The Roar

Boys’ basketball tryouts begin Monday

November 4, 2018

Filed under Sports Briefs

The boys' junior varsity and varsity basketball tryouts have been scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. The team has two weeks from then until it takes on its first challenge in the annual Space Coast Preseason Classic. "We have...

Cheerleaders work to avoid injuries

October 31, 2018

Filed under Briefs, Sports Briefs

The cheerleaders are preparing for their long season, which began in July and runs through February, by trying to avoid injuries that come with the sport. To that end, before they cheer the team stretches and warms, but Coach Ca...

Sciatic injury sidelines varsity runner

Shawn Humphrey, Staff writer

October 23, 2018

Filed under Sports Briefs

When freshman and two-sport athlete Noa Miller-Caraballo began the 2018-19 school year, he was hoping to find success as both a member of the school’s cross-country and soccer teams. Now, with cross-country season concluding...

June SAT curve causes students’ scores to fall

Emily Lovelock, Staff writer

October 8, 2018

Filed under News Briefs

Fearing the impact on college admissions, students and parents have been rallying for College Board to rescore the June SAT- on which many students received surprisingly low scores due to a harsh curve. The movement started to gain moment...

Fingerprinting fees cause confusion among parents

Emily Lovelock, Staff writer

October 8, 2018

Filed under Connect Briefs

Fellow travelers bustling around her as she heads home from a business trip, Maureen Nixon dials the number for the district security office rapidly, only five minutes to spare before it closes. After enduring the long lines o...

West Shore celebrates 20 years of excellence

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in chief

October 4, 2018

Filed under Connect, Connect Briefs

The year is 1998. New teacher Kirk Murphy roams the halls of the school preparing to teach his first class. With no students above ninth grade, the campus remains fairly quiet as a variety of thoughts flow through the minds of ...

Senior strives to swim at the University of Florida

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018

Filed under Briefs, Sports Briefs, Top Stories

Blue and orange plasters his walls, he wakes up next to a Gator Pillow Pet,  and the university’s banner hangs from each wall. Senior and third-year swim captain Dylan Gornto bleeds University of Florida pride. Holding two ...

Eighth-grader displays athletic diversity through four sports

Micheal Lucente, Staff writer

September 27, 2018

Filed under Sports Briefs

Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders and Tim Tebow. Like these three sports icons, Eighth-grader Catrina C. knows what it’s like to play multiple sports. Catrina started playing soccer at the age of three before she picked up basketball...

NBA 2K returns to the top of the gaming world

September 12, 2018

Filed under Connect Briefs

With the NBA 2K19 prelude having been released Aug. 31, fans believed the official NBA video game’s release to be nothing short of fantastic. After a rather disappointing NBA 2K18 game, 2K19 seems to have stepped its game up wit...

Local shooting hits close to home for some students

Rosellen Rodriguez, staff writer

August 24, 2018

Filed under News Briefs

A usual Friday night football game suddenly erupted into a frantic scene as a number of people fled the Palm Beach Central High football stadium following a shooting on Aug. 17. Two adult males were injured, leaving one in critical...

Drake stings with ‘Scorpion’

Drake stings with ‘Scorpion’

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Sports Editor

August 23, 2018

Filed under Connect Briefs

Butterflies flutter into Brevard Zoo

May 23, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News Briefs

Just in time for the summer rush, Brevard Zoo's "Butterflies and the Magic of Nature" exhibit is returning to the Wild Florida section after a three-year absence. The exhibit features hundreds of native butterfly species, a snapping...

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