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Octagon stories on Breakthrough, international students nominated for national awards

Octagon stories on Breakthrough, international students nominated for national awards

Chardonnay Needler, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017

Two stories from last year’s volume of the Octagon have been selected as finalists for the student journalism version of the Pulitzer Prize: the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA)’s Story of the Year ...

CURRICULAR CHANGE-UPS: Frosh will search for truth in English teacher Jason Hinojosa’s class

CURRICULAR CHANGE-UPS: Frosh will search for truth in English teacher Jason Hinojosa’s class

October 7, 2017

New middle school French teacher encourages critical thinking, collaborative exploration

New middle school French teacher encourages critical thinking, collaborative exploration

October 2, 2017

Journalistic awards season commences with four juniors receiving accolades for page design

Journalistic awards season commences with four juniors receiving accolades for page design

September 28, 2017

MIA: Newly hired art teacher disappears without a trace

MIA: Newly hired art teacher disappears without a trace

September 28, 2017

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NKOTB: New junior from Houston interns at veterinary clinics, hospitals

NKOTB: New junior from Houston interns at veterinary clinics, hospitals

Jack Christian, News Editor

October 14, 2017

In the “New Kids on the Block” series, new students will be interviewed on their life outside of SCDS. Junior Leo Eisner de Eisenhof came to SCDS on Oct. 2 from Houston.   Q: W...

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Michelle Li, ’17, enjoys choir, game nights at University of San Diego

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Michelle Li, ’17, enjoys choir, game nights at University of San Diego

October 12, 2017

Juniors, seniors take annual trip to Ashland, experience Oregonian life (video and slideshow included)

Juniors, seniors take annual trip to Ashland, experience Oregonian life (video and slideshow included)

October 12, 2017

Freshman who lived eight years in Saudi Arabia has high hopes for new women’s rights

Freshman who lived eight years in Saudi Arabia has high hopes for new women’s rights

October 11, 2017

NKOTB: New sophomore spent summer backpacking in Utah desert

NKOTB: New sophomore spent summer backpacking in Utah desert

October 10, 2017

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WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Mi Raza Pt 3: We stand on the shoulders of giants

WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Mi Raza Pt 3: We stand on the shoulders of giants

Gabi Alvarado, Blogger

October 15, 2017

CHLORINE CHRONICLES: In the end, I probably owe my win to the horrific seaweed

CHLORINE CHRONICLES: In the end, I probably owe my win to the horrific seaweed

Becca Waterson, Blogger

October 6, 2017

MY ANGLE: Team first, brain damage second – I’m swearing off football forever (maybe)

Sophomore Jackson Margolis

MY ANGLE: Team first, brain damage second – I’m swearing off football forever (maybe)

Jackson Margolis, Page Editor

October 4, 2017

EDITORIAL: New mural would bring back creativity, individuality

Mohini Rye

"Bye bye, Lisa"

EDITORIAL: New mural would bring back creativity, individuality

October 1, 2017

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Anna Frankel
Anna Frankel

Page Editor

Sophomore Anna is a second-year Octagon staffer. Her normal pastimes include eating, traveling, play...

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