Kelly Cooke

Black History Month

[Multimedia] Individuals nationwide recognize Black History Month every February

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MSD students react to the stock market frenzy

MSD students react to the stock market frenzy

Throughout the week of Jan. 25, 2021, a prominent shift occurred in the stock market. The stock price of Gamestop (GMC) skyrocketed and Melvin Capital lost $19 billion to retail investors. While Gamestop was short selling, professional investors began to borrow certain shares of a […]

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[Multimedia] E-Learning raises concerns regarding academic integrity among teachers

[Multimedia] E-Learning raises concerns regarding academic integrity among teachers

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PSAT, SAT and ACT testing has changed due to COVID-19. Testing areas require social distancing and masks. Graphic by Madison Lenard

Schools continue to conduct testing required for graduation

As the dates of important tests required for high school graduation come up and COVID-19 cases continue to rise, schools must find a way to successfully conduct these tests while maintaining safety guidelines.  On Thursday, Oct. 29, the PSAT was conducted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]

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Stop teaching American exceptionalism in schools, teach history.

[Multimedia] Stop teaching American exceptionalism in schools, teach history

Out of our 11 years of attending public school classes, including years of United States and world history courses, it was not until the seventh grade that we had finally learned about America’s brutal treatment of the indigenous people.  For those who have grown up […]

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Herzfeld pictured in her classroom being back in school.

A day in the life of drama teacher Melody 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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A day in the life of peer counseling teacher Laura Rountree

A day in the life of peer counseling teacher Laura Rountree

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, teachers’ daily schedule has been altered drastically. The transition to online learning has challenged the way teachers are accustomed to teach, and will continue teaching for the 2020-2021 school year. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Peer Counseling teacher and […]

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Aisha Walker with Kroger Health gives a self-administered nasal swab to a patient on May 9, 2020, at CitySquare in Dallas. Kroger Health is offering a free COVID-19 testing site in Dallas, at CitySquare, with plans to perform over 1,000 tests at the site weekly. Photo courtesy of Juan Figueroa/Staff Photographer / TNS

How coronavirus testing is conducted and what it’s like to be tested

In recent months, the coronavirus pandemic has spread across the world, resulting in 4.93 million confirmed cases globally. In the United States alone, there have been over 1.56 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. Testing for the virus has been developed and the current process has […]

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More people will begin wearing masks when going out due to this newly issued order. Some people have chosen to create their own masks out of fabric around the house or buy masks from online Photo taken by Brianna Fisher.

Coral Springs issues order for residents to start using face masks in public

Due to the spread of COVID-19, regulations and procedures are constantly changing.  As more tests come in positive, more changes have been made by the authorities.  The City of Coral Springs is under a “Safer at Home” order, which “requires residents to shelter in place […]

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Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, schools all around the United States have been ordered to close their doors. Although students can no longer physically attend school, they still must continue their education by participating in online schooling. Many educators are relying on Zoom as their […]

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