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Students dive into DECA

Students dive into DECA

DECA is an organization that is divided into four categories including business management, finance, marketing hospitality and tourism. This class/club prepares emerging leaders for their future professions. The program improves professional skills by providing experience with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Quickbooks. DECA also teaches students about the stock market and how to invest in companies. Sophomore Jessica Rosenstack, is a […]

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Binge watching vs. watching on Air

Binge watching vs. watching on Air

Binge watching television shows has been a recent trend due to the very popular streaming websites such as Netflix and Hulu. A Netflix survey has defined binge watching as watching between two to six episodes in one sitting. This has put cable companies in competition with not only each other, but also with other streaming databases. Teenagers and adults often binge […]

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Club members promoting Best Buddies

Best Buddies club creates inclusive environment

Best Buddies club provides a unique service opportunity that gives students the chance to create one-on-one relationships with other students living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It is an international nonprofit organization that is devoted to building inclusion, integrated employment and leadership development for people with IDD. “The goal of our club this year is to spread the message of […]

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Long waits for lunches

In the past few years, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has seen a substantial increase in students. However, some issues have begun to arise as a result. The lunch line is a particular topic of concern. Students that buy school lunches are faced with a tremendously long line to purchase their meal. This is a trend seen around the nation; […]

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Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

  Setting up a poker table, roulette, three blackjack tables, loud music and concessions, Douglas’s student government succeeded in bringing a cafeteria filled fellow students together in celebration of school spirit this past Thursday night. “Our Game Night event is meant mainly to get our students as school-spirited as possible,” Event Committee Chair Lexi Angel said. “WIth the game and dance this […]

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ICC provides increased requirements

ICC provides increased requirements

In attempt to rule out unnecessary clubs that do not contribute as a positive impact on the school, Student Government has proposed additional rules for each club. The regulations include that each club must participate in a school betterment project each quarter of the school year in order to be recognized as a club on campus. For the first semester, […]

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[Brief] JV Football team beats Cypress Bay

The Junior Varsity Men’s Football team faced off against Cypress Bay on Sept. 14. The final score was 24-12, giving Douglas the victory, and the JV team their first win of the season after a loss a bye their previous two weeks. “We played really well, we played through all four quarters and never stopped pushing for the win,” sophomore linebacker Robert […]

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[Brief] Men’s golf team defeats three opponents in Sept. 13 match

On Sept. 13, the men’s golf team won their match against St. Thomas, Cypress Bay and Archbishop McCarthy in a nine-hole competition with an overall score of 159. Par for the course was 71. “Honestly, I think we played great. Maybe if we had Leon at full strength, we could have done better,” sophomore Nathan Lewis said. Senior Blake Leon, […]

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Senior Zack Kaufman poses with two of his former teachers before the ceremony begins.

Eagles leave the nest

High school graduation is a culmination of the hard yet rewarding work that students put into their last four years before college. Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ graduation took place on June 6, at Nova Southeastern University. The ceremony began with the four faculty marshals, Donna Amelkin, Jeff Foster, Katherine Gilliam, and Stacy Lippel leading the graduates into the room and guiding […]

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Jeter accepts cash prize of $1,000, the monetary award for being named Broward County Teacher of the Year.

Jeter named district Teacher of the Year

In 21 years, a lot has changed on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas campus; a new Freshman building created, a track and tennis court added, the junior lot moved. But, one thing has remained- the presence of Astronomy teacher Kyle Jeter on campus. In his 21 years at MSD, Jeter has taught students from the likes of current English teacher Ariel […]

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