The Roar

Juniors to host Spirit Night at Chipotle

Scott Quigley

December 7, 2018

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The Junior Class will play host to a West Shore spirit night at Chipotle on New Haven on Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in order to raise money for Prom and other events. This is not the first Prom fund-raiser done by the Junior...

Yearbook staff eyes Winter Break deadline

December 7, 2018

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Despite having to meet two deadlines in the past four weeks and sending 96 pages to their yearbook company, the yearbook staff aims to send 23 to 24 spreads to their company by Winter Break. “The [deadline] coming up, I can’t exact...

Harris field trip enlightens freshmen

December 3, 2018

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In an opportunity to learn more about careers in STEM-related fields, the freshman class went on a field trip to Harris Corporation last week. Career Research teacher Heather da Silva organized this visit to Harris in order to he...

Lunch trash leaves blemish on campus

December 3, 2018

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Trash is being left by students who eat outside during Power Hour, and the administration is asking for students to pick up after themselves. “[Students should be] a little bit more mindful of their surroundings,” Assista...

AC schedule leaves custodians sweating

November 27, 2018

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Once the school year ends, the air-conditioning is shut off on campus. What students might not realize is that the custodians still come to work and deep-clean the rooms. “It’s really hot. It’s like muggy, sweaty hot, our clothes...

Science research students test projects

November 27, 2018

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Senior Reinaldo Alers has begun testing in science research class, but has encountered difficulty in the process. “I have experienced a few [issues],” he said. “I have to restart half of my trial so far because I put ex...

Residents want parents, students to drive more carefully

November 27, 2018

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Parent and student drivers increasingly are drawing in criticism from area residents, according school administrators, who said they’ve begun receiving complaints about parents parking on the side of streets to pick up the...

Horst’s move to guidance postponed until fall

November 27, 2018

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Chemistry teacher Carolyn Horst will be replacing guidance counselor Jennifer Ghiz, who recently left in the guidance department, but not until the beginning of the next school year due to difficulty finding a&nb...

Kent’s Senior Project aims to feed hungry

November 27, 2018

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After the many hurricanes and other disasters, more and more are hungry, but senior Hannah Kent strives to help change that. Kent wants to help others — especially because her church encourages her to do so — so she decided...

Downtown Melbourne prepares for new hotel

November 20, 2018

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Willow Street Capital, a Miami-based real estate sponsor, plans to open a new 11 story hotel directly behind Meg O’Malleys in Downtown Melbourne. The first story will be the reception area and a coffee lounge with some p...

Scholars eat lunch with former astronaut

November 15, 2018

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Seniors Ryan Feldbush, Janet Lu and Viorel Silage ate lunch with a former astronaut Bob Springer on Wednesday as part of NASA’s annual Brevard Top Scholars Event at Kennedy Space Center.  Springer was a test pilot who flew as a Mission...

NJHS officers give thought to food drive

November 14, 2018

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National Junior Honor Society officers Sarah Metzler, Rachel Benezra, Madeline Humberland, Lucas Goldfarb, and Lily Winsten reflect on their club’s collection for Food For Thought, a not-for-profit organization that provides no...

‘Roar staff’ misses print deadline

November 10, 2018

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The “Roar” staff missed its print deadline last week, causing an article about the District 5 School Board election to have to be removed from the upcoming issue. “The article went over both of the school board candidates,”...

Beachside eateries recovering from red tide

November 10, 2018

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Red tide has recently spread to Brevard County causing problems for life beach side with dead fish, sickness, and a shortage in business. With the toxic algae bloom diverting most people away from the beach, most businesses...

Science students under the microscope

November 9, 2018

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Students taking biology participated in a study organized by the Educational Testing Service recently to see how well they can apply various math skills to the physical science curriculum for future AP classes. Biology teachers...

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