Tag: high school

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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School activities aid in exclusion among teens

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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Dance Marathon will be hosting a spirit week entitled "Miracle Week" leading up to the marathon. Photo by Rebecca Schneid

Dance Marathon host spirit week ‘for the kids’

Dance Marathon at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, an organization that raises money for pediatric cancer will take place on March 16. The week leading up to the event will be filled with spirit days to encourage and excite students about the event. “We want the whole […]

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MSD Drama students practice performing for the show "Yo Vikings!" in spring of 2018.

“Song of Parkland” sheds light on importance of arts

“Song of Parkland,” is shining a spotlight on those recovering from a tragedy and inspiring the nation by showing how a group of young people can come out strong from a tragedy. This moving documentary includes original songs written by the students about their experience, […]

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Junior Hannah Levine switches to online school in pursuit of figure skating

Junior Hannah Levine switches to online school in pursuit of figure skating

Days of gliding on the ice, turning and jumping, help her to forget every worry in her life. For junior and ice skater Hannah Levine, the ice is her best friend, helping to comfort her and give her the unique experiences of feeling free and […]

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Junior Marisol Garrido expresses herself through performance poetry

Junior Marisol Garrido expresses herself through performance poetry

On an illuminated stage at 14 years old, junior Marisol Garrido had finally found a way to transform her spoken words into a masterful display of her dreams, passions and all the emotions she had never been able to relay before. From the subtle snapping […]

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