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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 unstoppable. “When I was little, I would go to the public skating sessions with my […]

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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 at open-mics to tireless writing sessions, Garrido has found both a safe space and a […]

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Senior Isabella Pfeiffer paints a mural for Astronomy Club in Marjory’s Garden on Dec. 19. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Senior Isabella Pfeiffer channels her creative energy into her art

For senior Isabella Pfeiffer, art is so much more than a simple pastime. What started as an activity to bond with her mother, who is also an artist, transformed into a passion that continuously allows her to express herself, her culture and her aspirations through painting and sculpture. Pfeiffer’s fascination took off with a painting depicting dancers from numerous Hispanic […]

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MSD students win Congressional App Challenge

MSD students win Congressional App Challenge

Every year, members of the United States House of Representatives hold district-wide Congressional App challenges for middle and high school students. In Florida’s 22nd district, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School seniors, Scott Newman, Tyler Jarboe and Brian Jarboe, won for their Museum of Discovery and Science App. The Congressional App challenge is meant to encourage students’ interest in coding and […]

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Autumn de Forest visits MSD

Autumn de Forest visits MSD

Autumn de Forest is a 17 year old artist who has been creating masterpieces since the age of five and has not stopped ever since. On Dec. 7, de Forest came to Marjory Stoneman Douglas to share her creative outlet with other student artists. De Forest entered the world of art when she walked into her garage and saw her […]

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A look into the Fortify Florida App and the Safer Watch App

A look into the Fortify Florida App and the Safer Watch App

Many phone applications, including the Fortify Florida App and the Safer Watch App, were created for students and parents to report suspicious activity.   The Fortify Florida App was created by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, officials from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Department of Education.   The app was created due to the lack of transmission between […]

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Four MSD staff members reassigned in light of recent investigation

Four MSD staff members reassigned in light of recent investigation

*This story was co-written by Hannah Kapoor and Samantha Goldblum On Nov. 26, it was announced that three administrators and a security specialist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas would be reassigned in light of concerns brought forth by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission. Assistant Principals Jeff Morford, Winfred Porter Jr., and Denise Reed, in addition to Security […]

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[Brief] The Eagle Regiment marches through the rain

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment performed its show “Beyond” at the 13th annual Park Vista High School Striking Cobra Invitational. The Eagle Regiment took the field at nine p.m. It had been raining on and off throughout the competition. However, with three minutes left in their performance, it began to pour. “As I […]

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Student journalists collaborate to publish the book: We Say #NeverAgain

Student journalists collaborate to publish the book: We Say #NeverAgain

Student journalists knew they had to continue their job of reporting, even though it would be challenging after the unthinkable happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14th. MSD’s newspaper staff released a special memorial issue after the shooting, and soon after released an activism issue focusing on making a change. They were then faced with an opportunity […]

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School chairs have negative effects on teenage posture

School chairs have become a hindrance on the health and posture of teenagers. According to a poll by the Pew Research Center, 69 percent of parents believe their schools are not being held to a high standard when it comes to providing healthy lunches and good classroom ergonomics. There are plenty of issues in many American public schools that need […]

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