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Fingerprinting fees cause confusion among parents

Emily Lovelock, Staff writer

October 8, 2018

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Fellow travelers bustling around her as she heads home from a business trip, Maureen Nixon dials the number for the district security office rapidly, only five minutes to spare before it closes. After enduring the long lines o...

West Shore celebrates 20 years of excellence

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in chief

October 4, 2018

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The year is 1998. New teacher Kirk Murphy roams the halls of the school preparing to teach his first class. With no students above ninth grade, the campus remains fairly quiet as a variety of thoughts flow through the minds of ...

Eminem’s new album hits the target with ‘Kamikaze’

Kevin Barr, Featured writer

September 27, 2018

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Less than a year after the critical and financial failure of his album “Revival,” hip-hop legend Eminem released a new record (without any promotion to boot) to his millions of ravenous fans. The album, titled “Kamikaze,” i...

NBA 2K returns to the top of the gaming world

September 12, 2018

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With the NBA 2K19 prelude having been released Aug. 31, fans believed the official NBA video game’s release to be nothing short of fantastic. After a rather disappointing NBA 2K18 game, 2K19 seems to have stepped its game up wit...

Drake stings with ‘Scorpion’

Drake stings with ‘Scorpion’

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Sports Editor

August 23, 2018

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‘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...

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 ...

Aldean leads AMC awards

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

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The American Country Music Academy put on a show Sunday for its 53rd annual awards show. Country's elite stars delivered on their much-hyped performances, including veteran Luke Bryan, rising star Thomas Rhett, and the elusive...

Hatter experiences Bahama surprise

April 9, 2018

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During Spring Break, students traveled far and wide for the short time they had off school. Sophomore Lena Hatter had a pleasant surprise for her break. “Originally, my parents told my brother and I that we were going to Clearwater. So,...

Chorus prepares for spring concert

Alyssa Dumbra

March 26, 2018

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Since the beginning of the semester, the chorus classes have been preparing for their May 4 spring concert. The concert will feature all chorus levels, and it will also feature a special performance by the seniors. Although...

Musicians prepare for ‘South Pacific’

March 22, 2018

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High school theater will perform the musical “South Pacific” on Friday at 7 p.m. as well as Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.. Musicians playing in the performance have been working from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day after school...

Thespians prepare for ‘South Pacific’

March 19, 2018

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The drama department will present the classic musical “South Pacific” on Friday and Saturday in the school auditorium, but freshman Matt Kish remains anxious about opening night. “I feel we aren't prepared for it at all,...

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