Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Movies and shows like "High School Musical," "Victorious," "Suite Life of Zack and Cody" and "Lizzie McGuire" are a pivotal part of many teenagers' childhoods. Graphic by Darian Williams

Teenagers are stuck in an age of nostalgia

A wave of nostalgia has come over teenagers within recent years. Nostalgia is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for a return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition.” While it can make people more connected, which […]

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Members of MSD LED's Dance club prepare for a colorful performance.

MSD’s LED Dance perform at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Swirling rainbow lights were aglow on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, thanks to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s LED Dance team. “We were asked to come and perform for the Children’s Hospital for childhood cancer. And we performed […]

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Key Club throws prom for residents at Aston Gardens

Key Club throws prom for residents at Aston Gardens

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Key Club threw a special prom for residents at Aston Gardens in Parkland. This consisted of a small dance with a photo booth, desserts and other fun activities. “At the event we had music, which […]

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Senior Cat Tibbetts, recipient of the National Hispanic Scholar Recognition. Portrait by Sam Grizelj

Senior Cat Tibbetts recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar

On Oct. 19, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Cat Tibbetts was recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. Tibbetts was awarded with the recognition following her exemplary PSAT score and GPA during the midpoint of her junior year.  Tibbetts’ recognition […]

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Photo by Ryan Servaites

Classic books are extremely complex

Classic books are often associated with required reading; however, there is so much more to them than what is discussed in English classes. Most could just be considered old books, there are tons of those. Classic literature isn’t just made up of popular books. In […]

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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 […]

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Photo by Mackenzie Quinn

[Review] “The Tyrant’s Tomb” is an exciting addition to The Trials of Apollo series

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, author Rick Riordan released “The Tyrant’s Tomb,” the fourth book from the “Trials of Apollo” series. The story follows Apollo’s mortal form, Lester, and his ten-year-old master, Meg, on their journey through major and minor prophecies. The first few chapters […]

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Thais Guerra, Samantha Goldblum, Mackenzie Quinn 

Photo illustration by Brianna Jesionowski

Retro trends are making a comeback

Over the past five years, trends from the 80s and 90s have been making a return. It all began with chokers, a simple accessory that skyrocketed. From there it was jeans, jackets and shirts. To create the look, mom jeans and overalls are paired with […]

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UNDER THE  INFLUENCE: MSD students participate in underage drinking, despite the legal, physical and emotional consequences

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: MSD students participate in underage drinking, despite the legal, physical and emotional consequences

Alcohol is one of the most commonly used and abused drugs among youth in the United States. As a result, underage drinking is a leading health problem in this country.   According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, each year, approximately 5,000 […]

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Olivia Feller wins Arts for Life scholarship

Olivia Feller wins Arts for Life scholarship

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Olivia Feller was awarded a $1000 Arts for Life! scholarship on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Feller was one of 25 Florida high school seniors to be given this scholarship out of 650 applicants. The Arts for Life! Scholarship was […]

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