The Roar

  • Semester exams will be given Dec. 18-21.

  • Seniors must turn in their community service hours before Winter Break in order to fulfill the Bright Futures scholarship requirement.

  • Band, chorus and orchestra group photos will be taken Jan. 9 throughout the school day.

Proposed anti-bullying scholarship draws concerns

December 16, 2017

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A newly proposed bill in the Florida Legislature would allow students who have been bullied at school to receive a scholarship to a private school or a transportation scholarship to a different public school of their choice f...

Chemistry Club gets sweet

December 15, 2017

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AP Chemistry students Conner Miles and James Leonard, a  learned about what goes into making the perfect cookie at last week’s Chemistry Club meeting. “[Teacher Robert] Klassen explained to us how different types of...

TEAL to drop off donations to local soup kitchen

December 15, 2017

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TEAL has been collecting supplies for the homeless since October, and those supplies will be donated to the Daily Bread soup kitchen located near downtown Melbourne on Saturday. "The big thing that we are doing this holiday...

Board OKs reinstating buses for next year

December 15, 2017

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In a recent board meeting, the Brevard County approved regional busing for West Shore. They system would employ "hubs" to use the busing in the most efficient way. "From what we know, it won't be a bus just going to West Shore,"...

Cafeteria staff plans for Winter Break

December 14, 2017

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With the Winter Break approaching, the cafeteria staff has to do a bit of preparing so that food isn’t wasted and money is saved. In addition, cafeteria manager Alyce Higginbotham has planned a special menu consisting of en...

Midterm success depends on preparation

December 14, 2017

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With the second semester coming to an end, freshman Julien Wakim has started to prepare for the upcoming midterms in multiple ways. "Aside from studying, I've been going to teachers during Power Hour to ask any last-minute...

Early release to move to Fridays

December 12, 2017

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On Tuesday evening, the Brevard County School Board announced that early release Wednesdays will be moved to Fridays starting next year. This new change will affect students as well as teachers. An argument for changing th...

FCA to serve dinner for custodial staff

December 7, 2017

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To show gratitude toward the school’s custodial staff, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes plans to honor them with a Christmas-themed dinner. Members will serve the dinners in the cafeteria on Wednesday after school. "It's...

Seniors vote on class superlatives

December 6, 2017

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The Senior Class has decided on its superlative categories and all seniors will be voting for candidates online Wednesday. In a new twist, seniors also will vote on superlatives for their teachers. “[The superlatives] were ...

Chemistry Club demonstration foams up interest

November 30, 2017

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A demonstration at Chemistry Club sponsor Carolyn Horst impressed sophomores Rebecca Hallanan and Colton Serven on Monday. “It was really cool seeing the Styrofoam just disappear,” Serven said. “Just watching made me...

Spanish Honor Society prepares for inductions

November 30, 2017

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Spanish Honor Society is getting ready to induct 19 new members at the induction ceremony scheduled for Dec. 13 after school in the media center. "By joining Spanish Honor Society, you're able to have it on your resume and...

Make it Count

Rachel Montgomery, Managing Editor

November 28, 2017

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As a way to have underclassmen read more, a Reading Counts incentive program has begun for seventh to ninth-graders. Students have bingo cards to fill out as they read books, and the amount that they read places them into dif...

FCA Saves the Day

FCA Saves the Day

Auston Gonzalez, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

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FCA hopes ‘Blind Side’ casts a vision

November 22, 2017

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As a way to bring its growing number of members together, Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be watching the "Blind Side" on its first-ever movie night Saturday. The movie night will be held at the home of a family...

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...

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