The Roar

Chorus to perform again at Candlelight

November 15, 2018

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Senior Hannah Kent said she’s looking forward to performing at Disney’s Candlelight event on Thanksgiving Day after having participating twice before. This year, Tony Award-winning actress, dancer and singer Chita Rivera ...

Students get a head start on Christmas festivities

November 15, 2018

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The skeletons are being put back in the attic and festive decorations are beginning to light up neighborhoods, it’s that time of year: Christmas in November. “I started listening to Christmas music literally as soon as 1...

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...

Girls’ soccer ready for season-opener

November 14, 2018

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The girls' varsity soccer team expects to win its season-opener at Satellite High School on Wednesday. “I think that it’ll be challenging," sophomore Palma Russo said. "Since we got to play Satellite during pre...

Band students exercise right to vote

November 13, 2018

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The election season hasn’t ended for the school’s band students who have been given an opportunity to exercise their right to vote for which pieces they will play in the upcoming winter concert. “With the older ensembles, we read a lot o...

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...

Boys’ basketball adds four new players

November 13, 2018

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Tryouts have been held and the team has been set. Sophomores Bennett Kent, Chase Burton, Henry Pavlick and junior James Leonard will join the nine varsity basketball players on the court when preseason play opens next week. "I...

Girls’ soccer announces new players

November 10, 2018

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The girls’ varsity soccer team will take the field with eight new faces this season after losing seven seniors to graduation last May. According to new right-wing Brooke Rentschler, last week’s three-day tryouts were rigorous. "We...

Harry Potter Club gets sorted out

Matthew Corrigan, Harry Potter Club BEAT

November 9, 2018

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Grab your wands and your Nimbus 2000 because there’s a new club coming off the train station at platform 9 3/4.  The school has many clubs, but one is much different than any other.  The Harry Potter Club is run by anatomy t...

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...

Girls’ soccer gets spooky for Halloween

November 5, 2018

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The girls’ soccer team got into Halloween spirit Wednesday for their practice. “We dressed up and played soccer,” sophomore Ella McMullin said. “It was a mostly fun practice and did a lot of crossing and finishin...

Crew team competes in alien costumes

November 5, 2018

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Captain Emily Eastwood (12) placed third out of 11 boats in the varsity double race, and novice Anastacia Devlin (9) fifth out of 11 in the junior eight and second out of 11 in novice eight race to pace Space Coast Crew i...

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