Tag: pandemic

Sparsely populated, the Pine Trails Park playground is open to those who follow the park's COVID-19 precautionary guidelines.

Students’ favorite local places change during the COVID-19 pandemic

The breeze refreshes your sun-kissed, warm face. Earbuds bursting with music hang on your ears, curled around a face mask. Your legs pump your bicycle energetically to propel yourself into the cool scenery of grass and trees intermingling after a fresh rain. For many students, […]

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Students should not have homework during virtual school, due to the overwhelming amount of screen time already done during school hours. Photo by Madison Lenard.

[Opinion] Students should not have homework during virtual school

Due to the widespread coronavirus pandemic, many aspects of our daily lives have been adjusted to fit a new normal. In order to comply with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and keep everyone safe, many schools across the globe have transitioned to […]

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Senior Alexis Sealy poses with her homemade mask for her business Instagram page. Photo courtesy of Alexis Sealy.

New mask fashion trends emerge

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Metaphorical figure questions mental health and stability of circumstances

The stressors of COVID-19 and online learning actively affect the mental state of students and teachers

Are you okay? Take a moment to think: have you been okay? Ever since the hurricane of 2020 hit the nation, it has become harder and harder to answer “yes” amidst the wind and rain. As society and school as we know it transitions into […]

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Brothers Josh and Adam Buchwald have created Promise to Humanity to encourage others to continue social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MSD students create websites and Instagram accounts during the COVID-19 pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic isolating many individuals across the world, some have taken the time to create websites and Instagram accounts during quarantine. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students have been involved with this act of community awareness and work in groups of two or […]

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College Board cancels June SAT in light of coronavirus pandemic

College Board cancels June SAT in light of coronavirus pandemic

Amid the current coronavirus pandemic, the College Board announced on Tuesday, April 16 that the June SAT will be canceled after previously reporting the cancellation of the May SAT. With over 2,181,043 confirmed cases and 145,457 deaths across 210 countries and territories as of April […]

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Students work on online programs, such as Canvas, to complete their assignments. Photo by Delaney Walker

[Opinion] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not repeat a grade

Many new changes and protocols have been put into place due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. This includes the shutdown of non-essential businesses, parks and schools. Additionally, many towns have issued a shelter-in-place order. Along with these changes, students have shifted towards online learning, […]

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COVID-19 pandemic leads to environmental benefits

COVID-19 pandemic leads to environmental benefits

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has spread across the globe. The virus which originated in Wuhan, China has infected over 1.53 million people and killed over 93,000 people across the world as of April 9, according to CNN. There are countless negative impacts on the world’s […]

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Senior Alexandra Sullivan has created jewelry and artwork to raise money for the non-profit organization "Feed the Children."

Senior Alexandra Sullivan gives back to the community through ‘Creations for Donations’

On Monday, March 30, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Alexandra Sullivan started “Creations for Donations,” a project created to raise money for youth and families negatively affected by COVID-19. She chose to donate to the non-profit organization “Feed the Children.” Each donation of $1 […]

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The shelves that once held toilet paper and paper towels at the Costco on Coral Ridge Drive were completely empty on March 12 at 8 p.m. due to customers panic buying these products.  Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

Panic buying leaves stores’ shelves empty

By the time the coronavirus disease had made its way to the United States it had already been deemed a pandemic by the World Health Organization. As of April 5, there are more than 9,400 reported deaths according to a CNN COVID-19 update. With uncertainty […]

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