Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Students had the opportunity to exempt up to three midterms

Students prepare for midterms

Starting Tuesday, Dec. 20, midterm week at MSD begins. Similar to previous years, students are able to exempt up to three different subjects. The criteria for exemption is a “B” or higher for both first and second quarter final grades. Additionally, students are not permitted to exempt exams for AP classes. There was a strict deadline for the exemption form, which had […]

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[Brief] Women’s basketball team defeats Coral Springs High

On Dec. 14, the women’s basketball team faced the Coral Springs High School Colts at Coral Springs. They beat them 57-38, accumulating their 15th win in an undefeated season. “It was a tough game, but we had the better chemistry and teamwork,” sophomore Abby Hsu said. The team racked up 35 points in the first half while holding the Colts […]

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Women’s basketball team runs over Pompano Beach

On Dec. 12, the women’s basketball team took on the Pompano Beach Tornadoes at the MSD gym. Both teams had warmed up and got pepped up for an exciting game ahead of them and by 6 p.m. were ready for a jump ball. As the referee was about to throw up the ball, Pompano called a timeout. The women on […]

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[Brief] Women’s basketball team defeats Northeast

On Dec. 6, the women’s basketball team took on the Northeast High School Hurricanes in the Douglas gym. They beat the Hurricanes 42-73 racking up their eight win in a currently undefeated season. “No one was selfish on the court with the ball, and we all had our chances during the game,” sophomore Abby Hsu said. According to Hsu, this […]

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"Big Brother: Over the Top" promotional poster with cast.

CBS changes it up with new online version of ‘Big Brother’

“Big Brother” has been a popular television show since its first season in 2000. It is a reality game show where a group of contestants called “houseguests” are in a house 24/7 with constant surveillance of cameras. Each houseguest is required to wear a microphone for all of America to hear their conversations. They have weekly challenges to win “Head […]

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The girls of the 3rd generation of Project 1841

Local students help foster teens

For many teenagers, turning 18 is seen as a time of celebration, a mark of the first day of adulthood. However, it’s not all celebration when one turns 18— teenagers in foster care age out of the system at age 18, bringing fears of finding a place to live and acquiring basic needs for independence to this birthday. That is […]

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Review: New Girl worth the watch

Review: New Girl worth the watch

The Fox sitcom “New Girl” is constantly receiving recognition for it’s funny storyline and developed characterization. “New Girl” first premiered on Sept. 20, 2011, and was developed by Elizabeth Meriwether. Since then, the show has put on a six successful seasons and produced a whopping 125 episodes. “New Girl” has received great responses from critics, who named the show one […]

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Stoneman Douglas varsity hockey team ties Southwest Broward

On Dec. 12, the Stoneman Douglas Varsity Ice Hockey team tied Southwest Broward High School, a team they previously shut out in their season opener. The final score came to 4-4. Stoneman Douglas only scored one goal in the first period, made by junior Matt Horowitz. Matthew Hauptman and Hunter Luboff both gained assists through the goal, which was the […]

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‘That’s So Raven’ is back

‘That’s So Raven’ is back

Most teenagers have grown up with a series of television shows that embodied the essence of their childhood, but one nostalgic show that most can recall is “That’s So Raven.” The hysterical teen show about Raven Baxter (Raven Symone) trying to fit in at high school as a psychic teenager was one of the Disney Channel’s most popular shows along […]

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Review: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” displays a fun, exciting fantasy world

Review: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” displays a fun, exciting fantasy world

With number one openings in Russia ($6.3 million), France ($5.3 million), Mexico ($3.8 million), Australia ($3.1 million), Brazil ($2.7 million) and the Philippines ($1.8 million) and a gross amount of $1.2 million on opening night, it is apparent that “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” directed by Tim Burton, and based on a novel by Ransom Riggs, had achieved world […]

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