Photo illustration by Nyan Clarke

MSD students choose alternative post-graduation routes

For many students, the end of high school means the beginning of the next chapter of their lives: college. However, some students today are breaking from the traditional four years of school and taking an alternative route. Whether this includes heading into the military, taking a gap year or heading directly into the workforce, some students feel that succeeding in […]

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Juniors Zoe Gordon, Dara Rosen, Leni Steinhardt, senior Hannah Kapoor, junior Brianna Fisher, senior Rebecca Sneid, adviser Melissa Falkowski, sophomore Mackenzie Quinn, and junior Einav Cohen attend the 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon. Photo by Holly Van Tassel-Shuster

The Eagle Eye receives special invitation to attend annual Pulitzer Prize luncheon in New York City

On Monday, April 15, The Pulitzer Prizes, the most prestigious form of recognition granted in journalism and literature in the United States, announced their 2019 winners. As the nation’s writers, composers and journalists watched the annual ceremony in eager anticipation, viewers were surprised by an unprecedented opening: a shout out to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s very own newspaper, The […]

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Newspaper adviser Melissa Falkowski accepts her Teacher of the Year Award at CSPA at an advisers luncheon on Photo courtesy of Mark Murray

Melissa Falkowski wins National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year award

On Thursday, March 21 Melissa Falkowski, adviser of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s newsmagazine, The Eagle Eye, received the National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year award at the Colombia School Press Association spring convention. Falkowski was picked for this esteemed award out of fifteen other teachers throughout the country. “I think it’s really nice to be recognized for […]

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Why I find it hard to concentrate after Feb. 14

Why I find it hard to concentrate after Feb. 14

In an already rigorous high school environment, my concentration has always been tested. However, when calculating in the the mass shooting that occurred at my school one year ago, I find it difficult to make it past five questions on my math test without having my mind override with thoughts of fears and doubts. My most difficult times are when […]

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Yearbook adviser Sarah Lerner releases “Parkland Speaks” book featuring MSD students

Yearbook adviser Sarah Lerner releases “Parkland Speaks” book featuring MSD students

On Jan. 22, “Parkland Speaks,” a collection of MSD student pieces inspired by the Feb. 14 shooting became available to the public. The novel, edited by yearbook adviser and English teacher Sarah Lerner, features student self-expression through photography, poetry, personal essays and political letters. In March, Lerner was approached by the Random House Children’s Books publication to contribute as a […]

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Michael Albert shows MSD art students how to collage. Photo by Fallon Trachtman

Artist, Michael Albert, comes to MSD art classes

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 artist Michael Albert was invited by the art department at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to come to various art classes and explain his craft, collaging, which he specializes in.   Collaging is a special art technique where the artist pastes different paper cut-outs onto various surfaces and glues them together to make a new […]

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MSD students use brand name labels to express  themselves and seek ways to afford them

MSD students use brand name labels to express themselves and seek ways to afford them

Throughout the halls of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students flaunt their individual styles. From thrifty creativity to luxury labels, finding one’s style is all a part of coming of age, but it can come with a hefty price tag. Whether it be to fit in, to stand out, or simply to express oneself, labels play a huge role in […]

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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 Leni SteinhardtLeni Steinhardt is a member of the graduating class of 2020 and copy editor for […]

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Forever in Our Hearts. Custodian Dwight Johnson passed away at 66 after working at MSD for 15 years. Photo Courtesy of Lauren Rubenstein

Custodian Dwight Johnson passes away

It was difficult to see Dwight Johnson, custodian at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, without a smile on his face. Described by many as someone with a good heart and soul, Johnson made it his mission to make everyone he met feel welcomed.  Johnson worked as a Broward County Public Schools custodian for over 30 years, 15 of those years […]

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Warming Up. Coach Robyn Mickow leads the cross country teams through warm-ups on Oct. 2. Both teams competed at a meet the next day. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Coach Robyn Mickow volunteers to coach the MSD cross country teams

Change is never easy, especially when it comes down to the one person a team looks up to the most — a coach. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School cross country teams underwent major changes in the 2018-2019 school year due to the events of Feb. 14. The teams were devastated by the passing of their coach, Scott Beigel. Knowing […]

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