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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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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