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Dual-enrollment student face shorter Winter Break

December 14, 2018

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Classes for Eastern Florida State College students ended Dec. 7, more than two weeks before public high schools release for Winter Break. While that might sound like good news for those enrolled full-time at the college, those...

Anti-vaping presentation scheduled for January

December 14, 2018

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A guest speaker will be visiting campus early next semester to discuss the dangers of vaping. The speaker will be giving two presentations that will be held on Jan. 11 during home room in the gym. Student Government officers found out about ...

Eighth-graders tagged to play outside

December 7, 2018

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The eighth-grade homerooms recently met outside the soccer field to play Blob Tag, a twist on the traditional children's game of tag. "Since we finished the required activities, we decided that we'd have a day where all...

Plans for International Fiesta in the works

December 3, 2018

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Senior Molly Luu takes on many tasks in her daily life. She is vice president of Spanish Honor Society, co-editor in chief of the yearbook, class officer and an employee at Chipotle. “I think most of the clubs I do during sch...

Yearbook cover to commemorate 20th anniversary

December 3, 2018

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The 2019 edition of “Arcadia” yearbook will be getting a special cover to celebrate the school’s 20th anniversary. “It’s very expensive, really, really cool cover,” said Isabella Serrano-Kuehnast, the yearbook’s...

Students split on early-release Fridays

November 15, 2018

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Change was in the air for students coming back to class this school year. Homeroom moved from Wednesdays to Fridays because Brevard Public Schools moved early release Wednesdays to Fridays to accommodate dual-enrolled and early...

Apple abandons lightning port

November 13, 2018

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Apple has recently announced the release of its iPad Pro with some special features, such as the edge to edge design, Face ID and the new Apple-designed seven-core GPU. But most surprisingly to many Apple consumers is the swi...

Academic team ends season in first place

November 13, 2018

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The academics team ended the season with an undefeated record following its last regular-season match Monday. As a result of finishing in first place, the West Shore team heads into district competition with confidence. “I’m...

New grade-reporting software up and running

November 7, 2018

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Focus has replaced Edline as Brevard Public School’s grade-reporting software, causing initial skepticism among the school’s stakeholders. The transition occurred at the beginning of the second nine weeks of school, forcing...

Spanish Honor Society inducts 16 members

November 6, 2018

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The National Spanish Honor Society recently welcomed 16 new members during a ceremony in the media center. “It was really cool,” sophomore and new NSHS member Meghan Matthys said. “We all sat in rows and held candles. Th...

Science lab adds spooky touch for Halloween

November 5, 2018

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Science teacher Linda Johnson and her eighth-grade class decided to dip their tongs into some dry ice on Halloween for a spooky school activity to learn about sublimation. "Technically it is in the curriculum. I want you to...

June SAT curve causes students’ scores to fall

Emily Lovelock, Staff writer

October 8, 2018

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Fearing the impact on college admissions, students and parents have been rallying for College Board to rescore the June SAT- on which many students received surprisingly low scores due to a harsh curve. The movement started to gain moment...

Local shooting hits close to home for some students

Rosellen Rodriguez, staff writer

August 24, 2018

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A usual Friday night football game suddenly erupted into a frantic scene as a number of people fled the Palm Beach Central High football stadium following a shooting on Aug. 17. Two adult males were injured, leaving one in critical...

Butterflies flutter into Brevard Zoo

May 23, 2018

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Just in time for the summer rush, Brevard Zoo's "Butterflies and the Magic of Nature" exhibit is returning to the Wild Florida section after a three-year absence. The exhibit features hundreds of native butterfly species, a snapping...

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