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MSD administration encourages students to participate in ‘Toilet Paper Challenge’

MSD administration encourages students to participate in ‘Toilet Paper Challenge’

On Wednesday, April 15, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Twitter account put out a video challenge, encouraging MSD students to participate.  The video’s caption read, “Can you spare a square? We challenge you to the Toilet Paper Challenge. Retweet with a video of how […]

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College Board cancels June SAT in light of coronavirus pandemic

College Board cancels June SAT in light of coronavirus pandemic

Amid the current coronavirus pandemic, the College Board announced on Tuesday, April 16 that the June SAT will be canceled after previously reporting the cancellation of the May SAT. With over 2,181,043 confirmed cases and 145,457 deaths across 210 countries and territories as of April […]

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More people will begin wearing masks when going out due to this newly issued order. Some people have chosen to create their own masks out of fabric around the house or buy masks from online Photo taken by Brianna Fisher.

Coral Springs issues order for residents to start using face masks in public

Due to the spread of COVID-19, regulations and procedures are constantly changing.  As more tests come in positive, more changes have been made by the authorities.  The City of Coral Springs is under a “Safer at Home” order, which “requires residents to shelter in place […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference at the COVID-19 drive-through testing site at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Monday, March 30, 2020. Standing socially distanced are the mayors of four South Florida Counties, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Broward County Mayor Dale Holness, Palm Beach County Mayor David Kerner and Monroe County Mayor Heather Carruthers

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announces that all Florida schools will continue distance learning for the rest of the school year

On April 18, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that schools in the state of Florida will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. DeSantis follows in the footsteps of 27 other states that have already announced school closures.  Because distance learning has already […]

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The Magnolia Movie Theater parking lot is empty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Travis Newberry.

Movies will not be featured in theaters and are going straight to on-demand due to the coronavirus outbreak

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters across the globe have temporarily shut their doors, including local theaters AMC and Magnolia Theaters. Instead of movies not being displayed at this time of year, production companies have decided to feature these movies on demand.  Rather than […]

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Teachers Jeff Foster and Ronit Reoven host ‘Tea Time’ Zoom call

Teachers Jeff Foster and Ronit Reoven host ‘Tea Time’ Zoom call

On Friday, April 17, AP Government teacher, Jeff Foster, and AP Psychology teacher, Ronit Reoven, hosted an informal zoom call for their students called “Tea Time.” The name stemmed from the phrase “spilling the tea,” as the two aimed to share news and discuss opinions […]

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Students' online attendance being marked throughout the week. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

BCPS implements new attendance policy for online learning

On March 30, 2020 online learning began for students as a result of the rapid spread of COVID-19. The closure of schools is just one of the many effects of the virus. Due to this pandemic, the Student Services Department has provided a way to […]

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Junior Christine Yared was selected as an eARTh Day Art Contest finalist with a painting featuring a girl in a honeycomb. The inspiration behind the piece comes from pervious sketches and the bees population decrease. Photo courtesy of Christine Yared

Junior Christine Yared selected as a finalist of Local 10 News eARTh Day Art Contest

With Earth Day around the corner, Local 10 News has decided to host its third annual eARTh Day Art Contest, in which any student from a Monroe, Miami-Dade or Broward County school is eligible to participate in. One student per school is allowed to submit […]

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President of the Broward Teachers Union, Anna Fusco, addresses the BTU members at the latest Impasse meeting.

Broward County Public School teachers set to vote on contract changes

For the first time ever, Broward County Public School teachers are casting their ballots online this week to vote to either accept or reject changes to their contract amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The ratification vote comes after months of tension, failed negotiations and a final […]

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Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, schools all around the United States have been ordered to close their doors. Although students can no longer physically attend school, they still must continue their education by participating in online schooling. Many educators are relying on Zoom as their […]

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