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U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a town hall in Perry, Iowa, on January 26, 2020. (Brian Cahn/Zuma Press/TNS)

March for Our Lives co-founders publicly endorse Bernie Sanders

On Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, multiple co-founders of the March for Our Lives (MFOL) organization publicly announced their endorsement of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for president. They released a video on various social media platforms elaborating on their decision to put their full support behind […]

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State of Florida implements new standards for English and Mathematics

State of Florida implements new standards for English and Mathematics

On Friday, Jan. 24, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran introduced Florida’s K-12 academic requirements for English and Mathematics. They set out to remove Common Core and provide students with Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.). Common Core is a standardized test for […]

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Students and parents take interest in study abroad programs in Europe.

Annual college fair informs MSD students of college options and opportunities

On Thursday, Feb. 20, Marjory Stoneman Douglas students and parents had the opportunity to meet with college admission representatives to discuss various scholarship opportunities, the majors and minors offered and other related topics.  The cafeteria was open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with around […]

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Senior Sari Kaufman smiles with “MyVote" on her laptop, the website she created with the help of senior Jacob Kanfer and Duke professor David McAdams.

Seniors Sari Kaufman and Jacob Kanfer launch educational website “MyVote”

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Sari Kaufman, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, launched MyVote. The website is an interactive voter education database that aims to help voters understand who candidates are and what policies they support. With the upcoming 2020 presidential election set […]

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MSD students partner pose during Amy Kenny's yoga session

MSD Students participate in a yoga retreat and beach cleanup for “Day of Service and Love”

On Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students participated in the “Day of Service and Love,” including activities at Deerfield Beach. Organized by yoga teacher Amy Kenny and AP Environmental teacher Tammy Orilio, the event involved a group morning yoga session, a […]

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For both creators and viewers, TikTok has become a platform where people can express isolating feelings like loneliness, insecurities, and depression. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Tik Tok under investigation due to privacy concerns

Since 2018, TikTok has grown to be one of the most used social media platforms. It was released internationally in September of 2017 and became increasingly popular at the start of January 2018 when it was ranked number one in free mobile downloaded apps mostly […]

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All Lucky' Markets in Florida are now closing down. Photo by Kelly Cooke.

Lucky’s Markets to close all around Florida

Lucky’s Market is a food supermarket known for selling organic fruits and vegetables. On Jan. 21, 2020, it was announced that by Feb. 12, 2020, 32 of their stores in Florida will be closed. Many people are confused as to why these stores will be […]

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MSD administration offers rewards for information about damage caused in school restrooms

MSD administration offers rewards for information about damage caused in school restrooms

During the school day on Monday, Feb. 10, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students were shocked when MSD Principal Michelle Kefford delivered an announcement over the school-wide intercom during third period, which alerted students to a growing problem here at MSD. This important message shed […]

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Anthony Rizzo stands in front of the newly named Anthony Rizzo fields at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 3, 2020. Photo courtesy of Jillian Jarboe

MSD baseball fields renamed in honor of alumnus Anthony Rizzo

On Monday, Feb. 3, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball field received a few new upgrades. Anthony Rizzo, former MSD Eagle, and current Chicago Cub made a guest appearance on the pitching mound of his alma mater. In preparation for the start of the […]

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DECA goes to Universal for ‘The Profit’ Business-Learning Series

DECA goes to Universal for ‘The Profit’ Business-Learning Series

On Friday, Jan. 31, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School participated in the Profit DECA trip. They departed MSD at 4 a.m. for Universal Studios located in Orlando and returned at 11 p.m.  DECA, which stands for the Distributive Education Clubs of America, is a co-curricular […]

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