Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

#NeverAgain. An eagle sculpture donated by a middle school art class in Miami, Florida stands 7 feet tall in the senior courtyard. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Miami art class donates eagle sculpture

On July 5, 2018, Maggie Vidal-Santos, a middle school art teacher at Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K8, in Bay Harbor Islands, Florida, delivered a seven foot eagle sculpture to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which was ultimately installed in the senior courtyard. Vidal-Santos had donated a sculpture to Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2013. She felt the need to […]

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On Task. Principal on Task Assignment Teresa Hall works in the principal’s conference room in the main office. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Teresa Hall joins MSD as Principal on Task Assignment

The start of the 2018-2019 school year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was marked by countless recovery concerns, from the installation of portable classrooms to managing the wellness center. MSD introduced new staff to manage the school’s changing dynamic. Teresa Hall came to the rescue to assist Principal Ty Thompson as principal on task assignment. As principal on task […]

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Room Renovation. Murals, flexible seating, picnic style tables and inspirational signs add bright decor to room 430. Lysol funded the room makeover after English teacher Brittany Sinitch won their online contest for an extreme classroom makeover worth $5,000. Photos by Nyan Clarke

English teacher Brittany Sinitch gains popularity on social media

English I and Acting I teacher Brittany Sinitch is known for many things — she is an MSD alumna, social media influencer and Dance Marathon guru. Sinitch made her first instagram post as @fivefootoneteacher on Aug. 11, 2017. Since then, Sinitch has made around 240 additional posts and has gained more than 100,000 followers. Sinitch hopes to make a difference […]

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Graphic by Dara Rosen

The Eagle Eye Editorial Board offers advice to the freshman class

Welcome to the next four years of your life. Hopefully, you have had an easy transition to high school thus far, if not, just remember to stay positive — it can only get better. There is no doubt that high school can be an intimidating change; from academic pressures to social struggles, the stress is sometimes all too real. Do […]

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Fantasy-thriller, “House with a Clock in Its Walls,” leaves viewers mesmerized

Fantasy-thriller, “House with a Clock in Its Walls,” leaves viewers mesmerized

On Sept. 21, The House with a Clock in Its Walls made its debut on the big screen. It is based on John Bellairs’s novel of the same name, which is part of a 12 book series. The film starred Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, and Owen Vaccaro as characters Jonathan Barnavelt, Florence Zimmerman, and Lewis Barnavelt respectively. It was directed […]

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Junior Juliette Hoffiz practices yoga in the courtyard during lunch

MSD celebrates peace week

The International Day of Peace is celebrated on Sept. 21, however, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is making the celebration a week long event called Peace Week. During this week, there were different activities occuring while the students were at school. “As the sponsor of Politics Club, I am always looking for positive things that the club can get involved […]

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Schedule issues mark the beginning of school years. Photo by: Nyan Clarke

Scheduling conflicts mark beginning of school year

Schedules are not always as simple as they seem. Whether it is because a student did not get into the elective that they wanted or they are not a fan of the teacher they were assigned to, it is a continuous problem for students that occurs every year. Senior guidance counselor Gerald Turmaine was able to clarify how schedules are […]

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Marine Biology teacher Caitlin Hanley helps a student.

MSD welcomes new Marine Biology teacher Caitlin Hanley

Many new teachers were welcomed with open arms for the 2018-2019 school year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. One of these new teachers included former MSD substitute, Caitlin Hanley. Now teaching Marine Biology, Hanley enjoyed her experience as a substitute and found the students to be exceptional. Before becoming a teacher, Hanley graduated from Pompano Beach High School and […]

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9th and 10th grade Lauren Rower joins MSD staff. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Lauren Rower joins MSD staff as an English teacher

Lauren Rower is a new freshman and sophomore English teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She attended Palm Beach Community College for her Associates degree in arts and went to Florida Atlantic University to receive her Bachelor’s degree in English education. She decided to become a teacher while in college; she originally just wanted an English degree. “My love […]

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The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

The lack of senior parking is leaving some students without a spot

On Aug. 2, the senior class announced that senior parking spaces would be available online to purchase at the E-Store. “I have been looking forward to having my own spot since I was a freshman,” senior Karter Cooper said. “I used to drive with a senior to school before I could drive and I had been thinking about parking there […]

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