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The official YouTube channel of Advanced Placement offering students video reviews for any AP class.

How to have aced the online Advanced Placement exams for the 2020 school year

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing a transition to online school, there have been several changes to end-of-course exams in the United States. While most classes will not have a final or EOC, Advanced Placement exams have continued onward with a few changes. The traditional format […]

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AP Exams are moved online following COVID-19 outbreak

AP Exams are moved online following COVID-19 outbreak

The fast-changing and life-altering coronavirus crisis has forced a number of quick adaptations to every part of the education system. On April 3, the College Board announced that they would be adapting the Advanced Placement Exams to be shorter, digital and focused on curriculum that […]

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As a result of COVID-19, national testing such as the SAT and ACT have been canceled. Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

SATs and ACTs canceled through May due to virus fears

For many juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Test (ACT) are important exams in their high school careers. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the April 4 ACT and CollegeBoard‘s May 2 SAT were canceled. “Initially I was […]

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Sophomore Ayla Bogart sings at one of her gigs. Photo courtesy of Ayla Bogart

February’s Musician of the Month: Ayla Bogart

Ayla Bogart, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a triple-threat performer for many years. She’s been a singer since she could talk, a dancer for ten years and a percussionist for five years. “I’ve always known music. I have loved music […]

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College Board waives testing fees for MSD students

Following the events of Feb. 14, College Board made the decision to waive all testing fees for all students who were enrolled at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prior to the shooting. College Board in an attempt to show support for the Parkland community has […]

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Student Stress Reaches New Heights

Many students at Douglas would agree that one of the main reasons for their distaste for school comes from the excessive stress it brings into their lives. This is not to say that school should not be in our lives – it’s a necessity – but it is to say that […]

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Mrs. Hitchcock's 5th Period Class

A Revolutionary Project

Every year, AP U.S. History teacher Lisa Hitchcock has her students simulate their choice of influential, yet relatively unknown participants of the American Revolution. Students are required to create a costume, visual, primary source and background information in order to accurately depict their figure. “I began […]

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