Tag: Broward County Public Schools

Winner. Rachel Kusher poses with a pig during a normal school day at MSD. Kusher was voted for the Broward Schools Counselor of the year. Photo by Ariella Bishari

Rachel Kusher voted Broward Schools Counselor of the Year

Broward County Public Schools has voted one of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s guidance counselors, Rachel Kusher, as Broward Schools Counselor of the Year. She is now in the running for the Florida School Counselor of the Year award. “We were partners our first year […]

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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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Students experienced major complications with their Canvas pages over the three-day weekend. All classes that had been linked with Pinnacle were no longer visible to students. Photo by Ava Steil

BCPS high school students experience complications with Canvas and Pinnacle

The initial transition period from in-person to online learning has not been without its technical issues. In order to combat basic problems, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School created hotlines for their technology specialists. However, on Sept. 27, students and teachers discovered an issue that was […]

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Graphic by Analisa Castronovo

Planned MSD renovations nearing end of planning phase

As part of Broward County Public Schools’ SMART Bond program, new art supplies, air conditioning units, roofs and a fire alarm system are coming to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  In 2014, Broward County voters approved an $800 million bond to be paid through an […]

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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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A protester holds up their homemade sign made out of cardboard at the "Fund Our Future" rally in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday, Jan.13.

2020 legislative session allocates $500 million to increase teacher salaries across Florida

With the conclusion of the two-month 2020 legislative session in the Florida state Capitol, the legislature finalized a $92 billion state budget. Within the budget, Florida lawmakers reached an agreement to allocate more than $500 million to increase starting teacher salaries for the 2020-2021 school […]

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Seniors Nick Joseph and Isaac Christian represent MSD on Broward County’s graduation committee

Seniors Nick Joseph and Isaac Christian represent MSD on Broward County’s graduation committee

On Saturday, April 18, Florida Governor Ron Desantis announced the closure of school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. With schools officially being closed for the rest of the school year, seniors are concerned as to what will […]

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Class of 2020 board posts video dedicated to the senior class to spread positivity

Due to the recent closure of schools for the 2019-2020 school year by Governor Ron DeSantis, seniors have officially lost out on the last couple months of their last year of high school.  Before Broward County Public Schools releases any information regarding special events such […]

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Dancing Queen. Senior Helena Denny dances at prom on May 11 at The Westin Ft. Lauderdale hotel. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD prom officially canceled amid coronavirus outbreak

On Thursday, April 16, two days before Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida students would not be returning to school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prom was officially canceled amid concerns regarding COVID-19. MSD Principal […]

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The #CoronaCant movement started by Boca Raton High School students has connected people across the nation and the world.

Boca Raton High School students start #CoronaCant movement to connect people across the world

Despite the negative circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and students from Boca Raton, Florida formed an organization titled #CoronaCant. The movement kicked off in mid-March. #CoronaCant was co-founded by Luke Lynch, an alumnus from Boca Raton High School and current freshman at American University, […]

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