Tag: senior

Senior Alexa Palen is December's Musician of the Month. Palen has dedicated all four years of her high school experience to music. Photo courtesy of Alexa Palen

[Feature] Alexa Palen devotes her time to music throughout her high school career

Through the long extended journey of her experience in the marching band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, senior Alexa Palen has performed in front of hundreds of people throughout her musical career.  Palen has been playing music for seven years, beginning in sixth grade. […]

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MSD senior Ashley Moskowitz maintains her perfect attendance record all throughout her academic career. Photo courtesies of Ashley Moskowitz

[Multimedia] MSD senior Ashley Moskowitz maintains perfect attendance throughout her academic career

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How families are celebrating graduating seniors under quarantine

How families are celebrating graduating seniors under quarantine

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, Broward County Public Schools has forced the class of 2020 to plan graduation ceremonies from the comfort of their own homes. Before the quarantine was instilled, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s class of 2020 graduation was scheduled to be celebrated […]

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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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The #CoronaCant movement started by Boca Raton High School students has connected people across the nation and the world.

Boca Raton High School students start #CoronaCant movement to connect people across the world

Despite the negative circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and students from Boca Raton, Florida formed an organization titled #CoronaCant. The movement kicked off in mid-March. #CoronaCant was co-founded by Luke Lynch, an alumnus from Boca Raton High School and current freshman at American University, […]

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Senior Alexandra Sullivan has created jewelry and artwork to raise money for the non-profit organization "Feed the Children."

Senior Alexandra Sullivan gives back to the community through ‘Creations for Donations’

On Monday, March 30, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Alexandra Sullivan started “Creations for Donations,” a project created to raise money for youth and families negatively affected by COVID-19. She chose to donate to the non-profit organization “Feed the Children.” Each donation of $1 […]

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February’s Athlete of the Month: Samantha Diaz

February’s Athlete of the Month: Samantha Diaz

Samantha Diaz, a senior and athlete on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s softball team, the Lady Eagles, has been selected as February’s Athlete of the Month. Diaz was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida and moved to Parkland, Florida when she was four-years-old.  At five-years-old, Diaz […]

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Student musician Amanda Manausa performs her solo in the 2019-2020 Eagle Regiment marching band show "Winter's End."

Student musician Amanda Manausa expresses herself through the arts

Amanda Manausa, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a student musician for six years on the alto and soprano saxophone. She first began playing in sixth grade at Coral Springs Middle School because it was the only full-year elective option at […]

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Michelle Daon receives the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award

Michelle Daon receives the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award

For more than three decades, the University of Chicago has given the Outstanding Educator award to qualified teachers. This year, they are recognizing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s own, Dr. Michelle Daon Daon teaches English IV, English IV Honors and AP English Literature. Teaching high […]

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Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Based on the short story entitled “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst, a young boy named Doodle born with a disability that prevents him from doing normal kid activities, he overcomes many challenges alongside his stubborn older brother. Doodle’s brother then abandons him during a […]

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