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Horse rider Samantha Goldblum leaps over obstacle on her horse.

Horseback Riding Should Be Recognized as a Sport

When people think of sports, they tend to think of typical sports such as softball, flag football or basketball. Being told by so many people that the sport they have dedicated their life is not a sport can be extremely aggravating. “All you do is sit on the horse”, “the horse does all the work”, and “that’s so cruel” are […]

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Teens who use their phones while driving are put at a higher risk of a fatal car accident.

Florida passes new driving law

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Florida Legislature passed bill HB 107. This new addition to Florida’s laws limits the use of cell phones while driving.  A small section of the law was announced on July 1, making texting while driving a primary offense. Before this, police officers could issue a warning to those pulled over for using their phones while […]

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MSD JV football team shutout by Deerfield Beach High School

On October 10, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas JV football team played their fifth game of the season against Deerfield Beach High School. The Eagles lost the game with a score of 50-0. The Eagles had only two first downs and ended every drive in a punt attempt. On two of those attempted punts, the snaps were mishandled, which gave the […]

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Disney+ is launching on Nov. 12 2019.

Is Disney’s new streaming service worth the $69.99 a year?

On Nov. 12, Disney will launch their own streaming service titled “Disney +”  in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands. With Disney owning Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars and numerous other franchises, there is no doubt that many fans of the franchise will be paying the $69.99 a year for the movies and shows that they love, including future original […]

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The senior lot needs traffic controllers

The senior lot needs traffic controllers

One of many expectations of being a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is getting a parking spot in the senior lot. Many students look forward to knowing that they won’t have to walk from the junior lot in the heat during their last year. However, no one mentions how terrible it is trying to leave the senior lot.  […]

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Camp Shine recognized at the Nobel Peace Summit

Camp Shine recognized at the Nobel Peace Summit

On Sunday, Sept. 20, Shine MSD, a nonprofit organization formed by Marjory Stoneman Douglas families, was recognized for their summer healing program, Camp Shine. The summer camp was invited to attend the Billion Acts of Peace at the World Summit Of Nobel Peace Laureates in Merida, Mexico.  Developed specifically for MSD students and the Parkland community, Camp Shine is a […]

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Photo provided by Jesús Luzardo

MSD baseball alumni, Jesús Luzardo, heads to the Major Leagues

From a young age, Jesús Luzardo always dreamed about playing baseball in the Major Leagues. While playing for 19 years, he developed a passion for the sport; later on, Luzardo decided he only wanted to be a pitcher.  “Growing up I had many inspirations but the two that stood out to me are, Venezuelan pitcher, Felix Hernandez, from the Seattle […]

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Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Michelle Daon’s English 4 and English 4 honors classes participate in mock trial based on literature

Based on the short story entitled “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst, a young boy named Doodle born with a disability that prevents him from doing normal kid activities, he overcomes many challenges alongside his stubborn older brother. Doodle’s brother then abandons him during a walk near the woods and Doodle faces death. Therefore, English teacher, Michelle Daon held mock […]

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Newspaper Adviser Melissa Falkowski received the engraved Giving Plate from Principal Michelle Kefford. The Giving Plate is a new tradition started by Kefford. Photo courtesy of Melissa Falkowski.

Principal Michelle Kefford initiates The Eagle Family Giving Plate

The Eagle Family Giving Plate is a new tradition enacted by Principal Michelle Kefford at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Kefford has participated in this act of kindness in the past, so she decided it was time to bring it to MSD.  The main purpose of the plate is to recognize one another within the staff of MSD. Each member […]

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MSD shuts out West Broward 36-0 on homecoming night

This year has been a historical one for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity football team. With five straight wins, each by 14 points on average, the Eagles have made it clear that they have high goals and plan on attaining them with hard work, dedication and drive. Keeping these goals in mind has allowed the football team to […]

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