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Director of technology announces top-10 sophomore projects

Sonja Hansen, Online Editor-in-Chief

On March 24 Tom Wroten, director of technology, emailed the list of the top-10 sophomore projects. Sophomores presented their projects on languages and religions, March 20-24. The top-10 projects were chosen by...

March 26

Mock Trial tackles human trafficking, places 2nd in Sacramento County, most competitive district

Mock Trial tackles human trafficking, places 2nd in Sacramento County, most competitive district

March 23

Coconut cream, pecan, Dutch apple earn bakers recognition, extra credit in Pi Day pie competition (slideshow included)

Coconut cream, pecan, Dutch apple earn bakers recognition, extra credit in Pi Day pie competition (slideshow included)

March 20

Five members of marathon elective complete Shamrock’n Half

Five members of marathon elective complete Shamrock’n Half

March 19

Sophomore projects limited to languages, religions; students required to compose research paper

Sophomore projects limited to languages, religions; students required to compose research paper

March 19

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Q&A: Talk about indecisive! Senior Shriya Nadgauda applies to 21 colleges, setting class record

Q&A: Talk about indecisive! Senior Shriya Nadgauda applies to 21 colleges, setting class record

Héloïse Schep, Reporter

Senior Shriya Nadgauda applied to 21 colleges, nine of which were UC’s - the highest number in her class (although far less than the 28 applications Jillian DePoy, '10, submitted eight years ago). Nadgauda plans to study Electrical and Computer Engineeri...

March 22

Grad decides against chaplaincy due to lack of interest in congregation work

Grad decides against chaplaincy due to lack of interest in congregation work

March 5

Alumni mix politics and religion while becoming military chaplain and Reform rabbi

Alumni mix politics and religion while becoming military chaplain and Reform rabbi

March 4

From marathon stars to starters, staff share what it took to conquer the 26.2

From marathon stars to starters, staff share what it took to conquer the 26.2

March 2

FRESHMAN FOCUS: America Lopez, ’16, kicks off year at UC Merced walking through ‘The New Beginning Statue’

FRESHMAN FOCUS: America Lopez, ’16, kicks off year at UC Merced walking through ‘The New Beginning Statue’

February 28

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Sports

Spring Fest

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Students watch "Beauty and the Beast," one of four movies playing during Spring Fest, which was organized by Student Council. On March 24 students could get hamburgers and quesadillas, play video and card games and watch movies during the lengthened lunch period. (Photo by Jacqueline Chao)

Ginger Elizabeth’s rare cupcakes might not be worth the yearlong wait

Ginger Elizabeth’s rare cupcakes might not be worth the yearlong wait

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Reporter

For dessert lovers, Ginger Elizabeth’s long-awaited Cupcake Day is a sweet deal. Ginger El...

March 16

NICOLE’S PONDERINGS: Still looking for answers to college essay prompts? This senior has your back!

NICOLE’S PONDERINGS: Still looking for answers to college essay prompts? This senior has your back!

Nicole Wolkov, Page Editor

Now that college applications are submitted and seniors are in for the long haul, I want to share my honest answers to real college essay...

March 14

CONFESSIONS OF ‘THE BACHELOR’ DEVOTEE: With season conclusion in sight, expert gives final tips for predicting outcome

CONFESSIONS OF ‘THE BACHELOR’ DEVOTEE: With season conclusion in sight, expert gives final tips for predicting outcome

Jackson Margolis, Reporter

The 21st season of “The Bachelor” began on Jan. 2 and will end on March 13. After nine seasons of watching the show, freshman Jackso...

March 10

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Staff Profile

Adam Dean
Adam Dean

Print Editor-in-Chief

Adam Dean is a senior. He came to Country Day in his sophomore year after moving from Orange County. Adam enjoys watching sports and playing basketball, soccer and lacrosse. He spends most of his free time playing with his Shiba Inu dog, Koji. Adam’s main goal is to become a better baker. The last time he attempted to make cookies, he burned them. He mainly wants to improve to avoid his mother’s harsh, unrelenting jokes about the incident. Contact at adean17@scdsstudent.org

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A Sacramento Country Day School Newspaper
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