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Remembering 9/11 at MSD

Remembering 9/11 at MSD

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MSD Eagle Regiment performs "Beyond" on the football field. Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

Eagle Regiment starts off new season with Pops and Pies fundraiser

  *Co written by Kaleela Rosenthal and Brianna Jesionowski On Friday, Aug. 31, the MSD Eagle Regiment started off their annual fundraising event, Pops and Pies. They performed their show “Beyond” on the home football field at 6:30 p.m. for the first time this season. The event was later moved to the cafeteria where soda “pops” and pizza “pies” were served, hence […]

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Hailey Jacobsen and Em Jiminian paricipating in Wacky Wednesday. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Students get excited for the annual Wacky Wednesday

On Wednesday Sept. 5, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Student Government hosted the annual “Wacky Wednesday” for spirit week leading up to homecoming this weekend. A popular trend amongst students was tye-dye and neon colors, along with glitter, head bobbers and colorful accessories. Lunch time activities hosted by leadership occurred during both lunches and games such as musical chairs, corn hole […]

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NYU now offers free tuition for medical school

NYU now offers free tuition for medical school

New York University made a bold decision this August to give free tuition to all of their medical students. NYU is the first college to offer this tuition plan, They want it to become a solution to the problem the American medical field is facing: shortage of essential healthcare jobs. With approximately $55,000 tuition annually, NYU realizes the massive debt […]

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The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

On Aug. 2, the senior class announced that senior parking spaces would be available online to purchase at the E-Store. “I have been looking forward to having my own spot since I was a freshman,” senior Karter Cooper said. “I used to drive with a senior to school before I could drive and I had been thinking about parking there […]

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Fire Pull stations appear all over campus. Photo by Farrah Nickerson

Culinary changes procedures to avoid fire alarms from sounding

Before the tragic event on Feb.14, 2018, most of the fire drills at the school were due to culinary accidents. The cause was usually attributed to a dish creating too much smoke or a student not paying attention. Throughout the school, culinary is known for being one of the repetitive factors of the alarm going off. “It was kind of […]

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Transition to Ebooks leaves students and teachers with different opinions

Transition to Ebooks leaves students and teachers with different opinions

Over the last few years, many schools have been slowly transitioning to online textbooks, with Marjory Stoneman Douglas being one of them. These books, referred to as Ebooks, can be accessed through the school’s Single Sign On website. With the change to online technology, varying opinions from students have risen. Although the use of online textbooks makes text more accessible […]

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Columbine teacher alumni Paula Reed speaks with MSD Staff

As the new school year has come to a start, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School staff finds themselves questioning how this school year will go with such drastic changes in student personalities and changes to the school environment. With both hope and apprehension for the days to come, teachers are unsure of what to expect. Columbine High School Alumni […]

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Aretha Franklin dies at age 76

Aretha Franklin dies at age 76

On August 16, 2018 the unfortunate news came out that the “Queen of Soul” had died at the age of 76 due to pancreatic cancer. The face of music has been forever altered and the world will forever thank Aretha Franklin for her soulful voice and powerful songs. Franklin’s impact is simply incomparable, as she inspired and touched the lives […]

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Class of 2018 ends their year with breakfast

Class of 2018 ends their year with breakfast

On Wed., May 30, seniors returned back to campus to pick up their cap and gown. After patiently waiting in a line extending across the auditorium, leadership hosted a breakfast in the cafeteria. The breakfast consisted of many items such as a variety of bagels, seasoned potatoes and a wall of donuts donated by Jupiter Donuts. Aside from the breakfast, […]

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