Author: Ashley Ferrer

Photo by Nyan Clarke

Hearing fire alarms is a constant reminder of Feb. 14

My life has forever changed since Feb. 14, 2018. The experience of returning to school has been peculiar compared to previous years. Since then, even normalized aspects of my everyday school life have shifted for me, especially my reaction towards typical fire alarms and drills. For me, the sound of the alarm will never be taken lightly again. A cloud […]

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The Eagle Eye interviews Superintendent Runcie at the March for our Lives in Washington D.C. Photo by Emma Dowd

Superintendent Runcie begins meetings with parents of MSD students

On Thursday, Jan. 31, the Broward County School Board had a panel meeting with freshmen parents from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the auditorium, after being cancelled on Jan. 24, due to safety concerns regarding threats of protests. The panel included Superintendent Robert Runcie, Task Assigned Chief of Facilities officer Maryann May, Chief Student Support Initiative officer Mickey Pope, […]

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Sophomore Alishba Hashmi is the founder of the Muslim Student Association at MSD. Photo by Darian Williams

New Muslim Student Association launches at MSD

A new club is making its way onto the MSD club roster for 2019: the Muslim Student Association. Sophomore Alishba Hashmi petitioned for this club to become established in December of last school year. Hashmi gathered over 100 signatures and attended an ICC meeting before pitching her club idea. It was approved at the next meeting. Hashmi proposed the club […]

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Senior Isabella Pfeiffer paints a mural for Astronomy Club in Marjory’s Garden on Dec. 19. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Senior Isabella Pfeiffer channels her creative energy into her art

For senior Isabella Pfeiffer, art is so much more than a simple pastime. What started as an activity to bond with her mother, who is also an artist, transformed into a passion that continuously allows her to express herself, her culture and her aspirations through painting and sculpture. Pfeiffer’s fascination took off with a painting depicting dancers from numerous Hispanic […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country team places in top three at fifth meet

On Oct. 3rd, the men’s cross country team competed in the BCAA #5 Meet at Heritage Park. The meet was hosted by South Plantation High School at 4 p.m. The meet was very eventful, as four runners made the top 10, and seven runners beat their personal record. Junior Leo Scopino placed first with a time of 18:14, and junior […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country team competes in fourth seasonal meet

On Sept. 26, the men’s cross country team competed in the BCAA Week #4 Meet hosted by Deerfield Beach High School. The meet began at 4 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park. The team placed first in their division, and managed to get five runners in the top 10, which is one more runner than the past two meets. Captains Joshua […]

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Men's team poses for a photo after the meet.  (Robyn Mickow)

Men’s cross country team competes in Bofshever Northwest Community Cross Country Classic

The meet began at 4 p.m. and had tough conditions; including the scalding heat, humidity, and high grass. Yet, in the midst of these hardships, the team managed to win their division with a huge lead. Defeating Coral Glades High School, the score was 60-31. In addition, five of the top 10 places were held by the team. Captains and […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity cross country team places second in second meet

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the men’s varsity cross country team competed against seven other schools in the second BCAA at Markham Park. West Broward High School hosted the event. The team placed second with a score of 32, ahead of Western, Ely, Miramar, Pines Charter, Taravella, and Everglades High Schools. The team’s individual scores placed high, with four runners in […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country team places second in first meet

On Sept. 5, the men’s cross country team participated in the BCAA week 1 meet. The meet was hosted by Cypress Bay High School at Markham Park. The team placed second out of nine schools with a score of 31. Captains Josh Charo and Austin Freese led the team with times of 18:36.60 and 18:43.70 respectively. Charo remained motivated during […]

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Aretha Franklin dies at age 76

Aretha Franklin dies at age 76

On August 16, 2018 the unfortunate news came out that the “Queen of Soul” had died at the age of 76 due to pancreatic cancer. The face of music has been forever altered and the world will forever thank Aretha Franklin for her soulful voice and powerful songs. Franklin’s impact is simply incomparable, as she inspired and touched the lives […]

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