Tag: Michelle Kefford

MSD administration encourages students to participate in ‘Toilet Paper Challenge’

MSD administration encourages students to participate in ‘Toilet Paper Challenge’

On Wednesday, April 15, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Twitter account put out a video challenge, encouraging MSD students to participate.  The video’s caption read, “Can you spare a square? We challenge you to the Toilet Paper Challenge. Retweet with a video of how […]

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MSD Administration posts YouTube videos amid school cancellation

MSD Administration posts YouTube videos amid school cancellation

On Monday, March 30, the assistant principals of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School posted a YouTube video titled “COVID-19 Can’t Touch This” in efforts to encourage students to practice good hygiene. The video is a contrafactum of MC Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This,” with lyrics […]

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Students visited MSD on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, to collect laptops for distance learning.

MSD hands out laptops to students on Friday 3/20 and Saturday 3/28

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many schools across the nation, including Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have moved to online classes in order to keep students and administration safe and healthy. On Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, the MSD administration and staff handed […]

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Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

Political discussions find their way into the classroom

In the age where political opinions make or break one’s career, many professionals choose to avoid sensitive topics in their workplace as to avoid crossing a forbidden line. In the classroom, however, controversial and political topics are often relevant to what students are learning. Teachers […]

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The foundation for MSD’s new building is finished, six months after it’s start date of Aug. 1, 2019. Located between the 400 and 900 buldings, the building is expected to be finished in August 2020. Photo by Maria Vera

First look at the design for MSD’s newest building set to open next year

A new building is currently being constructed along the south side of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s campus, parallel to the Sawgrass Expressway. This building will hold 30 classrooms and contain advanced security features, such as controlled access points. The building is set to be […]

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Constructing the Future. The foundation for MSD’s new building is finished, seven months after its start date of Aug. 1, 2019. Located between the 400 and 900 buildings, the 1500 building is expected to be finished in August 2020. Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

First look at the design for MSD’s newest building set to open next school year

A new building is currently being constructed along the south side of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s campus, parallel to the Sawgrass Expressway. This building will hold 30 classrooms and contain advanced security features, such as controlled access points. The building is set to be […]

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MSD administration offers rewards for information about damage caused in school restrooms

MSD administration offers rewards for information about damage caused in school restrooms

During the school day on Monday, Feb. 10, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students were shocked when MSD Principal Michelle Kefford delivered an announcement over the school-wide intercom during third period, which alerted students to a growing problem here at MSD. This important message shed […]

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New and Improved. Media Specialist Diana Haneski, along with the mascot of the Orange Bowl Committee, Obie the Orange, welcome students and staff to enjoy the newly renovated media center on Monday, Nov. 18. In order to match the new look, the addition to the media center was named the STEAM Lab. Photo by Darian Williams

MSD’s media center renovated by Orange Bowl Committee

Students and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had the chance to view and explore a new addition to the media center: the STEAM Lab. This lab was built to encourage comfortable, collaborative work and communication amongst its users.  From Nov. 16-18, a corner […]

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Principal Michelle Kefford introduces new mentorship program, “Kefford’s Kids”

Principal Michelle Kefford introduces new mentorship program, “Kefford’s Kids”

With the arrival of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s new principal, Michelle Kefford, many changes have come about at MSD. One of which is the program “Kefford’s Kids,” which students started taking part in on Thursday, Nov. 21. Kefford’s Kids is a mentorship program between […]

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Principal Michelle Kefford and MSD teacher Shanthi Viswanathan recieve check from EKAL representatives and volunteers. Photo taken by Bianca Navas

MSD receives donation from the EKAL Foundation

The EKAL Foundation presented a check of $43,000 to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal Michelle Kefford on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 9:30 a.m. This donation was gifted to MSD in order to help students, faculty and school resources. “We’re very grateful that this organization […]

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