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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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Sophomore Angelina Brier was one of 185 musicians that performed with the Great American Marching Band in the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Theresa Brier.

Sophomore Angelina Brier participates in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Marching down Sixth Avenue, sophomore Angelina Brier performed the clarinet with the Macy’s Great American Marching Band during the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. “I first found out about the band when I saw them in TV at Thanksgiving in 2016,” Brier said. “I wondered what it was and how to audition, so I looked it […]

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MSD celebrates Eagle Regiment’s first place victory

On Saturday, Nov. 18 the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment received first place at the Florida Marching Band Championship, or FMBC, for the first time in school history. For the last few years, they have been only a fraction of a point away from receiving first place, according to Principal Ty Thompson. While the band has won state competitions before, […]

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Eagle Regiment takes first place in regional competition

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment takes the dub. Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s Marching Band brought pride to our school on Nov. 4, 2017 when they came in first place at the last regional competition of the year. There have been three regionals this season, and the Eagle Regiment was runner-up for two of the three.  The last regional band competition-when the […]

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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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Eagle Regiment takes second place at states

Eagle Regiment takes second place at states

After several exhausting months of nonstop practice, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas band finally made its way to their final competition for the season. The group first competed at several regional competitions. On Nov. 7, they brought home a first place trophy with a score of 92.7. The band was rated a Distinguished Superior, the highest possible rating, and won Best […]

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Douglas junior joins Macy’s Day Parade

Douglas junior joins Macy’s Day Parade

What’s more American than baseball, hotdogs, and apple pie? Thanksgiving, turkey and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! If you were watching the parade this year, you might have caught a glimpse of Stoneman Douglas’s Robbie Flory locking in a beat as part of the Macy’s Great American Marching Band. As part of the Eagle Regiment Marching band, junior Robbie Flory plays various […]

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Balancing High School

Balancing High School

High school is a balancing act for most teenagers. But what happens when you add in a bunch of AP classes, marching band two-four nights a week, and attending football games while still keeping it all together? This is the life of senior Lia Groulx almost every week during the fall. Groulx has been a dedicated member of the Eagle Regiment Marching Band at […]

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