Author: Anna Dittman

Seniors Kaylee Neswek, Emily Hollander, and Emily Melamed are appointed as presidents of NAHS.

NAHS Welcomes Three Presidents to Club

On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the National Art Honor Society held its first meeting since previous art teacher Lauren Rosa headed the club. In their first meeting, NAHS held an election for all officer positions, including the position of president. With a turn of events, NAHS welcomed three new presidents to its ranks. Seniors Kaylee Nezwek, Emily Hollander and Emily Melamed […]

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Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

When alternative musician and rapper Jordan Benjamin, known as Grandson, heard of the tragedy that struck Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018, he knew there would be a great change made by the students of the community. Inspired by the students’ courage and determined to call out the faults of politicians, Grandson wrote “Thoughts and Prayers.” Performing the song in collaboration […]

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Junior Samantha Grady returns to school. Photo by Samantha Goldblum

Junior Samantha Grady continues physical and emotional recovery

Junior Samantha Grady continues her physical and emotional recovery since the events of Feb. 14. Grady was wounded in the chest from a ricocheted bullet and grazed in the back. Her stay at the hospital lasted only a few hours since her wounds were not life-threatening. “I only have scars now, but it itches like crazy, and sometimes when people […]

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Memorial at Pine Trails Park is removed and preserved

Memorial at Pine Trails Park is removed and preserved

After the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, memorials were placed in honor of the 17 lives lost at the school in front of the school and at Pine Trails Park. The love and mementos left at these sights were growing each day. On Thursday, March 15, the day after the one month anniversary of the tragedy, the city […]

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Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

The UK television series, “End of the F***ing World,” exclusively released in October 2017 on Channel 4, made its way to Netflix on Jan. 5, starting out the new year with a binge-worthy series for young adults. The series is based on the graphic novel written and illustrated by Charles Forsman, following the story of two 17 year olds James […]

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Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

On Nov. 22, Disney-Pixar released their latest film “Coco,” a fun and emotional movie that would be enjoyed by the whole family. Directed by Lee Unkrich, the movie has reached $453.6 million in the box office and was rated a 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. In “Coco,” young Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) is an aspiring musician in a family in which […]

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MSD dominates district competition

MSD dominates district competition

  On Thursday, Dec. 7 through Saturday, Dec. 9, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama competed against 19 other schools in the Education of Theatre Association district festival held here at MSD. The drama thespians performed their pieces in front of a board of 43 judges from different backgrounds in the theatre community, ranging from actors to educators. Thursday and […]

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Students create memories for global youth

Students create memories for global youth

The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 by Ben Schumaker, who originally volunteered at orphanages in poor countries. With the program, art teachers and students make portraits for children in different areas of the world who have encountered misfortunes such as abuse, neglect, poverty and violence. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has participated in the initiative for […]

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“Stranger Things” comes out with a second season

“Stranger Things” comes out with a second season

The hit Netflix original series “Stranger Things,” created by the Duffer Brothers, is back with Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) returning from the mysterious upside down and reuniting with his friends Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Lucas (Caleb Mclaughlin) and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) in its second season. Because of its immense popularity with the first season, the premiere episode of season 2 drew […]

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MSD students adjust to new A/B block schedule

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 16, 2016, 80 percent of teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School voted to implement the 4X4 A/B block schedule for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years. This year, students and staff get their first glimpse of the new schedule’s impact on the school. […]

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