Author: Taylor Morrison

Florida Teen Reads encourages students to explore new books

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Florida Teen Reads (FTR) is a list of 15 books constructed annually by a committee of media specialists. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Media Specialist Diana Haneski participates in the committee that selects these books. “FTR is a statewide reading promotion or incentive to read for […]

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Faulty fire drill goes off at douglas

Faulty fire drill goes off at douglas

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had its second fire drill of the 2017-2018 school year on Friday, Sept. 22 during second period. The drill lasted from 9:18 to 9:25 a.m. MSD has one fire drill per month, and this drill is considered the September fire drill, however, this drill was unplanned. “Whenever an alarm sounds, as a precautionary measure, we […]

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Interact club aims to help the community

Interact club aims to help the community

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Interact club had its first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on Sept. 5 in room 302. The MSD Interact club is advised by Lauren Rosa and under the student direction of Interact club president, senior, Nicole Smith. The Interact club is a service based organization that aims to better the community by participating in […]

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Fire drill persists for longer than expected

Fire drill persists for longer than expected

On Friday, Sept. 1, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had its first fire drill of the 2017-2018 school year. The fire drill took place on a burgundy day during fifth period. This year was the first year that Assistant Principal Winfred Porter was put in charge of MSD’s school safety. “Since this is my first year overseeing safety and security, […]

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Review: “Parks and Recreation” is laugh-out-loud funny

Review: “Parks and Recreation” is laugh-out-loud funny

The NBC political comedy television show “Parks and Recreation” lasted an impressive seven seasons, running a total of 125 episodes. Created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, “Parks and Recreation” puts a comical spin on the different aspects of politics. The show’s first episode aired on April 9, 2009, where it introduced the original cast of the show. Such characters […]

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Review: “Shameless” tells a unique story

Review: “Shameless” tells a unique story

In an age of television that consists of nearly perfect families, the Gallagher’s from Showtime’s “Shameless” are a breath of fresh air for viewers everywhere. The Gallagher’s posses a far from ideal family dynamic that allows for a unique plot line that details their lives as they struggle to make ends meet. “Shameless,” created by Paul Abbot, originally aired in the […]

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Ed Sheeran's new album "Divide" will be released on March 3, 2017.

Review: ‘Divide’ dominates the charts

Fans worldwide have yearned for this pivotal music moment for over two and a half years. After a lengthy hiatus from releasing music, Ed Sheeran has announced the release of his newest album, “Divide.” Sheeran has refrained from releasing any music of his own since his last album, “Multiply (X),” on June 20, 2014. That album was quite successful, receiving […]

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Review: ‘The Fosters’ tackles relateable teen issues

Review: ‘The Fosters’ tackles relateable teen issues

The television show “The Fosters“ is nearing the end of its fourth season on the Freeform network with only four episodes left. The show centers around the lives of a family with five kids, four of which are foster children, and their two mothers. The show aired Jun. 3, 2013 and has received various awards since then. It received its […]

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Student dances in Macy’s Day Parade

Student dances in Macy’s Day Parade

Not many people get the opportunity that Marjory Stoneman Douglas sophomore Jessica Popkin received this Thanksgiving. Popkin, along with 697 other girls, danced across the television screens of millions. Popkin was given a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform in the 89th annual Macy’s Day Parade. Last year, Popkin’s dance company, Dance Theatre Company (DTC), submitted a videotape of […]

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Members of the MSD politics club show their support for Clinton at one of her rallies.

Trump takes presidential title

The insanity that was the 2016 presidential election has finally come to an end. Republic nominee Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States of America. Trump defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s 218 electoral votes with a whopping 289 votes. Trump’s success can be credited to his huge wins in swing states Florida, Michigan, Texas and Pennsylvania, though Clinton claimed […]

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