is set, girls’ looking for strong start to season

November 2, 2019

The girls’ varsity soccer team is bringing in seven newcomers after losing five seniors to graduation last year. According to returning varsity player Courtney Carter (12), recent tryouts were strenuous. "Tryouts consisted...

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