Tag: safety

MSD administration allows students to submit their own ID pictures

MSD administration allows students to submit their own ID pictures

This year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has given freshmen the opportunity to submit their own photo for their student identification badges, with some restrictions. Those who previously enrolled at the school did not have to submit a photo since their photo is on record.  […]

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Focused on their teachers, these dedicated students conduct their classes in the school gym. Photo by Rayne Welser

Students and teachers share their opinions on safety at school after the COVID-19 pandemic

Beginning on Thursday, Oct. 15, phase two of eLearning was put into action for Broward County Public Schools. Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School endured every rule and procedure that had been heavily discussed. The Broward County district prioritized the safety of their students […]

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Three code yellows have been initiated at MSD as a result of calls from an individual in China.

Calls from individual in China prompt multiple code yellow lockdowns at MSD

On Tuesday, Sept.1, a code yellow lockdown was initiated at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The code was called at 10:38 a.m., and lifted at 12:59 p.m. However, this was only one of three code yellows called during the week, with the others occurring on […]

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Photo illustration by Nyan Clarke

MSD freshmen describe the positives and negatives of their first year of high school

This school year, a new wave of freshman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. High school is a major change from middle school in terms of classes, workload and population. It is normal for freshman students to feel nervous or anxious, as they often find […]

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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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Leaders answer questions and discuss school safety. Photo by Dara Rosen

BCPS holds school safety forum

Broward County Public Schools announced on Tuesday, April 10 that they would hold a public forum to discuss safety issue in schools on Wednesday, April 18. The forum was held at Plantation High School and the Superintendent of BCPS, Robert Runcie, along with other Broward […]

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Juniors Adam Buchwald and Zach Hibshman stand outside of MSD. Courtesy of Cait McVey

MSD students create organization “Parents Promise to Kids”

Following the events of Feb. 14, juniors Adam Buchwald and Zach Hibshman wanted to enact change in the world around them. With the help of various politicians and parents across the country, they started the organization “Parents’ Promise to Kids”, in which parents sign a […]

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Junior Shai Harnov picks out her free Vans backpack. Photo by Lauren Newman

Vans offers free backpacks to MSD students

On April 5, Vans shoe manufacturing company joined the group of worldwide supporters of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., representatives gave out free backpacks to students of MSD at the skating park at the Tamarac Sports Complex. The location […]

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Student submits backpack design to @msdcamo2 Instagram account. Photo by Erika Rosen

Who is behind @msdcamo2?

Following spring break, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were required to trade their backpacks for a new transparent bag, among other updated security regulations. However, the change has been greeted with great dissatisfaction by the majority of the student body. In response to […]

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Students protest clear backpacks with humor

Students protest clear backpacks with humor

On Monday, April 2, when students returned from spring break, clear backpacks and identification badges were distributed to every student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The decision resulted in the majority of the school’s students participating in silent protests in various ways. Students were […]

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