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  • Parent conferences will be held Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

  • Track meet at Merritt Island begins at 4 p.m. Friday.

  • Middle school thespians will present “Peter Pan” on Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

New lacrosse field layout gains support

February 21, 2018

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The girls and boys lacrosse team is scheduled to play Melbourne High School on Thursday  at home. In past seasons, the girls and boys have played on fields that had the same width, but this season the governing lacrosse body, US...

Seniors set stage for their next acts

February 21, 2018

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As seniors in the school’s theater program begin receiving their acceptance letters from colleges, they start thinking about stage life after high school. Catherine Tenbusch is no exception. "Personally I am not going to...

Robidoux scores game-winner in regional semifinal

February 16, 2018

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Junior Collin Robidoux scored the winning goal in overtime to lead the boys’ soccer team past Bishop Moore 1-0 Saturday night in a Class 2A Regional Semifinal.   “I celebrated when I heard the whistle knowing we got the pena...

School shooting provokes reaction

February 16, 2018

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The recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has sparked much controversy and debate about what should be done to prevent tragedies like this from recurring.  The shooting took place at about 2p.m. Wednesday,...

Girls’ basketball head coach resigns

February 16, 2018

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After four years of coaching the girls’ varsity basketball team, Coach Jeff Smith has stepped down. “It was definitely not an easy decision, but one that needed to be made,” Smith posted on social media. Smith’s...

Boys’ tennis holds clean sheet against Palm Bay

February 15, 2018

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The boys' tennis team takes shut out Palm Bay 8-0 Thursday at the Hoover Middle School courts. "They weren't much of a threat last year, so all we had to do is play our game," freshman Nathan Foo said. "I've been working on...

Senior Class selling doughnuts

February 12, 2018

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Students can buy a dozen doughnuts for $7 during the Senior Class fund-raiser, which ends on Valentine’s Day. “We're doing a fund-raiser with Krispy Kreme,” Senior Class historian Joanae Lawrence said.  “The Senior...

Track team ready for first meet

February 10, 2018

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With Monday’s season-opening track meet looming, freshman Drea Cumba is feeling confident in her abilities. "I certainly hope I am ready for the meet considering all of the practice we've had, but we'll see," Cumba said "I'm...

Purrfections to perform at regional semifinal

February 9, 2018

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The varsity boys’ soccer team will defend its state championship title in a regional semifinal home game against Orlando Bishop Moore on Saturday at 7 p.m., and the Purrfections dance team will be there to cheer them on. The...

Lady Wildcats end season with loss to MCC

February 8, 2018

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The girls’ basketball team suffered a 60-17 loss to Melbourne Central Catholic on Tuesday in the Lady Wildcats’ final game of the season. “This was honestly one of our worst games this season,” sophomore Zohra Mujeeb...

Middle-school track season begins Monday

February 6, 2018

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The middle-school track team is gearing up for its season with an estimated 80 new students, both seventh- and eighth-graders, planning to join the team. This high number is because there are no try-outs for the team, meaning...

Girls’ lacrosse eyes season opener

February 6, 2018

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 The girls’ lacrosse team’s first has been scheduled for Feb. 22, giving the players less than three weeks to prepare for the season. Practices are held Mondays through Fridays from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. “The first da...

Cheer team to honor seniors at tonight’s game

February 2, 2018

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The cheerleading team will celebrate its Senior Night during this evening’s home varsity basketball game against Odyssey Charter, which is scheduled for a 5:45 tipoff. McKenzie Curtis, Mariah Jones, Max Kohlstedt and Malea ...

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