The Roar

EFSC construction vexes dual-enrolled students

November 6, 2018

Due to ongoing construction of a new student union on Eastern Florida State College, dual-enrollment and early admission students find it difficult to effectively navigate the Melbourne campus. “The co...

Reading Counts changes generate success

November 5, 2018

The new 20-book challenge for Reading Counts has inspired many middle schoolers to pick up a book this year, according to Media Center Specialist Amy Franco. “There are a lot of kids bringing in books, checking out, brin...

Teachers weigh in on new Focus software

October 31, 2018

The beginning of the second nine weeks grading period kick off with a shift in grade reporting software which impacts students, parents and teachers alike. Focus is the new software program that the School District of Brevard ...

NHS inducts 75 new members

October 30, 2018

National Honor Society sponsor Missy Henderson and club officers Janet Lu, Pooja Shah, Kathryn Carrick were joined by Principal Rick Fleming and guest speakers, Mayor Hal Rose and Juliette Adams in a ceremony to induct scores ...

Fund-raising continues for Senior Class

October 30, 2018

With nearly $10,200 in the bank, the Senior Class has exceeded expectations for the first quarter, giving it leverage for the rest of the year, needing an estimate of only $5,000 to fulfill their expense requirements. Variou...

New coordinator directs Senior Project

October 25, 2018

The senior seminar class has taken on a new vibe this year as language arts teacher Mary Nelson has replaced Jessica Thomas in the role of Senior Project coordinator. Thomas left the school during the summer to become a dean at...

TV pro attends journalism workshop

October 25, 2018

Sophomore Andrew Catti stepped back in time when the school’s TV production staff recently traveled to Daytona State College for the Florida Scholastic Press Association District 3 workshop. “My favorite thing from FSPA was the dark ...

Club photos scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday

October 23, 2018

Club photos will be taken at the gym during Power Hour on Wednesday and Thursday because of the shift of early release days and the return of busing, according to yearbook adviser Mark Schledorn. “We held club photos last year after schoo...

Child labor laws are being dismissed among businesses

Anna Wilder, Featured writer

October 1, 2018

With the school’s rigorous course expectations, drive for success and pressure to be at a constant involvement in a plethora of activities, students often find themselves overwhelmed with academics and extracurriculars. While students are u...

Third Time’s the Charm

Shawn Humphrey, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

As students look up at the flagpole throughout the day, they find that below both the star-spangled banner and Florida’s state flag hangs a smaller blue and white flag, celebrating the school’s National Blue Ribbon awards....

Bringing Buses Back

Jessica Travis, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

Four years after cutting buses to choice schools, Brevard Public Schools has announced plans to bring them back — but in a different way. “There used to be busing called corridor busing, where buses followed corridors and...

The Price of Security

The Price of Security

Justin Ho, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

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