Category: NEWS

Marjory’s Garden unites clubs, teachers and students

Marjory’s Garden unites clubs, teachers and students

With the clearing of the land by the 900 building, teachers and students have come together to start a new garden for future educational purposes. “We had a meeting last year in Save What’s Left, an environmental club, where Mrs. Orilio introduced a big plan for the land that was left after taking down the portables,” junior Casey Chin said. […]

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Hurricane Matthew threatens MSD

Hurricane Matthew threatens MSD

With Hurricane Matthew approaching, Marjory Stoneman Douglas has begun to prepare for the storm. Hurricane Matthew is expected to hit Florida and has been predicted to reach Parkland by Thu. Oct. 4. This dangerous storm already struck Haiti, taking many lives. According to CNN, the category four hurricane dumped almost 40 inches of rain on the impoverished nation, and it […]

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Creepy clowns cause credible concern

Creepy clowns cause credible concern

Recently, on social media platforms such as Twitter, there has been spreading awareness of “creepy clown” sightings in South Florida. These clowns, who have made online threats to local high schools (many in Palm Beach County), have now extended their threats to include Marjory Stoneman Douglas; while there is little evidence to prove that this is a substantiated concern, these sinister yet […]

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Hillary Clinton rallies support in Coral Springs

Hillary Clinton rallies support in Coral Springs

After hours of waiting in line, enduring the sweltering heat of the South Florida sun, enthusiastic fans of Hillary Clinton entered the Coral Springs Gymnasium dripping in passion (and for some, sweat). The Sept. 30 rally in support of the Democratic presidential candidate started on time, with doors opening around  1:30. It lasted nearly four hours. The venue was packed […]

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Peer counseling promotes peace with project

Peer counseling promotes peace with project

In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared Sept. 21 a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” Thus, to promote ideals of peace within the MSD campus in honor this day, peer counselors  decorated the school’s grounds with chalk art. This included a combination of quotes and illustrations. “It […]

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Long waits for lunches

In the past few years, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has seen a substantial increase in students. However, some issues have begun to arise as a result. The lunch line is a particular topic of concern. Students that buy school lunches are faced with a tremendously long line to purchase their meal. This is a trend seen around the nation; […]

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MSD going back to behavioral basics

MSD going back to behavioral basics

Throughout Florida high schools in the 2016-17 school year, behavioral lessons are becoming relevant to students once again. According to chemistry teacher Teresita Chipi, small misdemeanors have been on the rise; thus, the Broward County School Board is experimenting with new ways to stop this unrest on campus. To eradicate such problems, lessons on life skills are being implemented during […]

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Colleges visit MSD

College has been defined in many different ways: a place for higher education, an experience that allows people to grow, and a place that creates opportunities. However, as graduation approaches, many of the seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas will be able to define what college means for themselves. To increase college readiness, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School administration planned increasing opportunities for students […]

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Homecoming court brings surprises and emotions

Homecoming court brings surprises and emotions

As spirit week comes to an end, Marjory Stoneman Douglas held its packed Homecoming game at Cumber Stadium Friday evening. One of the most highly anticipated events is the announcement of the Homecoming court nominations and winners at the stadium. “I’m expecting Kevin Trejos and Suzanna Barna to win Homecoming prince and princess,” junior Kevin Woei said before the game. […]

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Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

  Setting up a poker table, roulette, three blackjack tables, loud music and concessions, Douglas’s student government succeeded in bringing a cafeteria filled fellow students together in celebration of school spirit this past Thursday night. “Our Game Night event is meant mainly to get our students as school-spirited as possible,” Event Committee Chair Lexi Angel said. “WIth the game and dance this […]

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