Tag: school

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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Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

MSD makes changes in its approach to online learning compared to last school year

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of everyday life are being adjusted to keep people safe and in compliance with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. In today’s world, it is now normal to never leave your house without […]

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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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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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Students are feeling down while being isolated

How are students feeling about the school year being cut short?

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in the United States, students all across the nation are now being forced to stay isolated indoors and remain socially distant. As a result, schools have cut the physical school year short, converting to online schooling to allow students […]

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With school temporarily out of session, many teachers and students have been using chatting platforms such as Zoom to learn virtually.

MSD begins distance learning with new schedule

Due to the worldwide pandemic known as the coronavirus or COVID-19, schools around the nation have closed down in an attempt to reduce the spread of the disease. While students and staff are not allowed on campus for classroom learning, video chat software such as […]

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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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Students are constantly being blocked from websites throughout the school computers. Photo by Ariana  Perez

Schools should only be able to block certain websites

A school’s job is to educate students and keep them protected throughout the duration of the school day. Many schools, including Broward County schools, block certain websites that may include inappropriate or harmful content for these reasons.  At most points during the school day, teachers […]

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Try one of these new cookbooks to up your game this Thanksgiving. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Should we have the whole week off for Thanksgiving Break?

Thanksgiving is one of America’s most beloved holidays. It’s a time for families to get together and be thankful for one another and their lives. As a result, in most school districts, students get a few days off to celebrate the holiday. In Broward County, […]

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Mental plays a large role in the lives of students. (Photo by Dara Rosen)

School is playing a role in the mental health of students

On July 1, a bill in Oregon was put into effect, allowing students to take off up to five mental health days every three months. This has sparked conversation among parents, students and educators alike, concerning not only the efficacy of policies like this one, […]

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