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Junior Alyssa Fletcher qualifies for state cross country competition

Junior Alyssa Fletcher qualifies for state cross country competition

  *This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Many believe that to avoid getting lost in the shuffle at a heavily-populated school, students need to become as involved as possible. Any student that seeks proof of this theory needs to look no further than junior Alyssa Fletcher. Fletcher juggles an extraordinary amount of […]

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MSD mourns the loss of beloved substitute teacher

MSD mourns the loss of beloved substitute teacher

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* One of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s longest working substitute teachers, Richard Olds, passed on Nov. 19 at the age of 84, causing heartbreak in the MSD community. Born on June 23, 1933, Olds previously worked as a manager for Sears in the paint department and […]

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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 sustains minimal damage from Hurricane Irma

MSD sustains minimal damage from Hurricane Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irma was the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic. Irma devastated the southeastern Caribbean islands early on Wednesday, Sept. 6 as a Category 5 hurricane. In order to prepare for Irma, teachers were asked to shut down […]

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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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MSD installs new screen technology throughout school

MSD installs new screen technology throughout school

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has been making major changes in order to modernize the campus. Over the summer of 2017, the school installed Recordex Devices in several classrooms, which are large touch screen devices, in addition to the 10 classrooms that received them last year […]

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Men’s cross country team places second overall at districts

On Oct. 24 the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School men’s cross country team competed in Districts at 4:30 p.m. at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek. They came in second place, losing to Coral Springs High School by only five points. “I am very confident in both the girls’ and boys’ teams,” head coach Scott Beigel said. “They will definitely make […]

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[Brief] Women’s JV volleyball team defeats Monarch

The women’s junior varsity volleyball team defeated Monarch High School on Sept. 26 at an away game. MSD won the best of three games by winning the first two. They claimed victory against their rival with scores of 25-22 and 25-14. The crowd wore clashing colors in support of their team, MSD wore white and Monarch wore black. “Despite the large […]

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