Tag: DECA

Seniors from the Hospitality Entrepreneurship class at MSD have started their own company. Photo courtesy of Annie Pretner

Seniors from MSD Hospitality Entrepreneurship class create ‘Smile Senders’ company

Every year, seniors in the Hospitality 4 class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School start their own company. These seniors are part of the Junior Achievement Fellows program, which holds a competition with various schools given the task of creating and carrying out their own […]

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Graphic by Melodie Vo

Clubs and after-school activities meet virtually due to COVID-19

The universal appeal of clubs and after-school activities usually consists of service hours, getting involved and socialization. Students tend to load up on extracurriculars to bulk up their college resumes and help them stand out. The 2020-2021 school year is no different; however, the manner […]

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The three DECA officers in charge of Middle School Relations practice their presentation before a meeting.

MSD’s DECA in the Middle program connects with local middle school students

At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a program called DECA in the Middle has recently been introduced to both the high schoolers at MSD and local middle schoolers at Westglades Middle School. The sole purpose of the program is to educate middle schoolers on the […]

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The upcoming Mayoral election and what it means for MSD students

The upcoming Mayoral election and what it means for MSD students

Parkland Mayoral candidates Rich Walker (left) and Stacy Kagan (right) prepare to face off in November 3, 2020 election. Photos courtesy of Rich Walker and Stacy Kagan official campaigns

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Customers order from Cecilie's Gourmet Italian Ices. Photo by Rayne Welser.

MSD DECA rewards members with free Italian ice

Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School DECA club who paid their $30 dues by Sept. 9 were able to pick up one free small Italian ice from Cecilie’s Gourmet Italian Ices. Both the new and returning members of DECA participated in the event, […]

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MSD introduces ‘Girls Who Start’ Club

MSD introduces ‘Girls Who Start’ Club

The DECA Program here at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has taken a step deeper into women’s entrepreneurship with Girls Who Start. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, MSD’s DECA program still found a way to launch their new chapter project, titled “Girls Who Start.”  “Girls Who […]

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At the senior drive-by that took place on Saturday, March 30, MSD DECA President Mandi Jaffe and her brother Harris Jaffe received their graduation stoles and a DECA blanket.

MSD DECA holds a drive-by celebration for their seniors at Pine Trails Park

On Saturday, May 30, DECA seniors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were invited to drive by Pine Trails Park to be celebrated by fellow officers and DECA teachers. The event took place at 11 a.m. and required participants to wear masks amid the coronavirus […]

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DECA conducts Helping Hands donation collection

DECA conducts Helping Hands donation collection

The DECA chapter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School finished one of their many Helping Hands donation projects on March 5. These programs are conducted regularly through the main DECA organization in order to raise money and supplies for local charitable causes. This most recent […]

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DECA students and Aston Gardens residents participate in games for their chapter project "Connecting the Generations."

DECA presents their first chapter project “Connecting the Generations”

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s DECA had their first chapter project at Aston Gardens, an assisted living facility located in Parkland, Florida. The project was titled “Connecting the Generations” and consisted of many activities including Thanksgiving-themed bingo and board games, which […]

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The essential oil and bracelet package that is being sold as "pure serenity"

MSD students create Pure Serenity bracelets

DECA Hospitality and Entrepreneurship’s fourth year class project has hit the market this year, and its students have been working to create, market and sell a new product called Pure Serenity. Pure Serenity is a company that sells a blend of essential oils on a […]

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