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Second annual music week performances return to MSD

Second annual music week performances return to MSD

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Music week kicked off on Dec. 4 and ended on Dec. 8, with musical performances during both A and B lunches from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students. Unfortunately, due to the scheduling conflicts with the school calendar, the Thursday of the week coincided with a […]

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MSD wins third place in drone racing competition

MSD wins third place in drone racing competition

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held its invitational drone race Oct. 28, inviting 11 other high schools in Broward County. Students brought their clubs’ drones to the competition to test their abilities in an obstacle course comprised of hoops and tight spaces drones must pass through. […]

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Marjory’s Garden unites MSD organizations

Marjory’s Garden unites MSD organizations

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During the 2017-2018 school year, students have been working towards a more effective use of Marjory’s Garden. The garden, located behind the 900 building, aims to bring students together while helping the environment along the way. Students that are part of activities such as engineering, culinary, […]

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MSD dominates district competition

MSD dominates district competition

  On Thursday, Dec. 7 through Saturday, Dec. 9, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama competed against 19 other schools in the Education of Theatre Association district festival held here at MSD. The drama thespians performed their pieces in front of a board of 43 judges from different backgrounds in the theatre community, ranging from actors to educators. Thursday and […]

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Dance marathon board hosts spirit week

Dance marathon board hosts spirit week

In preparation for the dance marathon, which will take place Feb. 24, 2018, the dance marathon board enacted a spirit week with themes to match the pride in helping children in need. The event served to raise awareness for the upcoming event and get students excited to participate through the spirited attire and lively music, which was played during both […]

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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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Students create memories for global youth

Students create memories for global youth

The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 by Ben Schumaker, who originally volunteered at orphanages in poor countries. With the program, art teachers and students make portraits for children in different areas of the world who have encountered misfortunes such as abuse, neglect, poverty and violence. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has participated in the initiative for […]

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Coral Springs holiday parade promotes holiday spirit

Coral Springs holiday parade promotes holiday spirit

The Coral Springs holiday parade on Dec.13 at 7 p.m. went across Sample Road from Coral Springs Drive to City Hall. Many roads were blocked off for the event to ensure the safety of those viewing and participating in the parade. Police officers were lined up where the blocked roads intersected with Sample Road, and there was parade staff making […]

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Doug Jones, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, greets supporters outside the Bethel Baptist Church on election day, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Brian Cahn/Zuma Press/TNS)

Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore for Alabama Senate seat

On Dec. 12, 2017, Democrat Douglas, or “Doug” Jones was projected to be the winner of the 2017 Alabama special senatorial race by Fox News, the Associated Press and NBC News. His opponent was Republican Roy Moore, who had previously served as a state judge and the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama. The special election was called […]

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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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