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Flooding in Plantation just north of Broward Blvd. in the area of NW 46th Ave. on Monday, November 9, 2020. Tropical Storm Eta brought heavy rain and high winds to South Florida. (Photo courtesy of Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNS)

Tropical Storm Eta closes Broward County schools and forces students to move back to at-home eLearning

On Monday, Nov. 1, tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings were issued throughout Honduras and Nicaragua as the slow-moving Tropical Storm Eta started to approach. Shelters had to be set up in El Salvador and Costa Rica, while people in Panama and Guatemala were […]

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The Northwest Regional Library has been a popular place for early voting. Photo by Logan Rubenstein

Broward County sees increase in early voting numbers

Battling the rain and staying socially distanced, voters in Broward County showed up during the first week of early voting to cast their ballots in this year’s general election. Early voting in Broward County began Monday, Oct. 19 and ended Nov. 1, with polling places […]

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[Live Results] 2020 Presidential Election starting on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.

[Live Results] 2020 Presidential Election starting on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.

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Seniors from the Hospitality Entrepreneurship class at MSD have started their own company. Photo courtesy of Annie Pretner

Seniors from MSD Hospitality Entrepreneurship class create ‘Smile Senders’ company

Every year, seniors in the Hospitality 4 class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School start their own company. These seniors are part of the Junior Achievement Fellows program, which holds a competition with various schools given the task of creating and carrying out their own […]

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Flyer used to announce the haiku contest. Photo courtesy of the MSD Literary Magazine Instagram page

MSD literary magazine holds first-ever haiku contest

The Marjory Stoneman High School literary magazine, the Artifex, is currently hosting its first-ever haiku contest. The magazine is requesting that students of all grade levels who wish to participate submit their haikus by Friday, Nov. 6 in order to be considered. All haikus can […]

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In order to keep the Halloween spirit alive amidst the pandemic, MSD initiates Halloween From Afar for students and staff. Participants took part in costume contests, spooky bingo and a pumpkin carving contest.

MSD staff and students participate in Halloween From Afar

In light of the current worldwide pandemic, Halloween has seen a shift from tradition. Gone are the days of going door-to-door dressed up as fantasy characters. Instead, Halloween is seeing more of a lowkey celebration in 2020.  To keep the spooky season alive, Marjory Stoneman […]

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MSD staff put up the Chain of Life during the 2019-2020 school year. Students signed their names to pieces of paper to signify their pledge against drugs, as well as drinking and driving. Photo by Bryan Nguyen

MSD celebrates Red Ribbon Week with online resources

Red Ribbon Week is an annual week dedicated to spreading awareness about tobacco, drugs and alcohol in schools throughout the United States. It took place from Tuesday, Oct. 26 through Friday, Oct. 30, and helps students learn about drug prevention and the dangers of substance […]

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On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students and staff at MSD had difficulty with their WiFi due to internet connection issues at school. Photo by Matthew Rosenthal

MSD internet connectivity issues interfere with first period classes

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced a problem with the school’s WiFi, and this has not been the first time. At 6:45 a.m., around the time teachers started to arrive at school, the WiFi was not working. […]

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MSD administration allows students to submit their own ID pictures

MSD administration allows students to submit their own ID pictures

This year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has given freshmen the opportunity to submit their own photo for their student identification badges, with some restrictions. Those who previously enrolled at the school did not have to submit a photo since their photo is on record.  […]

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Graphic by Melodie Vo

Clubs and after-school activities meet virtually due to COVID-19

The universal appeal of clubs and after-school activities usually consists of service hours, getting involved and socialization. Students tend to load up on extracurriculars to bulk up their college resumes and help them stand out. The 2020-2021 school year is no different; however, the manner […]

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