Tag: Jessica McBride

President of the Broward Teachers Union, Anna Fusco, addresses the BTU members at the latest Impasse meeting.

Broward County Public School teachers set to vote on contract changes

For the first time ever, Broward County Public School teachers are casting their ballots online this week to vote to either accept or reject changes to their contract amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The ratification vote comes after months of tension, failed negotiations and a final […]

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Photo illustration by Leah Ronkin

MSD students struggle with body image, eating disorders

While looking in a mirror, it is easy for people to tear apart their self-esteem as thoughts of what they wish their body looked like clouds their head. With every meal, their mind envisions a pound of fat gained or an additional crease on their […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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