Category: Feature

Student experiences week without power due to hurricane

Student experiences week without power due to hurricane

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced the effects of Hurricane Irma in different ways—some more severe than others. Senior Nicole Smith went without power for a full seven days. Like many locals, her power went out Sunday, Sept. 10, the day the storm hit […]

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Student’s home decimated by Irma

Student’s home decimated by Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* In recent months, catastrophic whirlwinds have targeted the East Coast and islands in the Caribbean sea. Storms such as Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria have caused some areas to become virtually uninhabitable. Among those displaced by the string of storms this hurricane season is Jevon Gittens, […]

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Student forced to move after hurricane

Student forced to move after hurricane

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Every year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School welcomes new students from around the country through its red gates, and this year is no exception. Senior Matthew White is among the thousands of people who were displaced by Hurricane Harvey, which devastated Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. […]

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Junior Kosha Patel has taken the initiative to create and publicize her own charity.

MSD junior gives back through Jumpstart India

While most juniors are overwhelmed with standardized testing and challenging coursework, Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Kosha Patel has found the time to establish her own charity, which aims to give back to  disadvantaged communities in the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh in India. With the help of her sister Nidhi, Patel launched “Jumpstart India,” an organization with the goal […]

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Students (left Sarah Mohammed, middle Julia Bishop, right Daniel Bishop)
 hold up their awards after successful competition on Sept. 24.
Photo by Jesus Caro

[Club Profile] MSD Debate team is determined to succeed

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Debate club is an award-winning program that attracts dozens of members each year. The club is run by Jesus Caro, a debate teacher who joined the MSD staff last year. Debate, like several other classes at MSD, is a co-curricular organization that focuses not only on the classroom, but also after school events such as competitions. […]

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(Photo Gallery) Solar eclipse captivates the nation

(Photo Gallery) Solar eclipse captivates the nation

On Monday, Aug. 20, 2017, North America observed a complete solar eclipse. In this celestial occurrence, the moon blocked all or part of the sun from the view of Earth as it passed between the two. A total solar eclipse is normally seen about once a year in some parts of the world, but it hasn’t been viewed in the […]

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Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Reading has been a common leisurely pass-time ever since books originated. In modern times, the world has seen a decrease in the popularity of this activity, particularly among youth. This may be due to the fact that most schools now use reading as an element of education, thus it has slowly transformed from a form of entertainment into a chore. […]

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MSD students share their opinions on astrology

MSD students share their opinions on astrology

Could it be possible that the position of the planets, the Sun and the Moon could determine the strongest and weakest traits of someones personality? Astrology is based upon the projection of these three astronomical entities at the moment of birth. The word zodiac comes from the Greek meaning “circle of animals.” The 12 Zodiac signs include the following: Cancer, […]

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Students go crazy for cars at MSD

Students go crazy for cars at MSD

  According to senior Kyle Wills, his obsession with cars first started in fourth grade. When he lived in Atlanta, Georgia his dad brought him to an exotic car dealership where he was able to see some of the coolest cars in the world. “The owner of the dealership thought that it was neat that a nine-year-old was so interested in […]

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Students were able to nominate other students and teachers for the Soaring Oscars. Photo found on eaglevoting.weebly.com

Students cast their votes for Soaring Oscars

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s annual Soaring Oscars gives students an opportunity to recognize fellow students and faculty members for their extraordinary traits. The Soaring Oscars include a variety of over 20 different categories- some of which teachers can be nominated for- ranging from groups based on appearance to groups based on potential future endeavors. “I think that the Soaring […]

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