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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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Student survey brings attention to school restroom sanitation issues

Student survey brings attention to school restroom sanitation issues

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* One of the most common complaints from the student body at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is the cleanliness of the bathrooms. A survey of 320 students at MSD found that 84 percent of the student body considers the school bathrooms to be either unclean or […]

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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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Tropical storm Philippe unexpectedly rips through Florida

Tropical storm Philippe unexpectedly rips through Florida

As Florida recovers from the onslaught of hurricanes that have hit the state over the course of this hurricane season, a tropical storm made landfall over the weekend. Winds were first felt on Sat. Oct. 28, but the rain and winds dirt down by Sunday morning. Because of the storm’s speed, there had been very little time for preparation between its formation and […]

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Key Club cleans up campus

Key Club cleans up campus

Key Club held freshman class representative elections on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.  The freshman class voted for their class representatives within the club at this meeting.  Last year, the sophomore, junior and senior representatives were elected before the 2017-2018 school year began.   Club President Brandon Mai led the meeting and covered the main events, while other officers such as Maayan […]

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[Brief] JV girls volleyball team beats Northeast High at home

[Brief] JV girls volleyball team beats Northeast High at home

The girls junior varsity volleyball team played a home game on Oct. 12, 2017 against Northeast High. The JV team won with a score of 25-4, most points a result of their strong serves.  “I’m happy that Christina, our coach, put in every player. Even though the season has ended, we ran undefeated and I’ll still feel very close with my girls. We’ll […]

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Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

A massive blow was delivered to the LGBT community over the weekend when the Egyptian government arrested 22 people on the charges “debauchery” and “promoting sexual deviancy”: mere pretenses engaging in homosexual activity. The crackdown began after a Mashrou’ Leila concert whose lead singer, Hamed Sinno, an openly gay advocate for equal rights. At some point in the duration of […]

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Coral Springs finalized it’s FY2018 Budget

Coral Springs finalized it’s FY2018 Budget

On Sept. 27, Coral Springs held the final Budget Public Hearing & Commission Meeting to determine the city’s budget for the 2018 Fiscal Year. The final budget commission meeting began with public comments in which 13 residents of Coral Springs spoke about their grievances or approval of the new millage increase plan for the city. Many residents spoke about the […]

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