The Roar

Sophomore takes time off for a bite of Big Apple

January 29, 2018

Sophomore Sarah Paylor is currently in New York City celebrating her mom’s birthday. With school in full swing, planning trips is not always easy, but Paylor has experience. She often visits her sisters who live out-of-state...

Potter Club to vote on next big event

January 29, 2018

According to club officers, Harry Potter Club is going to vote on having a Triwizard tournament or a Quidditch match sometime after their current spell-listing duel is finished. "We're going to let them choose which one they...

Skater launches new board design

January 29, 2018

Rock climber, skateboarder and surfer Noah Carro has added some “out of this world” designs to his skateboard. “I’ve always loved space,” Carro said, ”and wanted to give my board a personal touch, so I drew the r...

Band program to add new tools

January 22, 2018

During the past week, school band director Christopher Houze traveled to Tampa for professional development to learn new skills to improve his program. The event lasted three days and ended with a concert on Saturday night. “This...

West Shore to participate in BPS art show

January 20, 2018

Art work produced by students of all ages will be displayed at the Brevard Public Schools Art Fair located in front of Dick’s Sporting Goods at the Melbourne Mall now through Feb. 4. "[Graphic design teacher Jim] Finch and...

Theater program prepares for killer play

January 19, 2018

The school’s theater department will present the play “Where There’s a Will There’s a Murder” Saturday with one show at 2 p.m. and one at 7 p.m. The play is a murder mystery that takes places in the 1950s. A group of...

Seventh-grader steals drama tech spotlight

December 18, 2017

Seventh-grader Haley A. not only was awarded a Best of Show for her costume design but she garnered a Critics’ Choice award for the entire tech category Saturday at the middle-school thespian district competition. “I ...

For junior, art is an independent process

December 16, 2017

In order for Junior Emily Ortiz to be in an art class this year she was placed in Matt Henderson’s seventh-period 3D studio art class while she is taking 2D studio art during that time. “Basically I’m just practicing...

High-school play auditions postponed

December 14, 2017

Auditions for the high-school play "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," which were previously scheduled for Thursday, were canceled after Director Maureen Fallon fell ill. "I just hope Ms. Fallon is OK," sophomore Alexis Vander...

Thespians excel at competition

December 7, 2017

Members of West Shore’s Theater Troupe 6034 brought home several awards from the annual thespian festival from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. The thespian event includes various competitions including small group musical, solo musical and...

Campus show to spotlight digital art

December 6, 2017

The National Art Honor Society will play host to the 12th annual digital art show. All high schools in Brevard County are invited to participate in the contest. Students turn their digital  artwork into graphic design teacher Jim...

Band’s winter concert warms the holidays

December 6, 2017

Beginning band through jazz band performed at the annual winter concert on Friday, each with different pieces of music including classical and festive pieces.  “I believe that all the bands did better than I honestly...

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