Tag: coronavirus pandemic

How to make a mask out of everyday materials

How to make a mask out of everyday materials

If you don’t have symptoms of the coronavirus, should you wear a mask? It’s now required in most parts of the United States, including here in South Florida, that people wear a mask, bandana or another substitute to cover the mouth while in public places. […]

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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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Students are feeling down while being isolated

How are students feeling about the school year being cut short?

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in the United States, students all across the nation are now being forced to stay isolated indoors and remain socially distant. As a result, schools have cut the physical school year short, converting to online schooling to allow students […]

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis removes his face mask as he prepares to talk to the media on April 8 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  The city of Miami Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to convert the facility into an alternate care facility.

Governor Ron DeSantis reveals COVID-19 hit Florida during Super Bowl LIV

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently discussed his concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic at a news conference on March 31, explaining that the coronavirus had reached Florida months before the pandemic had spread nationally. He believes this because of the large number of visitors from all […]

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Graphic by Darian Williams

[Opinion] Coronavirus offers students much needed perspective on stress

A crisis can be defined as a time of intense difficulty, trouble or danger; the coronavirus can definitely fit this label. Not only has the virus completely terrified the citizens of America, but it has also paralyzed the ongoing actions of the nation. Although the […]

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Students visited MSD on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, to collect laptops for distance learning.

MSD hands out laptops to students on Friday 3/20 and Saturday 3/28

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many schools across the nation, including Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have moved to online classes in order to keep students and administration safe and healthy. On Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, the MSD administration and staff handed […]

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