Author: Anna Dittman

Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

On Nov. 22, Disney-Pixar released their latest film “Coco,” a fun and emotional movie that would be enjoyed by the whole family. Directed by Lee Unkrich, the movie has reached $453.6 million in the box office and was rated a 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. In “Coco,” young Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) is an aspiring musician in a family in which […]

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MSD dominates district competition

MSD dominates district competition

  On Thursday, Dec. 7 through Saturday, Dec. 9, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama competed against 19 other schools in the Education of Theatre Association district festival held here at MSD. The drama thespians performed their pieces in front of a board of 43 judges from different backgrounds in the theatre community, ranging from actors to educators. Thursday and […]

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Students create memories for global youth

Students create memories for global youth

The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 by Ben Schumaker, who originally volunteered at orphanages in poor countries. With the program, art teachers and students make portraits for children in different areas of the world who have encountered misfortunes such as abuse, neglect, poverty and violence. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has participated in the initiative for […]

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“Stranger Things” comes out with a second season

“Stranger Things” comes out with a second season

The hit Netflix original series “Stranger Things,” created by the Duffer Brothers, is back with Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) returning from the mysterious upside down and reuniting with his friends Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Lucas (Caleb Mclaughlin) and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) in its second season. Because of its immense popularity with the first season, the premiere episode of season 2 drew […]

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MSD students adjust to new A/B block schedule

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 16, 2016, 80 percent of teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School voted to implement the 4X4 A/B block schedule for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years. This year, students and staff get their first glimpse of the new schedule’s impact on the school. […]

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[Brief] Women’s tennis defeats J.P. Taravella at home

The women’s tennis team won again, scoring more points than in their previous matches. MSD won 14-0 against J.P. Taravella at a home match on Feb. 28. The team members grow even more hopeful with each game they win. Sophomore Sadhika Sarathy played a doubles match and her first singles match. “Since it was my first singles match, I felt pretty nervous,” […]

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[Brief] Men’s tennis team dominates Cardinal Gibbons and Fort Lauderdale

A men’s tennis match against Cardinal Gibbons High School was held at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 23. MSD won 7-0 easily, noting that Gibbons was not their strongest opponent. “Everyone played well. This week was easy because we weren’t going against our strongest competitors. Compared to them, we are a strong team,” coach Robert Bryant said. There was also […]

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[Brief] Women’s tennis wins singles, but loses doubles against Coral Glades

The women’s tennis team went against Coral Glades at the Coral Springs Tennis Center on Tuesday, March 7. The team won all three singles matches with two scores 8-1 and 8-4. However, they lost the doubles match with a score of 4-8. “It was a frustrating game,” Coach Pena said. “The other team only had three players, and there was very little […]

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[Brief] Women’s tennis team starts off undefeated

On Feb. 23, the Women’s tennis team went against Cardinal Gibbons and won 4-3. Every player fought their way through and made it out on top. Sophomore Alejandro Martinez was noted for giving it her all at the end of the match. They had another game the next day, winning 7-0 in a match against Fort Lauderdale. Coach Amelia Pena […]

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Review: The Space Between Us

Review: The Space Between Us

The new sci-fi romance film “The Space Between Us” was released on Feb. 3 with $3.9 million in the box office. Directed Peter Chelsom, It has a rating of 6.2/10 on IMDb and a 17 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. “The Space Between Us” is about a boy named Gardner Elliot (Asa Butterfield) and his adventure with a girl named Tulsa […]

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