Tag: DECA

Hurricane Irma causes conflict with rescheduled Homecoming dates

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During the week of Sept. 4, Spirit Week lasted two days, due to the unexpected arrival of Hurricane Irma. Throughout this hectic week, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students prepared for the hurricane, leaving the Homecoming dance that was scheduled for Sept. 9 a thought of […]

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Junior Kosha Patel has taken the initiative to create and publicize her own charity.

MSD junior gives back through Jumpstart India

While most juniors are overwhelmed with standardized testing and challenging coursework, Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Kosha Patel has found the time to establish her own charity, which aims to give back to  disadvantaged communities in the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh in India. With the help of her sister Nidhi, Patel launched “Jumpstart India,” an organization with the goal […]

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HOSA helps hurricane victims

HOSA helps hurricane victims

In the evening of Aug. 19, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 130 mph. The hurricane diminished to Category 1 by Saturday at noon, although the aftermath left the state in disaster. From catastrophic floods to massive wind damage, areas across Texas, most notably in the greater Houston region, […]

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DECA advisor Sharon Cutler speaks about the importance of NAF at the Open House on September 19, 2017. Photo by Rachel Catania.

[Brief] DECA starts year with kickback night, NAF open house

With over 600 members, one of the biggest and most prominent clubs on campus, DECA, always provides events on deck for its members to support and learn more about the club and earn coveted “DECA diamonds,” the organization’s way of motivating their members to participate with the incentive of extra credit in class. Recently, those events were the National Academy […]

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Photo Courtesy of Delaney Tarr

Spirit Week Goes On

As Floridians everywhere stock up on food and water, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas stock up on spirit. With the news of Hurricane Irma heading for a tentative collision course with South Florida, students are left to trade in their tuxedos for ponchos. Due to recent storm advisories all schools in Broward County will be closed Thursday Sept. 7 and […]

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Oxfam Hunger Banquet sheds light on poverty

Oxfam Hunger Banquet sheds light on poverty

Hunger around the world is a prevalent issue around the world. The DECA chapter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School decided to reach out to the less fortunate in the community by organizing an event that served food, with social hierarchy in mind. The Oxfam Hunger Banquet was held in the MSD cafeteria on Feb. 10, 2017 from 3-5 p.m “Two […]

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Marjory’s Garden unites clubs, teachers and students

Marjory’s Garden unites clubs, teachers and students

With the clearing of the land by the 900 building, teachers and students have come together to start a new garden for future educational purposes. “We had a meeting last year in Save What’s Left, an environmental club, where Mrs. Orilio introduced a big plan for the land that was left after taking down the portables,” junior Casey Chin said. […]

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Students dive into DECA

Students dive into DECA

DECA is an organization that is divided into four categories including business management, finance, marketing hospitality and tourism. This class/club prepares emerging leaders for their future professions. The program improves professional skills by providing experience with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Quickbooks. DECA also teaches students about the stock market and how to invest in companies. Sophomore Jessica Rosenstack, is a […]

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A Taste of Kindness

A Taste of Kindness

The holiday season is known to all as a time full of giving, as evidenced by the global exchange of presents and greeting cards between friends and family. However, the most meaningful gifts of all are unselfish acts of kindness to the less fortunate, emulated by MSD DECA’s “I am Enough” chapter project, where over seventy students gathered Dec. 11 […]

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A Friend in Fried

A Friend in Fried

  Oct. 5 was a day full of tears, hugs, and validation. As part of Marjory Stoneman Douglas DECA’s “I Am Enough” chapter project, international award-winning speaker, youth educator and HIV/AIDS advocate Scott Fried addressed MSD in an assembly geared to raise morale and inspire students. Co-leaders of the DECA public relations chapter project Emily Weingarten and Ryan Marks worked […]

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