Author: Suzanna Barna

Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Alexandra Greenwald is a level 10 gymnast who competes for American Twisters Gymnastics. Since she was 3 years old, Greenwald has committed blood, sweat and tears to gymnastics, practicing for four and a half hours six days a week. Greenwald dedicates her long term success to […]

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Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Senior Jaclyn McKenna crosses the country each summer and fall in pursuit of one thing: softball. Beginning at 7 years old, McKenna immersed herself in the sport. She eventually joined the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity softball team as a left fielder and catcher in […]

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Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Since she was 8 years old and playing for the Coral Springs Panthers, senior Allison Kerce has embodied the essence of leadership on and off the softball field. “[Softball] gave me the opportunity to develop my leadership [and] to decide what I wanted to do with […]

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Senior Emily Mox commits to playing lacrosse at Slippery Rock University

Senior Emily Mox commits to playing lacrosse at Slippery Rock University

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Emily Mox may have a love for lacrosse today, but in her childhood, she participated in two sports: soccer and lacrosse. As she matured, Mox realized she had to choose between the sports. “When I started middle school, I made a decision that I needed to […]

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Senior Abby Wolk commits to Wesleyan

Senior Abby Wolk commits to Wesleyan

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Playing for over 10 years, senior Abby Wolk dedicates about eight hours each week to training as a goalkeeper in lacrosse. From kindergarten to now, Wolk cherished her time playing on lacrosse teams, such as LaxManiax, Stealth and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity lacrosse […]

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Senior Samantha Tobar gets ready to be a Florida Gator for soccer

Senior Samantha Tobar gets ready to be a Florida Gator for soccer

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Senior Samantha Tobar has been playing soccer since she was 3 years old. Coach Roger Thomas of the Soccer Academy & Training decided to help Tobar learn the sport and even created a new age group so that Tobar could play. Thomas helped Tobar discover the […]

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Students debate about the North Korea nuclear problem and discuss solutions.

[Brief] Politics Club hosts its first meeting

Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ Politics Club hosted their first meeting in room 913 on Thu. Sept. 28. President Kevin Trejos and Vice President Elijah Abraham began the meeting with general information for potential members who were interested in joining this school year. The meeting continued with an open, yet orderly, discussion about the potential danger of nuclear weaponry in North Korea. […]

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HOSA helps hurricane victims

HOSA helps hurricane victims

In the evening of Aug. 19, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 130 mph. The hurricane diminished to Category 1 by Saturday at noon, although the aftermath left the state in disaster. From catastrophic floods to massive wind damage, areas across Texas, most notably in the greater Houston region, […]

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Never forget. Steadily standing at attention, Lt. Col. Sydney Aresta and Capt. Angelyse Perez guard the 9/11 memorial during A lunch.

Rho Kappa 9/11 Memorial delayed by Irma

While Florida faced Hurricane Irma, 9/11 passed in the midst of chaotic clean-up efforts. In Broward County, schools closed from Sept. 7 until Sept. 15, canceling Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s usual 9/11 assembly overlooking the courtyard. When school resumed, administration sought out Rho Kappa in order to brainstorm a 9/11 memorial to remind the students to never forget the tragedy. “I am from […]

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