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Caw Caw Book Club

Caw Caw Book Club

The Caw Caw Book Club: It’s a new year and a new book club! Mrs. Falkowski and Mrs. Haneski, the leaders of the MSD book club, have started off this year with a whole new set of books and plans for increasing the excitement. “The goals of the book club are to complete the teen reading book list, compete in […]

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Our Own MSD Owl

Our Own MSD Owl

Among Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ long list of new additions is one mysterious Burrowing Owl, which is perched in a palm tree next to the 200 building. This small, flat headed, yellow eyed, long legged bird is active during the day, yet hunts primarily at night. Usually, these kinds of owls burrow in clear wide-open areas, such as pastures, agricultural fields, […]

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MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

The Nordstrom Scholarship is worth $10,000 and is awarded to only 80 high school students each year throughout the United States. Nordstrom is thrilled to help dozens of outstanding students reach their goals of attending a four-year university. Senior Isaac Hetzroni, a self-proclaimed over-achiever, recently earned one of these rare Nordstrom scholarships. He holds the title of Senior Class President, and […]

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Chick-fil-a Fundraiser

Chick-fil-a Fundraiser

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Senior Class hosted its kickoff Chick-Fil-A fundraiser in the courtyard after school on Friday, Oct. 16. They sold chicken sandwiches and nuggets immediately following the final release bell. According to Senior Class President Isaac Hetzroni, the proceeds go toward the senior class, prom and other school spirit events. They raised $200. “Depending on how well it goes, we will […]

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PSAT Changes

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1,135 underclassmen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas took the PSAT. This is the first batch of underclassmen to take the new PSAT. There have been various changes made to the PSAT. Among the changes are things such as time, number of sections and scoring. The amount of time given to students PSAT before was two hours and ten […]

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New “Improv club” takes off

New “Improv club” takes off

Improv Club, a new addition to the long list of activities at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, took the spotlight with an overwhelming turnout of over 20 new members at the first meeting on Oct. 13. The club plans to meet every other Tuesday in room 226 after school for various improve games, performances and guest speakers. The founder and president […]

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Democratic presidential hopefuls debate Oct. 13.

A great night for Democrats- it’s not debatable

It was a record breaking night for the Democratic party- 15.3 million people tuned into CNN to watch the first of the Democratic debates Tuesday Oct. 13, not counting the 980,000 who accessed online streams. 4.8 million of these people were between the ages of 25 and 54, the highest viewership ever for a Democratic debate in that age group. […]

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Mrs. Hitchcock's 5th Period Class

A Revolutionary Project

Every year, AP U.S. History teacher Lisa Hitchcock has her students simulate their choice of influential, yet relatively unknown participants of the American Revolution. Students are required to create a costume, visual, primary source and background information in order to accurately depict their figure. “I began doing the project about 10 years ago, in 2005,” Hitchcock said. “I had been looking […]

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Douglas Drama memorably performs Becoming Memories

Douglas Drama memorably performs Becoming Memories

As the cast and crew took their final bow, deafening cheers and applause cut through the reverent silence that had saturated Douglas’s auditorium for the last two hours, save for the bouts of laughter and sobbing. Douglas Drama’s latest production certainly made Saturday night an evening to remember as students performed Arthur Giron’s Becoming Memories for the last time. Performed […]

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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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