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NHS pet food drive ends Friday

April 22, 2019

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National Honor Society currently is holding its first non-affiliated pet food drive to collect wet or dry cat and dog food. The drive, which lasts through Friday, was initiated to help senior members earn the 20 points they need in...

May-only testing schedule causes concern

April 22, 2019

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Purchasing the latest review books, sophomore John Luu readies himself for his upcoming AP exams set to start during the second week of May; however, unlike in years prior, Luu will have to balance his studying time with the stat...

Convention energizes journalism students

April 15, 2019

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More than 1,400 students were “electrified” this past weekend at the Florida Scholastic Press Association convention in Orlando. Thirty-three journalists from West Shore’s TV pro, yearbook newspaper and Journalism 1 attended...

Students add jobs to busy schedules

April 15, 2019

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Freshman Madeleine Coalter and Sophomore Kyle Peters have recently begun jobs in search for money and a way to spend their free time. They are among other students including sophomores James Green and Chase Burton, who work at C...

NHS seniors scramble for required points

April 10, 2019

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National Honor Society held a senior-only meeting on Tuesday April 2 in Missy Landmesser’s room to discuss the number of points seniors still need to be able to wear stoles at graduation and how the seniors can get those point...

Seniors prep for board presentations

March 25, 2019

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Seniors gather everything they’ve made and written since day one of their senior projects to prepare for April 25, the day when they present to a group of community members. Senior Project coordinator, Mary Nelson, said this...

Habitat club assists at Strawberry Fest

March 13, 2019

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Junior Lena Hatter and several other West Shore students volunteered through Habitat for Humanity at the recent Strawberry Fest at Wickham Park. Habitat for Humanity received around $6,300 from the profits brought in by the festival. In...

Students plug into social media platforms

March 11, 2019

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After school, senior Piper Honaker opens the Snapchat application on her phone, sending photos of her Yorkie terrier to her “streaks.” Snapchat streaks display a count of how many consecutive days two people have sent photos...

Middle-school dragster races set for Wednesday

March 11, 2019

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Every year, the eighth-grade science classes create CO2 dragster racers, and once again the time has come. On Wednesday, Linda Johnson’s classes will be competing with dragsters. “I was looking for a gimmick,” said John...

Damaraju’s project wows Science Fair judges

March 11, 2019

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After junior Lasya Damaraju won Best of Show during the recent South Science Fair she took a deep breath and reflected on the journey that got her there.  “Most of [the judges] weren’t really familiar with the work ...

Volleyball tournament looks to spike fund-raising

March 4, 2019

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Serving as hard as he can, junior Riley Wilkins practices for hours with his eyes set on one goal: winning the tournament. Accompanied by five other juniors, Wilkins will compete Thursday against other classmates, where only on...

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