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"Mayor For A Month" Adam Habona participates in an activity with the fire department.

Adam Habona chosen as “Mayor For A Month”

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Adam Habona was selected for Parkland’s “Mayor For A Month” program. Habona serves as Second Vice President of MSD’s Student Government and Co-Executive Director of March for Our Lives Parkland. “Mayor For A Month” is […]

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MSD men swim and dive team loses against St. Thomas Aquinas highschool

MSD men swim and dive team loses against St. Thomas Aquinas highschool

On Wednesday, Sept 18, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s men’s varsity swim and dive team went head to head against St.Thomas Aquinas High School. The meet started at 7:00 p.m. at the Plantation Aquatic Complex. MSD lost to STA with a score of 78-98, which […]

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Angelina Breyer, Amanda Manausa, Jeremy Wechsler and Nico Fraser accept the official invitation to be in London's New Year's Parade. Photo by Kelly Ferber

Eagle Regiment invited to perform in London’s New Year’s Parade

On Monday, Sept. 16, the Eagle Regiment was formally invited to perform in London’s New Year’s Eve Parade, and possibly the New Year’s Day Parade as well, in London, England for the year 2021. The marching band and color guard members entered the school excitedly […]

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Daniel Tabares wins first annual Loving Kindness award

Daniel Tabares wins first annual Loving Kindness award

After the shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the community members of Parkland coped in different ways. Many individuals grieved with loved ones, trying to move forward with their lives. However, for junior Daniel Tabares, his coping mechanism was to help people. […]

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In Remembrance. English teacher Stacey Lippel stops to remember Alaina Petty. Lippel stopped at every panel to remember each of the 17 students and faculty who were memorialized in the Parkland Hearts panels. Photo by Farrah Nickerson

HandsOn Broward creates art panels and organizes 17 service projects

In an effort to give back to the community and help the healing process of the families and survivors involved in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, HandsOn Broward created Parkland Hearts, an art project, along with 17 service projects dedicated to the […]

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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 […]

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Winter Guard team places third at SFWGA championship

Winter Guard team places third at SFWGA championship

On March 30, the winter Color Guard team attended the South Florida Winter Guard Association Championship at the Rick Case Arena at Nova Southeastern University following months of preparation. The competition consisted of teams from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Flanagan High School, West Broward […]

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Culinary arts teacher Ashley Kurth was awarded the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Pineapple Hospitality of Excellence Award. Photo by Nicole Suarez

Culinary teacher Ashley Kurth receives the Florida Pineapple Hospitality of Excellence Award

On Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, culinary teacher Ashley Kurth was awarded the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Pineapple Hospitality of Excellence Award. Overall, this award signifies Chef Kurth as the Culinary Teacher of the Year for the state of Florida. Those who nominated Chef Kurth […]

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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 […]

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National Art Honor Society reveals their memorial mural after nearly a year of work on the project. It is located in Wilton Manors, Florida.

National Art Honor Society reveals mural in Wilton Manors

At 4:00 p.m. on March 17, 2019, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School National Art Honor Society revealed a mural to honor the lives lost on Feb. 14, 2018. The mural is located at 2449 NE 13th Ave, Wilton Manors, Florida. NAHS first decided to […]

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