Author: ftrachtman

Teachers and students share the advantages of working alongside family members

Teachers and students share the advantages of working alongside family members

For many people, school is a chance to enter a completely different word than the one that they associate with at home; however, this is not the case for certain individuals at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Some students and staff have relatives that also attend or work at MSD. This is an unusual dynamic that is accompanied by pros […]

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The MSD Eagle Regiment walk in the Relay for Life on April 6. Photo by Fallon Trachtman

MSD students participate in Relay for Life

Relay for life is a community-based fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Each year, more than 5,000 Relay For Life events take place in over twenty countries. On April 6, a relay was held at the Sportsplex in Coral Springs where many students from MSD attended to help raise money and awareness for cancer. The event took place on […]

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Nathan Kavanaugh kicks for the student team

Faculty beats students in annual kickball game hosted by FEA

On Thursday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m. the Future Educators of America club at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized a kickball game for faculty and students. English teacher Felicia Burgin is the host of the FEA at MSD. FEA is responsible for hosting projects for the county along with allowing students to experience what it is like to be […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity tennis team defeats Coral Springs High School

On Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 3:30 p.m., the Women’s varsity tennis team played against Coral Springs High School for an away game at Coral Springs High School. The MSD Eagles won all five of their single matches. Rachel Swindler won 8-3 and Alejandra Martinez, Allie Schuller, Sadhika Sarathy, and Annie Pretner won 8-0, resulting in the women winning all five singles […]

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Autumn de Forest visits MSD

Autumn de Forest visits MSD

Autumn de Forest is a 17 year old artist who has been creating masterpieces since the age of five and has not stopped ever since. On Dec. 7, de Forest came to Marjory Stoneman Douglas to share her creative outlet with other student artists. De Forest entered the world of art when she walked into her garage and saw her […]

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MSD students gather to celebrate Friendsgiving and show their appreciation for each other

MSD students celebrate Friendsgiving

  A table full of traditional holiday food surrounded by loved ones. This explains Thanksgiving for most people however, in recent years, friends have begun their own tradition for the holiday that seems to be sticking around. Friendsgiving is a trend that has quickly become very popular among teens. The new tradition is a time to gather with close friends […]

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#NeverAgain. An eagle sculpture donated by a middle school art class in Miami, Florida stands 7 feet tall in the senior courtyard. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Miami art class donates eagle sculpture

On July 5, 2018, Maggie Vidal-Santos, a middle school art teacher at Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K8, in Bay Harbor Islands, Florida, delivered a seven foot eagle sculpture to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which was ultimately installed in the senior courtyard. Vidal-Santos had donated a sculpture to Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2013. She felt the need to […]

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MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas students have received multiple opportunities to join artists of varying fields to spread awareness for gun control since the event that occured on Feb. 14. In the early weeks of May, a select group of students from MSD’s Drama and Chorus were invited to attend the Billboard Music Awards. Sophomores Jared Block, Alex Moscou, Ethan Kaufman, […]

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MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

  Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas students have received multiple opportunities to join artists of varying fields to spread awareness for gun control since the event that occured on Feb. 14. In the early weeks of May, a select group of students from MSD’s Drama and Chorus were invited to attend the Billboard Music Awards. Sophomores Jared Block, Alex Moscou, Ethan […]

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The MSD wind symphony performs at Carnegie Hall. Courtesy of Cameron Leonardi

MSD’s wind symphony performs at Carnegie Hall

Just three short weeks after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the school’s wind symphony traveled all the way to New York to visit and perform at Carnegie Hall. “We didn’t want to give up this amazing opportunity, so we all worked together to remain strong and perform as well as we possibly could,” sophomore Troy Archer said. […]

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