Tag: Graduation

MSD graduation ceremony moves to a virtual platform

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events have been postponed, moved to virtual platforms or even canceled completely. The cancellations of events where a large number of people would normally gather have greatly affected high school seniors. Current seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]

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Dancing Queen. Senior Helena Denny dances at prom on May 11 at The Westin Ft. Lauderdale hotel. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD prom officially canceled amid coronavirus outbreak

On Thursday, April 16, two days before Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida students would not be returning to school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prom was officially canceled amid concerns regarding COVID-19. MSD Principal […]

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MSD seniors think of alternative solutions to prom and graduation

MSD seniors think of alternative solutions to prom and graduation

On April 9, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior class advisor sent out an announcement that Gradbash was canceled. Another announcement was made on April 16, that Prom would not occur. Nothing has been said about graduation, but with the recent announcement that schools will be […]

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Teachers Jeff Foster and Ronit Reoven host ‘Tea Time’ Zoom call

Teachers Jeff Foster and Ronit Reoven host ‘Tea Time’ Zoom call

On Friday, April 17, AP Government teacher, Jeff Foster, and AP Psychology teacher, Ronit Reoven, hosted an informal zoom call for their students called “Tea Time.” The name stemmed from the phrase “spilling the tea,” as the two aimed to share news and discuss opinions […]

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@msdsenior2020 is an Instagram account dedicated to featuring the class of 2020's plans for the future. Photo by Leni Steinhardt

Instagram account @msdseniors2020 provides a platform for seniors to showcase their future plans

Social media is a popular way to interact with others. At this time, many seniors are getting ready to go off to college and some are feeling nervous to go somewhere new with mostly strangers. Three Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors, who wish to remain anonymous […]

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Photo illustration by Nyan Clarke

MSD students choose alternative post-graduation routes

For many students, the end of high school means the beginning of the next chapter of their lives: college. However, some students today are breaking from the traditional four years of school and taking an alternative route. Whether this includes heading into the military, taking […]

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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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Portraits by Nyan Clarke

Junior Bailee Paul uses her artistic talents to enhance graduation caps

When using the word entrepreneur, most people usually think of someone in their 20s or early 30s. That is not the case when it comes to Bailee Paul, a 17-year-old junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who started her own graduation cap decoration business […]

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Seniors and parents attend cord ceremony. Courtesy of Camilla Hoang

Audience at cord ceremony delivers standing ovation for injured senior Benjamin Wikander

On April 11, at 9:30 a.m., the graduating seniors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gathered in the auditorium for the annual cord ceremony. With every seat in the auditorium packed with students and parents, over 50 percent of the graduating class of 2018 were […]

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Senior Zack Kaufman poses with two of his former teachers before the ceremony begins.

Eagles leave the nest

High school graduation is a culmination of the hard yet rewarding work that students put into their last four years before college. Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ graduation took place on June 6, at Nova Southeastern University. The ceremony began with the four faculty marshals, Donna Amelkin, […]

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