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Spirit Week 2: The sequel has arrived

March 26, 2018

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The year’s second Spirit Week is up and running after the traditional fall Spirit Week had to be cut short due to Hurricane Irma in September. As a result, annual Powderpuff football game had to be cancelled and administrators...

Tardy students will serve detentions during Power Hour

March 26, 2018

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In response to a growing number of tardies, the school’s administration has decided in-school detentions will now be served during Power Hour. The detentions will take priority to other Power Hour events such as clubs meetings,...

Students join March for Our Lives

Students join March for Our Lives

March 26, 2018

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District moves away from including Good Friday in Spring Break

March 22, 2018

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For the first time, Brevard Public Schools Spring Break will not encompass Good Friday, which in the Christian Church commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and is traditionally a day of fasting and penance. This year, Good Fr...

Spring Break will arrive in March next year

Justin Ho, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

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Spring Break will arrive a few weeks earlier next year based on the new calendar recently released by the School Board. In addition, students will have three extra days off for Winter Break and an extra day off for President’...

Habitat Walk-a-Thon set for March 17

Ahjaney Friar, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

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For some students, completing their volunteer hours is just another box  to check on their long list of requirements. Sophomore Ishaan Jathal, on the other hand, wants to make sure he leaves a mark in his community. “I st...

Campus adjusts to life after Parkland

March 2, 2018

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There has been a growing concern about the campus safety among students and parents because of the Feb. 14 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. "My parents’ and my views on the safety of West Shore hasn't c...

Alum reflect on school experiences

February 26, 2018

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West Shore alumni have gone to colleges and universities around the country. Through lectures and hours of homework, they sometimes come to reflect on their years at middle and high school. Alumna Julia Petrillo, who attended We...

Teachers consider impact of bearing arms

February 26, 2018

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In response to the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, President Donald Trump and others have floated the idea of arming teachers. "If a teacher was adept with the firearm, they could end the...

Changes in grading software on the horizon

December 18, 2017

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For more than 15 years, Edline and Gradequick have been critical parts of the academic process in Brevard County, providing students a quick and secure way to view the grades for their courses and teachers an organized and efficient...

Students voice concerns about net neutrality repeal

December 6, 2017

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A national outcry has resulted in the days leading up to the Federal Communications Commission’s pending vote to repeal net neutrality. The vote is scheduled to take place on Dec. 14 at which time the FCC will attempt to repeal...

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