Category: FEATURE

Employee of the Year winner Eduardo Suarez with various members of MSD administration. Photo courtesy of @MSDHighSchool Twitter

Eduardo Suarez selected as MSD’s Employee of the Year

With a new school year comes new opportunities, especially for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Schools’ Head of Facility, Eduardo Suarez, who earned the Employee of the Year title. At MSD, the Employee of the Year opportunity is highly coveted, as it demonstrates the staff and […]

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Nicholas Hernandez is prepared to perform his marching band show during rehearsal. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Hernandez and Keith Wechsler

October’s musician of the month: Nicholas Hernandez

Senior Nicholas Hernandez has been a member of the Eagle Regiment since his sophomore year of high school as part of the percussion, playing bass drum in the drumline.  “Seeing a lot of my friends march and be involved in something with the school motivated […]

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Sparsely populated, the Pine Trails Park playground is open to those who follow the park's COVID-19 precautionary guidelines.

Students’ favorite local places change during the COVID-19 pandemic

The breeze refreshes your sun-kissed, warm face. Earbuds bursting with music hang on your ears, curled around a face mask. Your legs pump your bicycle energetically to propel yourself into the cool scenery of grass and trees intermingling after a fresh rain. For many students, […]

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Focused on their teachers, these dedicated students conduct their classes in the school gym. Photo by Rayne Welser

Students and teachers share their opinions on safety at school after the COVID-19 pandemic

Beginning on Thursday, Oct. 15, phase two of eLearning was put into action for Broward County Public Schools. Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School endured every rule and procedure that had been heavily discussed. The Broward County district prioritized the safety of their students […]

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MSD senior Ashley Moskowitz maintains her perfect attendance record all throughout her academic career. Photo courtesies of Ashley Moskowitz

[Multimedia] MSD senior Ashley Moskowitz maintains perfect attendance throughout her academic career

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Overflow. With not enough space for social distancing in every classroom, many students end up in overflow rooms like the gym. Photo by Rayne Welser

[Multimedia] Day in the life of a student attending school in person

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As college is getting close, seniors are doing research on their top choices. Photo by Destiny Cazeau

Seniors find alternative ways to gain insight on their potential colleges

As seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School complete their college applications, the deliberation process is deemed the most stressful part. Visiting and touring campuses are vital for college decisions because it gives students an opportunity to decide what environment they want to live in […]

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October’s Scholar of the Month: Tehzib Philip

October’s Scholar of the Month: Tehzib Philip

Tehzib Philip, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been selected as October’s Scholar of the Month. Philip sets himself apart from the rest of the student body by taking on a rigorous course load while still managing to play multiple sports.  While […]

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Herzfeld pictured in her classroom being back in school.

A day in the life of drama teacher Melody Herzfeld

Melody Herzfeld, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School technical theatre, acting and production teacher, has had to adjust her daily routine due to the emergence of e-learning in the current pandemic. This has affected the way she typically connects with her students.  “It’s a new […]

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Attentively watching the boy, the two sitting dogs heed the next direction in their training.

Fostering, animal rescues and shelters are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Across the nation, citizens have sought comfort by spending time with their beloved pets. For those in search of similar support, fulfillment and connection, foster care is an available opportunity that provides this while allowing people to support an animal’s well-being. Due to being constricted […]

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