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Dance Marathon raises money for sick children

Dance Marathon raises money for sick children

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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MSD alumna Liz Stout creates #17DayofCelebration to honor victims of the shooting

MSD alumna Liz Stout creates #17DayofCelebration to honor victims of the shooting

As the anniversary of the Feb.14 tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School approaches, students from the University of Florida have created a unique and meaningful way to honor the 17 victims. Created by March For Our Lives Gainesville, a student organized branch of the grassroots organization that originated from MSD, the tribute consists of 17 days of kind acts […]

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Dance Marathon makes top ten list for being the highest fundraising chapter in the nation

Dance Marathon makes top ten list for being the highest fundraising chapter in the nation

By staying true to the cause #FORTHEKIDS, Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ Dance Marathon Chapter ranked number nine on the top 10 list for highest raising high school dance marathons in the world this previous year, raising a total of $66,283.17 in donations. This made them the highest earning first year high school chapter in all of Dance Marathon history. “Our school […]

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Women’s healthcare is being stripped down slowly by the government

Women’s healthcare is being stripped down slowly by the government

Recently, men in the government have been trying to make permanent decisions about women’s healthcare in America, and it’s not settling with women. Birth control, abortions, gynecologist appointments, tampons and pads: a list of items that could be in jeopardy. Now, while most women can name multiple healthcare items they need, there are plenty of men in women’s lives that […]

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Yearbook adviser Sarah Lerner releases “Parkland Speaks” book featuring MSD students

Yearbook adviser Sarah Lerner releases “Parkland Speaks” book featuring MSD students

On Jan. 22, “Parkland Speaks,” a collection of MSD student pieces inspired by the Feb. 14 shooting became available to the public. The novel, edited by yearbook adviser and English teacher Sarah Lerner, features student self-expression through photography, poetry, personal essays and political letters. In March, Lerner was approached by the Random House Children’s Books publication to contribute as a […]

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Michael Albert shows MSD art students how to collage. Photo by Fallon Trachtman

Artist, Michael Albert, comes to MSD art classes

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 artist Michael Albert was invited by the art department at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to come to various art classes and explain his craft, collaging, which he specializes in.   Collaging is a special art technique where the artist pastes different paper cut-outs onto various surfaces and glues them together to make a new […]

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MSD senior brings the community together to raise money for memorials through “Create Your Peace”

MSD senior brings the community together to raise money for memorials through “Create Your Peace”

On Dec. 9, at the Pine Trails Park amphitheater, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and community members participated in the Create Your Peace event organized by senior Jessica Frengut. The purpose of this event was to give the community an outlet to express their emotions through arts and crafts while also raising money for permanent memorial installations in honor […]

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Review: Bohemian Rhapsody leaves fans in awe

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody leaves fans in awe

The song, Bohemian Rhapsody, was originally released in 1977 and has been back on the charts these past couple of weeks, currently holding the spot at number 50. Undoubtedly that is due to the popularity of the dramatic biography Bohemian Rhapsody directed by Bryan Singer which reveals the story behind the making of the band Queen and the secret life […]

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