Tag: Melissa FALKOWSKI

[Multimedia] MSD clubs and organizations offer a variety of volunteering opportunities for students

[Multimedia] MSD clubs and organizations offer a variety of volunteering opportunities for students

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MSD hosts its annual holiday team spirit week

Although the winter holidays are quickly approaching, teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School began celebrating this joyous season a little early. From Monday, Dec. 14 to Friday, Dec. 18., teachers participated in a series of holiday themed contests and events. To kick off the week, […]

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Flyer used to announce the haiku contest. Photo courtesy of the MSD Literary Magazine Instagram page

MSD literary magazine holds first-ever haiku contest

The Marjory Stoneman High School literary magazine, the Artifex, is currently hosting its first-ever haiku contest. The magazine is requesting that students of all grade levels who wish to participate submit their haikus by Friday, Nov. 6 in order to be considered. All haikus can […]

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Melissa Falkowski wins Teacher of the Year

Melissa Falkowski wins Teacher of the Year

Every year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gives the Teacher of the Year award to a teacher who excels in their field. This year, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, MSD administration chose Melissa Falkowski, newspaper advisor and Creative Writing teacher, to receive this award. Falkowski has […]

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President of the Broward Teachers Union, Anna Fusco, addresses the BTU members at the latest Impasse meeting.

Broward County Public School teachers set to vote on contract changes

For the first time ever, Broward County Public School teachers are casting their ballots online this week to vote to either accept or reject changes to their contract amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The ratification vote comes after months of tension, failed negotiations and a final […]

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Newspaper Adviser Melissa Falkowski received the engraved Giving Plate from Principal Michelle Kefford. The Giving Plate is a new tradition started by Kefford. Photo courtesy of Melissa Falkowski.

Principal Michelle Kefford initiates The Eagle Family Giving Plate

The Eagle Family Giving Plate is a new tradition enacted by Principal Michelle Kefford at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Kefford has participated in this act of kindness in the past, so she decided it was time to bring it to MSD.  The main purpose […]

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Juniors Zoe Gordon, Dara Rosen, Leni Steinhardt, senior Hannah Kapoor, junior Brianna Fisher, senior Rebecca Sneid, adviser Melissa Falkowski, sophomore Mackenzie Quinn, and junior Einav Cohen attend the 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon. Photo by Holly Van Tassel-Shuster

The Eagle Eye receives special invitation to attend annual Pulitzer Prize luncheon in New York City

On Monday, April 15, The Pulitzer Prizes, the most prestigious form of recognition granted in journalism and literature in the United States, announced their 2019 winners. As the nation’s writers, composers and journalists watched the annual ceremony in eager anticipation, viewers were surprised by an […]

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Newspaper adviser Melissa Falkowski accepts her Teacher of the Year Award at CSPA at an advisers luncheon on Photo courtesy of Mark Murray

Melissa Falkowski wins National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year award

On Thursday, March 21 Melissa Falkowski, adviser of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s newsmagazine, The Eagle Eye, received the National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year award at the Colombia School Press Association spring convention. Falkowski was picked for this esteemed award out of […]

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Literary magazine spreads creativity

The school literary magazine, Artifex, is a student run club that makes a yearly issue featuring art and writing pieces from students here at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Anyone, can submit a form of art, writing piece or both. Club members will then decide […]

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