The Roar

Rapper Pop Smoke dead at 20

February 24, 2020

Bashar Jackson, also known the Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke, died Wednesday morning in Los Angeles during what appeared to be a home invasion. He was 20 years old. "I honestly really liked his music,” Bryson Louse (9) said....

Research students reflect as presentations begin

February 21, 2020

Science Research students at West Shore began their presentations at the Melbourne Square Mall Friday. The classes have been preparing all year, and now that the work is done they are beginning to look back on their preparations...

Busy schedule moves Valentine celebration

February 19, 2020

Valentine's Day is a time to show your affection and bring love and joy to those around you; however, this year, the story tells a different tale. Many teachers simply do not have the time for the holiday, choose to not celebrate,...

Science Research prepares for presentations

January 28, 2020

Students in Science Research are beginning to practice and prepare their projects for presentations coming up later this semester at the Melbourne Square Mall. They are starting to learn the ways in which to respond to a judge...

Teachers, parents rally for school funding

January 21, 2020

Teachers, including two from West Shore, gathered in the state's capital on Jan. 13 to protest underfunding of public schools and teacher pay. Florida teacher pay is in the bottom 10 nationally and most districts are experiencing...

Two staff members won’t return in January

December 20, 2019

Two well-known staff members, guidance clerk Brenda Kloppel guidance clerk and attendance clerk Elaine Lawson, will be leaving at the end of the semester. Both of these clerks have worked with students daily for many years.  ...

PSAT scores released

PSAT scores released

December 14, 2019

Junior Class makes plans for fund-raiser

December 14, 2019

Junior Class officers have begun to prepare for Match-o-Matics, the annual fund-raiser that helps finance the junior-senior Prom. "We have to pick the survey we want to give to the students and we're ordering them early," Junior...

Spanish Honor Society gears up for Fiesta

December 9, 2019

The Spanish Honor Society plans to hold an International Fiesta on campus next semester to celebrate the cultures of the languages learned. Students participating in the club will be picking a country that speaks the language...

Research project due date looms

December 9, 2019

Science Research classes, led by instructor Magdalena Molledo, are in a rush to get finished with their experiments before Winter Break. Because the due date is immediately after student return on Jan. 8, many students plan to...

Melbourne Christmas parade set for Saturday

December 9, 2019

The Melbourne Light Christmas Parade will be held Saturday. The parade is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at 1300 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, travel to Hibiscus Boulevard and then head west to conclude on Gateway Drive. “The...

Roar staff nears December print deadline

December 3, 2019

The news magazine staff has been working on the December issue which is scheduled to come out before mid-terms. “It is challenging keeping up with deadlines,”  Editor in Chief Rosellen Rodriguez,(12) said. “Leighto...

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