Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Rep. Ted Deutch answers a student's question at town hall meeting on January 23, 2018. Photo by Kevin Trejos

Rep. Ted Deutch answers students’ burning questions

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fl) paid a visit to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Jan. 23 for an event hosted by Politics Club and supported by the English Honor Society, National Honor Society and Rho Kappa. The meeting was arranged by Politics Club President Kevin Trejos and sponsor Ariel Hertz. Trejos made contact with Deutch’s assistant Theresa Brier, who he […]

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300 dpi Wes Bausmith illustration related to the SAT tests. (Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Cheating at MSD reflects global decline in integrity

In a world plagued by threats, racial divides and questionable politics, many find themselves wondering what has happened to the integrity of society and where it went wrong. It is said that the world is a classroom, and on micro-level, today’s classrooms reflect this global decline in integrity in the form of academic cheating. Pew Research Center reports that cheating […]

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Kneeling is a flawed protest that needs to go

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* America, in its current form, is a country divided. Since President Donald Trump’s victory in one of the most hotly contested elections in history, there has been no shortage of controversies to plague the country. The NFL has found itself at the center of one of […]

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MSD women’s bowling team returns to state bowling competition

MSD women’s bowling team returns to state bowling competition

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Oct. 25, juniors Hannah Carbocci and Ashley Paris secured their positions in the Florida High School State Bowling Championships. Although both the men’s and women’s bowling teams fell just short of state competition, Carbocci’s and Paris’ strong performances at districts led to their admittance into […]

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Student survey brings attention to school restroom sanitation issues

Student survey brings attention to school restroom sanitation issues

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* One of the most common complaints from the student body at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is the cleanliness of the bathrooms. A survey of 320 students at MSD found that 84 percent of the student body considers the school bathrooms to be either unclean or […]

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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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Private schools are hurting not helping

Private schools are hurting not helping

Throughout the history of education, private schools have been seen as a place to receive a prestigious education and to get a head start on adulthood ahead of one’s peers, but private schools and the stigma surrounding them have changed in recent years. Students who once received a higher education at such institutions have appeared to trade learning for grades, […]

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[Brief] Men’s Varsity Hockey ties against North Broward

On Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:00 p.m., the men’s varsity hockey team took on North Broward Preparatory School for a home game located at the Florida Panthers’ IceDen. The MSD Eagles tied to the North Broward Prep Eagles with a final score of 2-2 Trailing 1-0, Joey Zenobi (5) scored the first goal for the Eagles tying it 1-1. Forward […]

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“Women of Steel” compete for Miss Universe crown

“Women of Steel” compete for Miss Universe crown

The 66th annual Miss Universe Pageant took place in Las Vegas on Nov. 26, with almost 100 women from around the globe coming together to compete for the much-coveted crown. With the venue being the AXIS theater, located at Planet Hollywood casino-resort, the event was featured on Fox News from 7 to 10 p.m.. Steve Harvey, the host of Family […]

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Review: Red Queen

Review: Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel, “Red Queen,” features an intense, dramatic plot in which the protagonist battle a divided society and the betrayal it incites. In this book there’s two types of people: “silvers” and “reds.” “Silvers” are the elite with supernatural powers, while “reds” are poor with miserable lives. Mare Barrow is a 17 year old red, who is a thief […]

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