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By consolidating two databases, elective classes change to semesters

By consolidating two databases, elective classes change to semesters

Briana Davies, Reporter

During the 2017-18 school year, high-school students will have to brush up on adding fractions with different denominators. Currently, students choose three electives each year that run on a trimester schedule,...

June 14, 2017

School adds new humanities, law electives

School adds new humanities, law electives

June 10, 2017

School scores seven-year WASC accreditation, recommendations for change

School scores seven-year WASC accreditation, recommendations for change

June 8, 2017

Bands earn silver in Music Forum Festival after playing two contrasting pieces

Bands earn silver in Music Forum Festival after playing two contrasting pieces

June 7, 2017

Pre-K to receive mud kitchen in honor of former teaching assistant Ariyana Jones

Pre-K to receive mud kitchen in honor of former teaching assistant Ariyana Jones

June 6, 2017

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‘Uncle Dan’ says goodbye after 44 years

‘Uncle Dan’ says goodbye after 44 years

Mehdi Lacombe, Reporter

After 44 years teaching history, 31 years teaching AP European History, 24 years as dean of students, a year teaching abroad in England and one  year as the AP coordinator, Daniel Neukom w...

June 17, 2017

Zoë Bowlus, ’16, discovers new passion for dance, changes majors at UC Santa Barbara

Zoë Bowlus, ’16, discovers new passion for dance, changes majors at UC Santa Barbara

June 16, 2017

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Akilan Murugesan, ’16, heads on down to ‘The Fly’ every Friday at Tulane University

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Akilan Murugesan, ’16, heads on down to ‘The Fly’ every Friday at Tulane University

June 7, 2017

Baird leaves legacy of skits, stories, holiday traditions during 15 years teaching history

Baird leaves legacy of skits, stories, holiday traditions during 15 years teaching history

June 5, 2017

COLLEGE BOUND: Seniors matriculate to schools across the country

COLLEGE BOUND: Seniors matriculate to schools across the country

June 4, 2017

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Bringing

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Sophomore Ted Zhou asks math teacher Patricia Jacobsen for clarification on his precalculus chapter three test. Country Day offers two for-credit summer school programs during the first five weeks of summer: precalculus and biology.
(Photo by Jacqueline Chao)

EDITORIAL: The truth is out about the international students; it’s time to act

EDITORIAL: The truth is out about the international students; it’s time to act

Intolerable. That’s the only word for the living conditions of some of the international studen...

June 10, 2017

CHLORINE CHRONICLES: For a swimmer, the road to becoming world-renowned is long, complex

CHLORINE CHRONICLES: For a swimmer, the road to becoming world-renowned is long, complex

Rebecca Waterson, Blogger

Freshman Rebecca Waterson lives at school and the pool. You will find her catching a nap in the car ...

May 26, 2017

History gets metal! Freshman sees favorite band Sabaton live in San Francisco

History gets metal! Freshman sees favorite band Sabaton live in San Francisco

Spencer Scott, Reporter

“So this is a metal concert!” was my first thought as I joined the line to see Sabaton on May 10...

May 21, 2017

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Staff Profile

Larkin Barnard-Bahn
Larkin Barnard-Bahn

Reporter

Larkin Barnard-Bahn is a freshman who came to Country Day last year. She enjoys singing and recently toured in the Baltic States and Finland with her chorus. She also has been in many plays and musicals, along with a couple of operas. Additionally, she loves dogs, Harry Potter, traveling, science, and puns. Larkin is also doing Mock Trial this year, and looks forward to her first year on the Octagon. Contact at lbarnard-bahn20@scdsstudent.org

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