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MSD hosts sixth annual Special Olympics

MSD hosts sixth annual Special Olympics

On Tuesday, Dec. 5 the annual Special Olympics took place in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gym. The Special Olympics is an organization brought to schools to help disabled students participate in various athletic events. MSD was chosen to host the event for the sixth consecutive year. The event was supposed to be held on the football field, but […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity soccer defeats Taravella High School

On Monday, Dec. 4, the men’s varsity soccer team defeated Taravella High School at a home game with a score of 4-0. This is the team’s 7th consecutive win in the 2017-2018 season, widening their overall record to 7-0. Three goals were scored in the first half of the game. Striker Bruno Camilotti (20) was selected as player of the […]

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Student’s home decimated by Irma

Student’s home decimated by Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* In recent months, catastrophic whirlwinds have targeted the East Coast and islands in the Caribbean sea. Storms such as Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria have caused some areas to become virtually uninhabitable. Among those displaced by the string of storms this hurricane season is Jevon Gittens, […]

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Student forced to move after hurricane

Student forced to move after hurricane

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Every year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School welcomes new students from around the country through its red gates, and this year is no exception. Senior Matthew White is among the thousands of people who were displaced by Hurricane Harvey, which devastated Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. […]

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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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Wawa opens in Parkland

Wawa opens in Parkland

  On Oct. 8, 2017, Wawa had a massive ribbon cutting ceremony in Parkland, entering the community by surprising customers with gift cards, free merchandise and reduced prices. “It was no surprise; Wawa is always going out of their way to make customers feel welcome,” customer Gayle Block said. The dreary weather did not stop the gas station from having […]

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Students dance at a previous Dance Marathon to raise money for research of illnesses. Courtesy of Miracle Network Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon Comes to MSD

Miracle Network Dance Marathon is an organization that helps raise money and awareness for children suffering from childhood illnesses and injuries. Not only do participants raise money for sick or injured children, but they often have fun while doing it. The organization finds ways to get everyone involved and doing a good deed while enjoying themselves.  “We dance for those […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country places third overall

On Thursday, Oct.12, the men’s cross country team competed in the Broward County Athletics Association (BCAA) championship at Markham park. It started at 3:30 p.m. and the MSD team placed third overall out of 28 teams. While practicing six times a week there is still room for improvement. The team put their best foot forward but they were racing against […]

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Parkland Dash provides a good time for a good cause

Parkland Dash provides a good time for a good cause

The annual Parkland Dash, a 5K run and 1 mile fun run, took place on Sunday, Oct. 8. The race began at Pine Trails Park at 7 a.m. and wound through Pine Island Road and Nob Hill Road. Every year, the City of Parkland selects a charity for the proceeds to benefit. This year, the city chose the Crohn’s and […]

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Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

The Parkland City Budget meeting convened on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Parkland City Hall to discuss all the items on the agenda that didn’t get discussed at the previous budget meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The meeting began with the typical honoring of the flag via the Pledge of Allegiance before the assembled commissioners began to discuss business. They first asked […]

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