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Violent shooting occurs at MSD, killing 17 and wounding 15

Violent shooting occurs at MSD, killing 17 and wounding 15

*Story is co-written by Nikhita Nookala and Christy Ma* Valentine’s Day was a day of love, passion and friendships as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School celebrated Feb. 14, 2018 with carnations and teddy bears. It was not until nearly the end of the school day at around 2:30 p.m. that the lives of students and faculty were taken in a […]

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Rep. Ted Deutch answers a student's question at town hall meeting on January 23, 2018. Photo by Kevin Trejos

Rep. Ted Deutch answers students’ burning questions

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fl) paid a visit to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Jan. 23 for an event hosted by Politics Club and supported by the English Honor Society, National Honor Society and Rho Kappa. The meeting was arranged by Politics Club President Kevin Trejos and sponsor Ariel Hertz. Trejos made contact with Deutch’s assistant Theresa Brier, who he […]

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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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SNHS secretary Christy Ma records meeting minutes as SNHS president Nicole Anderson looks on. Photo by Delaney Tarr

MSD Science National Honor Society revives the Science Bowl

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School chapter of Science National Honor Society is restarting their competitive Science Bowl program at MSD with competitions in topics such as astronomy, chemistry, biology and anatomy. The program has not been incorporated at MSD for the last few years, and its revitalization has been one of the goals of SNHS co-presidents Nicole Anderson and […]

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MSD sponsors film viewing for mental health awareness

MSD sponsors film viewing for mental health awareness

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 2, about 1200 students arrived and filed into the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gymnasium to watch “Listen,” a film that aims to promote suicide prevention and mental health awareness. The showing was a result of Broward County Public Schools’ initiative entitled “Listen—It Only […]

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MSD hosts first Kristallnacht event

MSD hosts first Kristallnacht event

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 9, the 79th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted its first “Kristallnacht Commemoration: Let The Light Shine On” event. With parents, students and other members of the community present, the event shared musical performances and somber stories about Kristallnacht and the […]

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Multicultural World Showcase returns to MSD with new cultures

Multicultural World Showcase returns to MSD with new cultures

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Spanish Club conducted its annual Multicultural World Showcase scheduled on Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. The Epcot-themed show displayed MSD’s diverse conglomerate of talented students in dancing, singing, acting and spoken word poetry from different cultures across […]

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The Eagle Regiment purchases new truck to haul instruments and props to competitions

The Eagle Regiment purchases new truck to haul instruments and props to competitions

Preceding their journey to the 2017 FMBC state competition, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment purchased a new equipment truck with the help of both corporate and individual sponsors. The new addition to the band family was emblazoned with a professional imprint on its sides by 2TU Creative Graphic Design. The graphic design consists of Class of 2016 band […]

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Former Director John Rusnak inducted into the FMBC Hall of Fame

Former Director John Rusnak inducted into the FMBC Hall of Fame

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Former band director of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment, John Rusnak, was inducted into the inaugural Florida Marching Band Championships’ Hall of Fame on Nov. 14, 2017 along with four other individuals. Rusnak directed the MSD band from the school’s foundation in 1990 […]

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MSD’s Eagle Regiment defeats rival Park Vista to win at States

MSD’s Eagle Regiment defeats rival Park Vista to win at States

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 18, under the bright lights of the Tampa Bay Rays’ Tropicana Field, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s marching band, the Eagle Regiment, won first place in the Florida Marching Band Championships Class 5-A finals. After three years of finishing as runner up to Park […]

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