Tag: News

Students' online attendance being marked throughout the week. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

BCPS implements new attendance policy for online learning

On March 30, 2020 online learning began for students as a result of the rapid spread of COVID-19. The closure of schools is just one of the many effects of the virus. Due to this pandemic, the Student Services Department has provided a way to […]

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Women positivity chain seen throughout Instagram platform

Women positivity chain seen throughout Instagram platform

Beginning on March 23, a women’s’ positivity chain was posted throughout Instagram stories in hopes to draw attention and stress away from COVID-19 and redirect it toward women empowerment. The chain’s post consisted of a picture of themselves, the people they were nominating and the […]

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis address the public during a press conference at the Pembroke Pines coronavirus testing site. Photo courtesy of David Santiago of the Miami Herald

Parkland residents are ordered to “Shelter in Place”

On Thursday, March 26, beginning at 12:01 a.m., Parkland residents were ordered to “Shelter in Place.” This action was in efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and keep all residents safe and healthy. There were many guidelines previously in place, such as maintaining […]

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The MSD band students performed throughout the MPA contest. Photo courtesy of Ivy Lam.

MSD concert bands perform at District MPA

On Tuesday, March 10, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment, which consists of the Concert band, the Symphonic band and the Wind Symphony band, attended the district Music Performance Assessment, which was held in the auditorium at Park Vista High School in Lake Worth, […]

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The auditorium was decorated for the holidays with lights and garlands. Photo by Delaney Walker

MSD Concert, Symphonic and Wind Symphony bands host their annual Winter Concert

On Thursday, Dec. 12, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Symphonic and Wind Symphony concert bands had their annual winter concert.  The holiday concert took place at 7 p.m. in the John Rusnak auditorium with an entry fee of $10 per person. Throughout the show, three […]

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Senior Jameson Cohen is playing his trumpet during the Jazz band concert on Thursday.

MSD Jazz Band performs at winter concert

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Jazz Bands 1 and 2 had their first winter concert of the year on Thursday, Dec. 5. The concert took place in the school’s auditorium from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. and attendees had to pay an entry fee of […]

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Bright Futures SAT score requirement increases for the graduating Class of 2021

On June 18, 2019, members of the Florida Legislature signed Senate Bill 190 in Tallahassee, which requires the Florida Bright Futures scholarship SAT score requirement to increase. Bright futures is a scholarship that awards students money depending upon a certain SAT score. Although this bill […]

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Teens are using Twitter as their main news outlet

Teens are using Twitter as their main news outlet

Compared to those raised in past generations, teens today are receiving their news from modern resources in unimaginable ways. Modern news must have modern ways to reach the public. From newspapers to broadcast radio, news and how it is reported has evolved drastically. “[In high […]

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Hayley Siegel and Amy Kenny relax through yoga.

The Center of Mind-Body Medicine trains Peer Counselors to cope with stress

After the tragedy on Feb. 14, many students and adults were traumatized, developing anxiety and PTSD. To help cope with the draining and emotional effects, representatives from The Center of Mind-Body Medicine came to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to teach students and faculty tools […]

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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 […]

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