Tag: Jessica McBride

MSD Hope Club is recognized by the City of Parkland in honor of suicide awareness month

MSD Hope Club is recognized by the City of Parkland in honor of suicide awareness month

On September 12, 2019, the City of Parkland issued a proclamation to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Hope Club.  Although September is already known as National Suicide Prevention Month in the United States, the City of Parkland wanted to acknowledge that the city itself was making September the National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a topic that a majority of […]

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Give Me Zen. Wellness portables create safe, calming space for students. Students can use a white pass to visit the wellness center. Photo by Nyan Clarke

New wellness center opens for students

In the newly opened wellness center, students can talk to two school psychologists, five mental health/family therapists and four social workers, all of whom are trained to help students with any emotional issues Students have already begun to use the available services. The wellness center sees 13-15 different students each day and 50 or more when drills or triggering events […]

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