Tag: Principal Michelle Kefford

Student sits in their science class staying six-feet-apart with her mask on at her desk, working online. Photo by Maria Vera Jose.

MSD welcomes an increase of students returning to school for second semester

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has required students to learn virtually using platforms such as Canvas and Microsoft Teams. This shift began on Mar. 30, 2020 when students returned from spring break, in order to keep students and staff […]

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Michelle Kefford was nominated for the 2021 National Principal of the Year Award. Photo by Brianna Jesionowski.

MSD Principal Michelle Kefford named a finalist for the 2021 National Principal of the Year Award

*This story was co-written by Eden Rothenstein and Alexis Dalva* The National Association of Secondary Principal Schools has named Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s principal Michelle Kefford one of the three finalists for the 2021 National Principal of the Year Award. On Wednesday, Oct. 21, […]

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Senior Avery Anger, sophomore Jersey Roth and senior Ally Reichard pose in front of the 'Class of 2021' backdrop on Saturday, Aug. 29

Class of 2021 celebrates the commencement of their senior year with crowning ceremony

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School set up a senior crowning ceremony and photo opportunity, as a replacement for the usual crowning that takes place during the spring of each class’  junior year. The event took place from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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Class of 2020 board posts video dedicated to the senior class to spread positivity

Due to the recent closure of schools for the 2019-2020 school year by Governor Ron DeSantis, seniors have officially lost out on the last couple months of their last year of high school.  Before Broward County Public Schools releases any information regarding special events such […]

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Dancing Queen. Senior Helena Denny dances at prom on May 11 at The Westin Ft. Lauderdale hotel. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD prom officially canceled amid coronavirus outbreak

On Thursday, April 16, two days before Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida students would not be returning to school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prom was officially canceled amid concerns regarding COVID-19. MSD Principal […]

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Students visited MSD on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, to collect laptops for distance learning.

MSD hands out laptops to students on Friday 3/20 and Saturday 3/28

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many schools across the nation, including Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have moved to online classes in order to keep students and administration safe and healthy. On Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 28, the MSD administration and staff handed […]

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Need My Space Seniors park in the senior lot before school starts and walk towards the 800 building entrance to school. Photo by Darian Williams

Lack of parking causes ongoing problems for both students and staff at MSD

The construction of a new building at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has created a parking problem for students and teachers alike.  Prior to the 2019-2020 school year, it was often common to see teachers park in the grassy field by the portables and 900 […]

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