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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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Volunteers check in a student athlete at a voluntary conditioning session. Student athletes must be submit to a health screening before entering the campus for conditioning. Photo by Destiny Cazaeu

MSD fall sports teams begin voluntary conditioning; official practices to start Monday

Football was one of the two MSD sports to begin voluntary conditioning once the school year began. On Sep. 21, both the Marjory Stoneman Douglas varsity football team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams held their first voluntary conditioning session of the season. […]

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Graphic by Madison Lenard

BCPS urges students to reset their Clever passwords for increased security

On Sept. 9, Broward County Public Schools sent out an announcement both through Canvas and a phone call to parents. The county has requested that students in all grades create a new password in an effort to deter hacks into student accounts. “This is a […]

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Three code yellows have been initiated at MSD as a result of calls from an individual in China.

Calls from individual in China prompt multiple code yellow lockdowns at MSD

On Tuesday, Sept.1, a code yellow lockdown was initiated at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The code was called at 10:38 a.m., and lifted at 12:59 p.m. However, this was only one of three code yellows called during the week, with the others occurring on […]

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Broward County Public Schools waives finals and Florida Department of Education cancels end-of-course exams

Broward County Public Schools waives finals and Florida Department of Education cancels end-of-course exams

Due to the coronavirus crisis, Broward County Public Schools has entirely transitioned to online classes to complete the fourth quarter. The district has acknowledged the difficulties associated with this transition for teachers and students alike and thus has altered its standards for the 2019-2020 school […]

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Broward County Public Schools has created a survey to gain insight on distant learning from students and their families

Broward County Public Schools has created a survey to gain insight on distant learning from students and their families

The COVID-19 outbreak has taken a toll on everyone’s lives and affected the format of student learning across the United States. As a result of school closures and social distancing requirements, students are now finishing their fourth quarter online through school and video call platforms […]

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MSD graduation ceremony moves to a virtual platform

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events have been postponed, moved to virtual platforms or even canceled completely. The cancellations of events where a large number of people would normally gather have greatly affected high school seniors. Current seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]

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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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With school temporarily out of session, many teachers and students have been using chatting platforms such as Zoom to learn virtually.

MSD begins distance learning with new schedule

Due to the worldwide pandemic known as the coronavirus or COVID-19, schools around the nation have closed down in an attempt to reduce the spread of the disease. While students and staff are not allowed on campus for classroom learning, video chat software such as […]

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Schools across the district provide breakfast and lunch to students and families in need amid the coronavirus

Schools across the district provide breakfast and lunch to students and families in need amid the coronavirus

COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is impacting families in many different ways. Since the coronavirus outbreak, unemployment has had a prominent impact throughout Broward County. The sudden shortage of jobs has led to some families struggling to afford food for their children since they […]

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