Tag: MSD

Plug in the headphones and get to work.

What music should you listen to while working out?

Working out is a great escape from the monotony of a school or work day. Not only are you improving your physique and confidence, but going to the gym can bring a healthy avenue to release anger and stress and turn it into serenity. You […]

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During the BCPS Canvas crash, this page was all that students and teachers could see when trying to access the application. Photo by of Melissa Falkowski

BCPS systems crash on first day of distance learning

On Monday, March 30, Broward County Public Schools began their new online school approach known as “distance learning,” which consists of video calls on zoom and assignments published on Canvas, a digital learning platform often used by teachers and students throughout the year. However, this […]

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Despite going into quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic, students are still finding ways to stay active. Photo by Ivy Lam

How to stay active during quarantine

With concerns about the coronavirus pandemic across the United States, many Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are exercising and staying active during quarantine in various ways, indoors and outdoors. “I have stayed active by going on runs and walks around my neighborhood and doing […]

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Jared Block directs MSD Drama’s spring musical “Imaginary: A New Musical”

Jared Block directs MSD Drama’s spring musical “Imaginary: A New Musical”

On March 5, 6 and 7, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas drama department put on the show “Imaginary: A New Musical.”  The show was a success, from the large turnout to the positive feedback from students, parents and faculty who attended.  The show may not have […]

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New charter school set to open soon in Parkland

New charter school set to open soon in Parkland

A free public charter school is set to open in the Coral Springs/Parkland area. This new school, Somerset Academy, has many other locations in South Florida, including Boca Raton, Pompano Beach and Boynton Beach.  This prestigious academy is located on the intersection of North University […]

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Illustration by Ariana Perez

Valentine’s day has been forever changed from a holiday of love to a day of service and mourning

How do we feel two years after the shooting on Feb. 14, 2018?  We all get asked this question, but don’t answer it honestly. We can’t say good because it sounds insensitive, and we can’t say bad because then we will get the looks of […]

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Editorial cartoon by Leah Ronkin

Security changes are only a band-aid on the issue of shootings in schools

While it is easy for someone to look at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and pinpoint the problems that they think need solving, the students and staff at the school have a different perspective on what issues really matter.  Community members and organizations, such as […]

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Graphic by Brianna Fisher

Two years after the March for Our Lives, MSD students have experienced a lack of political efficacy

Two years ago, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School changed forever. After losing 17 eagles, the school community began to channel loss into action.  Teachers and students alike became active. The sadness and confusion of a tragedy spread through the community. Feelings of despair quickly turned […]

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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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Graphic by Brianna Fisher

Rapid technology growth reshapes and redefines society’s standards of privacy

The screen on the mobile device reads “Current Location: Boca Raton, Florida, since 11:30 p.m. 42% battery.” The parents of the speeding blue dot reaching 70 mph on their digital map are awaiting its arrival. Simultaneously, the blue dot, or better yet, their disgruntled teenager, […]

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