Category: NEWS

Jeter Wins Teacher of the Year

Jeter Wins Teacher of the Year

On October 13th, our very own astronomy teacher, Mr. Jeter, was declared “Teacher of the Year”, and he could not be any happier. “It is a wonderful feeling to be recognized by my peers,” Jeter said, “especially because of the tremendous respect that I have for my colleagues.” The way the process works is that all of the school’s faculty […]

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Marisa’s Way assembly

Marisa’s Way assembly

Yesterday, Nov.17, Founders of the Marisa’s Way Non Profit organization came to MSD to raise awareness for wrong way driving to students and teachers. Marisa’s Way was started by Marisa’s father, Gary Catronio, to raise awareness of wrong way driving in an effort to make a positive impact out of a tragic situation, and in hopes of preventing other parents, friends, […]

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Is the 2016-2017 school year starting early?

The Broward County School Board has been considering ending summer vacation early for the 2016-2017 school year. At the most recent meeting, members have decided to start school on the original date, Aug. 22 instead of Aug. 15. Because of this decision the last day of school will be later to account for the difference. “We as a board have […]

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(From left to right) Morgan Schreiber, Kathy Liu, Joanna Zhuang, Jessie Sinitch, Sam Maldonado, Keila Velasquez, and Kathy Liu fill three cars with clothing donations.

Women Out of the Kitchen hosts clothing drive

The holiday season hasn’t quite hit yet, but already, the spirit of giving has begun to saturate the air. Douglas’s Women Out of the Kitchen experienced this premature philanthropic rush last week, as the club hosted the second annual clothing drive for Women in Distress. Lasting from Oct. 26 to 30, the clothing drive raised a total of about $2,500 […]

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Students set to meet US Secretary of Education

Students set to meet US Secretary of Education

On Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders chapter will attend the National Youth Empowerment & Solutions Conference (Y.E.S) Teen Summit, hosted by the Trayvon Martin Foundation at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami Beach. This empowerment summit aims to promote leadership among minority groups at schools throughout the state. Mentoring Tomorrow’s  Leaders is a state-wide program that […]

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Caw Caw Book Club

Caw Caw Book Club

The Caw Caw Book Club: It’s a new year and a new book club! Mrs. Falkowski and Mrs. Haneski, the leaders of the MSD book club, have started off this year with a whole new set of books and plans for increasing the excitement. “The goals of the book club are to complete the teen reading book list, compete in […]

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Our Own MSD Owl

Our Own MSD Owl

Among Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ long list of new additions is one mysterious Burrowing Owl, which is perched in a palm tree next to the 200 building. This small, flat headed, yellow eyed, long legged bird is active during the day, yet hunts primarily at night. Usually, these kinds of owls burrow in clear wide-open areas, such as pastures, agricultural fields, […]

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MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

The Nordstrom Scholarship is worth $10,000 and is awarded to only 80 high school students each year throughout the United States. Nordstrom is thrilled to help dozens of outstanding students reach their goals of attending a four-year university. Senior Isaac Hetzroni, a self-proclaimed over-achiever, recently earned one of these rare Nordstrom scholarships. He holds the title of Senior Class President, and […]

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Chick-fil-a Fundraiser

Chick-fil-a Fundraiser

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Senior Class hosted its kickoff Chick-Fil-A fundraiser in the courtyard after school on Friday, Oct. 16. They sold chicken sandwiches and nuggets immediately following the final release bell. According to Senior Class President Isaac Hetzroni, the proceeds go toward the senior class, prom and other school spirit events. They raised $200. “Depending on how well it goes, we will […]

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PSAT Changes

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1,135 underclassmen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas took the PSAT. This is the first batch of underclassmen to take the new PSAT. There have been various changes made to the PSAT. Among the changes are things such as time, number of sections and scoring. The amount of time given to students PSAT before was two hours and ten […]

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