America Runs on Sports: Sports have a heavy impact on American society

America Runs on Sports: Sports have a heavy impact on American society

Since the mid-1800s, Americans have been obsessed with the idea of competitive sports. It began with the introduction of baseball, famously deemed “America’s pastime,” and has only increased in popularity since then with the creation of the NFL, MLB and NBA. Sports have influenced American society in multiple ways throughout the course of history. This culture has formed rivalries between […]

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Michelle Kefford takes up the role of new principal at MSD for the 2019-2020 school year

Michelle Kefford takes up the role of new principal at MSD for the 2019-2020 school year

After 14 years away from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Michelle Kefford has officially confirmed her return for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. This time however she will not be teaching the students at MSD but instead leading them as their new principal. Before becoming the current principal of Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, Kefford taught at […]

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Security booth sits at the entrance of MSD and of the front parking lot.

MSD implements a security booth as an extra security measure

In past years, when driving into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s entrance, it was easy to access the front parking lot, and a struggle to get through the front office. Currently, MSD purchased a security booth with the allocated security funds to be placed at the entrance of the front lot in order for security to identify and check every […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity softball team falls to West Broward High School in the regional tournament quarterfinal

On May 8th, the women’s varsity softball team went up against West Broward High School in the regional tournament quarterfinal. The final score of this game was 5-0, the Eagles were losing majority of the game. It was 0-0 through the first 5 innings of the game until the second baseman for the eagles made an error that caused West […]

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Review: “The 57 Bus” Thrills readers with the story of a life-changing encounter between two teens

Review: “The 57 Bus” Thrills readers with the story of a life-changing encounter between two teens

Dashka Slater’s novel “The 57 Bus” tells the true story of two individuals after one made a life-changing decision to light the other’s skirt on fire on Nov. 4 2013. The book follows Sasha, an agender teen who is the victim of the crime, and Richard, a young African American boy who is the perpetrator, before and after their chance […]

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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 established by former First Lady of Florida Columba Bush in 1999 to advocate for the […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity lacrosse falls to Pine Crest School in regional tournament

On Thursday April 25, the women’s varsity lacrosse team competed against Pine Crest School in regional tournament. The game took place at Pine Crest and started at 7 p.m. The weather was mostly clear. “We were losing by 7 in the beginning but then worked together, and turned the game around. We didn’t give up at all during the game […]

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[Brief] Men’s junior varsity baseball team puts down St. Thomas Aquinas High School

On April 24, the men’s junior varsity baseball team went up against the St. Thomas Aquinas High School Raiders in a seven inning night game. The final score of the game was 5-4. The Eagles ended up getting the win. This was the Eagles last game of their season. The Raiders took an early lead and they were able to […]

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Freshman class will re-vote to elect the rising sophomore class board amid allegations of ‘ethical infractions’

Freshman class will re-vote to elect the rising sophomore class board amid allegations of ‘ethical infractions’

Following allegations that ethical issues arose during the original class election voting period, a re-vote will be held in order to decide the 2022 Class Board (the current freshmen, rising sophomores) of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Starting on Monday, April 29, the freshman class will be given paper ballots with the names of the current candidates for board positions. […]

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Senioritis affects attendance

Senioritis affects attendance

As the school year comes to an end, “senioritis,” a phrase used by seniors to describe their lack of motivation to finish the school year after they are accepted into college, begins to kick in harder than ever. At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the seniors are by no means an exception. In fact, there have been more  complaints of […]

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