Author: Ryan Lofurno

MSD national merit scholars are congratulated by Principal Ty Thompson. Photo courtesy of Ty Thompson

10 MSD Students Qualify as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Every year about 1.6 million students across the United States enter the National Merit Scholarship Program each year, but only 50,000 with the highest Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) scores qualify for recognition. Marjory Stoneman Douglas had 10 students qualify as semifinalists for 2018, which is the second year in a row 10 students have qualified. These semifinalists […]

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[Brief] Women’s lacrosse team beats Calvary Christian

On March 6, the women’s lacrosse team went against Calvary Christian Academy in a home game at 7:00 p.m. The Lady Eagles crushed them with the final score of 20-8. This game being their fourth win with a huge lead of 10 or more points, with more high scoring wins like this expected to come. As of March 10, their record stands […]

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[Brief] Women’s lacrosse team falls to Saint Andrews

On March 3, the women’s lacrosse team faced off against Saint Andrews in an away game at 7:00 p.m. The Lady Eagles, after having a hard fought game, lost by only 3 points with a score of 13-16. Throughout the game, the score never showing a clear winner until the very end.  “Despite the loss, I think we are getting better […]

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[Brief] Women’s lacrosse loses to Martin County

On March 9, the women’s lacrosse team faced off against Martin County High School in a home game at 7:00 p.m. The team lost to Martin Country in a high scoring game, which ended with a 10-19. In the beginning, the team came out strong took an early few point lead,  but eventually by halftime Martin County was able to catch up to them. […]

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[Brief] Women’s basketball team defeats Coral Springs High

On Dec. 14, the women’s basketball team faced the Coral Springs High School Colts at Coral Springs. They beat them 57-38, accumulating their 15th win in an undefeated season. “It was a tough game, but we had the better chemistry and teamwork,” sophomore Abby Hsu said. The team racked up 35 points in the first half while holding the Colts […]

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Women’s basketball team runs over Pompano Beach

On Dec. 12, the women’s basketball team took on the Pompano Beach Tornadoes at the MSD gym. Both teams had warmed up and got pepped up for an exciting game ahead of them and by 6 p.m. were ready for a jump ball. As the referee was about to throw up the ball, Pompano called a timeout. The women on […]

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[Brief] Women’s basketball team defeats Northeast

On Dec. 6, the women’s basketball team took on the Northeast High School Hurricanes in the Douglas gym. They beat the Hurricanes 42-73 racking up their eight win in a currently undefeated season. “No one was selfish on the court with the ball, and we all had our chances during the game,” sophomore Abby Hsu said. According to Hsu, this […]

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Long waits for lunches

In the past few years, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has seen a substantial increase in students. However, some issues have begun to arise as a result. The lunch line is a particular topic of concern. Students that buy school lunches are faced with a tremendously long line to purchase their meal. This is a trend seen around the nation; […]

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