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Seniors (right) Leni Steinhardt, (middle) Emily Wolfman, and (left) Sari Kauffman stand on the hoods of their car to follow CDC guidelines while still celebrating decision day. Photo courtesy of Leni Steinhardt

Seniors celebrate Decision Day from a distance

In the midst of quarantine, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and around the nation have been robbed of the traditional college decision day on May 1. However, to keep spirits up while following social distancing guidelines, many students in MSD’s senior class have […]

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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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[Opinion] Seniors need more college application support

[Opinion] Seniors need more college application support

There are plenty of people who will sit down and help you whittle your college application down to perfection– if you’re willing to pay. College admissions counselors aim to help students gain acceptance to the university of their dreams. However, that help comes with a […]

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As a result of COVID-19, national testing such as the SAT and ACT have been canceled. Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

SATs and ACTs canceled through May due to virus fears

For many juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Test (ACT) are important exams in their high school careers. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the April 4 ACT and CollegeBoard‘s May 2 SAT were canceled. “Initially I was […]

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Revolution Prep Assistant Regional Director Ryan Baroff talks about the preparation needed for college entrance exams.

MSD PTSO introduce ‘Demystifying the College Entrance Exams’

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a “Demystifying the College Entrance Exams” presentation in the John Rusnak Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. MSD’s Parent Teacher Student Association was put in charge of the informative seminar, which partnered with Revolution Prep, an interactive […]

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Students are constantly viewing colleges on social media sites. Photo by Maria Vera

[Opinion] Colleges should be able to use social media accounts to influence admission decisions

Social media, including Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, requires mature and responsible users in order to make smart decisions and act with respectable behavior. All users need to be fully aware that whatever is posted is seen by everyone forever, whether the post is deleted or […]

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Students utilize both free and private tutors to prepare for SAT

Students utilize both free and private tutors to prepare for SAT

 Since it’s debut in 1926, the SAT has been used as a benchmark for judging an individual’s preparedness for college. A student’s test scores is one of the defining factors of their college application. The SAT’s status has a tendency to make some students stressed. […]

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MSD parents gather to listen to presentations regarding college financial aid. 
Photo by Joyce Han

MSD parents attend Financial Aid Information Night

On Wednesday, Sept. 18th,  BRACE advisor Ana Farrand organized a follow-up meeting to last week’s college information night, in the Stoneman Douglas auditorium to thoroughly explain the financial aid process and scholarship opportunities for students and parents.  The 90-minute meeting focused on applying for FAFSA, […]

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Bright Futures SAT score requirement increases for the graduating Class of 2021

On June 18, 2019, members of the Florida Legislature signed Senate Bill 190 in Tallahassee, which requires the Florida Bright Futures scholarship SAT score requirement to increase. Bright futures is a scholarship that awards students money depending upon a certain SAT score. Although this bill […]

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MSD Class of 2018 heads to college

MSD Class of 2018 heads to college

  Link: https://bit.ly/2Lj22re Kevin TrejosKevin Trejos is a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He is the President of Politics Club and the Chairman of the Political Committee in Rho Kappa. His interests include politics, photography, and soccer.More Posts Follow Me:

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