Parkland Dash provides a good time for a good cause

Parkland Dash provides a good time for a good cause

The annual Parkland Dash, a 5K run and 1 mile fun run, took place on Sunday, Oct. 8. The race began at Pine Trails Park at 7 a.m. and wound through Pine Island Road and Nob Hill Road. Every year, the City of Parkland selects a charity for the proceeds to benefit. This year, the city chose the Crohn’s and […]

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Men’s swim team takes on BCAA Championship

Men’s swim team takes on BCAA Championship

The Broward County Athletics Association (BCAA) held its first swimming and diving championship on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Plantation Aquatic Center. High schools from all over Broward County such as Cypress Bay High School, Nova High School, Coral Glades High School and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were represented at the swim meet for preliminaries at 9 a.m. and […]

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JV football dominates against Coral Glades

JV football dominates against Coral Glades

On Wed., Oct. 4, the junior varsity football team played their second game of the season, and crushed Coral Glades High with a score of 0-47. With 14 first downs and 7 touchdowns, the team feels that their hard work and practice is paying off. “I’m definitely seeing everyone improve,” captain and quarterback Brady Siren (10) said. “The freshman are […]

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Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

A massive blow was delivered to the LGBT community over the weekend when the Egyptian government arrested 22 people on the charges “debauchery” and “promoting sexual deviancy”: mere pretenses engaging in homosexual activity. The crackdown began after a Mashrou’ Leila concert whose lead singer, Hamed Sinno, an openly gay advocate for equal rights. At some point in the duration of […]

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[Brief] Men’s bowling team beats Piney Grove

[Brief] Men’s bowling team beats Piney Grove

On Thursday, Oct. 5, the men’s bowling team maintains their undefeated streak as they defeat Piney Grove Academy. The team’s performance was not quite up to par as previous games, but they still managed to emerge victorious by a large margin of 252 pins. The men’s performances range from junior Tyler Frydman’s 132 pins to senior Devon Weisenfeld’s 194 pins […]

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[Brief] Men’s bowling team defeats St. Thomas Aquinas

[Brief] Men’s bowling team defeats St. Thomas Aquinas

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the men’s bowling team defeated Coral Springs Charter school as they approached the middle of the season at Sawgrass Lanes. The men varied in performance, ranging from 134 pins by junior Tyler Frydman in his first game to 228 pins by senior Cameron Price in the second game. The men’s bowling team had a shaky start, […]

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More than 350 Bay Area breast cancer survivors form a symbolic human pink ribbon on the field before the Oakland Athletics take on the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The event was part of the 17th annual Oakland A's Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The A's announced that more than $75,000 was raised. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Why you should double-check before donating

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—a month dedicated to fighting the most common cancer detected in women. According to the Mayo Clinic, death rates for breast cancer have been declining in recent years due to increased awareness, earlier detection and more funding for research. While no cure yet exists, breast cancer is treated through surgery and extensive chemotherapy and radiation, […]

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Women’s cross country team wins 1st overall

On Oct. 3, the women’s cross country team had their third meet. This meet was held at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek at 4:00 p.m. The team got first place out of all the schools with a total of 34 points. The majority of the team, including men and women, achieved new personal records and had their all time best […]

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Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

The Parkland City Budget meeting convened on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Parkland City Hall to discuss all the items on the agenda that didn’t get discussed at the previous budget meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The meeting began with the typical honoring of the flag via the Pledge of Allegiance before the assembled commissioners began to discuss business. They first asked […]

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Hurricane Irma affected school sports teams

Between the dates of Sept. 7 and Sept. 17, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was closed due to Hurricane Irma. Because of this, many school sporting events were cancelled or postponed, greatly affecting the schedules of many school teams. The girls’ golf team was one of many MSD sports teams impacted by Irma. During the seven cancelled school days, the team missed […]

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