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Jazz band to play at assisted living facility

December 6, 2017

The school’s jazz band will play its annual holiday concert at Victoria Landing, a Melbourne assisted-living facility, Sunday. “[Playing there] is welcoming,” junior Evan Courtney said. “The old people really seem to enjoy it....

Middle-schoolers tune up for theater districts

December 5, 2017

With Middle School Thespian districts coming up Saturday, seventh- and eighth-graders have been practicing almost every day after school. Seventh-grader Deklyn G. will perform alongside his best friend and classmate Grant N. “I've...

End of net neutrality alarms gamers

November 29, 2017

According to industry observers, in a few week the Federal Communications Commission will vote to eliminate net neutrality.  When that happens, the big difference will be that Internet service providers will begin charging...

Harry Potter Club cancels movie outing

November 29, 2017

Due to many members of Harry Potter Club having commitments during Thanksgiving break, club officers decided to cancel the plan to attend a showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” at the Oaks Premiere Theatre on...

Middle-schoolers wrap Potter parody

November 27, 2017

Middle-school theater students recently performed a parody version of Harry Potter called “Sally Carter and the Censored Stone.” This play was the first one  of a the trilogy, and is mainly focused on the first two books....

Sophomore drifts from traditional Thanksgiving

November 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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