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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made the announcement that there would be refunds coming to families that have been paying into the Florida Prepaid tuition plan since 2008 and a reduction in the costs for new enrollments. The announcement was made Monday at Florida State College in Jacksonville. [BOB SELF/FLORIDA TIMES-UNION]

Florida Prepaid College prices drop result in thousands of refunds

The Florida Prepaid College Board has lowered plan prices, which is benefitting families. As an effect of the costs lowering, people in Florida are getting refunds across the state, resulting in more than $500 million in reimbursements, with an average of $4,700 per refund. Since […]

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MSD hosts district middle school debate tournament

MSD hosts district middle school debate tournament

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a debate competition for 750 middle school students from Broward County. Teachers and students from approximately 35 schools started arriving shortly after 1 p.m. and were directed to the auditorium. Once they were organized, the […]

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Voluntary suicide prevention training is given to MSD students

Voluntary suicide prevention training is given to MSD students

Throughout the week of Jan. 13 to Jan. 17, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students had the opportunity to attend a voluntary suicide prevention training seminar during their personalization classes. The purpose of the seminar was to increase awareness and educate students on the warning signs […]

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New and Improved. Media Specialist Diana Haneski, along with the mascot of the Orange Bowl Committee, Obie the Orange, welcome students and staff to enjoy the newly renovated media center on Monday, Nov. 18. In order to match the new look, the addition to the media center was named the STEAM Lab. Photo by Darian Williams

MSD’s media center renovated by Orange Bowl Committee

Students and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had the chance to view and explore a new addition to the media center: the STEAM Lab. This lab was built to encourage comfortable, collaborative work and communication amongst its users.  From Nov. 16-18, a corner […]

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Try one of these new cookbooks to up your game this Thanksgiving. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Should we have the whole week off for Thanksgiving Break?

Thanksgiving is one of America’s most beloved holidays. It’s a time for families to get together and be thankful for one another and their lives. As a result, in most school districts, students get a few days off to celebrate the holiday. In Broward County, […]

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MSD bowler Ashley Paris qualifies as an individual for bowling state meet

MSD bowler Ashley Paris qualifies as an individual for bowling state meet

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior, Ashley Paris, advanced as an individual for the upcoming bowling state meet.  To qualify as an individual, one has to bowl the best series, which is three games combined, out of those who don’t qualify as a team. On […]

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Petition to cancel school on Nov. 1 reaches 62,000+ signatures in five days

Petition to cancel school on Nov. 1 reaches 62,000+ signatures in five days

A petition has been started to cancel school on Friday, Nov. 1 for Broward County Public Schools. The petition started on Change.org, by Hollywood resident Karen Doberman, has reached over 62,000 signatures since its creation on Oct. 24.  “I believe that since Thursday is the […]

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MSD book club wins second place in “Battle of the Books”

MSD book club wins second place in “Battle of the Books”

On Tuesday, April 16, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s book club received second place in their first competition of the school year, “Battle of the Books.” The club competed against eleven other schools at the Broward County Library and lost to Coral Springs High School […]

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MSD Drama students practice performing for the show "Yo Vikings!" in spring of 2018.

“Song of Parkland” sheds light on importance of arts

“Song of Parkland,” is shining a spotlight on those recovering from a tragedy and inspiring the nation by showing how a group of young people can come out strong from a tragedy. This moving documentary includes original songs written by the students about their experience, […]

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Four students arrested after lunchtime altercation.

Four students arrested after engaging in a lunchtime fight

Ever since Feb. 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has been under the microscope of the entire nation. Security has been heightened and the administration has tried to crack down on violations of the Broward County Code of Conduct. However, on Feb. 26, four […]

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