Tag: thanksgiving

The holiday season has begun

The holiday season has begun

The holiday season is quickly approaching and for many the holiday season begins with Thanksgiving and ends with New Year’s Day. Everyone loves the season because it is full of light and happiness. The nice, cold weather also adds to the happiness of the season because the hot sun is not striking its rays. Thanksgiving falls on the third Thursday […]

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MSD students gather to celebrate Friendsgiving and show their appreciation for each other

MSD students celebrate Friendsgiving

  A table full of traditional holiday food surrounded by loved ones. This explains Thanksgiving for most people however, in recent years, friends have begun their own tradition for the holiday that seems to be sticking around. Friendsgiving is a trend that has quickly become very popular among teens. The new tradition is a time to gather with close friends […]

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Holiday Shopping is in full swing as Halloween is in the rearview. Black Friday shoppers make their way through Macy's in Manhattan, New York. Target Corp. and KohlâEUR(TM)s Corp. were among the retailers running âEURoeBlack FridayâEUR preview sales on selected items in stores and online, an early promotional tease to the traditional heavy shopping that occurs the Friday after Thanksgiving. (Howard Simmons/New York Daily News/TNS)

Buzz on Black Friday

Every fall, stores all across the United States begin advertising their insane Black Friday deals. Black Friday is an incentive to buy more products and spend all day in the mall browsing stores. Families can start to shop on Thanksgiving evening or at the crack of dawn the next morning. For many, Black Friday becomes a tradition with family or […]

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Sophomore Angelina Brier was one of 185 musicians that performed with the Great American Marching Band in the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Theresa Brier.

Sophomore Angelina Brier participates in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Marching down Sixth Avenue, sophomore Angelina Brier performed the clarinet with the Macy’s Great American Marching Band during the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. “I first found out about the band when I saw them in TV at Thanksgiving in 2016,” Brier said. “I wondered what it was and how to audition, so I looked it […]

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Student dances in Macy’s Day Parade

Student dances in Macy’s Day Parade

Not many people get the opportunity that Marjory Stoneman Douglas sophomore Jessica Popkin received this Thanksgiving. Popkin, along with 697 other girls, danced across the television screens of millions. Popkin was given a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform in the 89th annual Macy’s Day Parade. Last year, Popkin’s dance company, Dance Theatre Company (DTC), submitted a videotape of […]

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