Tag: Michelle Kefford

Principal Michelle Kefford stands in front of her 25th birthday cake. Photo by Bianca Navas

MSD staff celebrates Principal Kefford’s birthday

On Thursday, Nov. 7 at 12:15 p.m. in the Media Center the staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School celebrated Principal Michelle Kefford’s “25th” birthday.  “A group of staff gathered together and decided to put on a nice event for our fellow principal. We thought […]

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Keeping in Touch. Principal Michelle Kefford records her weekly ParentLink phone call. These calls help to keep MSD families up to date on school activities. Photo by Joyce Han

Principal Michelle Kefford shares her plans for MSD during the 2019-2020 school year

The beginning of the 2019-2020 school year has brought several changes for both the students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In addition to new classes, teachers, and students, the pupils at MSD are also welcoming their new principal, Michelle Kefford. Before taking […]

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Fashionably Late. Students come late to school and have to line up to get tardy passes before heading to class in the morning. The new tardy policy requires students to get a pass to class, if they are not in class by 7:40 a.m. Photo by Darian Williams

MSD administration implements new policy to reduce student tardies

For the 2019-2020 school year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School implemented a new tardy policy to limit the chaos of late-comers in the morning.  Tardy students now have to come through the front gate starting at 7:40 a.m. and have their ID scanned. This updated […]

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Building New Stories. Portal Construction Inc. started construction on the new building at MSD on  Aug. 1, 2019. This will be the 1500 building, located between the 400 building and the 900 building. It is expected to be done by July 1, 2020. Photo by Darian Williams

Broward County Schools starts construction on new building at MSD

On Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, construction of a new building started at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. It is designed to be two stories, 45,000 square feet with 30 educational spaces, which include science labs and regular classrooms.  There will be a patio on the […]

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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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Teachers Stacey Lippel and Gregory Pittman win September Teacher of the Month award

Teachers Stacey Lippel and Gregory Pittman win September Teacher of the Month award

English teacher Stacey Lippel and U.S. history teacher Gregory Pittman were awarded the September Teacher of the Month Award. In recognition of their award, both teachers received a large paint brush. Both teachers are able to connect with their students and teach them in a […]

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Principal Michelle Kefford accepted to the BCPS Hall of Fame

Principal Michelle Kefford accepted to the BCPS Hall of Fame

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Michelle Kefford, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s new principal, was honored for her acceptance into the Broward County Public School’s Hall of Fame. Previously, Kefford was recognized as Florida’s 2019 Principal of the Year for her work at Charles W. Flanagan […]

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Sophomore Deanna O’Connell observes the stars and planets using one of Jeter’s various telescopes.

Astronomy club hosts first astronomy night

On Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m., the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Astronomy Club hosted its first astronomy night at Marjory’s Garden. Club members and their friends were invited to a night studying the stars.  Astronomy Club sponsor Brandon Jeter brought in three large […]

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At Mid-Week Muffins with Michelle, muffins and coffee were served to teachers and staff. Photo by Darian Williams.

Principal Michelle Kefford proposes Kefford’s Kitchen and Mid Week Muffins with Michelle

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Principal, Michelle Kefford, opened a door of opportunity for students and staff to socialize with her multiple times throughout the year. She created two programs called Kefford’s Kitchen and Mid Week Muffins with Michelle. Kefford’s Kitchen provides a way for […]

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Celebrate Success. Principal Ty Thompson congratulates the Eagle Regiment of the FMBC Class 5A championship title on Nov. 20, 2017. Photo by Emma Dowd

Ty Thompson steps down from MSD principal position

After a last minute meeting of teachers at the end of the school day, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Principal Ty Thompson stepped down from his position. This departure will be effective as of June 6, 2019, the last official day of the 2018-2019 school […]

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