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Student Stress Reaches New Heights

Many students at Douglas would agree that one of the main reasons for their distaste for school comes from the excessive stress it brings into their lives. This is not to say that school should not be in our lives – it’s a necessity – but it is to say that some of the curriculum, parents, classes, and overall expectations do need to be tuned down […]

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Douglas students win MLK Literary Awards

Douglas students win MLK Literary Awards

In early January, Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Sarah Hale and Jessica Chung, were awarded MLK Literary awards by the Screening Committee of the Broward County School Board.. The theme of this year’s competition was “Continuing Our Commitment to Equality and Peace – 25 years and beyond.” For the competition, contestants were required to write what their plans for continuing their […]

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Pentatonix shines on self-titled album

Pentatonix shines on self-titled album

The Grammy winning and all-around amazing acapella group, Pentatonix, recently released their ninth album called Pentatonix. The band has come a long way since their original appearance on the television show The Sing-Off, and this album just goes to show how much they have improved and flourished into the extremely talented people they are today. Released on Oct. 16, the […]

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Eagle Regiment takes second place at states

Eagle Regiment takes second place at states

After several exhausting months of nonstop practice, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas band finally made its way to their final competition for the season. The group first competed at several regional competitions. On Nov. 7, they brought home a first place trophy with a score of 92.7. The band was rated a Distinguished Superior, the highest possible rating, and won Best […]

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(Photo Gallery) Special Olympics 2015

(Photo Gallery) Special Olympics 2015

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”16″ gal_title=”Special Olympics”] Liam HuttonLiam Hutton is a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who spends most of his time looking through glass.More Posts

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Not My Daughter, a race for a cure

Not My Daughter, a race for a cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the Sparrow family, this means banding together to raise money to help find a cure for this terrible disease that has claimed the lives of millions. Kristen Sparrow is a 12th grader and her sister Erica is a 10th grader at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Along with their mother Lauren, they have been members of […]

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MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

The Nordstrom Scholarship is worth $10,000 and is awarded to only 80 high school students each year throughout the United States. Nordstrom is thrilled to help dozens of outstanding students reach their goals of attending a four-year university. Senior Isaac Hetzroni, a self-proclaimed over-achiever, recently earned one of these rare Nordstrom scholarships. He holds the title of Senior Class President, and […]

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New “Improv club” takes off

New “Improv club” takes off

Improv Club, a new addition to the long list of activities at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, took the spotlight with an overwhelming turnout of over 20 new members at the first meeting on Oct. 13. The club plans to meet every other Tuesday in room 226 after school for various improve games, performances and guest speakers. The founder and president […]

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Mrs. Hitchcock's 5th Period Class

A Revolutionary Project

Every year, AP U.S. History teacher Lisa Hitchcock has her students simulate their choice of influential, yet relatively unknown participants of the American Revolution. Students are required to create a costume, visual, primary source and background information in order to accurately depict their figure. “I began doing the project about 10 years ago, in 2005,” Hitchcock said. “I had been looking […]

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Clockwise: Max Baron, Brandon Dubner, Drew Fletcher, Katherine Liu, Jessica Pan, Elisabeth Rodrigues, and Joanna Zhuang

Seven Douglas Seniors Chosen As PSAT Semifinalists

This past month seniors around the country found out whether or not they passed the cutoffs for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship, for which they took the PSAT last fall. Out of the 1.5 million students who took the test, 34,000 were given “Letters of Commendation” in order to recognize their success, and another 16,000 qualified as semifinalists for the […]

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