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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School *UPDATE 2/22, 7 p.m

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Broward County Public Schools continues to focus on supporting the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School victims, families, employees and community. As such, due to the emotional and difficult recovery process underway, the following changes are being made to the phased reopening of the school:

  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas High staff members may choose to return to the school this Friday, February 23, 2018. A variety of support services will be available on campus.

  • On Sunday, February 25, 2018, the time for the voluntary campus orientation for all Marjory Stoneman Douglas students and their parents/guardians is now changed to 3 – 6 p.m. A variety of support services for families will available on campus for those in need 

  • All Marjory Stoneman Douglas staff return to school on Monday, February 26 and Tuesday, February 27, 2018, for planning days to prepare for students’ return. Support services will continue to be available for all of those in need.

Classes for students will now resume at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. On Wednesday, February 28 – Friday, March 2, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas will follow a modified schedule from 7:40 – 11:40 a.m.

The reopening events are only open to Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, parents/guardians and staff. Thank you for the continued support of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community.


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