Cornered. After Winter Break, symbols designating ‘hard corners’ or “safer spaces’ were spray painted in every classroom, except the portables, which are on lease. Symbols were changed from blue to red after stakeholder input. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD students experience active shooter drills and implementation of ‘hard corners’

Darkened classrooms filled with mournful silence, students huddled in specific corners reliving raw trauma and a daunting suffocation, as participants reflect upon the tragedies that have led them to this seemingly endless moment time and time again. This is what a code red drill looks like, and it is only a glimpse–a mere reenactment–of the horrors the students and staff […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity water polo team crushes Deerfield Beach High School

On Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m., the men’s varsity water polo team defeated Coral Glades High School for an away game at Deerfield Beach High School. The game ended with a whopping score of 31-2. Sophomore Allan Shihman (10) lead the team with 11 goals, his new career high, senior Trevor Berkson (8) scored eight goals, co-captain William Berk […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity water polo team defeats Nova High School

On Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m., the men’s varsity water polo team defeated Nova High School in overtime for an away game at Nova High School. The game ended with a score of 15-14. Senior Trevor Berkson (8) and sophomore Allan Shihman (10) both made six goals each, and senior William Berk (18) scored three goals. Shihman made the […]

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P!nk Raises the Roof with Concert at the BB&T Center

P!nk Raises the Roof with Concert at the BB&T Center

On Friday Mar. 1, P!NK performed at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida for her “Beautiful Trauma” world tour, which was based on her latest and seventh album of the same name that was released on Oct. 13, 2017. According to P!NK concert goers, her concerts are known to have extravagant acrobatic performances, so many were expecting an exciting show. […]

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The US Capitol on the first morning of a partial government shutdown in Washington, DC on Dec. 22, 2018. Caption courtesy of USA Today/Photo courtesy of Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA-EFE

Community members affected by government shutdown

On Dec. 22, 2018, The United States Congress did not approve President Donald Trump’s $5 billion plan to build a wall located on the US-Mexico border, due to a recent conflict between himself and the Democrats. This government shutdown has been the longest in U.S. history and is affecting many people, specifically federal employees, as they haven’t gotten paid since […]

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A look into the Fortify Florida App and the Safer Watch App

A look into the Fortify Florida App and the Safer Watch App

Many phone applications, including the Fortify Florida App and the Safer Watch App, were created for students and parents to report suspicious activity.   The Fortify Florida App was created by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, officials from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Department of Education.   The app was created due to the lack of transmission between […]

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