Author: Samantha Goldblum

Seth and Jason Klein decided to shave off their hair during the pandemic. Photo by Samantha Goldblum

People try new hairstyles during quarantine

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people are staying isolated at home. All this extra free time has led to people trying new things with their appearances. Experimenting with clothing, makeup and even new body workouts are ways to pass time. One […]

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Suzie is currently being fostered by Samantha Goldblum until she can 
find a forever home.
Photo by Samantha Goldblum

[Opinion] How to be a successful animal foster parent

During this time of quarantine, many people are stuck at home with little to nothing to do. To be productive, there are a wide variety of things to do that are fulfilling. For me, it was to take in a foster dog. Before getting the […]

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@msdsenior2020 is an Instagram account dedicated to featuring the class of 2020's plans for the future. Image by Leni Steinhardt

Instagram account @msdseniors2020 provides a platform for seniors to showcase their future plans

Social media is a popular way to interact with others. At this time, many seniors are getting ready to go off to college and some are feeling nervous to go somewhere new with mostly strangers. Three Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors, who wish to remain anonymous […]

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People use technology to speak face-to-face about similar interests. By Fenthon Aristhomene

[Opinion] Clubs should continue meeting even though school is closed

The reason most people join clubs is to meet people with similar interests and to get more involved in the school. After the recent shutdown of schools across Broward County and the United States due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many students have to create new […]

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Beaches are shut down and nearly empty in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

[Opinion] Please stop going to the beach

During the global coronavirus pandemic, many people are questioning what is considered safe in terms of their surroundings.  Numerous people would deem the beach to be a great place to stay distant from others while also relaxing. The fresh air, sunshine, tepid water and soothing […]

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Senioritis strikes seniors during second semester

Senioritis strikes seniors during second semester

At this point in the year, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have already received their acceptance letters from several colleges and have begun to plan for their life after high school.  At first, this process can be stressful for students, since friends, parents […]

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Mallory poses with her children's book, "Wandering Willow." Photo by Samantha Goldblum

English teacher Michelle Daon prints copy of student’s writing for media center

At the end of the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year, English teacher Michelle Daon assigned her students to write literary definitions into a story book. Daon then took senior Mallory Mynatt’s work and printed it into a book for her.  Mynatt has autism, […]

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AP style decoration posters are interactive so students can get more use out of them. Photo by Darian Williams

Classroom decorations affect how students learn

The way a classroom is decorated affects learning for the students in that class. Decorations in a classroom can include inspiring words, students’ work, parts of lessons, number lines, graphs and charts.  Teachers of different subjects seem to decorate differently, with English rooms being more […]

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Junior Rachel Kuperman wins second place in the SI Davie’s Human Trafficking Poster Competition

Junior Rachel Kuperman wins second place in the SI Davie’s Human Trafficking Poster Competition

On Thursday, Jan. 10, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior Rachel Kuperman took home second place and a $200 prize for the SI Davie’s Human Trafficking Poster Competition, a high school art competition that increases awareness about human trafficking. The competition was open to all […]

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Principal Michelle Kefford introduces new mentorship program, “Kefford’s Kids”

Principal Michelle Kefford introduces new mentorship program, “Kefford’s Kids”

With the arrival of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s new principal, Michelle Kefford, many changes have come about at MSD. One of which is the program “Kefford’s Kids,” which students started taking part in on Thursday, Nov. 21. Kefford’s Kids is a mentorship program between […]

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