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Peer counseling promotes peace with project

Peer counseling promotes peace with project

In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared Sept. 21 a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” Thus, to promote ideals of peace within the MSD campus in honor this day, peer counselors  decorated the school’s grounds with chalk art. This included a combination of quotes and illustrations. “It […]

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Long waits for lunches

In the past few years, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has seen a substantial increase in students. However, some issues have begun to arise as a result. The lunch line is a particular topic of concern. Students that buy school lunches are faced with a tremendously long line to purchase their meal. This is a trend seen around the nation; […]

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MSD going back to behavioral basics

MSD going back to behavioral basics

Throughout Florida high schools in the 2016-17 school year, behavioral lessons are becoming relevant to students once again. According to chemistry teacher Teresita Chipi, small misdemeanors have been on the rise; thus, the Broward County School Board is experimenting with new ways to stop this unrest on campus. To eradicate such problems, lessons on life skills are being implemented during […]

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Colleges visit MSD

College has been defined in many different ways: a place for higher education, an experience that allows people to grow, and a place that creates opportunities. However, as graduation approaches, many of the seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas will be able to define what college means for themselves. To increase college readiness, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School administration planned increasing opportunities for students […]

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Homecoming court brings surprises and emotions

Homecoming court brings surprises and emotions

As spirit week comes to an end, Marjory Stoneman Douglas held its packed Homecoming game at Cumber Stadium Friday evening. One of the most highly anticipated events is the announcement of the Homecoming court nominations and winners at the stadium. “I’m expecting Kevin Trejos and Suzanna Barna to win Homecoming prince and princess,” junior Kevin Woei said before the game. […]

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Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

  Setting up a poker table, roulette, three blackjack tables, loud music and concessions, Douglas’s student government succeeded in bringing a cafeteria filled fellow students together in celebration of school spirit this past Thursday night. “Our Game Night event is meant mainly to get our students as school-spirited as possible,” Event Committee Chair Lexi Angel said. “WIth the game and dance this […]

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ICC provides increased requirements

ICC provides increased requirements

In attempt to rule out unnecessary clubs that do not contribute as a positive impact on the school, Student Government has proposed additional rules for each club. The regulations include that each club must participate in a school betterment project each quarter of the school year in order to be recognized as a club on campus. For the first semester, […]

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Two of a kind

Clad in vibrant outfits ranging from anywhere from dogs to Pokémon, students participated in “twin day” Sept. 13 as part of the homecoming week festivities. In addition to another themed day, students had a second opportunity to participate in the activities hosted by the leadership class. Today’s activities constituted a tournament of corn hole, a hoola-hooping and an Oreo eating […]

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9/11 Ceremony impacts students

9/11 Ceremony impacts students

On September 9, during second hour, students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gathered for a commemorative assembly to honor the 15 anniversary of 9/11. The event took place in the school’s main courtyard, packed with students both upstairs and downstairs. Nearly half of the school attentively listened to administration and police enforcement as they discussed the the acts of […]

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Jeter accepts cash prize of $1,000, the monetary award for being named Broward County Teacher of the Year.

Jeter named district Teacher of the Year

In 21 years, a lot has changed on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas campus; a new Freshman building created, a track and tennis court added, the junior lot moved. But, one thing has remained- the presence of Astronomy teacher Kyle Jeter on campus. In his 21 years at MSD, Jeter has taught students from the likes of current English teacher Ariel […]

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