Erika Ryan

Herzfeld pictured in her classroom being back in school.

A day in the life of a teacher : Mrs. Herzfeld

Melody Herzfeld, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School technical theatre, acting and production teacher, has had to adjust her daily routine due to the emergence of e-learning in the current pandemic. This has affected the way she typically connects with her students.  “It’s a new […]

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Student has written their schedule out on their agenda for online school.

Students cope with the pros and cons of online learning

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many schools worldwide have switched to alternative forms of education such as online learning. Since the end of last school year, students and teachers everywhere have been adapting to a new way of learning and teaching while following the […]

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Students are feeling down while being isolated

How are students feeling about the school year being cut short?

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in the United States, students all across the nation are now being forced to stay isolated indoors and remain socially distant. As a result, schools have cut the physical school year short, converting to online schooling to allow students […]

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Students are using different communication softwares to stay in contact with friends.

Creative ways students are communicating

  The coronavirus outbreak in the United States has affected many aspects of students’ lives. As students continue to be isolated at home, they are now taking online classes as a new source of education instead of going to their physical schools. Now that students […]

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Students can establish a daily routine through working out, keeping up with self-care and eating healthy. Photo by Makayla Jesionowski

[Opinion List] Ways to establish a daily routine during quarantine

The coronavirus outbreak has forced restaurants, places of business and schools to be shut down in the United States, encouraging people to stay isolated in their homes. While being in quarantine, it can be hard to find and maintain a daily schedule or routine for […]

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During the coronavirus outbreak, people must stay six feet apart from each other

Students struggle to maintain relationships during coronavirus

The outbreak of coronavirus in the United States has resulted in the closure of schools, forcing over 76 million students enrolled in U.S. schools to stay inside and complete their courses online. Kids of all ages are being advised to remain in their homes, which […]

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Math teacher Cindi Helverson honors the life of former MSD social studies teacher Scott Beigel at the third annual Run 4 Beigel 5K race on Saturday, Feb. 1. The race was held at Pine Trails Park in Parkland, Florida. Photo by Darian Williams

Parkland community gathers for 3rd annual Run 4 Beigel 5K

On Saturday, Feb. 1, the third annual Run 4 Beigel 5K race was held at Pine Trails Park at 8 a.m. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School seniors Monique Miquel and Annagrace Myers coordinated the event with the help of the cross country team and the […]

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Senior Samantha Goldblum uses Photoshop to extenuate her feature's in a photo. 
Photo illustration by Darion Willams.

Photoshop gives teens unrealistic body standards

Social media outlets, such as Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram, have boomed in popularity amongst people of all ages. On these apps, the trend of altering photos has become frequent for many users. With Photoshop, users are able to alter backgrounds, colors and even their appearance.  […]

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