Author: Lily Skopp

Hillary Clinton rallies support in Coral Springs

Hillary Clinton rallies support in Coral Springs

After hours of waiting in line, enduring the sweltering heat of the South Florida sun, enthusiastic fans of Hillary Clinton entered the Coral Springs Gymnasium dripping in passion (and for some, sweat). The Sept. 30 rally in support of the Democratic presidential candidate started on time, with doors opening around  1:30. It lasted nearly four hours. The venue was packed […]

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Jeter accepts cash prize of $1,000, the monetary award for being named Broward County Teacher of the Year.

Jeter named district Teacher of the Year

In 21 years, a lot has changed on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas campus; a new Freshman building created, a track and tennis court added, the junior lot moved. But, one thing has remained- the presence of Astronomy teacher Kyle Jeter on campus. In his 21 years at MSD, Jeter has taught students from the likes of current English teacher Ariel […]

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MSD rallies behind Baseball team (Multimedia)

MSD rallies behind Baseball team (Multimedia)

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”43″ gal_title=”Baseball Lunchtime Rally”] Photo gallery by Liam Hutton A crowd thickened as it waited expectantly for MSD royalty (the varsity baseball team) to arrive in the main courtyard May 23 at 12 pm in celebration of the team’s 2016 FHSAA 9A State Championship victory, in which they defeated Miami Columbus for the title May 21. Hundreds of screaming […]

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Seniors Jessie Sinitch and Sam Maldanado show their support for Sanders.

MSD students feel the Bern

With the looming Iowa caucus showing us that it is time to make a decision on who to support as a candidate, it is all the more imperative that we are not subject to political bandwagoning. With candidates like Hillary Clinton who has been debuting her dance moves on the talk show circuit, or even Rand Paul playing a political […]

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A Taste of Kindness

A Taste of Kindness

The holiday season is known to all as a time full of giving, as evidenced by the global exchange of presents and greeting cards between friends and family. However, the most meaningful gifts of all are unselfish acts of kindness to the less fortunate, emulated by MSD DECA’s “I am Enough” chapter project, where over seventy students gathered Dec. 11 […]

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A Play on Words

A Play on Words

Created in 1999 with the intent of fostering relationships within High School theatre, music, and journalism departments, the Cappies program, now a highly acclaimed and recognized organization, has expanded quickly to encompass fifteen Chapters, each with ten to sixty schools per chapter. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas chapter is part of the South Florida chapter (SFC). The SFC mandates the size […]

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Democratic presidential hopefuls debate Oct. 13.

A great night for Democrats- it’s not debatable

It was a record breaking night for the Democratic party- 15.3 million people tuned into CNN to watch the first of the Democratic debates Tuesday Oct. 13, not counting the 980,000 who accessed online streams. 4.8 million of these people were between the ages of 25 and 54, the highest viewership ever for a Democratic debate in that age group. […]

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A Friend in Fried

A Friend in Fried

  Oct. 5 was a day full of tears, hugs, and validation. As part of Marjory Stoneman Douglas DECA’s “I Am Enough” chapter project, international award-winning speaker, youth educator and HIV/AIDS advocate Scott Fried addressed MSD in an assembly geared to raise morale and inspire students. Co-leaders of the DECA public relations chapter project Emily Weingarten and Ryan Marks worked […]

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