Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Eagles defeat Trojans in 47-20 victory

On Thursday, Oct. 19th, the men’s varsity football team won a road matchup against the Taravella Trojans by a score of 47-20. Coming into the game, many wondered if the offense would finally produce, as Ryan Kavanaugh (16) replaced Tyler Goodman (1) as the team’s starting quarterback. The transition to an entirely new quarterback is not usually an easy one. […]

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[Brief] Men’s bowling team beats Piper High School

[Brief] Men’s bowling team beats Piper High School

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the men’s bowling team bounce back from last week’s loss as they defeat Piper High School in the last game of the season at Sawgrass Lanes. The team’s performance were among the strongest of the season. The team’s win was led by senior Cameron Price’s average of 210 pins and Ben Campanella’s 203 pins in the […]

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[Brief] Men’s bowling team falls to Coral Springs High School

[Brief] Men’s bowling team falls to Coral Springs High School

On Thursday, Oct. 12, the men’s bowling team’s undefeated record falls to Coral Springs High School as the season nears its end at Sawgrass Lanes. The men played a strong match, earning their highest team score of the season at 989 pins in the second game. They also played a competitive first game at 879 pins, but it was not […]

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[Brief] Men’s Bowling team defeats Miramar High School

[Brief] Men’s Bowling team defeats Miramar High School

On Tuesday, Oct.10, the men’s bowling team defeated Miramar High School as they keep up their undefeated record at Sawgrass Lanes. The men continue to improve throughout the season as they came away with another win. Led by top scorers senior Devon Weisenfeld with 236 pins and senior Cameron Price’s 223 pins. The bowling team had a solid start, totaling […]

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State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

The University of Florida created national headlines this week after it announced that white nationalist Richard Spencer would be speaking on its campus in the Phillips Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 19. The UF President Kent Fuchs has discouraged people from attending this event, trying to minimize chaos. “Second, although I urge you to avoid the Spencer event, […]

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Parkland Library Round Table fosters creativity in student writers

Parkland Library Round Table fosters creativity in student writers

The Round Table, a meeting place for the knights of Camelot in mythology, symbolizes the gathering of ideas and thoughts. The Parkland Library applied this symbol to writing. The Parkland Library’s Writers Round Table, scheduled every month from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., serves to aid English students in a variety of ways. Whether it be with college essay revisions […]

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Girls golf team gets second place at districts

On Oct. 17, 2017 Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ girls golf team competed in the district tournament at the Delray Beach Golf Club. Collectively, the team scored 372 points, earning them second place. “The girls golf team played very well.A strong showing from senior Amanda Okulanis and junior Allie Schuller helped propel the team to a qualifying score of 372,” Coach Devin […]

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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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MSD arts programs do not receive sufficient support

MSD arts programs do not receive sufficient support

Every morning the familiar sound of “good afternoon eagles” greets the students and faculty of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, followed by a series of announcements that are mainly centered around sports. Day after day, students hear about the accomplishments of their peers, but among these, commendation of athletes prevails. On the other hand, perhaps the most common victim of the neglect […]

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Dress code interdicts freedom of expression

High school prepares students for their future by encouraging acceptable learning techniques, attire and conduct. However, sometimes schools take it a little too far with dress codes, suppressing students from being themselves or dressing the way they want. Administration uses the word “distracting” when addressing shoulders, showing off belly buttons and wearing short shorts, but teachers only are strict with […]

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