The Roar

Ingratta returns as assistant principal

Brittany Cho, News Editor

January 21, 2011

Out of more than 30 applicants and nine finalists, Jackie Ingratta was chosen to return to the school and replace Claudia Shirley as assistant principal for curriculum. “We are saddened by Shirley leaving because she’s...

Fund-raising for Prom proves difficult for juniors

Marley Butcher, Connect Editor

January 20, 2011

Crowds, laughter and tons of food can be found at a Chick-fil-A night hosted by the Junior Class to raise money for Prom. Junior class president Grace Beck watches and is pleased with the turnout. But the Junior Class remains...

Private investigations

Marley Butcher, Connect Editor

January 19, 2011

College season fast approaches and seniors apply to the schools they are interested in attending.  Private schools can be as easy to be accepted into as public universities, but the cost of a private school is much higher. The...

The Roar will pilot website program for Brevard County Schools

Lucia Baglivio, Managing Editor

January 19, 2011

It’s the most anticipated night of first semester. The Thursday before Homecoming, the day males leave behind a trail glitter with every step they take and the evening upper-class girls play football while male cheerleaders...

Allegiance to flag varies

Mia Glatter, Business Manager

January 19, 2011

“One nation, under God, individual, with liberty and justice for all,” the anchor on the school announcements said in closing the Pledge of Allegiance. Laughter and surprised faces filled the classroom of Nancy Gray’s AP Liter...

The Roar will pilot website program for Brevard County Schools

Lucia Baglivio, Managing Editor

January 18, 2011

It’s the most anticipated night of first semester. The Thursday before Homecoming, the day males leave behind a trail glitter with every step they take and the evening upper-class girls play football while male cheerleaders...

School closes in on courtyard-canopy funding goal

Lesley Wright, Opinions Editor

January 18, 2011

Walking through the pouring rain from chorus to her friends, junior Lyza Galloza covers her head with her physics binder as she races across the courtyard in an effort to not end up looking like she’s just come back from an...

Assignments often pile up amid Homecoming Week festivities

Jennifer Garrido, Lifestyles Editor

January 18, 2011

AP Biology homework vs. costume for Superhero Day. The scale seems slighty off-balance in terms of enthusiasm. Spirit Week is the five school days preceding Homecoming during which students participate in a varying theme each...

Beverage rules push Gatorade out of cafeteria

Lesley Wright, Opinions Editor

January 18, 2011

As eighth-grader Julia Spychalsky peers into the glass-faced refrigerator at the end of the lunch line, she notices that not even one bottle of Gatorade is left on the shelf, leaving her with only two beverage options: milk or...

Oovoo, Skype top tech hype

Jennifer Garrido, Lifestyles Editor

January 18, 2011

It was a typical day at work, and Athletic Director Bonnie Bettis logged on to her computer as usual. After signing in to her Oovoo account, she received an notification from her father. By accepting it, she not only got to see...

School piercing policies head to high court

Marley Butcher, Connect Editor

January 18, 2011

Ariana Iacono, a freshman at Clayton High School in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit after being suspended twice for refusing to remove her nose ring. Iacono says she’s not trying to be a rebel, she’s just following her...

Peer pressure drives academic success

Karen Pipek, Connect Editor

January 17, 2011

As report cards are passed out, sophomore Alaina Warshowsky compares her grades to those of her peers. “When I see my friends get good grades it makes me want to study more to get better grades than I do,” Warshowsky said. Peer...

Class size exceeds space

Lucia Baglivio, Managing Editor

January 16, 2011

This year’s Advanced Placement English Language and Composition summer assignment amounted to a 17 page journal consisting of 17 quotes, 17 prompt answers, and 17 analyses. For 17-year-old junior Michaela Vine, any of t...

Ooh, pick me

Karen Pipek, Connect Editor

January 15, 2011

College. When senior Ashley Wenger hears this word, the first thing that comes to mind is the excitement of gaining independence, meeting new people and preparing for her future career. As seniors mentally prepare themselves for...

Moms touch school with power of prayer

Brittany Cho, News Editor

January 15, 2011

Reciting Bible scriptures in the Lutheran Church of the Reedemer, Kim Mikulas, Monica Poole and Synthia Montgomery meet every Wednesday morning from 8:45 to 9:45 to pray for the school and its students as part of the interdenominal...

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