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If made financially independent, Breakthrough summer program to stay on SCDS campus

Sonja Hansen, Online Editor-in-Chief

On Aug. 22, the Board of Trustees and a group of Breakthrough supporters met and agreed that Breakthrough could renew its connection with the SCDS community and be hosted on campus during the summer. But there’s a catch. First, Breakthrough n...  Read More »

September 8, 2016

Q&A: Senior’s sculpture places second in Cal State Fair 3D Art competition

September 5, 2016

SCDS Chalk It Up participants finish their copy of ‘Indian Dancing #2’ in Fremont Park (slideshow included)

September 3, 2016

Student artists to recreate Rhett Thurman painting while enjoying food trucks, live music and crafts at Chalk It Up

September 2, 2016

Rocket scientists to present during lunch on designing, testing commercial launches for SpaceX

September 1, 2016

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‘Three-Year Swim Club’ a New York Times Best Seller after eight years of research by new head’s wife

Allison Zhang, Page Editor

Julie Checkoway, wife of head of school Lee Thomsen, is an author and documentary filmmaker. She has written two books and directed the film “Waiting for Hockney,” which premiered at the Tri...  Read More »

September 20, 2016

NKOTB: New freshman adores horror series on Netflix, visiting family in Colombia

September 19, 2016

NKOTB: Aiming high, freshman trains to become a certified pilot

September 17, 2016

NKOTB: After living in Europe for 14 years, new sophomore returns to the U.S.

September 15, 2016

Q&A: New head of school plans to interview every SCDS employee and trustee

September 10, 2016

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Orchids & Onions

Orchids to the new sound system outside the library. We love listening to music while walking to class and eating lunch.

Onions to people who try to tip and kick the vending machine when their snacks get stuck. Treat our machine with respect or it will break for good.

Ancil Hoffman

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After hearing from head of high school Brooke Wells that the black team beat the red team by almost 300 points in the annual Ancil Hoffman flag football game, senior black team members celebrate. Top row: seniors Emil Erickson, Avi Bhullar, Aidan Cunningham, Adam Dean, Jaelan Trapp. Bottom row: seniors Alexa Mathisen, Austin Talamantes and Isabelle Leavy. (Photo by Jacqueline Chao)

HERE COMES SUMMER: Yale program in astrophysics proves fascinating but unbelievably exhausting

Marigot Fackenthal, Print Editor-in-Chief

“Alright, guys, start packing up if you wanna take the 12:10 shuttle! If you’re not ready in five m...  Read More »

August 28, 2016

HERE COMES SUMMER: Senior takes college-level Russian courses at Bryn Mawr

Nicole Wolkov, Page Editor

I’ve got an ugly sandal tan, a ravenous appetite for homemade meals and a semester of college credit in Russian. Thanks, Bryn Maw...  Read More »

August 27, 2016

Caramel with Sea Salt, Strawberry Ginger, Chocolate Obsession: Devine Gelateria features more than 18 kinds of deliciousness to satisfy your gelato and panini needs

Sahej Claire, Online Copy Editor

What’s better than the refreshing iciness of a popsicle in the summertime? Well, not much...  Read More »

August 24, 2016

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Staff Profile

David Situ
David Situ


David Situ is a freshman who has attended SCDS since kindergarten. He plays violin in the high-school orchestra and will be on the golf team later this year. Some of David’s hobbies are playing games of any kind, sleeping, cooking and reading. His favorite genres are science fiction and fantasy. Some of his favorite book series are “The Sword of Truth,” “The Wheel of Time,” “Harry Potter”  and “The Lord of the Rings.” Contact at dsitu20@scdsstudent.org

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