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MSD parents gather to listen to presentations regarding college financial aid. 
Photo by Joyce Han

MSD parents attend Financial Aid Information Night

On Wednesday, Sept. 18th,  BRACE advisor Ana Farrand organized a follow-up meeting to last week’s college information night, in the Stoneman Douglas auditorium to thoroughly explain the financial aid process and scholarship opportunities for students and parents.  The 90-minute meeting focused on applying for FAFSA, FFAA and the CSS profiles from CollegeBoard with presentations from Farrand and the Director of […]

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Bright Futures SAT score requirement increases for the graduating Class of 2021

On June 18, 2019, members of the Florida Legislature signed Senate Bill 190 in Tallahassee, which requires the Florida Bright Futures scholarship SAT score requirement to increase. Bright futures is a scholarship that awards students money depending upon a certain SAT score. Although this bill was passed earlier this year, it will not affect this year’s graduating class of 2020; […]

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MSD Class of 2018 heads to college

MSD Class of 2018 heads to college

  Link: https://bit.ly/2Lj22re Kevin TrejosKevin Trejos is a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He is the President of Politics Club and the Chairman of the Political Committee in Rho Kappa. His interests include politics, photography, and soccer.More Posts Follow Me:

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Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Since she was 8 years old and playing for the Coral Springs Panthers, senior Allison Kerce has embodied the essence of leadership on and off the softball field. “[Softball] gave me the opportunity to develop my leadership [and] to decide what I wanted to do with […]

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State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

The University of Florida created national headlines this week after it announced that white nationalist Richard Spencer would be speaking on its campus in the Phillips Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 19. The UF President Kent Fuchs has discouraged people from attending this event, trying to minimize chaos. “Second, although I urge you to avoid the Spencer event, […]

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MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

According to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, among undergraduate students at college, 23.1 percent of females experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation. Starring Elizabeth Bennet and Taylor Dearden, “Sweet/Vicious” follows one of these victims, Jules Thomas (Bennett), and her fellow classmate Ophelia Mayer (Dearden) as they become vigilantes of sorts to try to bring […]

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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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Colleges visit MSD

College has been defined in many different ways: a place for higher education, an experience that allows people to grow, and a place that creates opportunities. However, as graduation approaches, many of the seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas will be able to define what college means for themselves. To increase college readiness, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School administration planned increasing opportunities for students […]

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Douglas's Mu Alpha Theta chapter, sitting side by side with past awards

Clubs At MSD

[wzslider autoplay=”true” height=”600″ info=”true” lightbox=”true”] ANIME CLUB Headed by Ashley Kurth, Douglas’ Anime Club meets every Friday in room 512 immediately after school. The club is open to all students that seek to learn more about their passion for anime. ASIAN CLUB The Asian Club is advised by Mrs. Simmons in room 721, and meets on the second Wednesday of every […]

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The Cost Of Test Preparation

The Cost Of Test Preparation

With that time of the year starting up again, many Douglas upperclassmen have begun preparation for the SAT and ACT standardized tests that take place every month or so. Many students, such as junior Evan Elias, have been studying through the use of a test-specific tutor. “I have an SAT tutor that I go to every Sunday,” Elias said. “I […]

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