Author: Tara Gaines

Drake and Migos comes to Miami on "Scorpian" tour.

Drake and Migos perform in American Airlines Arena

On Nov. 13 and 14, Drake and Migos, a trio of three male rappers named Quavo, Takeoff and Offset, performed at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL for their 3rd to last “Scorpion” tour. “Scorpion” is not only the name of Drake’s tour, but also the name of his latest album which was released on June 29, 2018. When […]

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Hailey Jacobsen and Em Jiminian paricipating in Wacky Wednesday. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Students get excited for the annual Wacky Wednesday

On Wednesday Sept. 5, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Student Government hosted the annual “Wacky Wednesday” for spirit week leading up to homecoming this weekend. A popular trend amongst students was tye-dye and neon colors, along with glitter, head bobbers and colorful accessories. Lunch time activities hosted by leadership occurred during both lunches and games such as musical chairs, corn hole […]

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The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

On Aug. 2, the senior class announced that senior parking spaces would be available online to purchase at the E-Store. “I have been looking forward to having my own spot since I was a freshman,” senior Karter Cooper said. “I used to drive with a senior to school before I could drive and I had been thinking about parking there […]

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Robert Mandachescu struts on stage at the Mr. Douglas pageant. Photo by Mallory Muller

MSD hosts its first annual Mr. Douglas pageant

On Wednesday May 9, the Mr. Douglas beauty pageant took place in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event cost $5 at the door, and all proceeds went to the LED Dance Club and Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders Club. A contestant was chosen from each grade, and voting for the contestants occured the […]

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Xtreme Action Park offers free admission to MSD students

Xtreme Action Park offers free admission to MSD students

On Monday, April 23, Xtreme Action Park offered free admission from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to all students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a way of showing their support following the events of Feb. 14. Their main goal was to create an entertaining, fun experience and a day where high school students could play games to lift […]

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Miami Heat basketball player Dwyane Wade visits MSD campus. Photo by Kyra Parrow

Celebrities show their support for MSD students

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 14, multiple celebrities have reached out to the victims’ families and student survivors. When NBA player Dwyane Wade discovered that Joaquin Oliver was an avid fan of his, the basketball star met with Joaquin’s parents and dedicated the season to his memory. “[Joaquin’s] story, it really connected with […]

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Marjory’s Garden fundraises with dog wash

Marjory’s Garden fundraises with dog wash

On Sunday, Dec. 10, Marjory’s Garden hosted a dog wash at Barkland Dog Park in Parkland from noon to 4 p.m. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and staff from A La Mode Canine, a grooming company who donated their time to clip the dog’s nails, volunteered at the fundraiser. The cost was $10 for a wash, $10 for […]

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MSD hosts sixth annual Special Olympics

MSD hosts sixth annual Special Olympics

On Tuesday, Dec. 5 the annual Special Olympics took place in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gym. The Special Olympics is an organization brought to schools to help disabled students participate in various athletic events. MSD was chosen to host the event for the sixth consecutive year. The event was supposed to be held on the football field, but […]

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TV production’s weekly news broadcasts are neglected

TV production’s weekly news broadcasts are neglected

Every Friday during the last ten minutes of class, students from TV production go live and broadcast weekly news. The broadcasts are performed by students in level 2 and 3 TV production classes. One person is selected by TV production teacher Eric Garner as a director for each broadcast. The broadcasts include news packages put together to tell a story […]

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Pocket Points app leads to less smartphone usage

Pocket Points app leads to less smartphone usage

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Pocket Points is a new mobile application that grants students rewards for not using their phones during class. Once a student has created an account and is on their school campus, they open the app, lock their phone and start earning points. Points are then used […]

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