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With Florida on lockdown, pet adoption surges

With Florida on lockdown, pet adoption surges

Sheltering in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus can be boring and lonely. However, something that is rarely lonely or boring is having a new pet. Quarantine has caused a significant spike in adoption and fostering of pets, including dogs and cats. Many are […]

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis address the public during a press conference at the Pembroke Pines coronavirus testing site. Photo courtesy of David Santiago of the Miami Herald

Parkland residents are ordered to “Shelter in Place”

On Thursday, March 26, beginning at 12:01 a.m., Parkland residents were ordered to “Shelter in Place.” This action was in efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and keep all residents safe and healthy. There were many guidelines previously in place, such as maintaining […]

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Students and parents take interest in study abroad programs in Europe.

Annual college fair informs MSD students of college options and opportunities

On Thursday, Feb. 20, Marjory Stoneman Douglas students and parents had the opportunity to meet with college admission representatives to discuss various scholarship opportunities, the majors and minors offered and other related topics.  The cafeteria was open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with around […]

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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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Faith Hartwig wins the title of ‘Best In Category’ for painting at Broward All Stars Exhibition

Faith Hartwig wins the title of ‘Best In Category’ for painting at Broward All Stars Exhibition

On Thursday, Oct. 31, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sophomore Faith Hartwig won “Best In Category” in the Broward All Stars Exhibition for her oil painting. The Broward All Star Exhibition was an art competition for Broward County high school students. Categories offered included photography, […]

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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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Photo Courtesy of Ella Singer

MSD sisters create charity project, “Birthdays and Books”

On June 23, 2019, junior Ella Singer and freshman Lily Singer announced the start of their charity project called “Birthday and Books.”  Ella and Lily first started volunteering with the help of their mother, Kimberly Singer, who works with the most unprivileged parts of the […]

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Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

MSD students walkout in hopes of better mental health support at school

Students walked off campus on Wednesday, April 3, in order to call attention to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s lack of assistance regarding mental health. Through snapchat, students spread the word of the walkout, as well as shared their thoughts and opinions. At 10:48 a.m., […]

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Senior Dianjelo Amaya celebrates signing to college with his family and administrators

Seniors sign for their futures

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, five seniors committed to colleges across the country in hopes to pursue their athletic dreams as well as their education. Signing day is a major deal for young athletes who hope to pursue a career in both collegiate level athletics and […]

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New seating area is filled with color and comfort with coloring utensils for students to express their creativity with.

Baptist Health and local Ikea partner up to refurbish the Wellness Center at MSD

On Saturday, Feb. 2, Baptist Health and the Ikea store in Sunrise, Florida gave the Marjory Stoneman Douglas wellness center a much needed makeover. The wellness center is a place where MSD students go if they are feeling upset or anxious and are looking for […]

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