Tag: students

Brothers Josh and Adam Buchwald have created Promise to Humanity to encourage others to continue social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MSD students create websites and Instagram accounts during the COVID-19 pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic isolating many individuals across the world, some have taken the time to create websites and Instagram accounts during quarantine. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students have been involved with this act of community awareness and work in groups of two or […]

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Students are being negatively effected mentally due to overusing Netflix. Graphic by Einav Cohen

[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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@msdsenior2020 is an Instagram account dedicated to featuring the class of 2020's plans for the future. Image by Leni Steinhardt

Instagram account @msdseniors2020 provides a platform for seniors to showcase their future plans

Social media is a popular way to interact with others. At this time, many seniors are getting ready to go off to college and some are feeling nervous to go somewhere new with mostly strangers. Three Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors, who wish to remain anonymous […]

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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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Graphic by Darian Williams

The struggle of separated parents with children moving to each home during a shelter in place order

Throughout the United States, everyone is encouraged to practice social distancing to lower the risk of catching and spreading the virus. With the coronavirus forcing people to stay inside, it has brought up many concerns to families. Florida Governor Ron Desantis has issued a stay-at-home […]

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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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Erika is sitting outside of the art class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Photo by Sam Grizelj.

February’s Artist of the Month: Erika Wilczek

Sophomore Erika Wilczek has been creating art for as long as she can remember. She enjoys art in many forms, starting from coloring books at a young age.  Wilczek has been involved in the ceramics class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School since ninth grade, […]

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AP style decoration posters are interactive so students can get more use out of them. Photo by Darian Williams

Classroom decorations affect how students learn

The way a classroom is decorated affects learning for the students in that class. Decorations in a classroom can include inspiring words, students’ work, parts of lessons, number lines, graphs and charts.  Teachers of different subjects seem to decorate differently, with English rooms being more […]

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Should cell phones be allowed in a school environment?

Should cell phones be allowed in a school environment?

Cell phones have been around since the 1970s and have advanced in many different aspects. Artificial Intelligence assistants, touchscreens, advanced displays and professional-quality cameras are just a few common examples of the technology we use on our phones today.  79% of the teenage population in […]

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Students struggle with balancing things in everyday life. Photo by Jocye Ahan.

Students spread themselves too thin with clubs, sports and jobs

After spending a long day at school working on countless assignments and taking various tests and quizzes, many students would like to come home and relax. However, students who take part in many clubs, sports or have a job don’t have that luxury. Ask any […]

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