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Cover for Emily Suvada's "This Mortal Coil"

[Review] ‘This Mortal Coil’ by Emily Suvada is a must read sci-fi book

Emily Suvada’s “This Mortal Coil” follows Catarina Agatta: a hacker and daughter of the renowned geneticist, Lachlan Agatta, who lives in a world where it is normal to inject technology into one’s body. A lethal virus epidemic, the hydra, is spreading around the globe and Lachlan […]

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MSD seniors Seth and Jason Klein shave off their hair while in quarantine to try out a new look. Photo by Samantha Goldblum

English teacher Michelle Daon prints copy of student’s writing for media center

At the end of the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year, English teacher Michelle Daon assigned her students to write literary definitions into a story book. Daon then took senior Mallory Mynatt’s work and printed it into a book for her.  Mynatt has autism, […]

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(From left to right) Rebecca Schneid, Caitlynn Tibbetts, Daniel Tabares, Leni Steinhardt and Brianna Fisher at the Jan. 23 "Parkland Speaks" panel discussion at Barnes and Nobles. Photo courtesy of Augustus Griffith.

Yearbook adviser Sarah Lerner releases “Parkland Speaks” book featuring MSD students

On Jan. 22, “Parkland Speaks,” a collection of MSD student pieces inspired by the Feb. 14 shooting became available to the public. The novel, edited by yearbook adviser and English teacher Sarah Lerner, features student self-expression through photography, poetry, personal essays and political letters. In […]

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Review: FTR Book “Want” illustrates the dangers of pollution

Review: FTR Book “Want” illustrates the dangers of pollution

In Cindy Pon’s novel Want readers are taken on a journey to near-future Taipei where the air is so polluted that there are specialized suits which only the rich can afford, leaving the poor to suffer. We are introduced to Jason Zhou, an orphan who […]

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Student journalists collaborate to publish the book: We Say #NeverAgain

Student journalists collaborate to publish the book: We Say #NeverAgain

Student journalists knew they had to continue their job of reporting, even though it would be challenging after the unthinkable happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14th. MSD’s newspaper staff released a special memorial issue after the shooting, and soon after released […]

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The Aerie staff works on the yearbook. Photo by Anna Dittman

CNN writes factually incorrect article about Aerie Yearbook

On Thursday, March 22, CNN released an article regarding the sale of MSD’s Aerie Yearbook. This article was filled with false information and quotes taken out of context. The article, “Parkland survivors will take a painful, personal experience public with a yearbook available nationally,” is […]

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Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

“Milk and Honey,” written by Rupi Kaur, has become an instant hit among teenage and adult women. Kaur’s book consists of poems about the struggles of womanhood and her own personal experiences of love and heartbreak. Each page is characterized by a poem with a […]

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Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

Skin and Bones brings attention to eating disorders

  The young adult novel, “Skin and Bones,” by Shelly Shahan was written to bring awareness of increasingly common teenage eating disorders. The story takes place in Los Angeles, California at a hospital eating disorder unit (EDU). It exhibits a coming of age journey through […]

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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 […]

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