Tag: quarantine

MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

Now that fall is approaching, the question has been raised by kids and parents alike: is trick-or-treating canceled this year? The current answer isn’t a clear yes or no, because it’s truly up to how comfortable someone is going door-to-door and possibly coming in contact […]

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Student has written their schedule out on their agenda for online school.

Students cope with the pros and cons of online learning

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many schools worldwide have switched to alternative forms of education such as online learning. Since the end of last school year, students and teachers everywhere have been adapting to a new way of learning and teaching while following the […]

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MSD teacher, Mr. Jeff Foster, shares what his day in quarantine looks like

MSD teacher, Mr. Jeff Foster, shares what his day in quarantine looks like

Entering month three of quarantine, it’s not only the students’ lives that have changed, but also the daily routine of teachers has been altered in order to adjust to the circumstances of COVID-19. Now that students are completing their fourth quarter of school online, teachers […]

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A day in the life of junior Lindsey Salomone

A day in the life of junior Lindsey Salomone

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, there have been drastic changes in the lives of all civilians, including students. In the hopes of not falling into a dull routine, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior Lindsey Salomone is determined to remain active.  The quarantine […]

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Quarantine leads to students discovering new hobbies

Quarantine leads to students discovering new hobbies

During quarantine, it could get boring doing the same routine every day. With the newfound free time, students have found new hobbies to add to their daily routines. Throughout the school year, students want to try new things, but never have the time for it. […]

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[Opinion] Netflix has negative impacts on teenagers during quarantine

[Opinion] Netflix has negative impacts on teenagers during quarantine

To pass the time as a good samaritan in Broward County while still being under a stay-at-home order, Netflix has become a vital part of life in quarantine.  Since the global lockdown, Netflix has released an array of youth-targeted entertainment ranging from teen comedies to […]

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Seniors (right) Leni Steinhardt, (middle) Emily Wolfman, and (left) Sari Kauffman stand on the hoods of their car to follow CDC guidelines while still celebrating decision day. Photo courtesy of Leni Steinhardt

Seniors celebrate Decision Day from a distance

In the midst of quarantine, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and around the nation have been robbed of the traditional college decision day on May 1. However, to keep spirits up while following social distancing guidelines, many students in MSD’s senior class have […]

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Students are going viral on social platform ‘TikTok’ during quarantine

Students are going viral on social platform ‘TikTok’ during quarantine

Due to being in quarantine, students are finding different ways to entertain themselves. One of the most useful apps is TikTok, used to create short videos whether it is of the user dancing, lip-syncing, or creating comedy videos. In August of 2018, it became available […]

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Sophomore Steven Trejos is pictured baking, a hobby he picked up over quarantine.

Day in the life of an online student: Steven Trejos

Steven Trejos is a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. After the coronavirus pandemic caused the 2019-2020 school year to transition online one quarter before school was scheduled to end. Trejos, like many others, had to adapt nearly every aspect of his life to […]

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Many furry friends have found new homes. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

With Florida on lockdown, pet adoption surges

Sheltering in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus can be boring and lonely. However, something that is rarely lonely or boring is having a new pet. Quarantine has caused a significant spike in adoption and fostering of pets, including dogs and cats. Many are […]

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