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Brown tide returns to Indian River Lagoon

February 19, 2019

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The Indian River Lagoon currently is experiencing another round of algae blooms known as brown tide, resulting in the killing of thousands of fish as well as hurting the ecosystem and impacting the local economy. “In the...

Science fair students face new competition

February 19, 2019

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Interpreting his final piece of data, sophomore Nathan Foo adds the finishing touches to his board, a process fairly familiar to him, as he aims to acquire another first place in the regional science fair. Foo and many students ...

NHS shares love with elderly

February 19, 2019

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National Honor Society members recently crafted more than 60 homemade Valentines for the residents at Brookdale assisted living community. “I just cut pieces of paper into different shapes, like a heart, colored them and ...

Yearbook makes deadline with time to spare

February 19, 2019

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The yearbook staff recently finished work for one of their deadlines early, easing some of the constant tension the nonstop deadlines put on the staff’s shoulders. “We sent out the senior sections last Monday,” said Molly...

Students take first at HOSA regional competition

February 14, 2019

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Senior Reinaldo Alers placed first in the Pathophysiology category for the HOSA Regional Competition in Deltona on Feb. 2 and, as a result, will travel with three other West Shore students to compete out of state. “I took a te...

District: Firearms prohibited on school campuses

February 14, 2019

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The recent increase in gun-related violence at schools, the Brevard County School Board has taken the initiative to post signs to remind parents, students and other community members that firearms are prohibited on school ground...

Texas Roadhouse moves down the road

February 4, 2019

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The Texas Roadhouse chain recently decided to relocate it’s Eau Gallie restaurant to Ocean Springs Plaza which also houses Walmart and Winn-Dixie. The beachside location is 7,798 square feet, has a 300 seat threshold and employs 12...

Polar vortex gives students chills

February 3, 2019

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Students across campus prepared for a frigid week, as temperatures reached lows of 40. However, this unusual case of cold weather in the Sunshine State had no comparison to what occurred in the Midwest, where a polar vortex c...

Yearbook misses proofs deadline

February 2, 2019

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The yearbook staff missed a deadline for turning in a set of proofs in January, said Molly Luu, co-editor in chief of yearbook. “The deadline was a few weeks ago,” Luu said. “The proofs that were late are the club spor...

Students learn to avoid dangers of vaping

January 29, 2019

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An anti-vaping presentation was given to all middle school and high school students during homeroom on Jan 11. in the gym. The students learned about the damage vaping does to them and their bodies. “[The presentation] went more in-depth in ...

Seniors design logo for former teacher

January 29, 2019

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When former Spanish teacher Maria Cintron moved to North Carolina last spring, she never expected to start the Wicked Fresh Seafood Company, but after she began the endeavor, she knew who she wanted to design her logo. “I tho...

Team Voltage hosts annual competition

January 28, 2019

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Team Voltage, a South Brevard robotics team with many students from West Shore and Melbourne High School recently hosted a robotics competition, featuring 16 teams with kids from ages nine to 14. Participating teams are part of the First Le...

Yearbook finishes one deadline, moves on to another

January 28, 2019

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Fresh off their latest deadline, the yearbook staff is already gearing up to chase after a new one. “Our next deadline is on January 28,” senior Molly Luu, the yearbook co-editor in chief said. “We have 46 pages...

Sophomores kick off new year

January 28, 2019

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Chloe Lemstrom lines up to the plate. A kickball rolls to her. She kicks the ball as hard as she can and runs without stopping. The ball bounces off an opponent’s chest, and Lemstrom lands on first base safe. Homeroom kickball...

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