Category: COVID-19

During the BCPS Canvas crash, this page was all that students and teachers could see when trying to access the application. Photo by of Melissa Falkowski

BCPS systems crash on first day of distance learning

On Monday, March 30, Broward County Public Schools began their new online school approach known as “distance learning,” which consists of video calls on zoom and assignments published on Canvas, a digital learning platform often used by teachers and students throughout the year. However, this […]

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Despite going into quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic, students are still finding ways to stay active. Photo by Ivy Lam

How to stay active during quarantine

With concerns about the coronavirus pandemic across the United States, many Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are exercising and staying active during quarantine in various ways, indoors and outdoors. “I have stayed active by going on runs and walks around my neighborhood and doing […]

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2020 Olympic Games postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

2020 Olympic Games postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

After weeks of deliberation by the International Olympic Committee, it was announced on Mar. 24 that the games would be postponed as a result of the ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic. The games were set to be held in Tokyo, Japan, starting with the opening ceremony […]

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Students visited MSD on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, to collect laptops for distance learning.

MSD hands out laptops to students on Friday 3/20 and Saturday 3/28

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many schools across the nation, including Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have moved to online classes in order to keep students and administration safe and healthy. On Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, the MSD administration and staff handed […]

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Broward School Board Superintendent Robert Runcie holds a press conference to discuss the school district's plans regarding travel regulations and other guidelines in response to the coronavirus or COVID-19, Thursday, March 12, 2020. Photo courtesy of Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun Sentinel

COVID-19 creates major changes within Broward County Public Schools

On Friday, March 13, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie held a press conference announcing that all BCPS schools were to be temporarily shut down effective on Monday, March 16. Prior to this decision, Runcie had declared that all after-school events, including sports such […]

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