Photo illustration by Nyan Clarke

Students question admissions fairness after cheating scandal

It has long been said that “money can’t buy happiness,” and the same reality is true for those who are involved with manipulating the education system. After news of the major college admissions scandal broke out in March, questions arose regarding how frequently unqualified students are admitted into competitive schools. When federal prosecutors charged 50 individuals in a complex college […]

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Suicide prevention presentation forms go out in personalization classes

Suicide prevention presentation forms go out in personalization classes

In upcoming personalization periods on Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9, MSD students will attend a presentation on suicide prevention and awareness. Mental health professionals from the Broward County Public Schools Suicide Prevention Program will be the main presenters along with peer counseling students at MSD. In past years, the presentation was given to teachers who requested that their […]

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Nathan Kavanaugh kicks for the student team

Faculty beats students in annual kickball game hosted by FEA

On Thursday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m. the Future Educators of America club at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized a kickball game for faculty and students. English teacher Felicia Burgin is the host of the FEA at MSD. FEA is responsible for hosting projects for the county along with allowing students to experience what it is like to be […]

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Local activists create MSD Heroes Challenge to help community heal

Local activists create MSD Heroes Challenge to help community heal

On Saturday, Feb. 23, the inaugural MSD Heroes Challenge will begin for athletes of all age and skill level. The MSD Heroes Challenge was founded last year by local activists Doug Eaton, Manny Mair, Amy Kenny, and Debra Hixon. They created the challenge to bring the South Florida community together in remembrance of the tragedy on Feb. 14, 2018. The […]

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MSD alumna Liz Stout creates #17DayofCelebration to honor victims of the shooting

MSD alumna Liz Stout creates #17DayofCelebration to honor victims of the shooting

As the anniversary of the Feb.14 tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School approaches, students from the University of Florida have created a unique and meaningful way to honor the 17 victims. Created by March For Our Lives Gainesville, a student organized branch of the grassroots organization that originated from MSD, the tribute consists of 17 days of kind acts […]

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Proper Form. Coach Julian Wynter-Anderson instructs the swim team on their techniques during their Sept. 28 practice. Wynter-Anderson began coaching five years ago and works alongside Assistant Coach Caitlin Hanley. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD swim and dive team welcomes two new coaches

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School swim and dive team is making a splash this season with the addition of two new swim coaches: Julian Wynter-Anderson and Caitlin Hanley. In June 2018, the former head coach,Lauren Rubenstein, was promoted to athletic director at MSD, leaving the coaching position open. Shortly after Rubenstein’s promotion, she contacted Wynter-Anderson, a former swimmer and […]

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