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Backtrack Vocals lead singers belt out a song at a benefit concert for the family of Carmen Schentrup on April 22. Photo by Nikhita Nookala.

[Photo Gallery] Friends of Carmen Schentrup hold benefit concert raising money for ALS research

On April 22 at 7:30 p.m., the friends, family and community who loved Carmen Schentrup gathered at Mary Help of Christians Church to attend a benefit concert held in her memory. Because Carmen was the founding president of the A Capella Club at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, her friends decided to invite the New York-based a capella group “Backtrack […]

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Senior Angelique Meneses and juniors Ethan Rocha and Drew Schwartz get ready to present the final donation total at Dance Marathon on April 2_. Photo by Rebecca Schneid.

[Photo Gallery] Dance Marathon event at MSD raises over $66,000

On Saturday, April 21 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held its first Miracle Network Dance Marathon. The event took place from 12 to 5 p.m. in the gym on campus. Participants either paid $10 at the door or pre-registered with a team and paid $15 which included a free shirt; participants had a fundraising goal of $100 each. A Miracle […]

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MSD students speak at panel. Photo by Suzanna Barna

Lynn University hosts student panel about the horrors of a school shooting and gun reform

Following the tragedy that struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School this past Valentine’s day, students and schools from across the nation have rallied in support of MSD. More importantly, the inspiring political activism of the survivors has turned this local tragedy into a worldwide phenomenon. The result has been organized cries for change and demands for gun reform. Lynn University […]

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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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MSD mourns the loss of beloved substitute teacher

MSD mourns the loss of beloved substitute teacher

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* One of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s longest working substitute teachers, Richard Olds, passed on Nov. 19 at the age of 84, causing heartbreak in the MSD community. Born on June 23, 1933, Olds previously worked as a manager for Sears in the paint department and […]

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MSD wins third place in drone racing competition

MSD wins third place in drone racing competition

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held its invitational drone race Oct. 28, inviting 11 other high schools in Broward County. Students brought their clubs’ drones to the competition to test their abilities in an obstacle course comprised of hoops and tight spaces drones must pass through. […]

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Marjory’s Garden unites MSD organizations

Marjory’s Garden unites MSD organizations

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During the 2017-2018 school year, students have been working towards a more effective use of Marjory’s Garden. The garden, located behind the 900 building, aims to bring students together while helping the environment along the way. Students that are part of activities such as engineering, culinary, […]

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MSD sustains minimal damage from Hurricane Irma

MSD sustains minimal damage from Hurricane Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irma was the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic. Irma devastated the southeastern Caribbean islands early on Wednesday, Sept. 6 as a Category 5 hurricane. In order to prepare for Irma, teachers were asked to shut down […]

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[Video] Broward recovers from impact of Hurricane Irma

[Video] Broward recovers from impact of Hurricane Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Hurricane Irma brought destruction to a multitude of islands in the Caribbean and parts of South Florida the weekend of Sept. 9. Although Broward County luckily evaded the center of the storm, the aftermath of the hurricane brought power outages lasting up to a week for […]

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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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