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The high-school band, middle-school band and middle-school jazz band performed at the Forum Music Festival in Fremont on May 20. Each group earned a silver award. Sophomore trombone player Alex Rogawski, seventh-grade alto saxophone player Craig Bolman, sixth-grade baritone saxophone player Anna Wilson, and the middle-school percussion section received outstanding musicianship awards.

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They’re here! Former assistant to head of high school delivers twins

They’re here! Former assistant to head of high school delivers twins

Sonja Hansen, Online Editor-in-Chief

Late on the night of May 19, Gabriella Foster, former assistant to the head of high school, delivered twin girls. Foster said she delivered her two healthy girls at 38 weeks and one day old. Kensley Ann was born at 11:54 p.m. and weighed 6 lb 11 oz,...

May 22, 2017

Veteran biology, English teachers to dramatically change 2017-18 schedules

Veteran biology, English teachers to dramatically change 2017-18 schedules

May 18, 2017

High-school choir places second, orchestra takes fourth at Anaheim Forum Festival

High-school choir places second, orchestra takes fourth at Anaheim Forum Festival

May 15, 2017

Basketballs, jihad and grizzlies! History teacher makes YouTube channel to post his famous stories

Basketballs, jihad and grizzlies! History teacher makes YouTube channel to post his famous stories

May 14, 2017

Roast or toast? Seniors specify information to be left out of graduation skits

Roast or toast? Seniors specify information to be left out of graduation skits

May 14, 2017

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FRESHMAN FOCUS: Johann Dias, ‘16, loves Photoshop class, hates experience on tennis team

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Johann Dias, ‘16, loves Photoshop class, hates experience on tennis team

Annya Dahmani, Feature Editor

Johann Dias, ‘16, attends California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. He is majoring in physics. Q: What classes are you taking? A: Last semester I took Calculus I, Thermodynamic Physics, Intro to American Political Science and Intro to Multimedia. This semester I’m...

May 22, 2017

Digital age of journalism: Twitter Moments, Snapchat’s Discover, online news sites replace traditional sources

Digital age of journalism: Twitter Moments, Snapchat’s Discover, online news sites replace traditional sources

May 20, 2017

WELCOME BACK, BREAKTHROUGH: Jennifer Lopez, ’04, benefited from program’s extended family that allows students to ‘defy the odds’

WELCOME BACK, BREAKTHROUGH: Jennifer Lopez, ’04, benefited from program’s extended family that allows students to ‘defy the odds’

May 15, 2017

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Jacob Durante, ‘16, studies electrical engineering, enjoys beaches, works in cafeteria at Cal Poly

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Jacob Durante, ‘16, studies electrical engineering, enjoys beaches, works in cafeteria at Cal Poly

May 14, 2017

Sacramento Children’s Chorus members belt it out from the Baltics, see the world through group song

Sacramento Children’s Chorus members belt it out from the Baltics, see the world through group song

May 9, 2017

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Sports

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

NICOLE’S PONDERINGS: Five Russian movies you should see

NICOLE’S PONDERINGS: Five Russian movies you should see

Nicole Wolkov, Page Editor

There are many methods to language learning. Watching films in a foreign language is a useful way to aid in pronunciation, listening comprehension and knowledge of ...

May 19, 2017

WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: By growing up at Country Day, blogger learns to embrace differences

Gabi Alvarado, Blogger

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

May 17, 2017

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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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A Sacramento Country Day School Newspaper
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