Tag: high school

Senior Gabriel Ammirata plays on the marimba for the Eagle Regiment marching band with social distancing guidelines. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Ammirata

Senior Gabriel Ammirata reminisces about his journey with music

Gabriel Ammirata, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since elementary school. Growing up in Coral Springs, he was originally zoned for Coral Glades High School but moved to Parkland going into his freshman year where he continued his musical […]

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Senior Jasmine Gola enjoys online learning as it gives her more flexibility throughout the day. Photo by Gabriel Uchoa

A Day in the Life of an online school student: Jasmine Gola

Instead of having to wake up hours in advance, students enrolled in virtual school are able to roll out of bed and open their laptops minutes before the start of class. Students participating in at-home remote learning no longer experience walking across campus from class […]

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MSD senior Ashley Moskowitz maintains her perfect attendance record all throughout her academic career. Photo courtesies of Ashley Moskowitz

[Multimedia] MSD senior Ashley Moskowitz maintains perfect attendance throughout her academic career

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The three DECA officers in charge of Middle School Relations practice their presentation before a meeting.

MSD’s DECA in the Middle program connects with local middle school students

At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a program called DECA in the Middle has recently been introduced to both the high schoolers at MSD and local middle schoolers at Westglades Middle School. The sole purpose of the program is to educate middle schoolers on the […]

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At the senior drive-by that took place on Saturday, March 30, MSD DECA President Mandi Jaffe and her brother Harris Jaffe received their graduation stoles and a DECA blanket.

MSD DECA holds a drive-by celebration for their seniors at Pine Trails Park

On Saturday, May 30, DECA seniors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were invited to drive by Pine Trails Park to be celebrated by fellow officers and DECA teachers. The event took place at 11 a.m. and required participants to wear masks amid the coronavirus […]

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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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[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

In elementary school, reading for fun is emphasized as one of the best ways to sharpen students’ intellect. As kids progress through the school system, the emphasis stays the same while the workload gets more intense. Eventually, reading becomes less of a treat and more […]

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March’s Athlete of the Month: Gabby Greenwald

March’s Athlete of the Month: Gabby Greenwald

Gabby Greenwald, a freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and a member of the MSD cross country and track and field team, has been selected as March’s Athlete of the Month. Born and raised in Coral Springs, Florida, Greenwald has dabbled in a multitude […]

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MSD hosts district middle school debate tournament

MSD hosts district middle school debate tournament

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a debate competition for 750 middle school students from Broward County. Teachers and students from approximately 35 schools started arriving shortly after 1 p.m. and were directed to the auditorium. Once they were organized, the […]

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Photo by Darian Williams

[Opinion] School activities aid in exclusion among teens

When spirit week rolls around, most people are excited to show off their school spirit by dressing up for the specific days with all of their friends, and even more excited at the end of the week for homecoming. What about the students who may […]

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