Dance Marathon raises over $100,000 for Miracle Network Hospitals

Dance Marathon raises over $100,000 for Miracle Network Hospitals

The second annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Dance Marathon took place on Saturday, March 16, 2019, in the gymnasium. The donations raised through the event will be donated to the Miracle Network at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida. Taylor MorrisonTaylor Morrison is a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She plays flute in the Eagle Regiment […]

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Dance Marathon will be hosting a spirit week entitled "Miracle Week" leading up to the marathon. Photo by Rebecca Schneid

Dance Marathon host spirit week ‘for the kids’

Dance Marathon at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, an organization that raises money for pediatric cancer will take place on March 16. The week leading up to the event will be filled with spirit days to encourage and excite students about the event. “We want the whole school to be involved, and get excited so hopefully they [all] come to the marathon,” […]

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Dance Marathon makes top ten list for being the highest fundraising chapter in the nation

Dance Marathon makes top ten list for being the highest fundraising chapter in the nation

By staying true to the cause #FORTHEKIDS, Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ Dance Marathon Chapter ranked number nine on the top 10 list for highest raising high school dance marathons in the world this previous year, raising a total of $66,283.17 in donations. This made them the highest earning first year high school chapter in all of Dance Marathon history. “Our school […]

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Room Renovation. Murals, flexible seating, picnic style tables and inspirational signs add bright decor to room 430. Lysol funded the room makeover after English teacher Brittany Sinitch won their online contest for an extreme classroom makeover worth $5,000. Photos by Nyan Clarke

English teacher Brittany Sinitch gains popularity on social media

English I and Acting I teacher Brittany Sinitch is known for many things — she is an MSD alumna, social media influencer and Dance Marathon guru. Sinitch made her first instagram post as @fivefootoneteacher on Aug. 11, 2017. Since then, Sinitch has made around 240 additional posts and has gained more than 100,000 followers. Sinitch hopes to make a difference […]

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Senior Angelique Meneses and juniors Ethan Rocha and Drew Schwartz get ready to present the final donation total at Dance Marathon on April 2_. Photo by Rebecca Schneid.

[Photo Gallery] Dance Marathon event at MSD raises over $66,000

On Saturday, April 21 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held its first Miracle Network Dance Marathon. The event took place from 12 to 5 p.m. in the gym on campus. Participants either paid $10 at the door or pre-registered with a team and paid $15 which included a free shirt; participants had a fundraising goal of $100 each. A Miracle […]

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Dance marathon board hosts spirit week

Dance marathon board hosts spirit week

In preparation for the dance marathon, which will take place Feb. 24, 2018, the dance marathon board enacted a spirit week with themes to match the pride in helping children in need. The event served to raise awareness for the upcoming event and get students excited to participate through the spirited attire and lively music, which was played during both […]

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MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

Since she was 3 years old, dancing was a passion for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Angelique Meneses. With her equal enthusiasm for spirit and helping others, she took the opportunity to apply to be the MSD dance marathon morale chair. Morale chair is one of the executive roles for the dance marathon event which will take place on […]

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