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Teachers and staff leaving or retiring from MSD reflect on their careers

Teachers and staff leaving or retiring from MSD reflect on their careers

Guidance counselor Joan Paula retires after 16 years at MSD Guidance counselor Joan Paula has worked as at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for over 16 years, but the 2018-2019 school year will be her last year working at MSD. Paula entered the Deferred Retirement […]

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Portrait by Nyan Clarke

Low teacher pay hurts both teachers and students

Guest editorial by English teacher Katherine Posada. Ask just about anyone, and they’ll tell you that teachers deserve to be paid more. Teachers are creating the future, they’ll say; we wouldn’t have doctors, lawyers or scientists if we didn’t have teachers. Politicians win elections by […]

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Mr. Schaller has a piano in his classroom to link his love of music with his passion for teaching. Photo by Darian Williams

History teacher Devin Schaller rocks out in his band, “Tame the Lyons”

*This story was co-written by Samantha Goldblum and Jason Leavy. US History and AP Human Geography teacher Devin Schaller is a passionate teacher by day and a gifted band member by night. He rocks out to his jams for fun, but he is also an […]

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MSD World history teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers addresses “Never Again” movement on Ted Talk

MSD World history teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers addresses “Never Again” movement on Ted Talk

On April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, Advanced Placement World History teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers showed her students and the world her TED Talk that was filmed just the week before. Covering the topics of the Never Again Movement and the Second Amendment, […]

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NEW Alpha Theta finds new sponsor

NEW Alpha Theta finds new sponsor

Mu Alpha Theta is more than just an honor society or another club that a person can put on his or her resumé. Mu Alpha Theta has made large strides towards encouraging students to learn and embrace math. The honor society has sent passionate students […]

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Teachers Today Don’t Get Paid Enough

Teachers Today Don’t Get Paid Enough

In the Broward school district, teachers make a yearly salary of $55,982- the third-highest in the state of Florida and almost $8,000 above the state average. This may seem like a good thing, but it’s not: almost all of the nearly 180,000 teachers in Florida sit at […]

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Jeter Wins Teacher of the Year

Jeter Wins Teacher of the Year

On October 13th, our very own astronomy teacher, Mr. Jeter, was declared “Teacher of the Year”, and he could not be any happier. “It is a wonderful feeling to be recognized by my peers,” Jeter said, “especially because of the tremendous respect that I have […]

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