Category: MSD STRONG

Community comes together to replenish Project Grow Love

Community comes together to replenish Project Grow Love

On Saturday, Sept. 7, Project Grow Love held another clean up event in order to pull out weeds and dead plants in the garden. Helping to create space, this allows for new growth and contributions from the public.         The cleanup consisted of around 30 people, all with the intent to help restore the beauty of the garden. The event was […]

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Artist Ian Witlen working on exhibit model for the opening at the Coral Springs Museum of Art on Sept. 26. 
Photo Courtesy of Ian Witlen Photography

“Anguish in the Aftermath: Examining a Mass Shooting” to open Sept. 26 at the Coral Springs Museum of Art

A work in progress project, “Anguish in the Aftermath: Examining a Mass Shooting,” by internationally published photographer, Ian Witlen, is to be open to the public on Sept. 26 at 6 pm through Nov. 16 at the Coral Springs Museum of Art. The exhibition comprises of 51 “30 by 40” portraits and individual audios for each photo. Those who come […]

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Eagles’ Haven gifts teachers welcome back plants

Eagles’ Haven gifts teachers welcome back plants

On Aug. 21, each teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School received a special delivery bag containing a sansevieria plant, a personalized note of support and a heart-shaped stress ball courtesy of Eagles’ Haven and David Katz, owner of Nature’s Plants.  Katz and his family were suffering from allergies and his mother in law happened to bring one to his […]

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New banner depicts calming forest scenery. Photo by Zoe Gordon

New banner installed around 1200 building

On Sunday, Aug. 18, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School welcomed the installation of a new banner adorned with printed trees. This newest addition to the school now covers the 12-foot fence surrounding the 1200 building. Prior to the installment of the new banner, the 1200 building fence was covered with small posters of support from local businesses and high schools […]

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Both alumni and current football players participated in the second annual Feis Bowl Photo by Samantha Goldblum

Second annual Feis Bowl takes place in honor of Coach Aaron Feis

The second annual Feis Bowl took place on May 19, at 4 p.m. at Aiello Field in Mullins Park. This event was ran by Johanna Feis, Aaron Feis’ sister. Current and alumni Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football players played flag football to raise money to fulfill and preserve the memory of Feis, who coached for the football team. The […]

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The Temple of Times burns on May 19. Photo by Kaleela Rosenthal

The Temple of Time burning brings the MSD community together

On Sunday, May 19, the “Temple of Time,” a temporary community symbol of peace and unity was set to burn. The installation, created by California sculptor David Best, has been displayed for the people of Coral Springs and Parkland since Jan. 28 as a place of reflection. The Temple of Time symbolizes unity and healing after the gun violence incident […]

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Columbine shooting survivors, Heather Martin and Jonathan McMaster visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to speak with fellow survivors. Photo by Augustus Griffith

Columbine survivors visit MSD to talk to students

The 20th anniversary of the Columbine shooting was on Apr. 20. Two survivors of the shooting and alumni of Columbine High School, Heather Martin and Jonathan McMaster came to visit and speak to students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to impart wisdom from their experiences. Students had the opportunity to speak to Martin and McMaster during their personalization period […]

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TV Production’s “#MSDSTRONG Documentary” wins the Student Production Award

TV Production’s “#MSDSTRONG Documentary” wins the Student Production Award

TV Production’s film “#MSDStrong Documentary” recently won the Student Production Award by the Suncoast chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The convention was held at the banquet hall at the University of Miami on Saturday, April 27. Upon the nomination, the TV Production team was confident that they had a high chance of winning, due to their […]

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Eagles Haven opens as a healing space for MSD students and faculty

Eagles Haven opens as a healing space for MSD students and faculty

The topic of mental health has been a difficult journey for the MSD community. To ensure that students have the resources they need, a new wellness center, Eagles Haven, has been established. On March 25, Eagles Haven opened as a place for these students to begin or continue to heal. Eagles Haven is a free center for MSD students and […]

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Max Schacter, the father of Alex Schacter, asks a question during the third day of meetings of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Thursday Nov. 15, 2018 in Sunrise, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNS)

MSDHS Safety Commission releases preliminary report with legislative recommendations

On Jan. 2, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Safety Commission released a preliminary report of the commission’s finding in their investigation into the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The commission was formed as part of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act passed by the Florida legislature and signed into law by former Gov. […]

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