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[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

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Graphic by Analisa Castronovo

Planned MSD renovations nearing end of planning phase

As part of Broward County Public Schools’ SMART Bond program, new art supplies, air conditioning units, roofs and a fire alarm system are coming to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  In 2014, Broward County voters approved an $800 million bond to be paid through an […]

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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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Three code yellows have been initiated at MSD as a result of calls from an individual in China.

Calls from individual in China prompt multiple code yellow lockdowns at MSD

On Tuesday, Sept.1, a code yellow lockdown was initiated at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The code was called at 10:38 a.m., and lifted at 12:59 p.m. However, this was only one of three code yellows called during the week, with the others occurring on […]

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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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