Tag: JROTC

MSD commemorates victims of 9/11 through annual courtyard memorial

MSD commemorates victims of 9/11 through annual courtyard memorial

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School set up their annual memorial in the courtyard commemorating the events that occurred 18 years ago. The memorial consisted of two models representing the World Trade Center twin towers on a navy blue tablecloth, surrounded by both the American flag and the Florida state […]

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Colton Haab and Zachary Walls, pictured on March 13.  Photo by Delaney Tarr

JROTC students help shield others behind Kevlar sheets inside classroom

On Feb. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and all its family were affected by a senseless massacre that ended with the deaths of 17 students and teachers. On that day, many students, faculty and teachers reacted in a variety of a different ways, with stories of heroism and selflessness arising from the dark day. Two students who acted amidst […]

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Coral Springs holiday parade promotes holiday spirit

Coral Springs holiday parade promotes holiday spirit

The Coral Springs holiday parade on Dec.13 at 7 p.m. went across Sample Road from Coral Springs Drive to City Hall. Many roads were blocked off for the event to ensure the safety of those viewing and participating in the parade. Police officers were lined up where the blocked roads intersected with Sample Road, and there was parade staff making […]

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MSD shows appreciation for veterans with luncheon

On Nov. 7, Marjory Stoneman Douglas honored the hard work, sacrifice and strength of American soldiers by hosting a veterans luncheon in lieu of Veterans Day. MSD history teacher Sandra Davis was in charge of the affair. “I think that we were really excited to be able to honor our parents who have served our country,” Davis said. “It was […]

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Never forget. Steadily standing at attention, Lt. Col. Sydney Aresta and Capt. Angelyse Perez guard the 9/11 memorial during A lunch.

Rho Kappa 9/11 Memorial delayed by Irma

While Florida faced Hurricane Irma, 9/11 passed in the midst of chaotic clean-up efforts. In Broward County, schools closed from Sept. 7 until Sept. 15, canceling Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s usual 9/11 assembly overlooking the courtyard. When school resumed, administration sought out Rho Kappa in order to brainstorm a 9/11 memorial to remind the students to never forget the tragedy. “I am from […]

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Ryan Kavanaugh enters the meet-and-greet via massive eagle
Photo by Mackenzie Quinn

MSD community supports new football team with meet-and-greet

A team is only as strong as the structure built around it, and last night Marjory Stoneman Douglas demonstrated the kind of togetherness that allows teams to flourish at this year’s 2017-2018 Football Meet-and-Greet in the school’s gymnasium. Parents, students and teachers alike came together to welcome the MSD varsity and junior varsity football teams ahead of the new year, […]

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