Ty Thompson grieves with the MSD community and supports MSD students on March, 14, 2018, during a school-wide walkout. Photo by Kevin Trejos

Ty Thompson removed from his duties as principal while BCPS furthers investigation into school safety at MSD

After a sudden meeting at the end of the March 21, 2019, an early release school day, teachers learned that Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Ty Thompson had been removed from his duties as the acting principal, but would remain on campus by order of Valeria Wanza, the district’s chief school performance and accountability officer and Superintendent Robert Runcie. […]

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National Art Honor Society reveals their memorial mural after nearly a year of work on the project. It is located in Wilton Manors, Florida.

National Art Honor Society reveals mural in Wilton Manors

At 4:00 p.m. on March 17, 2019, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School National Art Honor Society revealed a mural to honor the lives lost on Feb. 14, 2018. The mural is located at 2449 NE 13th Ave, Wilton Manors, Florida. NAHS first decided to start this project when former art teacher Lauren Rosa proposed the project after receiving the […]

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The documentary poster for "Leaving Neverland".

Review: “Leaving Neverland” causes great controversy

The two-part HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” was released on Jan. 25, 2019, however, it continues to make headlines almost a month later. The documentary details the alleged experiences and abuses faced by two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, at the hands of singer-songwriter, Michael Jackson, when they were young boys. Directed by Dan Reid, “Leaving Neverland” begins with the […]

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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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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (Warner Bros.)

‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ is perfect for all ages

“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”, released on Feb. 8, runs for around two hours. Directed by Mike Mitchell. The film starts with the attack of the Lego Duplo, which are larger blocks for younger kids. The once hopeful land of the Legos becomes “Apocalypseburg,” a drab and depressing land of destruction. Terrified that the world will end, Emmett […]

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MSD Drama students practice performing for the show "Yo Vikings!" in spring of 2018.

“Song of Parkland” sheds light on importance of arts

“Song of Parkland,” is shining a spotlight on those recovering from a tragedy and inspiring the nation by showing how a group of young people can come out strong from a tragedy. This moving documentary includes original songs written by the students about their experience, as well as clips from demonstrations and protests around the United States, such as at […]

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Dante Albidone, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Brodeur, Eden Cupid, Ethan Hwang, and Blake Talabis in The Umbrella Academy (Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix/TNS)

Review: Netflix Original “The Umbrella Academy” brings Gerard Way’s comic to life

“The Umbrella Academy” was released on Feb. 15, based on Gerard Way’s comic of the same title that was released 12 years ago. The show was created by Netflix, and features a total of ten episodes in its first season. This show is not like many other superhero shows; the viewer does not get a backstory on how the main […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity track team brings home victory from the BCAA Quad #2

On Feb. 20, at Coral Springs High School the men’s varsity track team competed in the BCAA Quad #2 and had outstanding results. The boys 4×800 relay won their event. Sophomore Alex Miller placed second in the 800 meter. Famous Rhodes placed second in the two mile, and Josh Charo placed second in the one mile. ​”This is not our […]

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Coach Berke watching over the team during practice. Photo by; Farrah Nickerson

MSD welcomes new water polo coach

* Story was co-written by Farrah Nickerson & Kaleela Rosenthal First time high school coach David Berke has been chosen to be Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ new water polo coach. This isn’t his first experience with water polo, though. As a child, he played mostly pickup games as a swimmer. Although his New York community didn’t have any water polo club teams, […]

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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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