Tag: MSD high

Sophomore Nicolette Gulla, is preparing to perform at the Orlando Bands of America performance. Photo courtesy of Keith Wechsler.

May’s Musician of the Month: Nicolette Gulla

Nicolette Gulla, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been an alto saxophone player for several years. She began in the sixth grade and is going into her sixth year of playing the instrument.   Her older brother, Guido, first inspired her to play. […]

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Students' online attendance being marked throughout the week. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

BCPS implements new attendance policy for online learning

On March 30, 2020 online learning began for students as a result of the rapid spread of COVID-19. The closure of schools is just one of the many effects of the virus. Due to this pandemic, the Student Services Department has provided a way to […]

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Dislike buttons are not beneficial towards social media users. Photo by Brianna

Social media should not include a dislike button option

Social media is full of posts and opinions. From graduation photos to posts memorializing those who have passed away, social media has been a platform for users to express opinions and ideas. Whether it is through photos, videos or text, a user’s inner thoughts and […]

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February’s Athlete of the Month: Samantha Diaz

February’s Athlete of the Month: Samantha Diaz

Samantha Diaz, a senior and athlete on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s softball team, the Lady Eagles, has been selected as February’s Athlete of the Month. Diaz was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida and moved to Parkland, Florida when she was four-years-old.  At five-years-old, Diaz […]

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Erika is sitting outside of the art class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Photo by Sam Grizelj.

February’s Artist of the Month: Erika Wilczek

Sophomore Erika Wilczek has been creating art for as long as she can remember. She enjoys art in many forms, starting from coloring books at a young age.  Wilczek has been involved in the ceramics class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School since ninth grade, […]

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Junior Olivia Blaker poses with her realistic drawing of a dog.

January’s Artist of the Month: Olivia Blaker

Olivia Blaker, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been doing art her whole life. She was born in Stony Brook, New York and moved to South Florida when she was a baby. Ever since then, she has grown up in the Parkland […]

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Students are constantly viewing colleges on social media sites. Photo by Maria Vera

[Opinion] Colleges should be able to use social media accounts to influence admission decisions

Social media, including Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, requires mature and responsible users in order to make smart decisions and act with respectable behavior. All users need to be fully aware that whatever is posted is seen by everyone forever, whether the post is deleted or […]

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Final Walk Off. Seniors, Josh Funk (#22) and Alex Rodriguez (#20) take their final steps off of the Cumber Stadium field, following the end of their last season at MSD. Photo by Jenna Harris.

MSD’s varsity football season ends after crushing District Playoff loss against Miami High

On Friday, Nov. 8, the Stoneman Douglas Eagles competed against the Miami High Stingarees in a Class 8A football playoff game at Cumber Stadium. After being crowned district champions on Oct. 25, the team lost their momentum and fell short in the final two games […]

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"Mayor For A Month" Adam Habona participates in an activity with the fire department.

Adam Habona chosen as Parkland ‘Mayor For A Month’

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Adam Habona was selected for Parkland’s “Mayor For A Month” program. Habona serves as Second Vice President of MSD’s Student Government and Co-Executive Director of March for Our Lives Parkland. “Mayor For A Month” is […]

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Disney+ is launching on Nov. 12 2019.

Is Disney’s new streaming service worth the $69.99 a year?

On Nov. 12, Disney will launch their own streaming service titled “Disney +”  in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands. With Disney owning Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars and numerous other franchises, there is no doubt that many fans of the franchise will be paying […]

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