Tag: msdhs

Freshman Chris McKenna discusses his experience with coming into contact with the shooter. Photo by Anna Dittman

Freshman Chris McKenna comes into contact with gunman minutes before shooting

During the Feb. 14 tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, some students and teachers are recognized as heroes who performed exceptional duties to help save lives in the midst of chaos. One of these students is freshman Chris McKenna who came into contact with the shooter minutes before he fired into the school. McKenna was situated in room 1216 […]

Read more ›
Photo by Kevin Trejos

Dwyane Wade connects with MSD students during visit to campus

On Wednesday, March 7, NBA Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade paid a visit to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to meet with and show his support for students after  the shooting that resulted in the death of 17 people at the school three weeks prior.. “Our goal is to try to figure out ways that we can do more to […]

Read more ›
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez comforts a classmate during a CNN town hall meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. Photo courtesy of Michael Laughlin, Sun Sentinel, Tribune News Service

CNN hosts town hall for discussion on gun control

In the aftermath of the shooting on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, CNN held a town hall hosted by anchor Jake Tapper on Feb. 21 at 9 p.m. in order to give students and parents from the Parkland community a platform to discuss gun reform with Florida lawmakers. In “Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand […]

Read more ›
Support for MSD has reached even the coldest place on Earth, Antarctica. Photo courtesy of Ashley Curtis

MSD alumna starts project to show worldwide support for MSD

In a show of support for the victims and the survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, class of 2006 alumna Ashley Payanis Curtis has put together a collection of photos from around the country and the world with words of love. Each picture has the words “MSD, our love for you is so strong, it has […]

Read more ›

[Brief] Women’s lacrosse team defeats West Boca High School after tragedy

On March 1 at 6 p.m., the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School women’s lacrosse team competed against West Boca High School in an away game. MSD took the lead with a score of 18-3 in their first game of the season. This was not only the first game of the season, but also the first game since the tragic event […]

Read more ›
Banners from Broward County schools and organizations around the country decorate the fence surrounding the perimeter of the 1200 building.

MSD begins recovery process with Sunday Orientation

On Sunday, Feb. 25, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School welcomed students back to campus for the first time since the shooting on Feb. 14. The orientation, which lasted three hours, initiated what is expected to be a long and difficult healing process. Teachers had returned to campus the Friday before on Feb. 23, and happily greeted students on Sunday as […]

Read more ›
Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

The way stories are told has changed and evolved with our language and technology over time. Soon enough, interactivity became something that readers craved in their media. First, we had “Choose Your Own Adventure,” a book series with multiple ends depending on the choices you made. Then came role-playing video games, which allow the player to explore the world they […]

Read more ›
Gwyneth Bishara and Ella Bishara hold cupcakes to represent Gwyneth's organization, Cupcakes for Charity. Photo courtesy of Evelyn Robles, Lifestyle Media Group

Sophomore Gwyneth Bishara initiates charity project “Cupcakes for Charity”

Gwyneth Bishara is the sophomore class president, and through this pivotal position she has developed a passion for being involved. Bishara has a charity called Cupcakes for Charity. She loves to donate her time doing activities at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and in the community. “I love holding positions where I get the opportunity to make a difference and […]

Read more ›
Super Bowl Monday should be a holiday

Super Bowl Monday should be a holiday

With all eyes on the field, the biggest spectacle in all of sports is on, and everyone is glued to the screen. In January 2017, Kraft Heinz promoted its policy of relieving employees of their duties for the day after the Super Bowl — a trend some companies have begun to follow across the United States. While the Super Bowl […]

Read more ›
Rep. Ted Deutch answers a student's question at town hall meeting on January 23, 2018. Photo by Kevin Trejos

Rep. Ted Deutch answers students’ burning questions

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fl) paid a visit to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Jan. 23 for an event hosted by Politics Club and supported by the English Honor Society, National Honor Society and Rho Kappa. The meeting was arranged by Politics Club President Kevin Trejos and sponsor Ariel Hertz. Trejos made contact with Deutch’s assistant Theresa Brier, who he […]

Read more ›