Author: Ivy Lam

Junior Olivia Blaker poses with her realistic drawing of a dog.

January’s Artist of the Month: Olivia Blaker

Olivia Blaker, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been doing art her whole life. She was born in Stony Brook, New York and moved to South Florida when she was a baby. Ever since then, she has grown up in the Parkland […]

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Revolution Prep Assistant Regional Director Ryan Baroff talks about the preparation needed for college entrance exams.

MSD PTSO introduce ‘Demystifying the College Entrance Exams’

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a “Demystifying the College Entrance Exams” presentation in the John Rusnak Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. MSD’s Parent Teacher Student Association was put in charge of the informative seminar, which partnered with Revolution Prep, an interactive […]

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Student musician Asher Perez performs in the 2018-2019 Eagle Regiment marching band show “Beyond.”

Student musician Asher Perez shares his passion for music through performance

Asher Perez, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since he was a kid. Born in Tallahassee, Florida, Perez grew up with a strong musical influence from his family. “Music sort of runs in my family. My dad is a […]

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Members of MSD LED's Dance club prepare for a colorful performance.

MSD’s LED Dance perform at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Swirling rainbow lights were aglow on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, thanks to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s LED Dance team. “We were asked to come and perform for the Children’s Hospital for childhood cancer. And we performed […]

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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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A Pirate’s Life. Seniors Jared Block and Ryan Senatore portray the characters of Smee and Black Stache on the opening night of MSD’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The pair made up the antagonist side of the musical. Photo by Sam Grizelj

MSD Drama Club performs ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Drama Club presented their fall production, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” based on the 2004 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, on Nov. 7-9. The play is a prequel to the story of Peter Pan. “From the time that I […]

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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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