Tag: math

State of Florida implements new standards for English and Mathematics

State of Florida implements new standards for English and Mathematics

On Friday, Jan. 24, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran introduced Florida’s K-12 academic requirements for English and Mathematics. They set out to remove Common Core and provide students with Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.). Common Core is a standardized test for […]

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Mathematics tutoring program implemented at MSD

Mathematics tutoring program implemented at MSD

Last year, 340 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students took the Algebra 1  End of Course (EOC) Exam. The official Florida State Assessments Report results show that over one third of the students who took the exam failed. This test, along with numerous other EOCs, […]

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Jim Gard teaching his class

‘Math Lab’ helps struggling students

Stoneman Douglas’ math department has made the decision to give opportunities to students who struggle in geometry. This is called the “Math Lab” and takes place during personalization periods. “For the math teachers in particular we know there is an extra challenge this year with […]

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NEW Alpha Theta finds new sponsor

NEW Alpha Theta finds new sponsor

Mu Alpha Theta is more than just an honor society or another club that a person can put on his or her resumé. Mu Alpha Theta has made large strides towards encouraging students to learn and embrace math. The honor society has sent passionate students […]

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MSD Mathletes place top 20 in Florida

MSD Mathletes place top 20 in Florida

Marjory Stoneman Douglas mathletes, Vayun Alapati, Brandon Chou, Dominick Hing and Simon Hoo managed to place among the top 20 students in Florida at Mu Alpha States. They competed with over 1100 students from both public and private schools. Alapati placed fourth in calculus integration […]

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Douglas's Mu Alpha Theta chapter, sitting side by side with past awards

Clubs At MSD

[wzslider autoplay=”true” height=”600″ info=”true” lightbox=”true”] ANIME CLUB Headed by Ashley Kurth, Douglas’ Anime Club meets every Friday in room 512 immediately after school. The club is open to all students that seek to learn more about their passion for anime. ASIAN CLUB The Asian Club is […]

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