Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Students dive into DECA

Students dive into DECA

DECA is an organization that is divided into four categories including business management, finance, marketing hospitality and tourism. This class/club prepares emerging leaders for their future professions. The program improves professional skills by providing experience with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Quickbooks. DECA also teaches students about the stock market and how to invest in companies. Sophomore Jessica Rosenstack, is a […]

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Peer counseling promotes peace with project

Peer counseling promotes peace with project

In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared Sept. 21 a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” Thus, to promote ideals of peace within the MSD campus in honor this day, peer counselors  decorated the school’s grounds with chalk art. This included a combination of quotes and illustrations. “It […]

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School Spirit Shines at Underclassman Pep Rally

School Spirit Shines at Underclassman Pep Rally

Yesterday Sept. 16 2016 during sixth period, underclassman filed into the gym for the annual pep rally. The Freshman and Sophomore classes cheered as D.J. Franky Pete from Hits 97.3  and other administrators introduced entertaining performances and the school’s sports teams. After Pete introduced himself, and JROTC presented the nations flag, the rally began with the introduction of the school’s state […]

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[Brief] Men’s golf team defeats three opponents in Sept. 13 match

On Sept. 13, the men’s golf team won their match against St. Thomas, Cypress Bay and Archbishop McCarthy in a nine-hole competition with an overall score of 159. Par for the course was 71. “Honestly, I think we played great. Maybe if we had Leon at full strength, we could have done better,” sophomore Nathan Lewis said. Senior Blake Leon, […]

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Douglas Breezes By West Broward to Win First Game of 2016

Douglas Breezes By West Broward to Win First Game of 2016

With cars backed out miles down Holmberg just to enter the parking lot, the wide stands of Cumber Stadium filled up rapidly with extensive time to spare before the 7:00 p.m. kickoff. The season-opening game had been hyped up for several days, leading up to bright stadium lights shining with full-force on the packed crowd tensely awaiting the Eagles’ entrance. […]

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Jeter accepts cash prize of $1,000, the monetary award for being named Broward County Teacher of the Year.

Jeter named district Teacher of the Year

In 21 years, a lot has changed on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas campus; a new Freshman building created, a track and tennis court added, the junior lot moved. But, one thing has remained- the presence of Astronomy teacher Kyle Jeter on campus. In his 21 years at MSD, Jeter has taught students from the likes of current English teacher Ariel […]

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Douglas Baseball Wins State Title For First Time in School History (Multimedia)

Douglas Baseball Wins State Title For First Time in School History (Multimedia)

With a 90ºF, clear blue afternoon sky to set the scene in Fort Myers, Florida, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagles stepped onto the foreign green turf of JetBlue Stadium yesterday for a game few had expected them to reach: the State Championship Final. The game marked the peak of what has been a historic season for the Eagles, as along with […]

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FitKit’s marketing team to compete in Junior National Achievement Competition

FitKit’s marketing team to compete in Junior National Achievement Competition

A simple idea created to encourage a healthy diet and lifestyle was made a reality with the help of the Stoneman Douglas marketing team through the FitKit product. Thanks to the hard work of senior Isaac Hetzeroni and other marketing team members, the FitKit will go on to compete on the national level later this year. In a recent South […]

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Varsity Baseball Team Advances to State Championship Game (Tweets)

Despite having one of the toughest playoff schedules in the entire state, Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s own Eagles have advanced farther than any other baseball team in school history, showing time and time again on their historic run why they have earned the #1 ranking in the entire nation. Now, after defeating #22 ranked West Orange 3-2 in the Class 9A State Semifinals in Fort Myers, […]

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Douglas Hosts Student vs. Teacher Basketball Game in Honor of Ethan Lalinde

Douglas Hosts Student vs. Teacher Basketball Game in Honor of Ethan Lalinde

Every year, approximately 1,000 people are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis- a majority of them by the age of two, continuously adding to the 30,000 that currently live with it in the United States and the 70,000 worldwide. But this year was not just like “every year” for the students of Stoneman Douglas, as one of our own, sophomore Ethan Lalinde, […]

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