Tag: Delaney Walker

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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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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Malbec Grill, located in Parkland, is one of the many businesses that have reopened their doors during Phase One of the reopening processes. The restaurant is now available for dine-in, curbside pick-up and no-contact delivery. Photo by Delaney Walker

Florida businesses have begun to reopen

On Monday, May 4, amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Florida began the process of reopening businesses throughout the state. This ruling included all counties except Broward, Miami Dade and Palm Beach due to their high amount of cases. Instead of opening everything up at once, […]

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MSD color guard seeks new members for upcoming season

MSD color guard seeks new members for upcoming season

Throughout the first week of May, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Color Guard began posting on Instagram about why people should join as a way to kick start their own spirit week. Color guard requires a lot of dedication and commitment, so they are […]

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Sophomore Nicolette Gulla, is preparing to perform at the Orlando Bands of America performance. Photo courtesy of Keith Wechsler.

May’s Musician of the Month: Nicolette Gulla

Nicolette Gulla, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been an alto saxophone player for several years. She began in the sixth grade and is going into her sixth year of playing the instrument.   Her older brother, Guido, first inspired her to play. […]

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This is a finished product of the Bill Clinton Swag Trend, featuring country albums. Photo courtesy of Molly Conn.

Music trend ‘Bill Clinton Swag’ spreads on social media

Over the past few weeks, there have been multiple Instagram trends that have spanned over various subjects, including women positivity and pets. The newest trend on social media  is referred to as “Bill Clinton Swag,” and is popular amongst users of all ages.  The challenge […]

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Students' online attendance being marked throughout the week. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

BCPS implements new attendance policy for online learning

On March 30, 2020 online learning began for students as a result of the rapid spread of COVID-19. The closure of schools is just one of the many effects of the virus. Due to this pandemic, the Student Services Department has provided a way to […]

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Students work on online programs, such as Canvas, to complete their assignments. Photo by Delaney Walker

[Opinion] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not repeat a grade

Many new changes and protocols have been put into place due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. This includes the shutdown of non-essential businesses, parks and schools. Additionally, many towns have issued a shelter-in-place order. Along with these changes, students have shifted towards online learning, […]

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Women positivity chain seen throughout Instagram platform

Women positivity chain seen throughout Instagram platform

Beginning on March 23, a women’s’ positivity chain was posted throughout Instagram stories in hopes to draw attention and stress away from COVID-19 and redirect it toward women empowerment. The chain’s post consisted of a picture of themselves, the people they were nominating and the […]

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis address the public during a press conference at the Pembroke Pines coronavirus testing site. Photo courtesy of David Santiago of the Miami Herald

Parkland residents are ordered to ‘Shelter in Place’

On Thursday, March 26, beginning at 12:01 a.m., Parkland residents were ordered to “Shelter in Place.” This action was in efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and keep all residents safe and healthy. There were many guidelines previously in place, such as maintaining […]

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