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Pre-K teaching assistant Ariyana Jones died on Dec. 1. Jones was an ASE camp counselor for five years and teaching assistant for the last two.

Grief counselors will visit with a therapy dog to comfort students and faculty on Dec. 2. High-school counselor Pat Reynolds will also be on duty in the office of assistant head of school Tucker Foehl.

School adds full week at Thanksgiving, ski week in February, single week in spring in 2017-18 calendar

School adds full week at Thanksgiving, ski week in February, single week in spring in 2017-18 calendar

Marigot Fackenthal, Print Editor-in-Chief

A new calendar for the 2017-18 school year will be the biggest revision to the schedule since 2006. Spring break will now be one week instead of two, and the Columbus Day holiday will be eliminated. Instead...  Read More »

Dec 6

Canned food drive for Dyer-Kelly School amasses more than 3,000 servings; juniors win Golden Can for third year

Canned food drive for Dyer-Kelly School amasses more than 3,000 servings; juniors win Golden Can for third year

November 30, 2016

Makerspace gives student artists, designers, engineers materials, location for crafting

Makerspace gives student artists, designers, engineers materials, location for crafting

November 23, 2016

Country Day team raises more than $6,000 for Food Bank in traditional Run to Feed the Hungry; team leaders encourage donations of all sizes

Country Day team raises more than $6,000 for Food Bank in traditional Run to Feed the Hungry; team leaders encourage donations of all sizes

November 20, 2016

Q&A: Meet new library assistant Melissa Carpenter: catalog researcher by day, juggler by night (video included)

Q&A: Meet new library assistant Melissa Carpenter: catalog researcher by day, juggler by night (video included)

November 20, 2016

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FRESHMAN FOCUS: In between academically rigorous courses at Bates College, Jag Lally plays the pepper shaker challenge

FRESHMAN FOCUS: In between academically rigorous courses at Bates College, Jag Lally plays the pepper shaker challenge

Bryce Longoria, Reporter

Jag Lally, ‘16, attends Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He is majoring in neuroscience with concentrations in chemistry and anatomy and physiology. Q: Why did you choose Bates? A: I chose Bates for the size, along with its track record o...  Read More »

Dec 4

High-school volunteers help lower-school students craft, create at Holiday Gift Making Fair (slideshow included)

High-school volunteers help lower-school students craft, create at Holiday Gift Making Fair (slideshow included)

December 3, 2016

Q&A: Freshman studies Dutch history, language online in case she returns to the Netherlands (video included)

Q&A: Freshman studies Dutch history, language online in case she returns to the Netherlands (video included)

November 26, 2016

Students share food and give thanks during annual Thanksgiving lunch (slideshow included)

Students share food and give thanks during annual Thanksgiving lunch (slideshow included)

November 25, 2016

Lower-school students honor dead relatives by contributing to music director’s Day of the Dead altar

Lower-school students honor dead relatives by contributing to music director’s Day of the Dead altar

November 21, 2016

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Sports

Orchids & Onions

Orchids to everyone who volunteered at the Holiday Gift Making. Your help made it run smoothly.

Onions to the students who leave their lockers open. Thefts are not as uncommon as you think, so keep your lockers shut!

Holiday Gift Making

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Sophomores Mehdi Lacombe and Brandy Riziki and freshman Alyssa Valverde work at one of the craft stations at the Holiday Git Making, Dec. 2. (Photo by Jacqueline Chao)

CHLORINE CHRONICLES: Swimmin’ in the rain isn’t nearly as fun as singin’

CHLORINE CHRONICLES: Swimmin’ in the rain isn’t nearly as fun as singin’

Rebecca Waterson, Blogger

Freshman Rebecca Waterson lives at school and the pool. You will find her catching a nap in the car on the way to practice, staring at the black line at the...  Read More »

Dec 7

WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: The world has lost Ariyana Jones’s brilliant heart of gold; now our compassion must shine

WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: The world has lost Ariyana Jones’s brilliant heart of gold; now our compassion must shine

Gabi Alvarado, Blogger

Sophomore Gabi Alvarado, who enjoys writing, will blog biweekly on the origins of her creativity ...  Read More »

Dec 5

CYNICISM AT THE CINEMA: ‘The Beauty Inside’ gives a whole new definition to losing face in a relationship (trailer included)

CYNICISM AT THE CINEMA: ‘The Beauty Inside’ gives a whole new definition to losing face in a relationship (trailer included)

Chardonnay Needler, Business Manager

Movie aficionado sophomore Chardonnay Needler reviews films biweekly in “Cynicism at the Ci...  Read More »

Dec 2

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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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