Tag: #MSDStrong

“Guac: My Son, My Hero” performed as a tribute to Joaquin Oliver

“Guac: My Son, My Hero” performed as a tribute to Joaquin Oliver

On Friday, Sept. 20, Manuel Oliver’s latest protest project, “Guac: My Son, My Hero” was performed at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach. Following the release of several art projects dedicated to his son, Oliver presented a one-man show that both encaptured the life of Joaquin Oliver, known as “Guac” by friends, and protested against gun violence. The show mixed […]

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International Peace Day at MSD

International Peace Day at MSD

International peace day can feel like such a grand event. Big celebrations, school events, and city gatherings are planned throughout the world. This day does not always have to be such a large event, rather, you can celebrate by simply sharing a smile with a neighbor. You never know how big such a small act of kindness may seem to […]

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MSD students enraged with school shooting merchandise from the brand, Bstroy

On Sunday, Sept. 15, designers Brick Owens and Duey Catorze  of the fashion brand Bstroy released their spring collection for 2020, which included pieces of clothing with the names of schools in which shootings have occurred. These sweatshirts with names such as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Columbine High School, Virginia Polytech University and Sandy Hook Elementary also included holes […]

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Student government delivers birthday cards to every MSD student

Student government delivers birthday cards to every MSD student

The student government association has taken on the task of delivering a birthday card and a piece of candy to every single student at the school. The new initiative comes at the request of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s new principal Michelle Kefford.  “The student birthday idea was something that was done at Ms. Kefford’s previous school, and so when […]

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TV Production’s “#MSDSTRONG Documentary” wins the Student Production Award

TV Production’s “#MSDSTRONG Documentary” wins the Student Production Award

TV Production’s film “#MSDStrong Documentary” recently won the Student Production Award by the Suncoast chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The convention was held at the banquet hall at the University of Miami on Saturday, April 27. Upon the nomination, the TV Production team was confident that they had a high chance of winning, due to their […]

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Eagles Haven opens as a healing space for MSD students and faculty

Eagles Haven opens as a healing space for MSD students and faculty

The topic of mental health has been a difficult journey for the MSD community. To ensure that students have the resources they need, a new wellness center, Eagles Haven, has been established. On March 25, Eagles Haven opened as a place for these students to begin or continue to heal. Eagles Haven is a free center for MSD students and […]

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Fred Guttenberg sits on a panel of survivors on Tuesday, April 2 at the Ft. Lauderdale Marriott. Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

Trauma survivors hold a peer panel to help the community heal

*This story was co-written by Ava Steil and Brianna Jesionowski On April 2, 2019, several trauma survivors assembled a panel, sharing their experiences as a way to promote healing for the community of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Their goal was to facilitate a sense of support through understanding what MSD students went through on Feb. 14, 2018, and what […]

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Dance Marathon raises over $100,000 for Miracle Network Hospitals

Dance Marathon raises over $100,000 for Miracle Network Hospitals

The second annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Dance Marathon took place on Saturday, March 16, 2019, in the gymnasium. The donations raised through the event will be donated to the Miracle Network at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida. Taylor MorrisonTaylor Morrison is a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She plays flute in the Eagle Regiment […]

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The documentary poster for "Leaving Neverland".

Review: “Leaving Neverland” causes great controversy

The two-part HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” was released on Jan. 25, 2019, however, it continues to make headlines almost a month later. The documentary details the alleged experiences and abuses faced by two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, at the hands of singer-songwriter, Michael Jackson, when they were young boys. Directed by Dan Reid, “Leaving Neverland” begins with the […]

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MSD Drama students practice performing for the show "Yo Vikings!" in spring of 2018.

“Song of Parkland” sheds light on importance of arts

“Song of Parkland,” is shining a spotlight on those recovering from a tragedy and inspiring the nation by showing how a group of young people can come out strong from a tragedy. This moving documentary includes original songs written by the students about their experience, as well as clips from demonstrations and protests around the United States, such as at […]

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