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Gabriella Foster, assistant to head of high school Brooke Wells, has just announced that she is pregnant with twins. Although her official due date is June 3, she said the doctor predicts the babies will be born around May 15.

More to come.

New speakers, Sonos app allow Pandora music to resonate through the freshman quad (video included)

Emma Boersma, Reporter

 “Yeah, it's always better when we're together,” Jack Johnson sings as high-school students head through the freshman quad to their next class. New speakers were installed under the awning by the Matthews Lib...  Read More »

October 15, 2016

Octagon announces winners of class-trip photography contest

October 12, 2016

Rain may cancel NAHS Chalk Mural, but Spirit Week, Homecoming pep rally, volleyball games will prevail

October 11, 2016

Fundraiser to honor junior’s cousin raises donations with craft fair at Elk Grove Regional Park

October 6, 2016

In Poetry Out Loud elective students read, interpret poetry to prepare for national competition

October 5, 2016

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SENIORS ON THE GO: Senior experiences Whitman’s ‘tight-knit community,’ tours UNR’s ‘attractive campus’ (video included)

Quin LaComb, Print Copy Editor

In the “Seniors on the Go” series, seniors were interviewed about their experiences visiting colleges this summer. Senior Daniel Hernried visited Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washingt...  Read More »

October 16, 2016

NKOTB: New multi-lingual freshman has a passion for flute and badminton, but dislikes salty American food

October 13, 2016

Juniors and seniors attend plays, raft, explore the town of Ashland (slideshow included)

October 13, 2016

NKOTB: New sophomore from Orange County makes films, plays oboe, golfs in his free time

October 12, 2016

Sophomores become cowboys for weeklong stay at Greenhorn Ranch (slideshow and video included)

October 12, 2016

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Orchids & Onions

Orchids to the volunteers at the Oct. 19 Performing Arts Fall Mixer. Thank you for making the evening run smoothly.

Onions to the wait for burgers after the PSAT, Oct. 19. The burgers were nice, but many of us were late to our elective because we were still in line.

Chalk Mural

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Senior Camille Locke works on her square in the chalk mural. Unlike previous years, where the work of one artist was done, this year, many different artist were featured, including Pablo Picasso, Giorgio de Chirico and Diego Rivera. (Photo by Kevin Huang)

MY ANGLE: Life Skills course isn’t the solution to preventing stress; it’s the cause

Héloïse Schep, Reporter

Last year, Country Day introduced a new class for freshmen. On days when freshmen have their long period free, they attend Life Skills in room 19. Life Sk...  Read More »

October 17, 2016

FBI agent’s investigation of murderous Houston megachurch turns ‘Prayer’ from mystery novel into thriller

Garrett Shonkwiler, Reporter

Philip Kerr is an author of a variety of historical and techno thrillers known for their realistic de...  Read More »

October 7, 2016

MY ANGLE: Sacramentans, quit complaining about the cold while the East Coast is freezing!

Meg Grieve, Reporter

Sophomore Meg Grieve just returned to SCDS after living in Washington, D.C. for the last eight y...  Read More »

October 7, 2016

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Staff Profile

Katia Dahmani
Katia Dahmani

Opinion Editor, Page Editor

Katia Dahmani is a junior who has been at SCDS since kindergarten and on staff for three years. Katia has also played for the girls’ varsity basketball and volleyball teams for three years. When she’s not writing a story for The Octagon or doing her homework, Katia is probably listening to music or watching Netflix. Some of her favorite artists include Frank Ocean and Drake. And her favorite movie of all time is “Kill Bill: Vol. 1.” Contact at kdahmani18@scdsstudent.org

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