Category: FEATURE

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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Student assists those in need during Irma

Student assists those in need during Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During the week of Sept. 11, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Justin Fuchs helped his community to combat the impacts of Hurricane Irma. Fuchs visited houses of his family and friends to help prepare. He tried to ensure that there would be minimal damage to […]

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Student evacuates three times

Student evacuates three times

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* When it was announced that sunny South Florida would be hit head on, houses were shuttered and highways were flooded with cars full of evacuating families. Marjory Stoneman Douglas families were concerned with Irma’s impending effect on the area and many evacuated. One of these families […]

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Student provides free shutter service

Student provides free shutter service

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Preparing for Hurricane Irma became a major hassle for many people in South Florida as store lines were out the door and gas stations were selling out within the hour. Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Cameron Kasky saw the impending hurricane as an opportunity to help out […]

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Aspiring meteorologist is disappointed to evacuate

Aspiring meteorologist is disappointed to evacuate

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Despite his desire to stay, sophomore Tyler Foran evacuated to Columbia, South Carolina due to the threat Hurricane Irma posed to South Florida. Foran wanted to stay in South Florida because he is an aspiring meteorologist. He saw the hurricane as an opportunity  to witness Irma’s […]

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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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