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  • Thanksgiving holiday. No school Nov. 22-24.

  • Winter sports team photos will be taken Nov. 17 at 3:45 p.m. in the gym.

  • Middle-school play scheduled for Nov. 18 in the school auditorium.

Sophomore drifts from traditional Thanksgiving

November 20, 2017

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Sophomore Bella Stazzone hopes to finalize her vacation plans as Thanksgiving break approaches. The Stazzones are considering going to the Bahamas on a Disney Dream Cruise with relatives from her dad's side of the family. "We...

Thespians transition to competition mode

November 7, 2017

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Now that the theater department has wrapped up with its latest play “Oliver!,” its members are in jumping into their next project as they begin preparing for their Thespian competition. “Thespian is where the troupe performs ...

Eau Gallie Arts fest invites high-school participants

November 3, 2017

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All area high-school students have the opportunity to participate in the upcoming Artworks Eau Gallie festival where participants are encouraged to actively do their art work on site or set up completed pieces for display. All...

Digital art classes provide creative outlet

November 3, 2017

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The elective digital art provides an outlet for students to pursue their creative side. Advanced Placement sophomore Kayla Aranda has taken digital art classes for three consecutive years. “It's a way for me to show my personality...

Oliver! Awaits

Jessica Travis, Staff writer

October 3, 2017

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With the week off from school due to Hurricane Irma, the theater department’s production of “Oliver!” has been rescheduled for Oct. 27 - 29. Seventh grader Grant Newcombe is appearing as ‘Oliver,’ the orphan protag...

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...

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