The Roar

Seniors prep for board presentations

March 25, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

SAT prep fund-raiser helps feed local children

March 4, 2019

Love it or hate it, math is something we can’t fully escape. It’s apart of most of our lives and usually for better. It can even help feed the hungry. Mathnasium of Viera, a math-only learning center franchise, in collaborat...

Juniors will take SAT exam Wednesday

Scott Quigley

March 4, 2019

The SAT exam, which all junior students are required to take, will be held Wednesday and many are trying to cram in every last bit of studying in order to prepare for the college admissions test. “It’s a pretty stressful...

International Fiesta set for Friday

March 4, 2019

Spanish Honor Society is throwing an International Fiesta on Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the cafeteria in order to spread cultural awareness with food, entertainment and flag representing countries throughout the world.  Adm...

Juniors register for last year of high-school classes

February 28, 2019

Yellow forms were distributed to juniors this week indicating it’s already time to sign up for fall classes. “Filling out the schedule was yet another eye-opener for how close college is,” junior Conner Miles said. With...

Robotics team engineers success in competition

February 28, 2019

As the robot grabbed the cube and made its way toward the basket, the Robotics team hoped it would be their lucky moment. The Tech Challenge Robotics Team competed at the Space Coast FTC Championship on Feb. 2. The robots had...

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