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Sophomores set to direct middle-school One Act

November 8, 2018

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Sophomores Genevieve Archibald and Ethan Rebec are will co-direct the upcoming One Act performance for the District Jr. Thespian Festival in December. “Ethan and I proposed the idea last year to run this,” Archi...

Music department unveils symphony orchestra

Riley Harper

October 30, 2018

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The school’s music department hopes to hit the right note with its inaugural symphony orchestra class which combines the former wind ensemble and chamber orchestra.   “These are the highest achieving music students on c...

Middle-school drama returns to Wizarding World

October 30, 2018

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The Harry Potter series spoof, “Sally Cotter and the Prisoner of Ala Katraz,” will debut on campus Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Middle school production preparations kicked off last week with the cast having its first rehea...

Theater students to perform in Halloween parade

October 30, 2018

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Members  of the school’s theater department will participate in Harbor City Elementary School’s Halloween parade Wednesday. “Basically, Harbor City Elementary, down the street a little piece, is our sister element...

Budget cuts leave teachers up in arms about supplies

Emily Lovelock, staff writer

October 8, 2018

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Having already reformatted her lesson plans for the expected new textbook adoption, biology teacher Angela Feldbush was surprised to learn that the science department wouldn’t receive enough money to purchase the mater...

Water-powered A/C unit apart of new facility updates

Christopher Johnson, staff writer

October 8, 2018

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Imagine it being so hot in a classroom that opening the windows and doors to the Florida heat actually improves the temperature. This is exactly what freshman Alex Spak has become accustomed to dealing with. “It just go...

West Shore celebrates 20 years of excellence

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in chief

October 4, 2018

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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 class appoints new officers

Valery Linkenhoker, Managing Editor

October 1, 2018

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None of the previous 2019 class officers opted to return for a final year, as five positions have been filled by a new cabinet. Senior Smriti Sanjay-Gupta chose not to run for class president because she didn’t think ...

Theater students let loose at the Henegar Center

Rosellen Rodriguez

August 23, 2018

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Several students participated in the Henegar Center for the Arts’ production of Footloose last summer, which made its public appearance earlier this month. The students spent the end of their summer rehearsing for four week...

On the Bright Side

Marissa Scalise, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

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Attending college next fall has seniors concerned with test scores, club involvement and well-written essays. But one of the biggest challenges for students nationwide throughout the admissions process is determining how they...

Calendar Conflict

Valery Linkenhoker, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

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Seniors have waited the last four years to be able to walk across the stage of graduation to claim the diploma that they strived to receive.  But this year some might not have the luxury of being fully focused and ener...

Harmonious Healing

Haley Alvarez-Lauto, Featured Writer

May 15, 2018

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Seniors Andrew Leonard and Yoosang Park alsong with junior Janet Lu accepted a Health First Exceptional Performance Award of Customer Service given by Holmes Regional hospital, on behalf of all the volunteers of MusicMd’s at...

Triumphant Trick

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

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With cars parked on the auditorium curb, tables stacked to the roof of the pavilion, and foam cups littering the cafeteria floor, the senior prank disrupted campus life for at least one morning. The annual occurrence which gives...

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