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MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas students have received multiple opportunities to join artists of varying fields to spread awareness for gun control since the event that occured on Feb. 14. In the early weeks of May, a select group of students from MSD’s Drama and Chorus were invited to attend the Billboard Music Awards. Sophomores Jared Block, Alex Moscou, Ethan Kaufman, […]

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Photo by Tara Gaines

Senior Crowning: R1SIN9 UP

On Tuesday, May 29, rising seniors excitedly displayed their decorated crowns by wearing them to school along with senior shirts. The seniors paired the crowns with black attire which made for photos that showed the exalting celebration. Leadership designs the class shirts and paints the crowns that they get from Burger King black. Students purchase these a week prior to […]

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Flags were placed in the field where the future portables will be placed.

Preparing for the implementation of portables

Since the events of Feb. 14, the 1200 building on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas campus has been blocked off from the public but, more importantly, the students and staff at the school. This has left many teachers without a classroom of their own, much to their dismay. As a result, teachers have been forced to share classrooms with other teachers […]

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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 art and social media to create colorful and powerful murals to not only honor  Meadow […]

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MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

MSD Students Perform at the BBMAS

  Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas students have received multiple opportunities to join artists of varying fields to spread awareness for gun control since the event that occured on Feb. 14. In the early weeks of May, a select group of students from MSD’s Drama and Chorus were invited to attend the Billboard Music Awards. Sophomores Jared Block, Alex Moscou, Ethan […]

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MSD Students offered up to seven exemptions

MSD Students offered up to seven exemptions

Finals are just around the corner, but the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas have the option to not take any. They can normally exempt three of their seven finals. This semester, however, if a student  earned an “A” or “B” grade for both third and fourth quarter, they can exempt all their finals. Some students felt that if they knew […]

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MSD drama attends Cappies

MSD drama attends Cappies

On Tues., May 22, Marjory Stoneman Douglas drama went to the annual “Cappies” gala. Cappies is an event held for drama students that takes place every year, used to acknowledge and recognize kids who participated in theatre. This event was held at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, starting at 7 p.m. Around 15 to 26 different schools attended […]

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Robert Mandachescu struts on stage at the Mr. Douglas pageant. Photo by Mallory Muller

MSD hosts its first annual Mr. Douglas pageant

On Wednesday May 9, the Mr. Douglas beauty pageant took place in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event cost $5 at the door, and all proceeds went to the LED Dance Club and Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders Club. A contestant was chosen from each grade, and voting for the contestants occured the […]

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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 has decided to remove such fees, including testing and sending score reports to colleges. Although […]

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Volunteers deliver hearts of hope to MSD. Courtesy of Mike Pitkow

MSD students receive “hearts of hope”

Following the events of Feb. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has received various forms of gifts and messages of hope from across the country. Recently, over 2,000 MSD students received ceramic hearts with thoughtful messages to help lift their spirits and brighten their days. These ceramic hearts were all from Hearts of Hope, a nonprofit organization that paints ceramic […]

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