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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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Sophomore Alishba Hashmi is the founder of the Muslim Student Association at MSD. Photo by Darian Williams

New Muslim Student Association launches at MSD

A new club is making its way onto the MSD club roster for 2019: the Muslim Student Association. Sophomore Alishba Hashmi petitioned for this club to become established in December of last school year. Hashmi gathered over 100 signatures and attended an ICC meeting before pitching her club idea. It was approved at the next meeting. Hashmi proposed the club […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity basketball team falls short against Western High School

On Jan. 29th, the men’s varsity basketball team went up against the Western High School Wildcats. The final score of the game was 73-68. The Wildcats outscored the Eagles and took the win. The Wildcats played good offense and defense the whole game. The Eagles hung with them the whole game, only losing in the very end by five points. […]

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From left to right: Full-back Bryan Herrera (8), midfielder Cole Leonardi (9), striker Justin Brod (7), defense Lucas Magalhaes (12), and midfielder Juan Munera (21) pose for a senior night photo with their parents.

Men’s varsity soccer season comes to a close

The MSD soccer team held their senior night on Friday, Jan. 15. They went against Taravella High School, beating them with a score of 5-1. However, their season came to an abrupt end after getting defeated by Coral Springs High School, with a score of 2-1 on Jan. 28. “The season coming to an end is really upsetting,” captain, midfielder […]

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Student journalists from The Eagle Eye interview Robert Runcie in Washington, D.C. at the March For Our Lives. Photo by

Superintendent Runcie cancels parent meeting

The Broward School District’s Superintendent Robert Runcie suddenly cancelled a parent meeting planned for Thursday, Jan. 24, in which he would listen to parent’s concerns involving Stoneman Douglas’ school security. This meeting would have been the first between Runcie and parents after Feb. 14, where many MSD parents and faculty were planning on being in attendance. Principal Ty Thomson sent […]

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Mr. Schaller has a piano in his classroom to link his love of music with his passion for teaching. Photo by Darian Williams

History teacher Devin Schaller rocks out in his band, “Tame the Lyons”

*This story was co-written by Samantha Goldblum and Jason Leavy. US History and AP Human Geography teacher Devin Schaller is a passionate teacher by day and a gifted band member by night. He rocks out to his jams for fun, but he is also an up-and-coming musician. As a freshman at Florida Atlantic University, Schaller had never played an instrument […]

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MSD students face daily mental health struggles and learn ways to overcome them. Graphic by Darian Williams

MSD supports mental health with Mind-Body Club

AP World History teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers along with MSD parent and licensed mental health counselor Ellen Fox-Snider founded the Mind-Body Club in Fall of 2018. On Jan. 9, the first cohort graduated with 13 students. The course is a six-week program, meeting every Wednesday for an hour after school where students learn methods such as meditation, mindfulness, biofeedback, nutrition and the […]

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Review: The Kid Who Would Be King shares message that the kids are the future

Review: The Kid Who Would Be King shares message that the kids are the future

Arthurian legends have been around since the 15th century with the media industry depicting it through a variety of adaptations. The Kid Who Would Be King one is a little different, though. This film takes place in the 21st century, when a boy pulls Excalibur, the original sword in the ancient stone, out of a stone at a construction site. A young boy […]

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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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The US Capitol on the first morning of a partial government shutdown in Washington, DC on Dec. 22, 2018. Caption courtesy of USA Today/Photo courtesy of Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA-EFE

Community members affected by government shutdown

On Dec. 22, 2018, The United States Congress did not approve President Donald Trump’s $5 billion plan to build a wall located on the US-Mexico border, due to a recent conflict between himself and the Democrats. This government shutdown has been the longest in U.S. history and is affecting many people, specifically federal employees, as they haven’t gotten paid since […]

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