Author: Samantha Goldblum

Runners sign #Hixonstrong banner to show their support. Photo By: Samantha Goldblum

Race takes place in Coach Hixon’s honor

On Nov. 3, 2018, Sallarulo annual Race for Champions Special Olympics took place at Nova Southeastern University. The event is the 12th annual 5K run and walk, which was attended by an estimated 400 people and dedicated to Chris Hixon. Sallarulo Race for Champions was created on the basis that everyone deserves a chance and an opportunity to live a […]

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Puppy Pose. Junior Haylee Shepard brings her dog, Spree, to school with her everyday for support. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Therapy and service dogs join students on campus

As every new school year begins, the campus welcomes new students and faculty. But this year, man’s best friend has a newfound presence at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as therapy dogs and service dogs can both be found on campus. Each day during both lunch periods, two to four therapy dogs are available in the courtyard for MSD students […]

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The cast of the "Shine" music video poses in front of the auditorium set. Photo courtesy of Sawyer Garrity.

“Shine” music video sheds light on aftermath of shooting

After the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018, sophomore Andrea Pena and junior Sawyer Garrity felt that they needed to do something special to occupy their time and, more importantly, honor the 17 lives lost. Their original song, titled “Shine,” quickly grew into one of the most well-known tributes for those affected by the […]

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Teachers Marcia Cunningham, Ronit Reoven and Debra Wanamaker and sophomore Kellie Wanamaker meet with a member of the SWAT team. Courtesy of Van Tassel

“Day of Healing” connects MSD students and first responders

The “Day of Healing,” an event held to reconnect students with first responders from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Feb. 14, took place at North Community Park in Coral Springs on Sunday, March 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event was organized by MSD English teacher Holly Van Tassel-Schuster, who planned the event after multiple […]

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Annual Winter Equestrian Festival features horseback riding competitions

Annual Winter Equestrian Festival features horseback riding competitions

On every Saturday from January to April, the annual Winter Equestrian Festival takes place at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, offering free entrance, activities and entertainment to the public. Participants must pay a $20 parking fee or a $30 valet fee. The events start at 6 p.m. and last until around 9 p.m. or 10 p.m. Expert riders from […]

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Celebrities protest harassment at Golden Globes

Celebrities protest harassment at Golden Globes

On Jan. 7, 2018, celebrities attending the Golden Globes Awards Ceremony wore black  for victims of sexual harassment following recent allegations against many people in high power positions in Hollywood and across America. Participants in this show of support included both male and female Hollywood insiders. There was little discussion about who was wearing what, and no one was in […]

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Local nature center provides informative experience for visitors

Local nature center provides informative experience for visitors

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* The Sawgrass Nature Center (SNC) and Wildlife Hospital, located just 5 miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping animals. Founded in 1995 by a group of volunteers, SNC’s mission is to educate the public about South Florida’s environment and […]

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Three killed and two wounded in Maryland Shooting

Three killed and two wounded in Maryland Shooting

On Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the largest mass shooting event in the United States occurred which left 58 people dead and 546 injured. A mere 17 days since the shooting, there is another shooter on the loose. According to CNN, in the morning of Oct. 18, 2017, 37 year old Radee Labeeb Prince went into his workplace […]

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[Brief] Colleges come to MSD

With college applications and frantic students roaming the halls, some updates will bring students’ minds at ease. Sixty one colleges have been scheduled to come to MSD to provide information regarding their schools and 25 have already occurred since the school year began. There are still 36 universities scheduled to come to MSD with college requirement information. Through BRACE adviser […]

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