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Music’s biggest names to visit Florida

Sanjay Ramchandani, Staff Writer

August 24, 2017

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With school starting, many students feel their fun from the summer is over and look forward to winter break. However, concert season is upon us, and Florida is set to see some of music's biggest stars. Students at West Shore can...

Orchestra ends year on a high note

May 1, 2017

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West Shore orchestras played in their final concerts of the year recently in the school auditorium. This was the first time in several years that the concerts were held on campus. Previously, they had been held at Eau...

Yearbook earns national recognition

May 1, 2017

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For the 16th consecutive year, West Shore’s “Arcadia” yearbook has been selected to be featured in the the Jostens “Look Book,” a "best of the best" compilation of unique themes, covers, designs, stories and photography...

Weaver places first at Melbourne Art Festival

May 1, 2017

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In the high school digital art and photography category, junior Gillian Weaver placed first in the digital art and photography category while sophomore Maggie Dercole placed and senior Andrew Hung placed third at the...

Theater prepares for dessert concert

April 25, 2017

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The theater program is putting on a dessert concert this Saturday at 7 p.m. The show will not only consist of treats, but also the group’s choice of songs. The show will consist of New York Off Broadway songs  the...

Art festival marks final show for graphic design

April 21, 2017

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This weekend marks the last show of the year for graphic design as students can place two items of their choice for judging at the Melbourne Art Festival. Students will be competing for cash prizes in their respective categories. The...

Condo’s art to grace show’s cover

March 30, 2017

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The  School Board Art Show is coming up and one of the school's AP Drawing and Painting students is partially responsible for the show’s cover art. "I did a self-portrait oil painting of me lying down with my hair out...

Jazz combo takes ‘A-Train’ to superior rating

March 29, 2017

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Seniors Jacob Booe, River Grace, James Crown, Joel Souchek, Juan Carlos Pascual-Barragan and junior Dominick Delgado earned a Superior rating for their performance of a jazz combo titled "The 'A' Train" in Apopka at the State...

For orchestra, ‘Millie’ ends on a high note

March 28, 2017

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The spring high school musical, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” debuted Friday night with some unexpected obstacles for the pit orchestra. "It was crazy because our pit orchestra conductor [band director Christopher] Houze...

’Cats near perfection in Strawbridge show

March 17, 2017

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The school’s graphic design students nearly swept the competition in the Strawbridge Art League show March 2. Taking home nine of 11 awards, including the top 3 finishers in the senior high category, West Shore also had o...

Jazz band tunes up for state

March 17, 2017

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The jazz band will head to Apopka for state competition Friday  to perform a combo among Florida’s best jazz musicians. “I haven’t been to state, but we played at the county level,” said senior Jacob Booe, wh...

French students prepare for Congres

March 9, 2017

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French students finalized their preparations for the annual state Congres competition in Orlando this weekend. The auditions for Congres were in September and October to see who will perform at the event. French teacher Jennifer Walker...

Students clean up at Strawbridge art show

March 9, 2017

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West Shore students took home the majority of the awards given at the recent Strawbridge League Art Show. All participating young artists were asked to come and get their artworks by 8 p.m. this past Thursday evening, March 2 at the Strawbri...

Pit orchestra prepares for upcoming play

March 9, 2017

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A group of students from both band and orchestra have started working on the music for the upcoming spring musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The play will be performed in the school auditorium March 24-25 at 7 p.m. The pit...

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