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MSD students continue to adjust to life two years after deadly shooting

Two years after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students find themselves in different stages of healing, growth and progression. Following the shooting, the lives of MSD students were altered drastically. Some threw themselves into gun reform activism, while others simply focused on […]

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[Review] Gorillaz single ‘Momentary Bliss’ is a large step away from their usual sound

[Review] Gorillaz single ‘Momentary Bliss’ is a large step away from their usual sound

For those unfamiliar with the alternative rock band Gorillaz, there is quite a lot to learn. The virtual band was created in 1998 by Damon Albarn who was previously the lead singer of the band Blur and Jamie Hewlett,a British artist. The band is a […]

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Anthony Rizzo stands in front of the newly named Anthony Rizzo fields at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 3, 2020. Photo courtesy of Jillian Jarboe

MSD baseball fields renamed in honor of alumnus Anthony Rizzo

On Monday, Feb. 3, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball field received a few new upgrades. Anthony Rizzo, former MSD Eagle, and current Chicago Cub made a guest appearance on the pitching mound of his alma mater. In preparation for the start of the […]

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Junior Rachel Kuperman wins second place in the SI Davie’s Human Trafficking Poster Competition

Junior Rachel Kuperman wins second place in the SI Davie’s Human Trafficking Poster Competition

On Thursday, Jan. 10, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior Rachel Kuperman took home second place and a $200 prize for the SI Davie’s Human Trafficking Poster Competition, a high school art competition that increases awareness about human trafficking. The competition was open to all […]

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[Review] Singer Layton Greene tells her own story in new release ‘Tell Ya Story’

Although autotune can occasionally distract from her smooth voice, SoundCloud artist Layton Greene combines her melodies with natural bass rhythms and drum synthesizers to weave the twisted tale of her troubled love life.  Greene’s Tell Ya Story EP released on all platforms on Sept. 27, […]

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Mathematics tutoring program implemented at MSD

Mathematics tutoring program implemented at MSD

Last year, 340 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students took the Algebra 1  End of Course (EOC) Exam. The official Florida State Assessments Report results show that over one third of the students who took the exam failed. This test, along with numerous other EOCs, […]

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Michelle Daon receives the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award

Michelle Daon receives the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award

For more than three decades, the University of Chicago has given the Outstanding Educator award to qualified teachers. This year, they are recognizing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s own, Dr. Michelle Daon Daon teaches English IV, English IV Honors and AP English Literature. Teaching high […]

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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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Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Based on the short story entitled “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst, a young boy named Doodle born with a disability that prevents him from doing normal kid activities, he overcomes many challenges alongside his stubborn older brother. Doodle’s brother then abandons him during a […]

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Students utilize both free and private tutors to prepare for SAT

Students utilize both free and private tutors to prepare for SAT

 Since it’s debut in 1926, the SAT has been used as a benchmark for judging an individual’s preparedness for college. A student’s test scores is one of the defining factors of their college application. The SAT’s status has a tendency to make some students stressed. […]

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