Tag: senior

Senior Julie Piedra demonstrates her artistic skills by applying junior Nicole Wolfe’s makeup. Piedra found her passion as a makeup artist in the seventh grade. Portrait by Nyan Clarke

Senior Julie Piedra uses makeup as an outlet for creativity

After years of painting, senior Julie Piedra found her passion as a seventh grader, using her blending brushes and eyeshadow palettes to decorate a new kind of canvas: her face. Once she began displaying her talents, Piedra would receive compliments and suggestions encircling her newfound gift. Encouraged by the constant praise, Piedra started doing makeup for friends and peers, who […]

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Senior Farrah Nickerson holds her breeding male hedgehog, Sopranino, on a walk around the city. Portraits by Nyan Clarke

Senior Farrah Nickerson shows entrepreneurship with her hedgehog breeding business

When senior Farrah Nickerson first got her hedgehog Jordi, she never expected that in a year’s time, she would be owning and running her own hedgehog breeding and selling business. Today though, she is the proud owner of JoJo’s Hedgies, a student-run hedgehog breeding company that now breeds nearly 60 hedgehogs. This company has been growing since its conception three […]

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The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

On Aug. 2, the senior class announced that senior parking spaces would be available online to purchase at the E-Store. “I have been looking forward to having my own spot since I was a freshman,” senior Karter Cooper said. “I used to drive with a senior to school before I could drive and I had been thinking about parking there […]

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Photo by Tara Gaines

Senior Crowning: R1SIN9 UP

On Tuesday, May 29, rising seniors excitedly displayed their decorated crowns by wearing them to school along with senior shirts. The seniors paired the crowns with black attire which made for photos that showed the exalting celebration. Leadership designs the class shirts and paints the crowns that they get from Burger King black. Students purchase these a week prior to […]

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[Multimedia] National school walkout marks the start of change

[Multimedia] National school walkout marks the start of change

March 14, 2018 marked the one-month anniversary of the tragedy that struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the families of the 17 victims. To honor the beloved Eagles, MSD participated in the National Walkout Day by walking to the football field for 17 minutes. On the field, nearly the entire student body participated by congregating in the Cumber Stadium, […]

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Catalonia hurtles towards independence after referendum

Catalonia hurtles towards independence after referendum

The city of Barcelona was brought to a standstill over recent days as the Catalonian public clashed with the Spanish police following the controversial independence vote last Sunday, Oct. 1. Massive crowds converged in the city centre to vent their anger at what they perceived as an unjust use of violence by police in order to prevent the public from […]

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Fun or Felony? School locks vandalized, leading to thousands in damage

Fun or Felony? School locks vandalized, leading to thousands in damage

The morning of May 19, 2016, teachers, students and administrators entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas to discover that they could not get into many of the school’s outdoor classrooms after the keyholes of many doors were filled with a thick super glue (a relative of the highly adhesive liquid nail product). This incident is the result of one of the most costly pranks […]

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MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

MSD student earns Nordstrom scholarship

The Nordstrom Scholarship is worth $10,000 and is awarded to only 80 high school students each year throughout the United States. Nordstrom is thrilled to help dozens of outstanding students reach their goals of attending a four-year university. Senior Isaac Hetzroni, a self-proclaimed over-achiever, recently earned one of these rare Nordstrom scholarships. He holds the title of Senior Class President, and […]

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