Tag: COVID-19

Senior Connor Lieberman walks through the field during an MSD football practice, wearing his mask as mandated by coaches.

Sports teams set different rules for mask usage

During a time whre there is no definitive answer on how to integrate COVID-19 protections into daily life, finding a way to participate in sports with a lower risk of contracting the coronavirus has led to coaches taking action. There is a general consensus on […]

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Coordinators and helpers stand around their front banner displaying the event title and information

The Eagle Regiment hosts their 31st annual Pops N’ Pies event

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment hosted their annual Pops N’ Pies event on Friday, Oct. 9 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel & Convention Center. The Eagle Regiment hosts this event every year, as it is the first performance of […]

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Attentively watching the boy, the two sitting dogs heed the next direction in their training.

Fostering, animal rescues and shelters are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Across the nation, citizens have sought comfort by spending time with their beloved pets. For those in search of similar support, fulfillment and connection, foster care is an available opportunity that provides this while allowing people to support an animal’s well-being. Due to being constricted […]

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Taysom Hill #7 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates his nine-yard touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers with Marquez Callaway #12 during their NFL game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Oct. 12, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints won 30-27 in overtime. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images/TNS)

NFL Season in jeopardy as more players test positive for COVID-19

In March, all major sports leagues were forced to cancel their seasons due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. Football fans everywhere questioned if and when the NFL season would start again.  Now, in October, it is preparing for a Monday night matchup between the […]

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There are a variety of safe festive activities for community members to participate in, including socially distanced pumpkin patches. Photo by Gabriel Uchoa.

Local fall activities for community members to participate in

Fall has arrived, introducing the autumn air, the tasty treats, the line-up of holidays and the variety of festive activities. In past years, people would gather for themed parties, walkthrough pumpkin patches and haunted houses, but this year is different.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 […]

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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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Volunteers check in a student athlete at a voluntary conditioning session. Student athletes must be submit to a health screening before entering the campus for conditioning. Photo by Destiny Cazaeu

MSD fall sports teams begin voluntary conditioning; official practices to start Monday

Football was one of the two MSD sports to begin voluntary conditioning once the school year began. On Sep. 21, both the Marjory Stoneman Douglas varsity football team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams held their first voluntary conditioning session of the season. […]

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Broward County Public Schools give students the option to stay-at-home or attend physical school.

[Opinion] Broward County Public Schools should not reopen for face-to-face instruction

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full force, there is no reason why Broward County Public School students should resume face-to-face instruction during the coronavirus pandemic.  After completing an entire month of online school, the Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie was pressured by […]

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Teachers must learn to balance both teaching from home and taking care of their children. Graphic by Julia Landy

Teachers balance online instruction and taking care of their own children at home

As a way to stay socially distant during the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts worldwide, including Broward County Public Schools, have switched to remote online learning to start the 2020-21 school year. This school year is different as students and teachers will be learning primarily using […]

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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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