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Some students say high school dress code sexist, biased, figure-shaming

Some students say high school dress code sexist, biased, figure-shaming

Jackson Margolis, Page Editor

November 12, 2017

Graphic by Jack Christian With nearly all sophomores, juniors and seniors believing that there is some gender or body type bias in the dress code, according to a Sept. 26 Octagon poll, the dress code is one ...

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Avi Bhullar, ’17, develops a taste for squash at University of Washington

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Avi Bhullar, ’17, develops a taste for squash at University of Washington

November 10, 2017

Drop in enrollment delays budget release, frustrating elective teachers

Drop in enrollment delays budget release, frustrating elective teachers

November 8, 2017

Octagon receives ‘royal’ nomination by Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Octagon receives ‘royal’ nomination by Columbia Scholastic Press Association

November 8, 2017

Drama teacher uncertain about play after five strong actors graduate

Drama teacher uncertain about play after five strong actors graduate

November 7, 2017

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40 YEARS OF THE OCTAGON: A look back at some of the most memorable stories in the paper’s history

40 YEARS OF THE OCTAGON: A look back at some of the most memorable stories in the paper’s history

Mohini Rye and Allison Zhang

October 31, 2017

From drunken art heists to teen marriage to fake ID's, the Octagon has published some strange stories in its 40-year history. Click through the links below to read the original stories published...

‘I screamed, I cried, I couldn’t sleep all night!’: teachers remember movies that haunted their childhood (video)

‘I screamed, I cried, I couldn’t sleep all night!’: teachers remember movies that haunted their childhood (video)

October 28, 2017

Q&A: Unconventional case-study method incites historical thinking (additional online material)

Q&A: Unconventional case-study method incites historical thinking (additional online material)

October 26, 2017

Q & A: New sixth-grade English teacher drives cross country to work at SCDS

Q & A: New sixth-grade English teacher drives cross country to work at SCDS

October 24, 2017

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Kayleigh Valverde, ’17, enjoys soccer, Chinese, own double room at Mills College

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Kayleigh Valverde, ’17, enjoys soccer, Chinese, own double room at Mills College

October 24, 2017

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THE SKINNY: Scaredy-cat senior is no match for Spirit Halloween

THE SKINNY: Scaredy-cat senior is no match for Spirit Halloween

Sonja Hansen, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017

EDITORIAL: Budgets need to be prompt, transparent and fair

EDITORIAL: Budgets need to be prompt, transparent and fair

November 8, 2017

Focus on poke: OK or No-Ke? Order the fish bowls once for Instagram; then head to Chipotle

Jacqueline Chao

A Poke Noke employee prepares a custom-made food bowl. The customer can choose from from ingredients such as cucumber, seaweed salad, carrots and edamame.

Focus on poke: OK or No-Ke? Order the fish bowls once for Instagram; then head to Chipotle

Jake Longoria, Media/Broadcast Editor

October 25, 2017

THE SKINNY: Little sister shows supernatural inclinations

THE SKINNY: Little sister shows supernatural inclinations

Sonja Hansen, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2017

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Staff Profile

Katia Dahmani
Katia Dahmani

Print Editor-in-Chief

Katia is a senior who has been at SCDS since kindergarten and on staff for four years. Katia has also played for the girls’ varsity basketball and volleyba...

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