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Students prepare as AP testing draws near

April 30, 2018

The AP testing season arrives in one week, and students continue to prepare to pass the exams in their spare time. “I bought AP prep books and started studying before spring break,” sophomore Rosellen Rodriguez said. ...

Work on 2019 yearbook already underway

April 27, 2018

As the school year comes to an end, the Arcadia yearbook staff has wound up the 2019 edition — and begun work on next year’s book. Meetings are taking place to organize the new yearbook staff and assign jobs for the upcoming...

MusicMd’s presented with honor award

April 24, 2018

Senior Andrew Leonard, junior Janet Lu and senior Yoosang Park accepted a Health First Exceptional Performance Award of Customer Service given by Holmes Regional hospital, on behalf of all the volunteers of MusicMd's...

Spirit Week 2: The sequel has arrived

March 26, 2018

The year’s second Spirit Week is up and running after the traditional fall Spirit Week had to be cut short due to Hurricane Irma in September. As a result, annual Powderpuff football game had to be cancelled and administrators...

Tardy students will serve detentions during Power Hour

March 26, 2018

In response to a growing number of tardies, the school’s administration has decided in-school detentions will now be served during Power Hour. The detentions will take priority to other Power Hour events such as clubs meetings,...

District moves away from including Good Friday in Spring Break

March 22, 2018

For the first time, Brevard Public Schools Spring Break will not encompass Good Friday, which in the Christian Church commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and is traditionally a day of fasting and penance. This year, Good Fr...

Spring Break will arrive in March next year

Justin Ho, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Spring Break will arrive a few weeks earlier next year based on the new calendar recently released by the School Board. In addition, students will have three extra days off for Winter Break and an extra day off for President’...

Habitat Walk-a-Thon set for March 17

Ahjaney Friar, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

For some students, completing their volunteer hours is just another box  to check on their long list of requirements. Sophomore Ishaan Jathal, on the other hand, wants to make sure he leaves a mark in his community. “I st...

Campus adjusts to life after Parkland

March 2, 2018

There has been a growing concern about the campus safety among students and parents because of the Feb. 14 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. "My parents’ and my views on the safety of West Shore hasn't c...

Alum reflect on school experiences

February 26, 2018

West Shore alumni have gone to colleges and universities around the country. Through lectures and hours of homework, they sometimes come to reflect on their years at middle and high school. Alumna Julia Petrillo, who attended We...

Teachers consider impact of bearing arms

February 26, 2018

In response to the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, President Donald Trump and others have floated the idea of arming teachers. "If a teacher was adept with the firearm, they could end the...

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