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Matthew Wargo joins the JV football staff

Matthew Wargo joins the JV football staff

Matthew Wargo is a U.S. history teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Wargo has been teaching at MSD for three years, but recently became one of the new junior varsity football coaches. He is very excited for the opportunity to be able to coach. Wargo has been colleagues with Varsity football coach, William Short, for the last three years, […]

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MSD womens varsity swim and dive team places fifth in county championship

On Oct. 5 the MSD Womens Varsity Swim and Dive competed in the 2019 Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA) Swimming and Diving Championships at South Florida Aquatic Club.  MSD placed fifth out of 22 teams with a score of 146 through 24 events. “I think the meet went well,” senior Penelope Jacobson said. “I am happy about how I performed […]

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Men’s varsity swim team competes at their second meet of the season

On Sept. 11 The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Men’s varsity swim team participated in their second meet of the season due to last week’s cancellation due to Hurricane Dorian. They competed with honor and dignity out of respect for the attacks that took place on 9/11. The team went up against South Broward High School and West Broward High School. The […]

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JV football team plays against Coconut Creek High School

On Tuesday Sept.10, the MSD JV Football team played in their second game of the season. The team lost to Coconut Creek High School. The Eagles lost the game with a score of 35-0. Sophomore Christopher Cepeda and Freshman Christian Ballage both caught passes for big gains. “Our second game we were not focused. We didn’t have any communication and […]

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Men’s varsity cross country team takes first place in their second BCAA meet

       On Sept. 11, the Men‘s Varsity cross country team ran their second BCAA meet at Quiet Waters Park. The race started at 4:30 p.m. The MSD Eagles went against some challenging teams throughout the meet.       “I think as a team, we ran very well today. We had seven runners in the top ten, and a lot of us ran personal […]

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MSD drama students gather around one of their nine Cappie awards. Photo by Melody Herzfeld

MSD drama takes home nine Cappies

The Cappies Gala is an award ceremony made to critique and complement various high schools in Broward County on their drama programs productions, it is the high school equivalent of the Tony awards. On May 15, MSD drama took home nine Cappies. The drama club won a Cappie for their play, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” […]

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Photo courtesy of Abbey Clements

Sandy Hook Elementary and Columbine High School survivors share advice on healing

Abbey Clements Former Sandy Hook Elementary teacher Abbey Clements did not recognize herself or her feelings after the shooting at her school occurred. Instead, she felt numb and did not know what to do with herself. “I couldn’t eat for days and felt like I was in a different body,” Clements said. “Like it wasn’t me, and it was as […]

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Winter Guard team places third at SFWGA championship

Winter Guard team places third at SFWGA championship

On March 30, the winter Color Guard team attended the South Florida Winter Guard Association Championship at the Rick Case Arena at Nova Southeastern University following months of preparation. The competition consisted of teams from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Flanagan High School, West Broward High School and Park Vista High School. MSD’s color guard team began practicing and polishing […]

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National Art Honor Society reveals their memorial mural after nearly a year of work on the project. It is located in Wilton Manors, Florida.

National Art Honor Society reveals mural in Wilton Manors

At 4:00 p.m. on March 17, 2019, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School National Art Honor Society revealed a mural to honor the lives lost on Feb. 14, 2018. The mural is located at 2449 NE 13th Ave, Wilton Manors, Florida. NAHS first decided to start this project when former art teacher Lauren Rosa proposed the project after receiving the […]

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MSD Drama students practice performing for the show "Yo Vikings!" in spring of 2018.

“Song of Parkland” sheds light on importance of arts

“Song of Parkland,” is shining a spotlight on those recovering from a tragedy and inspiring the nation by showing how a group of young people can come out strong from a tragedy. This moving documentary includes original songs written by the students about their experience, as well as clips from demonstrations and protests around the United States, such as at […]

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