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Students go crazy for cars at MSD

Students go crazy for cars at MSD

  According to senior Kyle Wills, his obsession with cars first started in fourth grade. When he lived in Atlanta, Georgia his dad brought him to an exotic car dealership where he was able to see some of the coolest cars in the world. “The owner of the dealership thought that it was neat that a nine-year-old was so interested in […]

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Review: “Parks and Recreation” is laugh-out-loud funny

Review: “Parks and Recreation” is laugh-out-loud funny

The NBC political comedy television show “Parks and Recreation” lasted an impressive seven seasons, running a total of 125 episodes. Created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, “Parks and Recreation” puts a comical spin on the different aspects of politics. The show’s first episode aired on April 9, 2009, where it introduced the original cast of the show. Such characters […]

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Review: “Shameless” tells a unique story

Review: “Shameless” tells a unique story

In an age of television that consists of nearly perfect families, the Gallagher’s from Showtime’s “Shameless” are a breath of fresh air for viewers everywhere. The Gallagher’s posses a far from ideal family dynamic that allows for a unique plot line that details their lives as they struggle to make ends meet. “Shameless,” created by Paul Abbot, originally aired in the […]

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Ed Sheeran's new album "Divide" will be released on March 3, 2017.

Review: ‘Divide’ dominates the charts

Fans worldwide have yearned for this pivotal music moment for over two and a half years. After a lengthy hiatus from releasing music, Ed Sheeran has announced the release of his newest album, “Divide.” Sheeran has refrained from releasing any music of his own since his last album, “Multiply (X),” on June 20, 2014. That album was quite successful, receiving […]

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First jobs influence students of MSD

First jobs influence students of MSD

Growing up comes with a lot of opportunities, responsibilities and commitments. In the teenage years, one begins to prepare for what people call “the real world.” Getting a job teaches someone how to deal with others, grasp social skills and gain a good work ethic. At many establishments, it’s required that employees are at least 16 years old. This means a lot of […]

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Members of the MSD politics club show their support for Clinton at one of her rallies.

Trump takes presidential title

The insanity that was the 2016 presidential election has finally come to an end. Republic nominee Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States of America. Trump defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s 218 electoral votes with a whopping 289 votes. Trump’s success can be credited to his huge wins in swing states Florida, Michigan, Texas and Pennsylvania, though Clinton claimed […]

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Students participate in Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week started on Oct 25. Students from the peer counseling class worked to put a stop to drugs and underage drinking. Red Ribbon Week was created after Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena in 1985 was kidnapped, tortured and brutally murdered in 1985. To celebrate the meaning of Red Ribbon Week, students dressed up for themed days. On Monday, students […]

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The Silent Epidemic – Open Discussion About Suicide Needed at MSD

Nowdays it can seem like every other time the news comes on, or one is scrolling through the Twitter-verse, that more terrible news comes on saying that there has been another mass shooting, or that a cop has been shot. As these event repeat themselves, people start to become desensitized and begin repeating the same ritual: initial shock and outrage, followed by […]

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Students dive into DECA

Students dive into DECA

DECA is an organization that is divided into four categories including business management, finance, marketing hospitality and tourism. This class/club prepares emerging leaders for their future professions. The program improves professional skills by providing experience with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Quickbooks. DECA also teaches students about the stock market and how to invest in companies. Sophomore Jessica Rosenstack, is a […]

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Peer counseling promotes peace with project

Peer counseling promotes peace with project

In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared Sept. 21 a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” Thus, to promote ideals of peace within the MSD campus in honor this day, peer counselors  decorated the school’s grounds with chalk art. This included a combination of quotes and illustrations. “It […]

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