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School security staff guard barriers blocking off the 100 building during the investigation. Parkland BSO were inside the building investigating the suspicious substance sent to the school.
MSD goes on hold code while police report to scene over envelope with suspicious substance sent to the school
December 2, 2022

After Assistant Principal Jay Milmed made an announcement over the intercom about a "situation" on campus, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was put on a hold on Friday, Dec. 2 at 12:02 p.m. A few minutes later, in an email from administration, the origin of the code was identified as "an abundance of caution over a suspicious substance." They did not specify the substance or give any other information. B Lunch at MSD starts at 12:27 p.m.; as the drill continued into this time, students...

Freshman Gage Heller stands with his euphonium, an instrument he has been playing for four years. Heller is one of five freshman in the Wind Orchestra, the highest level of concert band at MSD.
MSD’s Wind Orchestra welcomes freshman Gage Heller into their program
November 17, 2022

While sitting in the band room, students are surrounded with music. Many songs can be heard from all around, such as marches, duets, solos and classics. The room is filled with joyous sounds until five loud claps from a drum major are heard from across the room. Suddenly everything is silent–class has begun. Five talented freshman students are in the Wind Orchestra at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: Levi Forman who plays flute, Alexander Lorenzano who plays tuba, Gage Heller who plays...

Taylor Rusell and Timothee Chalamet star in Bones & All. Photo courtesy of Frenesy Film Company/Per Capita Productions/Zuma Press/TNS.
[Review] Gruesome romantic film ‘Bones and All’ pleasantly surprises viewers
December 2, 2022

The highly anticipated film, ‘Bones and All,’ was released in theaters across the world on Nov. 23. The movie made its premiere at the Venice International Film Festival and received a lot of notoriety. In addition, the trailer, which was released on Oct. 5, gave viewers a sneak peak of the cannibal...

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Center Muskaan Amin (25) goes after a jump ball against Santaluces. This game kicked off the start of the 2022-23 season for MSD.
MSD women’s varsity basketball loses by large margin large margin against Santaluces in home opener
November 18, 2022

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School women’s varsity basketball took on Santaluces High School at home on Monday, Nov. 14. MSD was looking...

Tight end Tucker Jean (17) stops with the football after a run into the sideline. Jean contributed towards the MSD Eagles 42-7 victory over Coral Glades High School.
MSD varsity football faces off against Coral Glades in last game of regular season
November 7, 2022

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity football team had an away game against rival Coral Glades High School on Friday, Nov. 4. Coming...

Senior Tevye Singh runs during the cross country regionals on Oct. 28. Singh placed 74th with a time of 19:28.8.
MSD cross country team falls short in regional playoff match with only one runner advancing to state match
November 4, 2022

Throughout the entirety of their season, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School cross country team fought constantly to make their presence...

The Rodriguez family stands in front of the mound at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Schools baseball field. Christian, Angel, Jonathan and Alex are all key members of the MSD baseball team.
Rodriguez family leads MSD baseball at all grade levels
November 4, 2022

Having four members of the same family playing on the same team is a rare occurrence, but the oddity is happening for the 2023 season of the...

Communication is one of those living skills that is very important. Not knowing how to communicate will not allow people to properly understand how you feel.
[Opinion] High school students should have a class that teaches them basic living skills
December 2, 2022

At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, there are only a limited number of classes...

People around America celebrate thanksgiving to give thanks and have a plentiful feast. However, this could be harming indigenous people around the world.
[Opinion] Thanksgiving creates false ideals that negatively impact indigenous people
November 30, 2022

Throughout November, many prepared for the holiday of Thanksgiving, a festive time...

Gen Z is too reliant on the internet and their phones, leading to desensitisation to many subjects and the inability to look for the real reason behind a problem.
[Opinion] Gen Z is too reliant on the internet to form their opinions
November 14, 2022

Generation Z, a group of people born between 1997-2012, have grown up surrounded...

Students should get their driver’s license early instead of putting it off until senior year. Around senior year, students tend to be too busy to learn to drive.
[Opinion] Teens should be more motivated to get their driver's licenses
November 7, 2022

For many, getting their driver's license is a huge milestone in their lives. It marks...

From left to right: Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S Rep. Val Demings, Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. (Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service.)
[Opinion] Neither candidate for the FL gubernatorial election is fit to run
November 4, 2022

With the midterm elections coming up in Florida, many people are wondering who they...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, his wife Casey DeSantis and their children walk on stage to celebrate victory over Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Charlie Crist during an election night watch party at the Tampa Convention Center on Nov. 8, 2022, in Tampa, Florida. DeSantis was the projected winner by a double-digit lead. Photo courtesy of Octavio Jones/TNS.
Republicans win big in Florida, but fail to sweep nationwide
November 11, 2022

The 2022 midterm elections took place on Nov. 8. While the midterms were largely...

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The MSD book club listens to the volunteer reader read the next quote in the competition.
MSD Book Club participates in annual Battle of the Books
April 24, 2022

“I choose to be happy. Because I can be. Because I deserve to be. Gay means happy, too, you know,” volunteer Jane Claud said, reading...

The community came together to participate in the Run4Beigel event at Pine Trails Park on Saturday, April 10.
MSD students and staff attend annual Run 4 Beigel event
April 20, 2022

On Sunday, April 10, the annual Run 4 Biegel event took place for its fifth consecutive...

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