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Freshman first to get runner-up title; eighth grader second to move on to nationals in National History Day
Out with vans, in with Suburbans; school vehicles get luxury upgrade

May 20, 2018

Octagon stories on memes, college, ballerinas, ‘helicopter parents’ receive national journalistic acclamation

May 17, 2018

Saved by the cell: School hosts first blood drive in 10 years

May 16, 2018

Food delivery services banned for middle schoolers due to safety concerns

May 15, 2018

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FRESHMAN FOCUS: Arvind Krishnan, ’17, plans student events, finds Chicago weather ‘not that bad’
Feeling stressed out in your dorm? Just pat your lizard, snake — or porcupine!

May 21, 2018

Llama rancher behind ‘Llamapalooza’ shines light on the ‘mystics of the Andes’

May 21, 2018

POLITICAL ANIMALS: College opens door to campus debate; alumni share stories of heated protests, death threats over ideological differences

May 13, 2018

Senior who performed at Carnegie Hall shares practice schedule, plays favorite piece (video included)

May 10, 2018

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THE SKINNY: You’ve been cordially invited to stay at chez Hansen
MY ANGLE: Dear LeBron James, apologies are in order
EDITORIAL: Change the absence policies, let seniors leave campus!
Staff Profile
Keshav Anand
Keshav Anand


Keshav, a freshman, entered Country Day this year. He is a reporter for the Octagon and loves to work and write stories. He is also part of the Mock Trial...

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