Author: Ivy Lam

Student musician Amanda Manausa performs her solo in the 2019-2020 Eagle Regiment marching band show "Winter's End."

Student musician Amanda Manausa expresses herself through the arts

Amanda Manausa, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a student musician for six years on the alto and soprano saxophone. She first began playing in sixth grade at Coral Springs Middle School because it was the only full-year elective option at […]

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MSD's speech and debate students hold up medals earned from their last tournament of the first semester.

Speech and Debate participates in last tournament of the first semester

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School speech and debate team competed at their last competition of the first semester, which is the fourth out of eight after school competitions hosted monthly at Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, Florida. […]

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Sophomore Nya Owusu is awarded as the November Athlete of the Month. Portrait by Sam Grizelj

November’s Athlete of the Month: Nya Owusu

Nya Owusu, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and a member of MSD’s Eagle Regiment color guard, has been selected as November’s Athlete of the Month. Owusu was raised in the Saint Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands and moved to Florida at seven years […]

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Faith Hartwig wins the title of “Best In Category” for painting at Broward All Stars Exhibition

Faith Hartwig wins the title of “Best In Category” for painting at Broward All Stars Exhibition

On Thursday, Oct. 31, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sophomore Faith Hartwig won “Best In Category” in the Broward All Stars Exhibition for her oil painting. The Broward All Star Exhibition was an art competition for Broward County high school students. Categories offered included photography, […]

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Key Club throws prom for residents at Aston Gardens

Key Club throws prom for residents at Aston Gardens

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Key Club threw a special prom for residents at Aston Gardens in Parkland. This consisted of a small dance with a photo booth, desserts and other fun activities. “At the event we had music, which […]

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"Mayor For A Month" Adam Habona participates in an activity with the fire department.

Adam Habona chosen as “Mayor For A Month”

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Adam Habona was selected for Parkland’s “Mayor For A Month” program. Habona serves as Second Vice President of MSD’s Student Government and Co-Executive Director of March for Our Lives Parkland. “Mayor For A Month” is […]

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The Social Studies Department won B lunch's teacher Halloween costume contest dressed as a pack of crayons. Photo courtesy of Carla Verba

MSD administration hosts teacher and student Halloween costume contest during lunches

On Thursday, Oct. 31, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held a teacher and student Halloween costume contest during both A and B school lunches. The contest encouraged MSD students and faculty to participate and show their school spirit. The idea of the costume contest was […]

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MSD students and staff stuck in cycle of violence, traumatization and loss

MSD students and staff stuck in cycle of violence, traumatization and loss

Sweaty hands trembling. Knives of chest pain piercing between ribs. Breath growing shallower and quicker with each breath inhaled and shakier with each exhale. Heart rate tripping over itself. Eyes glazing over as vision turns inside. Instead of seeing surroundings, seeing only distressing snapshots of […]

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Camp Shine recognized at the Nobel Peace Summit

Camp Shine recognized at the Nobel Peace Summit

On Sunday, Sept. 20, Shine MSD, a nonprofit organization formed by Marjory Stoneman Douglas families, was recognized for their summer healing program, Camp Shine. The summer camp was invited to attend the Billion Acts of Peace at the World Summit Of Nobel Peace Laureates in […]

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Sergeant First Class Ramon Arias presented a Silver Instructor Award certificate by the Department of the Army

Sergeant First Class Ramon Arias presented a Silver Instructor Award certificate by the Department of the Army

On Tuesday, Oct.1, Sergeant First Class ROTC Instructor, Ramon Arias, was presented the Silver Instructor Award certificate by Colonel Kenneth P. Green from the Department of the Army. Arias was recognized for his 16 years of outstanding service to the students of Broward County Public […]

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