Tag: Jacob Abraham

A protester holds up their homemade sign made out of cardboard at the "Fund Our Future" rally in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday, Jan.13.

2020 legislative session allocates $500 million to increase teacher salaries across Florida

With the conclusion of the two-month 2020 legislative session in the Florida state Capitol, the legislature finalized a $92 billion state budget. Within the budget, Florida lawmakers reached an agreement to allocate more than $500 million to increase starting teacher salaries for the 2020-2021 school […]

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A sample of live MRSA bacteria in a laboratory at the University of Chicago. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

MRSA bacteria outbreak affects the scheduling of all sporting events

On Friday, Jan. 31, five suspected cases of MRSA, or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, were reported during the Big 8 tournament at South Plantation High School, a district wrestling match.  MRSA is a bacterial infection that can be contracted by either direct or indirect physical contact. […]

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A Pirate’s Life. Seniors Jared Block and Ryan Senatore portray the characters of Smee and Black Stache on the opening night of MSD’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The pair made up the antagonist side of the musical. Photo by Sam Grizelj

MSD Drama Club performs ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Drama Club presented their fall production, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” based on the 2004 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, on Nov. 7-9. The play is a prequel to the story of Peter Pan. “From the time that I […]

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The Alma Mater's lyrics hanging on the wall of a Spanish classroom. Photo by Darian Williams

MSD Alma Mater removed from morning announcements

The lyrics of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s alma mater hang from the wall of every classroom, yet, for the 2019-2020 school year, the alma mater has ceased to play.  The alma mater is a song declaring the principles for which MSD stands. It mentions […]

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MSD's speech and debate students hold up medals earned from their last tournament of the first semester.

Speech and Debate participates in last tournament of the first semester

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School speech and debate team competed at their last competition of the first semester, which is the fourth out of eight after school competitions hosted monthly at Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, Florida. […]

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Second Job Sensation. Fireworks explode in a display set up by the pyrotechnical company that English teacher Aaron Avis works for. Photo courtesy of  Aaron Avis

MSD teachers work second jobs to meet their financial needs

Camp counselor, financial advisor, tour guide—these are just some of the extra jobs that teachers have picked up, in order to support themselves and their families. Ranging from finance to baking, teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have combined their interests and talents to […]

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Portrait by Nyan Clarke

College cheating scandal reveals truth about wealth in society

Guest editorial by debate teacher Jacob Abraham. In his recent CNN OpEd, “Know who’s not surprised by Aunt Becky’s rule-breaking? Every teacher,” elementary school principal Gerry Brooks contends that we are all “Aunt Becky,” suggesting that we are all willing to bend the rules when […]

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English teacher Felicia Burgin protests in front of MSD with other teachers. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD teachers protest recent administrative changes

At 7:15 a.m. at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s marquee over 60 faculty members met, signs in hand, and stood in protest. After the decision to remove and investigate Assistant Principals Winfred Porter, Denise Reed, Jeff Morford and Security Specialist Kelvin Greenleaf from MSD, many […]

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MSD welcomes new staff

MSD welcomes new staff

Twenty Eagle Eye staff writers contributed to this multimedia story. See individula bylines on each profile for more details. Photos by Nyan Clarke, Mallory Muller, Jordyn Laudano, Dara Rosen, Ava Steil, Elama Ali, Kacie Shatzkamer, Ashley Ferrer, Samantha Goldblum, Bianca Navas, and Joyce Han

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