Category: News

Tropical storm Philippe unexpectedly rips through Florida

Tropical storm Philippe unexpectedly rips through Florida

As Florida recovers from the onslaught of hurricanes that have hit the state over the course of this hurricane season, a tropical storm made landfall over the weekend. Winds were first felt on Sat. Oct. 28, but the rain and winds dirt down by Sunday morning. Because of the storm’s speed, there had been very little time for preparation between its formation and […]

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Three killed and two wounded in Maryland Shooting

Three killed and two wounded in Maryland Shooting

On Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the largest mass shooting event in the United States occurred which left 58 people dead and 546 injured. A mere 17 days since the shooting, there is another shooter on the loose. According to CNN, in the morning of Oct. 18, 2017, 37 year old Radee Labeeb Prince went into his workplace […]

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Key Club cleans up campus

Key Club cleans up campus

Key Club held freshman class representative elections on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.  The freshman class voted for their class representatives within the club at this meeting.  Last year, the sophomore, junior and senior representatives were elected before the 2017-2018 school year began.   Club President Brandon Mai led the meeting and covered the main events, while other officers such as Maayan […]

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State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

The University of Florida created national headlines this week after it announced that white nationalist Richard Spencer would be speaking on its campus in the Phillips Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 19. The UF President Kent Fuchs has discouraged people from attending this event, trying to minimize chaos. “Second, although I urge you to avoid the Spencer event, […]

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Parkland Library Round Table fosters creativity in student writers

Parkland Library Round Table fosters creativity in student writers

The Round Table, a meeting place for the knights of Camelot in mythology, symbolizes the gathering of ideas and thoughts. The Parkland Library applied this symbol to writing. The Parkland Library’s Writers Round Table, scheduled every month from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., serves to aid English students in a variety of ways. Whether it be with college essay revisions […]

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Blood drive comes to MSD

Blood drive comes to MSD

The Big Red Bus ready to be filled with those willing to donate bloodOneBlood, a mobile blood collecting company that has everything they need to save lives in a compact bus, will be returning to Marjory Stoneman Douglas once again on Thursday, Oct. 26. The OneBlood company usually visits MSD two or three times a year. While around 260 people offer to […]

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Wawa opens in Parkland

Wawa opens in Parkland

  On Oct. 8, 2017, Wawa had a massive ribbon cutting ceremony in Parkland, entering the community by surprising customers with gift cards, free merchandise and reduced prices. “It was no surprise; Wawa is always going out of their way to make customers feel welcome,” customer Gayle Block said. The dreary weather did not stop the gas station from having […]

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Students dance at a previous Dance Marathon to raise money for research of illnesses. Courtesy of Miracle Network Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon Comes to MSD

Miracle Network Dance Marathon is an organization that helps raise money and awareness for children suffering from childhood illnesses and injuries. Not only do participants raise money for sick or injured children, but they often have fun while doing it. The organization finds ways to get everyone involved and doing a good deed while enjoying themselves.  “We dance for those […]

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Coral Springs Farmers’ Market returns in October

Coral Springs Farmers’ Market returns in October

The Coral Springs Farmer’s returned for the fall season on Sunday, Oct. 8. The market is expected to offer the community favorites of local vendors. The variety of fresh and organic foods will range from produce, pastas, herbs and baked goods as well as olive oils, jams and much more. Also, there will be gourmet treats that are sure for […]

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[Brief] Astronomy Club off to a stellar start

[Brief] Astronomy Club off to a stellar start

Thursday, Oct. 10 marked the first Astronomy club meeting of the year to be led0..1 by its two newly elected presidents, Lewis Mizen and Richard Doan. The duo discussed their plans for the year, involving fundraisers, field trips and general activities. The meeting opened with discussion of fundraisers, such as their Chipotle fundraiser in November and their dog wash fundraiser […]

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