A Sacramento Country Day School Newspaper

The Octagon

Adam Dean
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

Adam Dean, Print Editor-in-Chief

Jun 19, 2017
OVER & OUT: Adam Dean recounts nearly being fired from Octagon staff (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Juniors earn Sac Bee’s Honorable Mentions for basketball season (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
Educate. Inspire. Take Action. (Story)
Apr 01, 2017
Q&A: Manson Tung calls American ban on electronics a ‘business war,’ not a security measure (Story)
Apr 01, 2017
Who burglarized the high-school campus? Senior robber nabs over 100 objects from quads during stealthy late-night raid (Story)
Jan 04, 2017
Girls’ varsity basketball defeats Sacramento Adventist with 21-point burst in fourth quarter (Story)
Jan 02, 2017
Why drama teacher Brian Frishman gave up the big leagues for the big screen (Story)
Dec 28, 2016
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Maddy Judd participates in tortilla toss, designs pages for the Daily Nexus at UCSB (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Defensive intensity secures win for boys’ basketball against Leroy Greene once again (Story)
Nov 11, 2016
Reservation problems, super-long lines, poor customer service make Roseville’s popular Topgolf not worth the wait (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
New eco-friendly Golden 1 Center includes 4K scoreboard, overpriced food, cramped pathways (Story)
Oct 16, 2016
JV volleyball fails to conquer Valley Christian at Homecoming match (Story)
Oct 14, 2016
Lack of practices, games cause JV volleyball girls’ defeat by Valley Christian (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
Racist incidents spark action at Ashland Shakespeare Festival, the junior/senior class trip location since 1977 (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Girls’ JV volleyball dominates Cornerstone Christian in first win of the season (Story)
Sep 18, 2016
At the Sports Boosters’ Chilli Cookoff, JV girls suffer defeat to Valley Christian scoring only five points in their first set (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
JV volleyball girls finish more three-touch plays but fail to take down Cornerstone Christian (Story)
Sep 01, 2016
Varsity volleyball girls beat Forest Lake; coach says team greatly improved since Foundation Game (video included) (Story)
May 19, 2016
Five-goal deficit at second half too challenging for soccer girls in semifinal loss to Vacaville Christian (Story)
May 13, 2016
‘Challenging’ Darkhorse course means inflated scores for golf team at sectionals (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
Middle- and high-school band groups play in concert, Wednesday, April 27 (Story)
Apr 01, 2016
Music studio to be erected in memory of seventh grader (Story)
Mar 20, 2016
Sophomore beats her 50-meter freestyle time, qualifies for Olympic Swim Trials (Story)
Mar 19, 2016
Barf! Blech! Yum? Not even E. coli hazards stop students from chowing down at Chipotle (Story)
Mar 12, 2016
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Sunny weather a plus for Ethan Ham at UC San Diego, but dorm, dining situation disappoint (Story)
Mar 02, 2016
High schoolers choose their candidates for president on Super Tuesday (graphic) (Story)
Jan 20, 2016
Frosh makes scaling 43-foot wall look easy, but novice can’t attach ropes, retrieve camera or even fall correctly (Story)
Dec 23, 2015
Trailing with three minutes left, Cavs erase deficit, beat Highlands, 58-54 (Story)
Dec 18, 2015
FRESHMAN FOCUS: George Cvetich sees quarter system as big bonus at Santa Clara University (Story)
Dec 17, 2015
Welcome back, Class of 2015! Freshman panel to be held Jan. 7; 14th annual alumni reunion, Dec. 23 (Story)
Nov 13, 2015
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Chris Liston enjoys geology, intramural soccer at Sonoma State, but college town disappoints (Story)
Sep 26, 2015
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Caroline Mehta double majors in biology, psychology at George Washington, lives only two blocks from D.C. monuments (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
With soccer team cheering them on, varsity volleyball girls win in five against Forest Lake (Story)
Sep 10, 2015
Girls step it up in second game, but fall 3-1 to Woodland Christian (Story)
Sep 02, 2015
Varsity volleyball earns 3-0 win over Cornerstone Christian in Foundation Game (Story)
Aug 25, 2015
Extra playing time in unofficial scrimmage helps new group, new setter adjust (Story)
Aug 11, 2015
Sophomore makes prosthetic turtle fin at UC Berkeley engineering camp (Story)
Aug 04, 2015
Senior Jag Lally leads SCDS group to India for community service, sightseeing (Story)
May 19, 2015
Parents step in to make Munroe Street crosswalk safer (Story)
May 17, 2015
TEST TALK: Seniors find AP Microeconomics exam shorter than expected (Story)
Apr 30, 2015
BLAST FROM THE PAST: Kelsey Blodget remembers Octagon, Glass Knife, drama, soccer (Story)
Mar 25, 2015
Sophomore constructs indoor coed soccer team all by herself (Story)
Mar 14, 2015
With sophomore’s hat trick, girls’ soccer thrashes Leroy Greene, 6-0 (Story)
Feb 17, 2015
Senior suffers concussion at ski and snowboard race (Story)
Jan 31, 2015
Finishing third, snowboarder Ethan Ham breaks school record (Story)
Jan 23, 2015
Ski and snowboard team competes at Northstar (Story)
Jan 13, 2015
Ski and snowboard team competes in first race (Story)
Jan 08, 2015
Boys’ varsity basketball overcomes challenges of playing on NBA court (Story)
Jan 02, 2015
Boys’ varsity not distracted by coach’s complaining (Story)
Dec 24, 2014
Boys’ soccer loses championship game to Ripon Christian (Story)
Dec 08, 2014
Students get free tickets to Yo-Yo Ma concert (Story)
Nov 15, 2014
Boys’ soccer loses Div. VII section finals (Story)
Nov 13, 2014
Sacramento Country Day to have its own sign (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Boys’ 4-2 win against Delta carries them to championship game (Story)
Nov 06, 2014
Boys’ soccer advances to second round of playoffs (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
Boys’ soccer crushes Homecoming nemesis Cristo Rey (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Boys’ soccer tramples Buckingham (Story)
Oct 23, 2014
Boys’ soccer overwhelms Faith Christian, winning 8-3 (Story)
Oct 21, 2014
Boys’ soccer wins with only 10 players on the field (Story)
Oct 18, 2014
Boys’ soccer ties Cristo Rey, 0-0, at Homecoming (Story)
Oct 11, 2014
Boys’ soccer crushes Buckingham (Story)
Sep 09, 2014
Freshman finds Country Day less stressful than Winston Churchill (Story)
Sep 02, 2014
Students spend their summer as teachers on opposite sides of the world (Story)