Tag: Tara Gaines

Robert Mandachescu struts on stage at the Mr. Douglas pageant. Photo by Mallory Muller

MSD hosts its first annual Mr. Douglas pageant

On Wednesday May 9, the Mr. Douglas beauty pageant took place in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event cost $5 at the door, and all proceeds went to the LED Dance Club and Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders Club. A contestant was chosen from each grade, and voting for the contestants occured the […]

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Xtreme Action Park offers free admission to MSD students

Xtreme Action Park offers free admission to MSD students

On Monday, April 23, Xtreme Action Park offered free admission from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to all students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a way of showing their support following the events of Feb. 14. Their main goal was to create an entertaining, fun experience and a day where high school students could play games to lift […]

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Miami Heat basketball player Dwyane Wade visits MSD campus. Photo by Kyra Parrow

Celebrities show their support for MSD students

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 14, multiple celebrities have reached out to the victims’ families and student survivors. When NBA player Dwyane Wade discovered that Joaquin Oliver was an avid fan of his, the basketball star met with Joaquin’s parents and dedicated the season to his memory. “[Joaquin’s] story, it really connected with […]

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Marjory’s Garden fundraises with dog wash

Marjory’s Garden fundraises with dog wash

On Sunday, Dec. 10, Marjory’s Garden hosted a dog wash at Barkland Dog Park in Parkland from noon to 4 p.m. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and staff from A La Mode Canine, a grooming company who donated their time to clip the dog’s nails, volunteered at the fundraiser. The cost was $10 for a wash, $10 for […]

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MSD hosts sixth annual Special Olympics

MSD hosts sixth annual Special Olympics

On Tuesday, Dec. 5 the annual Special Olympics took place in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gym. The Special Olympics is an organization brought to schools to help disabled students participate in various athletic events. MSD was chosen to host the event for the sixth consecutive year. The event was supposed to be held on the football field, but […]

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Pocket Points app leads to less smartphone usage

Pocket Points app leads to less smartphone usage

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Pocket Points is a new mobile application that grants students rewards for not using their phones during class. Once a student has created an account and is on their school campus, they open the app, lock their phone and start earning points. Points are then used […]

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Students go crazy for cars at MSD

Students go crazy for cars at MSD

  According to senior Kyle Wills, his obsession with cars first started in fourth grade. When he lived in Atlanta, Georgia his dad brought him to an exotic car dealership where he was able to see some of the coolest cars in the world. “The owner of the dealership thought that it was neat that a nine-year-old was so interested in […]

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Review: “Culture” takes over the music chart

Review: “Culture” takes over the music chart

Fans worldwide have been waiting for the official release of Migos’ new album, “Culture.” Migos has always managed to eschew the rules of mainstream rap and have created unique music of their own that fans go wild for. In the real world, “Culture“ consists of mix tapes and one-offs. Migos had a rough period of time where everything they wrote was […]

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MSD launches MIT Launch club

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 issue of the Eagle Eye* The Launch Club, sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), aims to provide materials and support high school launch clubs and help foster entrepreneurial skills and mindsets for members. The club then uses those materials to help create startups that follow MIT’s standards. The club […]

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Students flock to Chick N’ Treats for bubble tea

Students flock to Chick N’ Treats for bubble tea

A new trend to the Parkland/Coral Springs area is rapidly increasing in popularity: bubble tea. Bubble tea, also known as pearl milk tea, boba milk tea, boba juice or boba, is a Thai tea-based drink invented in the 1980s. Most bubble tea recipes contain a tea base mixed with fruit or milk, to which chewy tapioca balls or fruit jellies […]

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