Category: FEATURE

MSD alumna Sonali Argade releases single after hiatus

MSD alumna Sonali Argade releases single after hiatus

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Sonali Argade, better known by her stage name, Sonali, is a singer-songwriter living in New York, but her roots are here in Parkland. As a class of 2012 alumna, Argade got her start at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and graduated from the Clive Davis Institute […]

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Senior Ariana Ortega directs charity for Venezuelan aid

Senior Ariana Ortega directs charity for Venezuelan aid

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* This year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s DECA chapter has undertaken the “Voices for Venezuela” initiative as one of its four chapter projects of the year. Voices for Venezuela is a project created by DECA Co-President Ariana Ortega in conjunction with HITS 97.3 and Cox Media […]

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Electronic cigarette usage escalates among teens

Electronic cigarette usage escalates among teens

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* *Names indicated were changed to protect students’ anonymity Although teen cigarette use has seen more than a 15 percent decrease since 2000 according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the amount of teens who use e-cigarettes has skyrocketed. Since their introduction in 2004, […]

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Recent allegations raise questions about rape culture in American society

Recent allegations raise questions about rape culture in American society

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* When the New York Times came out with an explosive news story on Thursday, Oct. 5 describing multiple sexual harassment allegations against powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, America went into a frenzy. This story, which was 10 months in the making, described eight settlements Weinstein made […]

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Sophomore Angelina Brier was one of 185 musicians that performed with the Great American Marching Band in the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Theresa Brier.

Sophomore Angelina Brier participates in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Marching down Sixth Avenue, sophomore Angelina Brier performed the clarinet with the Macy’s Great American Marching Band during the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. “I first found out about the band when I saw them in TV at Thanksgiving in 2016,” Brier said. “I wondered what it was and how to audition, so I looked it […]

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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 senior David Hogg goes viral on Youtube

MSD senior David Hogg goes viral on Youtube

In Redondo Beach, Calif., Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg and his friend Thomas decided to spend their summer afternoon at Topaz Jetty, a local beach buzzing with visitors. Their excursion took an unexpected turn, ultimately going viral, when Thomas, who was a frequent visitor to the beach, set his boogie board on a trash can to prevent […]

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MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

From an observation of noticing her friends throwing out their perfectly fine snacks everyday at lunch last year, sophomore Sari Kaufman developed a project in which uneaten food is saved and brought to local shelters that feed hungry families. With a little help from debate teacher Jesus Caro, Kaufman was able to organize a plan that helps people in need. […]

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Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Alexandra Greenwald is a level 10 gymnast who competes for American Twisters Gymnastics. Since she was 3 years old, Greenwald has committed blood, sweat and tears to gymnastics, practicing for four and a half hours six days a week. Greenwald dedicates her long term success to […]

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Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Senior Jaclyn McKenna crosses the country each summer and fall in pursuit of one thing: softball. Beginning at 7 years old, McKenna immersed herself in the sport. She eventually joined the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity softball team as a left fielder and catcher in […]

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