Category: Feature

5 Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

5 Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner, so if you’re one of those people who waits until the last minute to find a costume to where then here’s a few quick diy (do it yourself) costume ideas for you. 1. Rosie the Riveter  Feminist icon, Rosie the Riveter, is an extremely easy and quick costume idea for Halloween.   All you […]

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Snapchat stands out with new lenses

Snapchat stands out with new lenses

As we near the end of 2015 – four years after the initial release of the video messaging application, Snapchat increasingly distances itself from its former reputation as a sexting app. One of the most recent updates of Snapchat allows users to filter their selfies with newly released lenses. With these innovative lenses, which were first released in September, users […]

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Student from India leads his class at Douglas

Student from India leads his class at Douglas

Even before meeting Stoneman Douglas’s class of 2016 projected valedictorian, Sahith Mandala stands out in a crowd. At 6-foot-one, Mandala towers over nearly everyone around him – not only through his physical stature but also his impressive list of achievements. With his extensive catalog of accomplishments, Mandala is anything but a stereotypical high-achiever, who dedicates every breathing moment to academic […]

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Clockwise: Max Baron, Brandon Dubner, Drew Fletcher, Katherine Liu, Jessica Pan, Elisabeth Rodrigues, and Joanna Zhuang

Seven Douglas Seniors Chosen As PSAT Semifinalists

This past month seniors around the country found out whether or not they passed the cutoffs for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship, for which they took the PSAT last fall. Out of the 1.5 million students who took the test, 34,000 were given “Letters of Commendation” in order to recognize their success, and another 16,000 qualified as semifinalists for the […]

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This is Juliana Anzai, a foreign exchange student at MSD from Brazil.

Exchanged

The Rotary Youth Exchange Program is a study-abroad opportunity for adolescents to spend up to a full year as an international student.  The teens involved in this program can go almost anywhere in the world to study.  Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas students do not even realize that there is a plethora of foreign exchange students from all edges of the […]

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