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Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Reading has been a common leisurely pass-time ever since books originated. In modern times, the world has seen a decrease in the popularity of this activity, particularly among youth. This may be due to the fact that most schools now use reading as an element of education, thus it has slowly transformed from a form of entertainment into a chore. […]

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Annual college fair informs students about college opportunities

Annual college fair informs students about college opportunities

On Feb. 10, students and parents were given the opportunity to meet representatives from a variety of colleges, in state, and out of state in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School cafeteria. The college fair took place in the cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Roughly 45 colleges attended the fair to give students information about the positive aspects […]

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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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Teachers vote to explore block schedule

Teachers vote to explore block schedule

On Nov. 2, 78 percent of MSD teachers voted to explore the possibility of other bell schedules, including 4×4 AB block schedule, for the 2017-2018 school year. The final decision for block schedule will be made by teachers on Nov. 16. Students will attend four 90-minute periods, rather than the current schedule of seven 50-minute periods. With the adoption of […]

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Hurricane Matthew threatens MSD

Hurricane Matthew threatens MSD

With Hurricane Matthew approaching, Marjory Stoneman Douglas has begun to prepare for the storm. Hurricane Matthew is expected to hit Florida and has been predicted to reach Parkland by Thu. Oct. 4. This dangerous storm already struck Haiti, taking many lives. According to CNN, the category four hurricane dumped almost 40 inches of rain on the impoverished nation, and it […]

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Sophomore, Sofee Desai, looks stylish while dressing down

Eagles Rest in their Nest

Going to school is a strenuous act in itself, due to getting up in the morning at the crack of dawn being exhausting. Once students are finally out of a warm, cozy bed, the early bird grouchiness comes into place and all they want is to be comfortable again. This results is not wanting to put on stiff jeans or tight […]

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Long waits for lunches

In the past few years, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has seen a substantial increase in students. However, some issues have begun to arise as a result. The lunch line is a particular topic of concern. Students that buy school lunches are faced with a tremendously long line to purchase their meal. This is a trend seen around the nation; […]

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Seniors recommend classes to take next year

Seniors recommend classes to take next year

Lauren NewmanLauren is a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She is the news editor for the school news magazine, The Eagle Eye. She is also a Junior Class Senator and Mu Alpha Theta Historian.More Posts

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Student Stress Reaches New Heights

Many students at Douglas would agree that one of the main reasons for their distaste for school comes from the excessive stress it brings into their lives. This is not to say that school should not be in our lives – it’s a necessity – but it is to say that some of the curriculum, parents, classes, and overall expectations do need to be tuned down […]

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Is the 2016-2017 school year starting early?

The Broward County School Board has been considering ending summer vacation early for the 2016-2017 school year. At the most recent meeting, members have decided to start school on the original date, Aug. 22 instead of Aug. 15. Because of this decision the last day of school will be later to account for the difference. “We as a board have […]

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