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Jewelry company donates 1,100 sashes to the graduating class

Jewelry company donates 1,100 sashes to the graduating class

With the seniors soon to graduate on June 3, many companies want to help honor the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2018. One major contributor is jeweler Chuck Puleri & Associates, who partnered with cap and gown provider Herff Jones to make sashes for the seniors to wear at graduation. They will also be providing pins that say […]

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Junior Maddy Wilford continues recovery

Junior Maddy Wilford continues recovery

Junior Madeline Wilford’s recovery following the events of Feb. 14, 2018 has been described as miraculous by first responders and doctors. Despite being shot three times- once in the chest, torso and right arm- Wilford is expected to make a full recovery. Wilford was treated at Broward Health North, where she received three surgeries for her wounds: one on her […]

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A group of MSD drama students practice "Shine," written by Sawyer Garrity and Andrea Pena. Photo courtesy of Kali Clougherty

Student songwriters turn to music for healing with their song “Shine”

After the tragedy on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many students found their voice in speaking out politically for stricter laws in order to protect our schools. Junior Sawyer Garrity and sophomore Andrea Pena found their voice in a different way: through music. “We both felt so helpless,” Garrity said. “I remember texting her that Saturday that […]

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Photo by Deandre Blake

[Photo Gallery] Local schools hold walkouts in support of MSD

In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many schools in Broward County and other surrounding areas have taken it upon themselves to organize walkouts and other events to support both the #NeverAgain movement and the MSD student body. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, students from West Boca Community High School in Boca Raton walked the 12 […]

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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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300 dpi Wes Bausmith illustration related to the SAT tests. (Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Cheating at MSD reflects global decline in integrity

In a world plagued by threats, racial divides and questionable politics, many find themselves wondering what has happened to the integrity of society and where it went wrong. It is said that the world is a classroom, and on micro-level, today’s classrooms reflect this global decline in integrity in the form of academic cheating. Pew Research Center reports that cheating […]

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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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MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

From an observation of noticing her friends throwing out their perfectly fine snacks everyday at lunch last year, sophomore Sari Kaufman developed a project in which uneaten food is saved and brought to local shelters that feed hungry families. With a little help from debate teacher Jesus Caro, Kaufman was able to organize a plan that helps people in need. […]

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Contact sports raise concerns about brain disease

Contact sports raise concerns about brain disease

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During a varsity ice hockey practice at the Florida Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs, seniors Matthew Hauptman and Matthew Horowitz were practicing a drill to improve their agility. As they attempted to jump over a cone on one skate, they both fell and hit their heads […]

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[Video] Broward recovers from impact of Hurricane Irma

[Video] Broward recovers from impact of Hurricane Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Hurricane Irma brought destruction to a multitude of islands in the Caribbean and parts of South Florida the weekend of Sept. 9. Although Broward County luckily evaded the center of the storm, the aftermath of the hurricane brought power outages lasting up to a week for […]

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