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Melissa Falkowski wins Teacher of the Year

Melissa Falkowski wins Teacher of the Year

Every year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gives the Teacher of the Year award to a teacher who excels in their field. This year, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, MSD administration chose Melissa Falkowski, newspaper advisor and Creative Writing teacher, to receive this award. Falkowski has […]

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Eagle Regiment selects 2020 leadership and holds Zoom training meetings

Eagle Regiment selects 2020 leadership and holds Zoom training meetings

With the ongoing COVID-19 quarantine and the closure of schools, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment Marching Band has had a shaky start to its 2020 marching season. Being an extremely physical program, the band faced a few obstacles when converting to online […]

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Teachers manage student cheating in virtual school

Teachers manage student cheating in virtual school

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, school life has not been the same with the complete transition from physical school to virtual school. Some classes are conducted via webcam and physical assignments have to be scanned and uploaded through sites like Canvas. The biggest challenge […]

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As the world population is stuck at home due to COVID-19, many are finding entertainment through live-streaming and esports. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

Esports and live-stream viewership grow as people are stuck at home

Naturally, being stuck at home with little to no work or school, one would want to find some entertainment. As the COVID-19-induced quarantine rages on, many are finding that entertainment within live-streaming services, particularly esports. Esports are professional competitive matches and leagues for video games. […]

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[Review] Tiger King gives a unique view of bizarre reality

[Review] Tiger King gives a unique view of bizarre reality

“Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness” is a documentary mini-series not only following the story of Joe Exotic, a zookeeper who formerly operated one of the largest roadside zoos in the country, but also the topic of big cat captivity in America. It was released […]

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Junior Roberto Noschese helps make a new path in Marjory's Garden. This was one of the six different activities offered in the garden on Feb. 14. Photo by Travis Newbery

Students, faculty participate in community service projects on Feb. 14

Breathing Easy One of the biggest reactions to the shooting on Feb. 14, 2018 was the outreach from countless therapists, psychologists and social workers to the students and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. One method of healing introduced to the school community was […]

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DECA conducts Helping Hands donation collection

DECA conducts Helping Hands donation collection

The DECA chapter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School finished one of their many Helping Hands donation projects on March 5. These programs are conducted regularly through the main DECA organization in order to raise money and supplies for local charitable causes. This most recent […]

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MSD’s indoor percussion places fifth at WGI Orlando competition 

MSD’s indoor percussion places fifth at WGI Orlando competition 

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Indoor Percussion competed at their second competition of the season, placing fourth place at preliminaries and fifth place at finals in the Scholastic A category, which comprised of a total of six indoor groups. The Winter Guard International Orlando regional […]

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[Review] The Academy releases 2020 Academy Award nominations

[Review] The Academy releases 2020 Academy Award nominations

2019 was an innovative and exciting year for filmmaking. It saw prominence with dark, character-driven movies like “Joker” and “The Irishman.” It saw jaw-dropping performances from actors like Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson in “Marriage Story” and Joaquin Phoenix in “Joker.” It also saw the […]

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Taking on Tallahassee: Teachers rally in state capitol to demand funding for public education

Taking on Tallahassee: Teachers rally in state capitol to demand funding for public education

Reporting by Leni Steinhardt, Dara Rosen, Brianna Fisher, Ava Steil, Zoe Gordon, Fallon Trachtman, Darian Williams, Brianna Jesionowski, Kacie Shatzkamer, Ashley Ferrer, Nadia Murillo, Anisah Steele, Ivy Lam, Lily Singer, Bryan Ngyuen, Matthew Rosenthal and Fenthon Aristhomene.

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