Tag: activities

Local nature center provides informative experience for visitors

Local nature center provides informative experience for visitors

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* The Sawgrass Nature Center (SNC) and Wildlife Hospital, located just 5 miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping animals. Founded in 1995 by a group of volunteers, SNC’s mission is to educate the public about South Florida’s environment and […]

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Local escape rooms provide entertainment for students in Parkland area

Local escape rooms provide entertainment for students in Parkland area

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* For those who enjoy thrilling challenges to test their intelligence, escape rooms are the perfect activity for a night out with friends. Every object in the room is a potential clue waiting to be uncovered. Constant puzzling obstacles, a one-hour time limit and foreboding room themes […]

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Concert event Eats ‘n’ Beats combines food trucks and musical peformances

Concert event Eats ‘n’ Beats combines food trucks and musical peformances

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Eats ‘n’ Beats, which was originally called the “Concert Series,” was renamed “Eats ‘n’ Beats” by Parks and Recreation Manager Gayle Vasile to better encompass the event’s purpose. “We changed the name of the event from Concert Series to Eats ‘n’ Beats because we wanted to […]

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MSD arts programs do not receive sufficient support

MSD arts programs do not receive sufficient support

Every morning the familiar sound of “good afternoon eagles” greets the students and faculty of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, followed by a series of announcements that are mainly centered around sports. Day after day, students hear about the accomplishments of their peers, but among these, commendation of athletes prevails. On the other hand, perhaps the most common victim of the neglect […]

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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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