Category: HEALING

Ikea workers dressed in yellow shirts and MSD drama students begin the organization process for the newly done classroom.

Sunrise Ikea’s loyalty team gives MSD Drama classroom a makeover

On Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, Ikea’s loyalty team and other Ikea workers volunteered their time to complete a makeover of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama classroom. After the shooting on Feb. 14, 2019, employees at the Ikea store in Sunrise, Florida noticed that […]

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MSD alumna Liz Stout creates #17DayofCelebration to honor victims of the shooting

MSD alumna Liz Stout creates #17DayofCelebration to honor victims of the shooting

As the anniversary of the Feb.14 tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School approaches, students from the University of Florida have created a unique and meaningful way to honor the 17 victims. Created by March For Our Lives Gainesville, a student organized branch of the […]

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MSD students face daily mental health struggles and learn ways to overcome them. Graphic by Darian Williams

MSD supports mental health with Mind-Body Club

AP World History teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers along with MSD parent and licensed mental health counselor Ellen Fox-Snider founded the Mind-Body Club in Fall of 2018. On Jan. 9, the first cohort graduated with 13 students. The course is a six-week program, meeting every Wednesday for an […]

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MSD senior brings the community together to raise money for memorials through “Create Your Peace”

MSD senior brings the community together to raise money for memorials through “Create Your Peace”

On Dec. 9, at the Pine Trails Park amphitheater, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and community members participated in the Create Your Peace event organized by senior Jessica Frengut. The purpose of this event was to give the community an outlet to express their […]

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Hayley Siegel and Amy Kenny relax through yoga.

The Center of Mind-Body Medicine trains Peer Counselors to cope with stress

After the tragedy on Feb. 14, many students and adults were traumatized, developing anxiety and PTSD. To help cope with the draining and emotional effects, representatives from The Center of Mind-Body Medicine came to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to teach students and faculty tools […]

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Student journalists collaborate to publish the book: We Say #NeverAgain

Student journalists collaborate to publish the book: We Say #NeverAgain

Student journalists knew they had to continue their job of reporting, even though it would be challenging after the unthinkable happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14th. MSD’s newspaper staff released a special memorial issue after the shooting, and soon after released […]

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Murals at MSD help create safe space and memorialize victims

Murals at MSD help create safe space and memorialize victims

After losing one of her dearest students,  Meadow Pollack, yoga teacher Amy Kenny felt that the school needed a display that would lift up the community and memorialize Meadow and her love of yoga. Kenny then turned to Tara Montague, an artist who combines interactive […]

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Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

When alternative musician and rapper Jordan Benjamin, known as Grandson, heard of the tragedy that struck Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018, he knew there would be a great change made by the students of the community. Inspired by the students’ courage and determined to call […]

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College Board waives testing fees for MSD students

Following the events of Feb. 14, College Board made the decision to waive all testing fees for all students who were enrolled at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prior to the shooting. College Board in an attempt to show support for the Parkland community has […]

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Sophomore Rachel Padnis creates patches and stickers to raise money for Parkland community

Sophomore Rachel Padnis creates patches and stickers to raise money for Parkland community

Soon after the tragedy on Feb. 14, sophomore Rachel Padnis felt a strong desire to show her support for the victims’ families and the MSD community. After attending the rally in Tallahassee with her fellow classmates, she realized that being in that type of crowd […]

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