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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MSD students face daily mental health struggles and learn ways to overcome them. Graphic by Darian Williams

MSD supports mental health with Mind-Body Club

AP World History teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers along with MSD parent and licensed mental health counselor Ellen Fox-Snider founded the Mind-Body Club in Fall of 2018. On Jan. 9, the first cohort graduated with 13 students. The course is a six-week program, meeting every Wednesday for an hour after school where students learn methods such as meditation, mindfulness, biofeedback, nutrition and the […]

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Review: The Kid Who Would Be King shares message that the kids are the future

Review: The Kid Who Would Be King shares message that the kids are the future

Arthurian legends have been around since the 15th century with the media industry depicting it through a variety of adaptations. The Kid Who Would Be King one is a little different, though. This film takes place in the 21st century, when a boy pulls Excalibur, the original sword in the ancient stone, out of a stone at a construction site. A young boy […]

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Review: The Namu serves best Korean and Japanese food in Coral Springs

Review: The Namu serves best Korean and Japanese food in Coral Springs

Since opening in May, the Korean Japanese kitchen The Namu continues serving modern Korean cuisine to the residents of Coral Springs. Upon its opening, The Namu brought a taste of Korea into South Florida, where Korean cuisine is far and few between. The Namu translates to ‘tree’ in Korean. The concept behind “Namu” was for the restaurant to be like […]

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Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Leaves Fans Old and New in Awe

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Leaves Fans Old and New in Awe

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald is the second installment in a five movie series. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them came out in 2016 which is a part of the Wizarding World by J.K. Rowling. On Oct. 16, fans sat in the theaters to embrace the universe once again. Many recognizable names were casted like Jude Law as Albus […]

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De. Seuss’ The Grinch (Universal Pictures)

The Grinch has great messages about family

The Grinch is the third adaptation of How The Grinch Stole Christmas. The newly animated version, released on Nov. 9, has had a lot of hype surrounding it. However, many fans of the original are asking, “Why do we need another Grinch?”   Throughout the movie the audience follows the classic tale of the Grinch’s journey to destroy Christmas. However, […]

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Ryan Gosling in "First Man." (Universal Pictures)

First Man leaves science and history fan on the edge of their seats

Thrilling historical movie, First Man, was released on Oct. 12. It was the awe-inspiring movie about Neil Armstrong and his journey to the moon, starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy. The extravagant explains how Armstrong balanced family and work. Before the film even came out in theaters, there was tons of controversy surrounding it. Many people were not to happy […]

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Fantasy-thriller, “House with a Clock in Its Walls,” leaves viewers mesmerized

Fantasy-thriller, “House with a Clock in Its Walls,” leaves viewers mesmerized

On Sept. 21, The House with a Clock in Its Walls made its debut on the big screen. It is based on John Bellairs’s novel of the same name, which is part of a 12 book series. The film starred Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, and Owen Vaccaro as characters Jonathan Barnavelt, Florence Zimmerman, and Lewis Barnavelt respectively. It was directed […]

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Junior Juliette Hoffiz practices yoga in the courtyard during lunch

MSD celebrates peace week

The International Day of Peace is celebrated on Sept. 21, however, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is making the celebration a week long event called Peace Week. During this week, there were different activities occuring while the students were at school. “As the sponsor of Politics Club, I am always looking for positive things that the club can get involved […]

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