The School Newspaper of West Shore Junior/Senior High School

The Roar

  • 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.

Eight selected for All-County bands

November 20, 2017

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Members of school band competed in Brevard’s All-County, an audition where they play scales and etudes and compete for a spot in the All-County Band.  Jack R., an eighth-grade baritone player, placed first chair in the...

French Honor Society inducts 37

November 20, 2017

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Freshmen Shannon Kay and Cassidy Kuhar were two of the 37 students inducted into French Honors Society Nov. 8. "It felt really good since it's like being brought onto a team," Kay said. "I expected there to be fewer people." Kuhar...

School gymnasium gets benched

November 17, 2017

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Benches were recently installed outside the gym for students to use. The new benches are another addition to the upgrade in athletic facilities. "They were the ones that were in front of the café," Assistant Principal...

Goldfarb eligible for free trip to Israel

November 3, 2017

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Junior Macie Goldfarb recently discovered she is eligible for a free trip to Israel. Birthright, an organization dedicated to taking young Jewish Americans to their motherland, pays for all food, transportation and other accommodations...

French Honor Society to induct new members

October 30, 2017

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The French Honor Society is preparing for new-member inductions scheduled for Nov. 8. Thirty-three students will go through a ceremony which is scheduled to be held in the media center. "This year I think has got the most French...

Jersey Mike’s Night to support senior class

October 28, 2017

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The Senior Class is hosting a Jersey Mike’s Fundraiser Night on Wednesday at the Hibiscus location. A portion of the proceeds will go to funding Senior Class events when participants buy sandwiches that day or order for future ev...

Shelter Together

Auston Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

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In the midst of destruction and devastation, Assistant Principal Catherine Halbuer found order in a hurricane shelter. According to the Washington Post, Hurricane Irma caused as many as 16 million people to lose power by Sep...

What’s the Mater?

Rachel Montgomery, Managing Editor

October 3, 2017

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Students have begun to pledge their loyalty to the school every Wednesday, as part of a new school-wide implementation of the alma mater. The alma mater is the anthem of the school, and by teaching it to students during the mo...

Journalism 1 students vying to join TV pro staff

May 1, 2017

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Journalism 1 hopefuls have been gathering in journalism teacher Mark Schledorn's classroom on Thursdays during Power Hour A to audition for joining the TV Productions staff for the 2017-2018 school year. "The meetings...

French students react to recent France terror attack

May 1, 2017

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A recent terror attack on France left one police officer dead and three others injured at the Champs-Élysées is on many French students’ minds. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but officials ...

Proposed bills could increase book censorship in schools

May 1, 2017

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Two new bills brewing in the Florida Senate and House may either leave some students and parents roaring with protest, or it may leave some students and parents joyful of their newfound "freedoms". Both HB 989 and SB 1202 call for a change in the way classroom materials...

High-schoolers prepare for AP exams

May 1, 2017

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Advanced Placement testing begins this week for high-school students. Junior Lucia Carcieri is preparing for AP Language, AP Government and Economics and AP Environmental Science. "For APES, my good friend Alexa gave me...

Students prepare for AP testing

April 28, 2017

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With AP testing starting Monday, many students find themselves cramming in as much knowledge and know-how as they can in order to earn a 3 or higher on their exams in order to receive AP credit for their courses. During AP...

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