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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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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

Quin LaComb, Print Copy Editor

Akilan Murugesan, '16, attends Tulane University in New Orleans and is double majoring in public health and philosophy. Q: What classes did you take this year? A:In the first semester I...

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

A WORLD AFFAIR: Junior Howard Yuan banned from joining basketball team, then suddenly required to switch host families

A WORLD AFFAIR: Junior Howard Yuan banned from joining basketball team, then suddenly required to switch host families

May 30, 2017

A WORLD AFFAIR: Junior Crystal Jiang forced to attend religious services, prohibited from using host family’s Wi-Fi

A WORLD AFFAIR: Junior Crystal Jiang forced to attend religious services, prohibited from using host family’s Wi-Fi

May 30, 2017

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Precalculus Practice

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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

Gabi Alvarado
Gabi Alvarado

Blogger

Sophomore Gabriela Alvarado loves writing poetry, reading, and listening to music. She enjoys classic rock and folk music, such as Led Zeppelin, Bruce Springsteen, and Bob Dylan. She also often plays pool and was taught by her dad. A second-best Mock Trialer, she is an attorney this year. One of her favorite shows to binge-watch  is “Supernatural.” Contact at galvarado19@scdsstudent.org

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