Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Disney+ is launching on Nov. 12 2019.

Is Disney’s new streaming service worth the $69.99 a year?

On Nov. 12, Disney will launch their own streaming service titled “Disney +”  in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands. With Disney owning Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars and numerous other franchises, there is no doubt that many fans of the franchise will be paying the $69.99 a year for the movies and shows that they love, including future original […]

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The senior lot needs traffic controllers

The senior lot needs traffic controllers

One of many expectations of being a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is getting a parking spot in the senior lot. Many students look forward to knowing that they won’t have to walk from the junior lot in the heat during their last year. However, no one mentions how terrible it is trying to leave the senior lot.  […]

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Photo provided by Jesús Luzardo

MSD baseball alumni, Jesús Luzardo, heads to the Major Leagues

From a young age, Jesús Luzardo always dreamed about playing baseball in the Major Leagues. While playing for 19 years, he developed a passion for the sport; later on, Luzardo decided he only wanted to be a pitcher.  “Growing up I had many inspirations but the two that stood out to me are, Venezuelan pitcher, Felix Hernandez, from the Seattle […]

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Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Based on the short story entitled “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst, a young boy named Doodle born with a disability that prevents him from doing normal kid activities, he overcomes many challenges alongside his stubborn older brother. Doodle’s brother then abandons him during a walk near the woods and Doodle faces death. Therefore, English teacher, Michelle Daon held mock […]

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Newspaper Adviser Melissa Falkowski received the engraved Giving Plate from Principal Michelle Kefford. The Giving Plate is a new tradition started by Kefford. Photo courtesy of Melissa Falkowski.

Principal Michelle Kefford initiates The Eagle Family Giving Plate

The Eagle Family Giving Plate is a new tradition enacted by Principal Michelle Kefford at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Kefford has participated in this act of kindness in the past, so she decided it was time to bring it to MSD.  The main purpose of the plate is to recognize one another within the staff of MSD. Each member […]

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Matthew Wargo joins the JV football staff

Matthew Wargo joins the JV football staff

Matthew Wargo is a U.S. history teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Wargo has been teaching at MSD for three years, but recently became one of the new junior varsity football coaches. He is very excited for the opportunity to be able to coach. Wargo has been colleagues with Varsity football coach, William Short, for the last three years, […]

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MSD womens varsity swim and dive team places fifth in county championship

On Oct. 5 the MSD Womens Varsity Swim and Dive competed in the 2019 Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA) Swimming and Diving Championships at South Florida Aquatic Club.  MSD placed fifth out of 22 teams with a score of 146 through 24 events. “I think the meet went well,” senior Penelope Jacobson said. “I am happy about how I performed […]

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MSD students have a variety  of interesting pets

MSD students have a variety of interesting pets

This is a pet-loving world; which is why several students attending Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are owners of  interesting pets. These pets vary from common pets, such as dogs, to unique animals, such as reptiles.  Each pet is unique, whether or not it has a specific skill, trait or breed. Owners adopt each of their pets due to preferred […]

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MSD women’s golf falls to St. Thomas Aquinas

On Tuesday Sept. 24 at 3:30 p.m., the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Women’s varsity golf team competed in a match against St. Thomas Aquinas High School at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club. MSD fell to St. Thomas scoring 190, while St. Thomas scored 173 for nine holes.  “As a senior, it’s really wonderful to see the new players continue to make […]

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Photo by Darian Williams

Hollywood improves at accurate age representation

Many movies hire adult actors to play teenage roles. Most of the time these movies have mature content that minors cannot ethically perform; other times it is from increased work hours that minors cannot meet. Sometimes adults are hired just because they are famous. In many popular young adult dramas such as “Riverdale”, “Teen Wolf” and “Glee”, teens are portrayed […]

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