Category: COVID-19

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The Eagle Regiment hosts their 31st annual Pops N’ Pies event

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment hosted their annual Pops N’ Pies event on Friday, Oct. 9 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel & Convention Center. The Eagle Regiment hosts this event every year, as it is the first performance of […]

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[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

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Volunteers check in a student athlete at a voluntary conditioning session. Student athletes must be submit to a health screening before entering the campus for conditioning. Photo by Destiny Cazaeu

MSD fall sports teams begin voluntary conditioning; official practices to start Monday

Football was one of the two MSD sports to begin voluntary conditioning once the school year began. On Sep. 21, both the Marjory Stoneman Douglas varsity football team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams held their first voluntary conditioning session of the season. […]

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MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

Now that fall is approaching, the question has been raised by kids and parents alike: is trick-or-treating canceled this year? The current answer isn’t a clear yes or no, because it’s truly up to how comfortable someone is going door-to-door and possibly coming in contact […]

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Teachers must learn to balance both teaching from home and taking care of their children. Graphic by Julia Landy

Teachers balance online instruction and taking care of their own children at home

As a way to stay socially distant during the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts worldwide, including Broward County Public Schools, have switched to remote online learning to start the 2020-21 school year. This school year is different as students and teachers will be learning primarily using […]

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Senior Lindsey Salomone participates in her extracurricular activity while following COVID-19 guidelines. Wearing a mask and social distancing are just some of the ways students are staying safe. Photo by Gabriel Uchoa

Social distancing guidelines alter the way students are getting involved in extracurriculars

COVID-19 has been a popular topic of discussion since the outbreak over six months ago. The pandemic has affected each and every aspect of life as we know it; from staying six feet apart to wearing face coverings while in public. Both the switch to […]

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Checking watches has become a common occurrence as students and teachers are constantly running against the clock with only 5 minutes between classes. Graphic by Makayla Jesionowski

[Opinion] Five minutes between class periods is not long enough for students or teachers

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, schools across the globe have shifted to virtual learning to start the 2020-2021 school year. In an effort to maintain social distancing and comply with CDC guidelines, students are completing schoolwork through sites like Canvas and meeting on video […]

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Many colleges opt to allow students whether or not they want to submit their test scores. Graphic by Madison Lenard

Seniors complete their college applications amidst ongoing pandemic

As the 2019-2020 school year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School abruptly shifted to remote learning, the class of 2020 experienced various milestones in unusual ways; either at home or socially distanced. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it seems as if the class of […]

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Students should not have homework during virtual school, due to the overwhelming amount of screen time already done during school hours. Photo by Madison Lenard.

[Opinion] Students should not have homework during virtual school

Due to the widespread coronavirus pandemic, many aspects of our daily lives have been adjusted to fit a new normal. In order to comply with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and keep everyone safe, many schools across the globe have transitioned to […]

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Senior Brianna Jesionowski completes schoolwork at her organizes a designated study setup. Photo by Makayla Jesionowski

Students adjust workspaces and develop study techniques to aid them with online learning

   Completing the usual workload while sitting at a desk with your teacher helping you. School norms include a variety of books and resources physically accessible and the ability to communicate with your peers in a classroom setting. Now, class begins and you are in […]

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