Author: Anna Dittman

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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[Brief] Women’s tennis team plays last home match

On Tuesday, March 14, in the last home tennis match at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Monarch High School and MSD went head to head in doubles and singles matches. MSD dominated Monarch with scores of 8-0 and 8-1 in both doubles matches. Freshman Rachel Taylor and Alley Schuler did especially well in this match. “I’m proud of how far they […]

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Review: Wizarding world lives on

Review: Wizarding world lives on

On Nov. 17, 2016, Warner Bros. released “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” to theaters. Directed by David Yates and written by J.K. Rowling, the story follows the adventure of wizard and scholar Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) in the wizarding world located in New York in 1926. He travels to New York as a brief stopover, after finishing his global […]

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Senior Tama Ziton thrives despite hearing loss

Four years ago, senior Tama Ziton’s hearing loss began. An accident causing her to fall down the stairs created a cerebrospinal fluid leak. CSF leaks results when the cerebral sack around the brain and spinal cord tears open and the fluids drain out. “When I tore my cerebral sack the fluid drained, causing me to be bedridden for eight months. […]

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Literary magazine spreads creativity

The school literary magazine, Artifex, is a student run club that makes a yearly issue featuring art and writing pieces from students here at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Anyone, can submit a form of art, writing piece or both. Club members will then decide which art and writing piece go well together to create the magazine. Melissa Falkowski, adviser […]

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