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A day in the life of peer counseling teacher Laura Rountree

A day in the life of peer counseling teacher Laura Rountree

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, teachers’ daily schedule has been altered drastically. The transition to online learning has challenged the way teachers are accustomed to teach, and will continue teaching for the 2020-2021 school year. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Peer Counseling teacher and […]

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Graphic by Julia Landy

MSD teachers cope with an entirely new culture of teaching due to COVID-19

Since the first day of school on Aug. 19, classes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been operating solely online. This change is due to the global pandemic currently occurring with the COVID-19 virus. In an effort to keep these classes as involved as […]

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Seniors Leni Steinhardt and Brianna Fisher hang out from a safe distance to each other

Students find ways to hang out with friends while staying six feet apart

With the coronavirus pandemic forcing many friends and family to stay socially distant from one another, there has been a surge in ideas for how people can interact in person while staying safe.  Maintaining social distance measures—avoiding physical contact and keeping at least six feet […]

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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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COVID-19 proves to be a challenging adjustment for families

COVID-19 proves to be a challenging adjustment for families

Between families who make TikToks together, to those who do not even talk to one another, each household is handling their time in quarantine  differently.  Dealing with a loss of freedom and missing their separate lives away from home can be a hard adjustment for […]

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Noah Galper provides a pizza pie to the home of a Holocaust survivor. Photo Courtesy of Noah Galper

High school junior Noah Galper makes a difference with ‘Pizza to the People,’ providing pizzas for those in need

Sometimes darkness truly breeds light. In the case of the coronavirus pandemic, many instances of everyday citizens turning into neighborhood heroes can be seen nationwide. One teenager who seized the opportunity to help others in this stressful time was Noah Galper, a junior at North […]

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David Navarette pictured in the MSD courtyard after practice with the school's Wind Symphony

Day in the life of David Navarrete

David Navarette is a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Balancing both playing the trumpet in the MSD wind symphony band and schoolwork, Navarette’s schedule is full nearly each and every day.  “Sure band is very time consuming along with the rest of my […]

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Here is Wints' fractured portrait piece, she used graphite pencils for. Photo courtesy of Jaedyn Wint.

March’s Artist of the Month: Jaedyn Wint

Senior Jaedyn Wint has been involved in the art program for all four years of her high school experience. This year, she is a student in the AP 2D studio art class, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Throughout the class, students get to create […]

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Dislike buttons are not beneficial towards social media users. Photo by Brianna

Social media should not include a dislike button option

Social media is full of posts and opinions. From graduation photos to posts memorializing those who have passed away, social media has been a platform for users to express opinions and ideas. Whether it is through photos, videos or text, a user’s inner thoughts and […]

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Student musician Asher Perez performs in the 2018-2019 Eagle Regiment marching band show “Beyond.”

Student musician Asher Perez shares his passion for music through performance

Asher Perez, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since he was a kid. Born in Tallahassee, Florida, Perez grew up with a strong musical influence from his family. “Music sort of runs in my family. My dad is a […]

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