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SGA making plans for fall Homecoming

February 7, 2011

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Student Government Association will soon be deciding on new ideas for the 2011 Homecoming dance. SGA sponsor Heidi Heath has suggested having a photo booth. “Students pay a couple bucks to get a photo with their friends inside...

Senior Class brings TV game show to school

February 4, 2011

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Got a minute? In order to supplement part of the cost of Grad Bash and Prom tickets for seniors, the Senior Class organized a fund-raiser based on the NBC show "Minute to Win It." The fund-raiser will take place in the gym...

NHS membership deadline approaching

February 4, 2011

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Students interested in becoming a member of the National Honor Society need to get an application soon because he deadline is Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m. “NHS forms need to be turned in on time. No excuses. Being a member of NHS is a pr...

Henegar Variety Show set for Feb. 11

February 4, 2011

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The annual Variety Show will take place Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. at the Henegar Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Melbourne. According to the Henegar's website, "The show will feature a large mix of local talent."Tickets...

Student art on display in media center

February 4, 2011

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Media center visitors are now greeted by a large reproduction of "Madame Martisse (The Green Line)" by French artist Henri Martisse. The painting depicts a woman, her face bisected by a stripe of green paint and discolored on...

Winter Dance fund-raiser a financial success

February 4, 2011

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Project Graduation’s Winter Dance held Saturday at the Eau Gallie Civic Center proved to be a successful fund-raiser, according to the organization’s President Jeff Glatter. “This dance exceeded our expectations,” Glatter...

Club volleyball team practicing in school gym

February 4, 2011

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Now that the basketball seasons are coming to an end, South Brevard Spirit Volleyball Club has taken advantage of the open gym by renting space and holding practices there. “We had to get approval from [Assistant Principal]...

Middle-school track eyes Feb. 15 start

February 4, 2011

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Conditioning for middle-school track has begun and the first meet is scheduled for Feb. 15, according to Coach Greg Eller. Coach Kirk Murphy said he hopes it’s not as cold as last year and that he’s looking forward to and...

Crew opens season with two first-place finishes

February 3, 2011

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Space Coast Crew’s men’s lightweight 4 team — which includes West Shore rowers Adam Sanchez, Stephen Vaughn and Alec Luker — placed first at the Sunrise Sprints on Saturday. In addition, Space Coast’s women’s novice...

Girls’ basketball defeats Edgewood at Senior Night tribute

January 28, 2011

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All seniors on the girls’ varsity basketball team were recognized before playing their second to last home game against Edgewood on Wednesday. “It’s a normal event that every sport has,” Coach Dave D’Esposito said. ...

Purrfections prepare for Saturday’s county competition

January 28, 2011

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The Purrfections dance team is participating in the 15th annual Brevard County Dance Competition on Saturday at Bayside High School. “We [dance team] started learning the routines for the competition in October. We have ha...

Space Coast Crew to compete in Sunrise Sprints on Saturday

January 28, 2011

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Space Coast Crew will open its sprint season at the 1,000-meter Sunrise Sprints race in Orlando on Jan. 29. “I'm pretty excited for my first race because I want to see what they are like,” sophomore Anna Guerra said. “I...

Holding informational meetings in gym upsets basketball schedule

January 27, 2011

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During the recent informational meetings held for prospective seventh-graders and their parents, junior varsity and varsity basketball teams had their practices cancelled or moved outside because the events were moved to the gym...

Dance team debuts new uniforms thanks to extensive fund-raising

January 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Sports Briefs

The Purrfections dance team has begun to display its new wardrobe during half time performances at basketball and boys’ soccer games. Dancers held various fund-raisers and used profits to purchase pom tops and jazz dresses....

Volleyball team to run Papa John’s fund-raiser

January 26, 2011

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The volleyball team is planning to sell Papa John’s Pizza coupons from Feb. 1 to Feb. 15 to raise money for various expenses. “Supporting a sports program requires a number of incentives and training tools that cost extra...

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