Author: Einav Cohen

[Brief] JV girls volleyball team beats Northeast High at home

[Brief] JV girls volleyball team beats Northeast High at home

The girls junior varsity volleyball team played a home game on Oct. 12, 2017 against Northeast High. The JV team won with a score of 25-4, most points a result of their strong serves.  “I’m happy that Christina, our coach, put in every player. Even though the season has ended, we ran undefeated and I’ll still feel very close with my girls. We’ll […]

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Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

  The young adult novel, “Skin and Bones,” by Shelly Shahan was written to bring awareness of increasingly common teenage eating disorders. The story takes place in Los Angeles, California at a hospital eating disorder unit (EDU). It exhibits a coming of age journey through its characters by using the setting Shahan has created for them. The main characters are […]

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Students (left Sarah Mohammed, middle Julia Bishop, right Daniel Bishop)
 hold up their awards after successful competition on Sept. 24.
Photo by Jesus Caro

[Club Profile] MSD Debate team is determined to succeed

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Debate club is an award-winning program that attracts dozens of members each year. The club is run by Jesus Caro, a debate teacher who joined the MSD staff last year. Debate, like several other classes at MSD, is a co-curricular organization that focuses not only on the classroom, but also after school events such as competitions. […]

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[Brief] Women’s JV volleyball team defeats Monarch

The women’s junior varsity volleyball team defeated Monarch High School on Sept. 26 at an away game. MSD won the best of three games by winning the first two. They claimed victory against their rival with scores of 25-22 and 25-14. The crowd wore clashing colors in support of their team, MSD wore white and Monarch wore black. “Despite the large […]

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The 89th Academy Awards were given on February 26, 2017.

The 2017 Oscar Awards

The 89th annual Academy Awards were presented on Feb. 26. The event consisted of great laughs from the wonderful host, Jimmy Kimmel, as he filled the stage with political comedy and other jokes. The film “La La Land” was tied as the most nominated movie with fourteen nominations, it got as high as “The Titanic” and “All About Eve.” In […]

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The 'Hidden Figures' movie poster displaying the main actresses Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson, and Octavia Spencer

‘Hidden Figures’ will find itself an Oscar

  John Glenn’s successful Friendship 7 launch portrayed the role of African American women in the brilliant film, ‘Hidden Figures’. It premiered on Dec., 26 2015 and its box office has reached 127.5 million United States dollars. Based on the book “Hidden Figures:  The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race” by author Morgot […]

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‘Passengers’ shoots for the stars and reaches them

‘Passengers’ shoots for the stars and reaches them

The cinema has added, yet again, another wonderful film giving viewers a great experience. “Passengers” premiered on Dec. 21, 2016 in theaters worldwide earning a box office total of $14.8 million on premier night and a current box office total of $183.2 million worldwide. The movie consists of many twists and turns and the main actors, Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, performed […]

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Drama takes ‘Horse Girls’ to States

Drama takes ‘Horse Girls’ to States

Districts for Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School’s Drama Club took place on Dec. 2 and were a huge success. The dark comedy “Horse Girls” by Jenny Rachel Weiner was  performed by MSD seven drama students, seniors Taylor Fish, Theresa Prather, Melanie Webber and Avery Cooper; junior Sophie Whitney; sophomore Dylan Redshaw and freshman Eve Cohen. They portrayed seven pre-teen girls who love horses and create […]

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After getting accepted to FSU, senior Gillian Marton puts on Seminole spirited clothing to celebrate.

Broward County leads state FSU acceptances; MSD seniors celebrate acceptances

On Dec. 8, MSD seniors anxiously awaited to hear if they were accepted to Florida State University. Before 7:00 p.m. that night, all prospective students were informed the status of their application. Later, it was revealed that Broward County led state in FSU acceptances.  According to FSU materials, of the 29,828 students who applied to FSU this year, only 56 percent of them were […]

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Picture was taken the first year the school was opened in 1992.

MSD’s campus changes since inaugural year

Before cell phones were a necessity and teachers would text students all the homework and class information, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had a very different look and feel than it does now. 1.  Smaller student body In MSD’s inaugural year there were 2,000 less students than there are currently. The 1200 and 1300 buildings were not built yet because […]

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