Author: Christy Ma

[Multimedia] National school walkout marks the start of change

[Multimedia] National school walkout marks the start of change

March 14, 2018 marked the one-month anniversary of the tragedy that struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the families of the 17 victims. To honor the beloved Eagles, MSD participated in the National Walkout Day by walking to the football field for 17 minutes. On the field, nearly the entire student body participated by congregating in the Cumber Stadium, […]

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Ryan Lochte greets MSD students in the school's cafeteria. Photo by Kevin Trejos

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte inspires MSD swim team

On Friday, March 9, Ryan Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist who currently holds a world record in the 200-meter individual medley, visited Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s swim and waterpolo teams to encourage and inspire students following the tragic event that occured on Feb. 14. The Olympic swimmer decided to come to honor senior Nicholas Dworet by visiting his teammates […]

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Photo by Kevin Trejos

Banners hung at MSD raise spirits of those affected by tragedy

Following the school shooting on Feb. 14, South Florida communities have showered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the rest of Parkland and Coral Springs with love and support through fundraisers, letters and banners. These banners can be seen throughout campus, as they were hung up along the fences and walls of MSD for students and faculty to see. “[The […]

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Church By the Glades prepares a background with #ParklandStrong after the massacre on Feb. 14. Photo by Christy Ma

Church By the Glades invites Columbine survivor to inspire and give hope to MSD community

On Feb. 20, 2018, Church By the Glades on Lakeview Drive welcomed a survivor and national speaker from Columbine to speak on the tragedies that have occurred across the country and the most recent one that hit Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day. Crystal Miller, the special guest of the night, was a junior at Columbine High School […]

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Violent shooting occurs at MSD, killing 17 and wounding 17

Violent shooting occurs at MSD, killing 17 and wounding 17

*Story is co-written by Nikhita Nookala and Christy Ma* Valentine’s Day was a day of love, passion and friendships as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School celebrated Feb. 14, 2018 with carnations and teddy bears. It was not until nearly the end of the school day at around 2:30 p.m. that the lives of students and faculty were taken in a […]

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Douglas Night Live’s third annual appearance introduces new skits

Douglas Night Live’s third annual appearance introduces new skits

On Thursday, Jan. 25 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s drama department hosted its third annual Douglas Night Live show, based off of the show “Saturday Night Live” on NBC,  showcasing students’ comedy skits that reference relatable ideas and modern topics in school and in the world. “I was in three skits: ‘Douglas Update,’ which I wrote, ‘Girl Scouts’ and ‘School […]

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MSD mourns the loss of beloved substitute teacher

MSD mourns the loss of beloved substitute teacher

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* One of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s longest working substitute teachers, Richard Olds, passed on Nov. 19 at the age of 84, causing heartbreak in the MSD community. Born on June 23, 1933, Olds previously worked as a manager for Sears in the paint department and […]

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MSD wins third place in drone racing competition

MSD wins third place in drone racing competition

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held its invitational drone race Oct. 28, inviting 11 other high schools in Broward County. Students brought their clubs’ drones to the competition to test their abilities in an obstacle course comprised of hoops and tight spaces drones must pass through. […]

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[Video] Broward recovers from impact of Hurricane Irma

[Video] Broward recovers from impact of Hurricane Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Hurricane Irma brought destruction to a multitude of islands in the Caribbean and parts of South Florida the weekend of Sept. 9. Although Broward County luckily evaded the center of the storm, the aftermath of the hurricane brought power outages lasting up to a week for […]

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Men’s swim team takes on BCAA Championship

Men’s swim team takes on BCAA Championship

The Broward County Athletics Association (BCAA) held its first swimming and diving championship on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Plantation Aquatic Center. High schools from all over Broward County such as Cypress Bay High School, Nova High School, Coral Glades High School and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were represented at the swim meet for preliminaries at 9 a.m. and […]

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