The essential oil and bracelet package that is being sold as "pure serenity"

MSD students create Pure Serenity bracelets

DECA Hospitality and Entrepreneurship’s fourth year class project has hit the market this year, and its students have been working to create, market and sell a new product called Pure Serenity. Pure Serenity is a company that sells a blend of essential oils on a beaded bracelet to carry its calming scent anywhere. “We were actually able to go to […]

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DECA Hospitality teacher Mitchell Albert wins Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Teacher of the Year. Photo by Kaleela Rosenthal

Mitchell Albert receives HTMP Florida Teacher of the Year

Four years as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s DECA Hospitality adviser, Mitchell Albert has received the Florida Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Teacher of the Year award.  The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association announced that the award nominations were open to whoever was deserving. FRLA is known for providing hospitality curriculum and having connections with various companies such as Marriott. […]

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Captivating Change. The memorial bench, one of the new additions to the school campus, is displayed in the courtyard. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD gets a makeover for the start of the new year

To start off a new school year with a new attitude, many organizations and businesses cleaned and beautified Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s campus. The work included new paint on the outside walls, landscaping and rocks. “I think it is important, especially with the new paint and some beautification things going on around campus, that it makes the place more […]

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Junior Alyssa Fletcher qualifies for state cross country competition

Junior Alyssa Fletcher qualifies for state cross country competition

  *This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Many believe that to avoid getting lost in the shuffle at a heavily-populated school, students need to become as involved as possible. Any student that seeks proof of this theory needs to look no further than junior Alyssa Fletcher. Fletcher juggles an extraordinary amount of […]

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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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Hurricane Irma causes conflict with rescheduled Homecoming dates

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During the week of Sept. 4, Spirit Week lasted two days, due to the unexpected arrival of Hurricane Irma. Throughout this hectic week, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students prepared for the hurricane, leaving the Homecoming dance that was scheduled for Sept. 9 a thought of […]

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Junior Kosha Patel has taken the initiative to create and publicize her own charity.

MSD junior gives back through Jumpstart India

While most juniors are overwhelmed with standardized testing and challenging coursework, Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Kosha Patel has found the time to establish her own charity, which aims to give back to  disadvantaged communities in the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh in India. With the help of her sister Nidhi, Patel launched “Jumpstart India,” an organization with the goal […]

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HOSA helps hurricane victims

HOSA helps hurricane victims

In the evening of Aug. 19, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 130 mph. The hurricane diminished to Category 1 by Saturday at noon, although the aftermath left the state in disaster. From catastrophic floods to massive wind damage, areas across Texas, most notably in the greater Houston region, […]

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DECA advisor Sharon Cutler speaks about the importance of NAF at the Open House on September 19, 2017. Photo by Rachel Catania.

[Brief] DECA starts year with kickback night, NAF open house

With over 600 members, one of the biggest and most prominent clubs on campus, DECA, always provides events on deck for its members to support and learn more about the club and earn coveted “DECA diamonds,” the organization’s way of motivating their members to participate with the incentive of extra credit in class. Recently, those events were the National Academy […]

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Photo Courtesy of Delaney Tarr

Spirit Week Goes On

As Floridians everywhere stock up on food and water, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas stock up on spirit. With the news of Hurricane Irma heading for a tentative collision course with South Florida, students are left to trade in their tuxedos for ponchos. Due to recent storm advisories all schools in Broward County will be closed Thursday Sept. 7 and […]

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