Author: Mackenzie Quinn

Fantasy-thriller, “House with a Clock in Its Walls,” leaves viewers mesmerized

Fantasy-thriller, “House with a Clock in Its Walls,” leaves viewers mesmerized

On Sept. 21, The House with a Clock in Its Walls made its debut on the big screen. It is based on John Bellairs’s novel of the same name, which is part of a 12 book series. The film starred Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, and […]

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Junior Juliette Hoffiz practices yoga in the courtyard during lunch

MSD celebrates peace week

The International Day of Peace is celebrated on Sept. 21, however, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is making the celebration a week long event called Peace Week. During this week, there were different activities occuring while the students were at school. “As the sponsor of […]

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9th and 10th grade Lauren Rower joins MSD staff. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Lauren Rower joins MSD staff as an English teacher

Lauren Rower is a new freshman and sophomore English teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She attended Palm Beach Community College for her Associates degree in arts and went to Florida Atlantic University to receive her Bachelor’s degree in English education. She decided to […]

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Transition to Ebooks leaves students and teachers with different opinions

Transition to Ebooks leaves students and teachers with different opinions

Over the last few years, many schools have been slowly transitioning to online textbooks, with Marjory Stoneman Douglas being one of them. These books, referred to as Ebooks, can be accessed through the school’s Single Sign On website. With the change to online technology, varying […]

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MSD Students offered up to seven exemptions

MSD Students offered up to seven exemptions

Finals are just around the corner, but the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas have the option to not take any. They can normally exempt three of their seven finals. This semester, however, if a student  earned an “A” or “B” grade for both third and […]

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Review: “Avengers: Infinity War” leaves fans speechless

Review: “Avengers: Infinity War” leaves fans speechless

10 years, 18 movies, all lead up to one major cinematic event, “Avengers: Infinity War.” Released nationwide on April 27, the latest Marvel movie has taken fans by storm. It is a movie that has been anticipated for four years and has made many fans […]

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Drama students rehearse for the one-day performance of "Yo, Vikings!" Photo by Rebecca Schneid.

Drama Club performs “Yo, Vikings!”

On April 13, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s drama program performed “Yo Vikings!” The musical is an adaptation of a book by Judith Schachner and is appropriate for viewers of all ages. The show has major themes of self-acceptance and acceptance of others. The performance […]

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Publix replenishes MSD atrium. Photo by Mackenzie Quinn

Publix beautifies MSD atrium

On April 3, Publix decided to help beautify Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on their Nation Publix Service Day project, a day in which Publix stores around the country help out their community. Publix CEO Todd Jones even came to meet Principal Ty Thompson before […]

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Review: Classic children’s story “Peter Rabbit” retakes the big screen

Review: Classic children’s story “Peter Rabbit” retakes the big screen

On Feb. 9, 2018, the movie adaptation of the book “Peter Rabbit” was brought to life in the first ever live adaptation. Peter Rabbit, the rebellious protagonist, is voiced by “The Late Late Show” host, James Corden. Playing the rabbit’s enemy, Thomas McGregor, is “Star […]

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Review: “Riverdale” returns with a second season

Review: “Riverdale” returns with a second season

On Thursday, Dec. 13, the hit TV show “Riverdale” released their mid-season finale. The episode was entitled “Chapter Twenty-Two: Silent Night, Deadly Night.” This episode was much anticipated and left many fans shocked with the reveal of the Black Hood, Riverdale’s serial killer. The episode […]

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