Tag: Melody Herzfeld

#NeverAgain. An eagle sculpture donated by a middle school art class in Miami, Florida stands 7 feet tall in the senior courtyard. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Miami art class donates eagle sculpture

On July 5, 2018, Maggie Vidal-Santos, a middle school art teacher at Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K8, in Bay Harbor Islands, Florida, delivered a seven foot eagle sculpture to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which was ultimately installed in the senior courtyard. Vidal-Santos had donated a sculpture to Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2013. She felt the need to […]

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Drama students rehearse for the one-day performance of "Yo, Vikings!" Photo by Rebecca Schneid.

Drama Club performs “Yo, Vikings!”

On April 13, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s drama program performed “Yo Vikings!” The musical is an adaptation of a book by Judith Schachner and is appropriate for viewers of all ages. The show has major themes of self-acceptance and acceptance of others. The performance was a one-night only show, but it still garnered a large audience. “Yo Vikings!” is […]

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A group of MSD drama students practice "Shine," written by Sawyer Garrity and Andrea Pena. Photo courtesy of Kali Clougherty

Student songwriters turn to music for healing with their song “Shine”

After the tragedy on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many students found their voice in speaking out politically for stricter laws in order to protect our schools. Junior Sawyer Garrity and sophomore Andrea Pena found their voice in a different way: through music. “We both felt so helpless,” Garrity said. “I remember texting her that Saturday that […]

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Drama takes ‘Horse Girls’ to States

Drama takes ‘Horse Girls’ to States

Districts for Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School’s Drama Club took place on Dec. 2 and were a huge success. The dark comedy “Horse Girls” by Jenny Rachel Weiner was  performed by MSD seven drama students, seniors Taylor Fish, Theresa Prather, Melanie Webber and Avery Cooper; junior Sophie Whitney; sophomore Dylan Redshaw and freshman Eve Cohen. They portrayed seven pre-teen girls who love horses and create […]

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