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Seniors Jessie Sinitch and Sam Maldanado show their support for Sanders.

MSD students feel the Bern

With the looming Iowa caucus showing us that it is time to make a decision on who to support as a candidate, it is all the more imperative that we are not subject to political bandwagoning. With candidates like Hillary Clinton who has been debuting her dance moves on the talk show circuit, or even Rand Paul playing a political […]

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Douglas students win MLK Literary Awards

Douglas students win MLK Literary Awards

In early January, Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Sarah Hale and Jessica Chung, were awarded MLK Literary awards by the Screening Committee of the Broward County School Board.. The theme of this year’s competition was “Continuing Our Commitment to Equality and Peace – 25 years and beyond.” For the competition, contestants were required to write what their plans for continuing their […]

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A Taste of Kindness

A Taste of Kindness

The holiday season is known to all as a time full of giving, as evidenced by the global exchange of presents and greeting cards between friends and family. However, the most meaningful gifts of all are unselfish acts of kindness to the less fortunate, emulated by MSD DECA’s “I am Enough” chapter project, where over seventy students gathered Dec. 11 […]

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A Play on Words

A Play on Words

Created in 1999 with the intent of fostering relationships within High School theatre, music, and journalism departments, the Cappies program, now a highly acclaimed and recognized organization, has expanded quickly to encompass fifteen Chapters, each with ten to sixty schools per chapter. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas chapter is part of the South Florida chapter (SFC). The SFC mandates the size […]

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Eagle Regiment takes second place at states

Eagle Regiment takes second place at states

After several exhausting months of nonstop practice, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas band finally made its way to their final competition for the season. The group first competed at several regional competitions. On Nov. 7, they brought home a first place trophy with a score of 92.7. The band was rated a Distinguished Superior, the highest possible rating, and won Best […]

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Jeter Wins Teacher of the Year

Jeter Wins Teacher of the Year

On October 13th, our very own astronomy teacher, Mr. Jeter, was declared “Teacher of the Year”, and he could not be any happier. “It is a wonderful feeling to be recognized by my peers,” Jeter said, “especially because of the tremendous respect that I have for my colleagues.” The way the process works is that all of the school’s faculty […]

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Marisa’s Way assembly

Marisa’s Way assembly

Yesterday, Nov.17, Founders of the Marisa’s Way Non Profit organization came to MSD to raise awareness for wrong way driving to students and teachers. Marisa’s Way was started by Marisa’s father, Gary Catronio, to raise awareness of wrong way driving in an effort to make a positive impact out of a tragic situation, and in hopes of preventing other parents, friends, […]

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Is the 2016-2017 school year starting early?

The Broward County School Board has been considering ending summer vacation early for the 2016-2017 school year. At the most recent meeting, members have decided to start school on the original date, Aug. 22 instead of Aug. 15. Because of this decision the last day of school will be later to account for the difference. “We as a board have […]

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(From left to right) Morgan Schreiber, Kathy Liu, Joanna Zhuang, Jessie Sinitch, Sam Maldonado, Keila Velasquez, and Kathy Liu fill three cars with clothing donations.

Women Out of the Kitchen hosts clothing drive

The holiday season hasn’t quite hit yet, but already, the spirit of giving has begun to saturate the air. Douglas’s Women Out of the Kitchen experienced this premature philanthropic rush last week, as the club hosted the second annual clothing drive for Women in Distress. Lasting from Oct. 26 to 30, the clothing drive raised a total of about $2,500 […]

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Students set to meet US Secretary of Education

Students set to meet US Secretary of Education

On Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders chapter will attend the National Youth Empowerment & Solutions Conference (Y.E.S) Teen Summit, hosted by the Trayvon Martin Foundation at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami Beach. This empowerment summit aims to promote leadership among minority groups at schools throughout the state. Mentoring Tomorrow’s  Leaders is a state-wide program that […]

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