Tag: Debate

MSD students gather for a team photo at Harvard University. Photo courtesy of MSD Speech and Debate

MSD Speech and Debate competes at Harvard

On Friday, Feb 13. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a delegation of over 30 students to Cambridge, Mass. to compete in the 46th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament. This tournament oversees the top debaters from the nation to compete against one another. In Congress, […]

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MSD hosts district middle school debate tournament

MSD hosts district middle school debate tournament

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a debate competition for 750 middle school students from Broward County. Teachers and students from approximately 35 schools started arriving shortly after 1 p.m. and were directed to the auditorium. Once they were organized, the […]

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MSD Speech and Debate Students Place at First Debate Tournament

MSD Speech and Debate Students Place at First Debate Tournament

The first after school tournament, AST, for Broward County Schools Speech and Debate took place Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019. These monthly tournaments occur at Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, FL, and are an opportunity for freshmen to gain early experiences in speech and debate. […]

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Graphic by Nyan Clarke

Students debate whether the school system restricts or encourages development of creativity

The imagination of a child knows no bounds. Whether it includes carelessly finger painting a canvas with a rainbow of colors, building a Lego tower so tall and believing it is a skyscraper, or playing on a swing set and feeling only a short distance […]

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[Club Profile] MSD Debate team is determined to succeed

[Club Profile] MSD Debate team is determined to succeed

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Debate club is an award-winning program that attracts dozens of members each year. The club is run by Jesus Caro, a debate teacher who joined the MSD staff last year. Debate, like several other classes at MSD, is a co-curricular organization […]

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Speech and debate program undergoes changes

Speech and debate program undergoes changes

MSD’s speech and debate team is ending one chapter, but beginning a new one. Following the departure of the team’s previous director, the program has only just begun to change. The new teacher, Jesus Caro, is excited for all the future progress to be made. […]

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Douglas's Mu Alpha Theta chapter, sitting side by side with past awards

Clubs At MSD

ANIME CLUB Headed by Ashley Kurth, Douglas’ Anime Club meets every Friday in room 512 immediately after school. The club is open to all students that seek to learn more about their passion for anime. ASIAN CLUB The Asian Club is advised by Mrs. Simmons in […]

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Democratic presidential hopefuls debate Oct. 13.

A great night for Democrats- it’s not debatable

It was a record breaking night for the Democratic party- 15.3 million people tuned into CNN to watch the first of the Democratic debates Tuesday Oct. 13, not counting the 980,000 who accessed online streams. 4.8 million of these people were between the ages of […]

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