Author: Leni Steinhardt

Murals at MSD help create safe space and memorialize victims

Murals at MSD help create safe space and memorialize victims

After losing one of her dearest students,  Meadow Pollack, yoga teacher Amy Kenny felt that the school needed a display that would lift up the community and memorialize Meadow and her love of yoga. Kenny then turned to Tara Montague, an artist who combines interactive art and social media to create colorful and powerful murals to not only honor  Meadow […]

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Volunteers deliver hearts of hope to MSD. Courtesy of Mike Pitkow

MSD students receive “hearts of hope”

Following the events of Feb. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has received various forms of gifts and messages of hope from across the country. Recently, over 2,000 MSD students received ceramic hearts with thoughtful messages to help lift their spirits and brighten their days. These ceramic hearts were all from Hearts of Hope, a nonprofit organization that paints ceramic […]

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Juniors Adam Buchwald and Zach Hibshman stand outside of MSD. Courtesy of Cait McVey

MSD students create organization “Parents Promise to Kids”

Following the events of Feb. 14, juniors Adam Buchwald and Zach Hibshman wanted to enact change in the world around them. With the help of various politicians and parents across the country, they started the organization “Parents’ Promise to Kids”, in which parents sign a contract that revolves around an unbreakable promise to their child. This specific promise is to […]

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Trivia game “HQ” grows in popularity on the app store

Trivia game “HQ” grows in popularity on the app store

With over 2 million applications available for Apple and Android users, developers struggle to gain popularity for their apps among the ever-popular apps such as Facebook, Candy Crush and Spotify. But every now and then, a new app stands out among the millions available. Most recently, HQ, a new free trivia game released in August 2017 on iOS and on […]

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Supermodel Kate Upton and Museum of Ice Cream founder Manish Vora pose with MSD students in front of balloons spelling out "#MSDStrong." Photo courtesy of Ariana Ortega

Museum of Ice Cream opens doors to MSD students and staff

On March 8, 2018, The Museum of Ice Cream Miami, offered free admission to all students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a way of showing their support following the events of Feb. 14. Their main goal was to allow a relaxing and fun environment to lift the spirits of those affected by this tragedy. The Museum of Ice […]

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Art Basel comes to Miami

For one week, South Beach in Miami is the center of pop culture. What is described as a multicultural event, Art Basel is the epitome of the fashion and art world of Miami. The event was held from Dec. 7 through Dec. 10 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Although Art Basel was first created in 1970 by Ernst Beyeler, […]

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MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

Since she was 3 years old, dancing was a passion for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Angelique Meneses. With her equal enthusiasm for spirit and helping others, she took the opportunity to apply to be the MSD dance marathon morale chair. Morale chair is one of the executive roles for the dance marathon event which will take place on […]

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MSD installs new screen technology throughout school

MSD installs new screen technology throughout school

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has been making major changes in order to modernize the campus. Over the summer of 2017, the school installed Recordex Devices in several classrooms, which are large touch screen devices, in addition to the 10 classrooms that received them last year […]

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