Tag: coronavirus

Sparsely populated, the Pine Trails Park playground is open to those who follow the park's COVID-19 precautionary guidelines.

Students’ favorite local places change during the COVID-19 pandemic

The breeze refreshes your sun-kissed, warm face. Earbuds bursting with music hang on your ears, curled around a face mask. Your legs pump your bicycle energetically to propel yourself into the cool scenery of grass and trees intermingling after a fresh rain. For many students, […]

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[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

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Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony announced that two additional deputies have been fired as a result of the agency's internal affairs investigation into the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland at BSO headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on June 26, 2019. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

Broward County August Primary Recap: Black candidates sweep county-wide elections

In a year consumed by Coronavirus, racial justice protests and an impending presidential election, voters across Broward County turned out to vote in this year’s Aug. 18 primary election. With changing demographics and racial politics, Black candidates swept the ballot across Broward, with all five […]

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MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

Now that fall is approaching, the question has been raised by kids and parents alike: is trick-or-treating canceled this year? The current answer isn’t a clear yes or no, because it’s truly up to how comfortable someone is going door-to-door and possibly coming in contact […]

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Senior Lindsey Salomone participates in her extracurricular activity while following COVID-19 guidelines. Wearing a mask and social distancing are just some of the ways students are staying safe. Photo by Gabriel Uchoa

Social distancing guidelines alter the way students are getting involved in extracurriculars

COVID-19 has been a popular topic of discussion since the outbreak over six months ago. The pandemic has affected each and every aspect of life as we know it; from staying six feet apart to wearing face coverings while in public. Both the switch to […]

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Students should not have homework during virtual school, due to the overwhelming amount of screen time already done during school hours. Photo by Madison Lenard.

[Opinion] Students should not have homework during virtual school

Due to the widespread coronavirus pandemic, many aspects of our daily lives have been adjusted to fit a new normal. In order to comply with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and keep everyone safe, many schools across the globe have transitioned to […]

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The Coral Springs Postal Office is only one among many post offices that have been affected by these changes. Photo by Rayne Welser.

Concerns arise after recent changes to US Postal Service

*Indicates that the name of a source has been changed to protect their identity On June 15, Louis DeJoy took over as the 75th Postmaster General for the United States Postal Service. DeJoy immediately implemented operational changes, which have drawn criticism from postal workers and […]

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A day in the life of peer counseling teacher Laura Rountree

A day in the life of peer counseling teacher Laura Rountree

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, teachers’ daily schedule has been altered drastically. The transition to online learning has challenged the way teachers are accustomed to teach, and will continue teaching for the 2020-2021 school year. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Peer Counseling teacher and […]

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Senior Alexis Sealy poses with her homemade mask for her business Instagram page. Photo courtesy of Alexis Sealy.

New mask fashion trends emerge

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Metaphorical figure questions mental health and stability of circumstances

The stressors of COVID-19 and online learning actively affect the mental state of students and teachers

Are you okay? Take a moment to think: have you been okay? Ever since the hurricane of 2020 hit the nation, it has become harder and harder to answer “yes” amidst the wind and rain. As society and school as we know it transitions into […]

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