Tag: Einav Cohen

Graduating senior Karen Villancio-Wolter installs lawn signs on her front porch in celebration of her coming graduation. Photo credit Einav Cohen

How families are celebrating graduating seniors under quarantine

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, Broward County Public Schools has forced the class of 2020 to plan graduation ceremonies from the comfort of their own homes. Before the quarantine was instilled, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s class of 2020 graduation was scheduled to be celebrated […]

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Students are being negatively effected mentally due to overusing Netflix. Graphic by Einav Cohen

[Opinion] Netflix has negative impacts on teenagers during quarantine

To pass the time as a good samaritan in Broward County while still being under a stay-at-home order, Netflix has become a vital part of life in quarantine.  Since the global lockdown, Netflix has released an array of youth-targeted entertainment ranging from teen comedies to […]

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Seniors (right) Leni Steinhardt, (middle) Emily Wolfman, and (left) Sari Kauffman stand on the hoods of their car to follow CDC guidelines while still celebrating decision day. Photo courtesy of Leni Steinhardt

Seniors celebrate Decision Day from a distance

In the midst of quarantine, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and around the nation have been robbed of the traditional college decision day on May 1. However, to keep spirits up while following social distancing guidelines, many students in MSD’s senior class have […]

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Moms Demand Action speak at the First Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee. Photo by Eniva Cohen

Moms Demand Action attends meetings held in Tallahassee for Advocacy Day

On Thursday, Jan. 23, the Florida Chapter of Moms Demand Action brought 400 volunteer advocates to Florida’s state capital, Tallahassee, where each volunteer advocated for gun safety laws. Busses from all over Florida, including Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville, departed early Wednesday morning in order […]

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Photo by Einav Cohen

Students opt to graduate early after changes at MSD

With the distribution of course cards and meetings about class selections, some rising seniors are rethinking their graduation plans. While most students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School choose to “walk across the stage in June,” some have diverged from the norm, deciding instead to […]

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Photo by Nyan Clarke

What it’s like walking the halls of MSD

Walking these halls are hard. I won’t lie. It’s hard to think, “this is where I would always see Gina” or “this is where that infamous video of Joaquin was taken,” but in order to get to third period, I have to pass those spots […]

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Senior Mei-Ling Ho-Shing moves to the beat during the Jamaican performance at the Dec. 11 multicultural show. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD students express their cultures through dance

*This story was co-written by Einav Cohen and Thais Guerra In the sea of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, it can often be difficult to stand out. Each and every student comes from a unique identity to be cultivated. In an effort to […]

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Patrolling the Halls. Security team member Teresa Williams patrols the halls while class is in session. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Updated security measures create new normal

The security measures enacted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have continued to evolve since Feb. 14. Some have been abandoned, like clear backpacks, and some have been put on hold, like portable metal detectors. Other measures, such as ID badges, hallway passes and bag […]

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Junior Juliette Hoffiz practices yoga in the courtyard during lunch

MSD celebrates peace week

The International Day of Peace is celebrated on Sept. 21, however, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is making the celebration a week long event called Peace Week. During this week, there were different activities occuring while the students were at school. “As the sponsor of […]

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Psychology teacher shares her story from Feb. 14. Photo by Einav Cohen

Psychology teacher Ronit Reoven provides first aid to injured students

In fourth period on Feb. 14, AP Psychology teacher Ronit Reoven was giving a lesson on renowned psychologist Sigmund Freud and the psychosexual stages of development. Reoven looked at the clock to see how much time she had left to teach; it was a few […]

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