Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

[Brief] Men’s bowling team defeats St. Thomas Aquinas

[Brief] Men’s bowling team defeats St. Thomas Aquinas

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the men’s bowling team defeated Coral Springs Charter school as they approached the middle of the season at Sawgrass Lanes. The men varied in performance, ranging from 134 pins by junior Tyler Frydman in his first game to 228 pins by senior Cameron Price in the second game. The men’s bowling team had a shaky start, […]

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More than 350 Bay Area breast cancer survivors form a symbolic human pink ribbon on the field before the Oakland Athletics take on the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The event was part of the 17th annual Oakland A's Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The A's announced that more than $75,000 was raised. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Why you should double-check before donating

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—a month dedicated to fighting the most common cancer detected in women. According to the Mayo Clinic, death rates for breast cancer have been declining in recent years due to increased awareness, earlier detection and more funding for research. While no cure yet exists, breast cancer is treated through surgery and extensive chemotherapy and radiation, […]

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Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

The Parkland City Budget meeting convened on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Parkland City Hall to discuss all the items on the agenda that didn’t get discussed at the previous budget meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The meeting began with the typical honoring of the flag via the Pledge of Allegiance before the assembled commissioners began to discuss business. They first asked […]

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Hurricane Irma affected school sports teams

Between the dates of Sept. 7 and Sept. 17, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was closed due to Hurricane Irma. Because of this, many school sporting events were cancelled or postponed, greatly affecting the schedules of many school teams. The girls’ golf team was one of many MSD sports teams impacted by Irma. During the seven cancelled school days, the team missed […]

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[Brief] Men’s bowling team knocks out Coral Glades High

On Monday, Sept. 25, the men’s bowling team defeated Coral Glades high school in their first match of the season at Sawgrass Lanes. As a whole, the team had solid performances with the majority of players scoring above at least 160 in each of their games. Led by front runners junior Tyler Frydman and senior Jeremy Jacobs, the men’s team […]

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Varsity football team claims first win of the season

On Thursday, Sept. 29, the men’s varsity football team claimed their first victory of the season when they traveled to Northeast High and defeated the Hurricanes by a score of 19-14. With two losses to begin the year, the Eagles were hungry for their first win. After last week’s 49-0 loss to Cardinal Gibbons, the Eagles locker room was full […]

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(Photo Gallery) JV football team clinches win to start season

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, the junior varsity football team played their first game of the season against Coral Springs, beating the Colts by a score of 14-6. The Eagles entered the game strong, garnering their first touchdown on the third play of the game with a 45-yard run by wide receiver and co-captain Christian Higgins (14). “We are really excited […]

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Junior Kosha Patel has taken the initiative to create and publicize her own charity.

MSD junior gives back through Jumpstart India

While most juniors are overwhelmed with standardized testing and challenging coursework, Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Kosha Patel has found the time to establish her own charity, which aims to give back to  disadvantaged communities in the states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh in India. With the help of her sister Nidhi, Patel launched “Jumpstart India,” an organization with the goal […]

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[Brief] Women’s JV volleyball team defeats Monarch

The women’s junior varsity volleyball team defeated Monarch High School on Sept. 26 at an away game. MSD won the best of three games by winning the first two. They claimed victory against their rival with scores of 25-22 and 25-14. The crowd wore clashing colors in support of their team, MSD wore white and Monarch wore black. “Despite the large […]

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Dallas Cowboys lock arms and take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Photo credit to Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Athletes should feel free to kneel during anthem

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the United States national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2016, several other NFL players and teams have followed his example. The actions of these football players symbolize a peaceful protest against police brutality in America. The athletes are protesting in a variety of ways, such as locking arms with their […]

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