A Sacramento Country Day School Newspaper

The Octagon

Mehdi Lacombe
Mehdi Lacombe is a new sophomore at SCDS. He has traveled all around the world, having lived in the United States, France, Belgium and now back in the U.S. Even though this is his first year doing journalism, he has been interested in writing for quite some time. He has a sister in her sophomore year at UC Berkeley. Mehdi considers himself a runner, even though he only ran once a week until moving to Sacramento. Contact at mlacombe19@scdsstudent.org.

Mehdi Lacombe, Reporter

Jun 17, 2017
‘Uncle Dan’ says goodbye after 44 years (Story)
May 15, 2017
High-school choir places second, orchestra takes fourth at Anaheim Forum Festival (Story)
May 12, 2017
Blackbaud’s proposed online grading system divides community (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Surprising combinations make T-Crepes unusual among traditional restaurants (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Orchestra, band encounter friendly, helpful judges, end with six awards at Golden Empire Festival (video included) (Story)
Feb 21, 2017
Boys’ basketball takes second win against Buckingham on senior night (Story)
Feb 21, 2017
Teacher, alumna reunited during emergency trip to veterinarian (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Great passes allow boys’ varsity basketball to reign over Valley Christian again (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Dwarfs, goblins, adventure await in resurrected Dungeons & Dragons club (Story)
Feb 06, 2017
Girls’ varsity basketball crushes Cristo Rey by more than 50 points (Story)
Dec 16, 2016
Girls’ JV basketball blames rigorous week before break for distraction, fatigue during game against Sac Waldorf (Story)
Dec 13, 2016
Two laptops disappear on same day; head of high school recommends students be more watchful of electronics (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
FRESHMAN FOCUS: At University of Hawaii, Zoe Dym DJs, participates in Planned Parenthood club, discovers Oahu’s secret beaches (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Octagon updates print layout design; school roster gets much-needed facelift (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
JV volleyball finds final match of the season against Cornerstone difficult, but wins nevertheless (Story)
Oct 11, 2016
Aspiring doctor travels to Philippines to aid in children’s cleft-lip surgeries (Story)
Sep 21, 2016
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Max Schmitz finds WashU’s friendly students, less-structured majors and dorm Olympics exhilarating (Story)