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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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Former Director John Rusnak inducted into the FMBC Hall of Fame

Former Director John Rusnak inducted into the FMBC Hall of Fame

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Former band director of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment, John Rusnak, was inducted into the inaugural Florida Marching Band Championships’ Hall of Fame on Nov. 14, 2017 along with four other individuals. Rusnak directed the MSD band from the school’s foundation in 1990 […]

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MSD’s Eagle Regiment defeats rival Park Vista to win at States

MSD’s Eagle Regiment defeats rival Park Vista to win at States

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 18, under the bright lights of the Tampa Bay Rays’ Tropicana Field, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s marching band, the Eagle Regiment, won first place in the Florida Marching Band Championships Class 5-A finals. After three years of finishing as runner up to Park […]

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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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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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Eagle Regiment places first in the region

Eagle Regiment places first in the region

*This story was originally printed in the December 2016 issue of the Eagle Eye* During the 2016 band season, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment steadily progressed, obtaining better scores at each competition. For seven months, in preparation for competition season, the band practiced two to four days a week. “Practicing so many days a week is really taxing on […]

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Eagle Regiment competes in Bands of America competition

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment Marching Band traveled to Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, Nov. 12. to compete in the Bands of America Southeast Super Regional competition. This competition is for marching bands who sign up on a first-come, first-served basis, that are located in the Southeast United States. The event occurs annually at the Georgia Dome and the three highest-scoring […]

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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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