The Octagon

Elise Sommerhaug
Freshman Elise Sommerhaug loves to play volleyball, joke around and listen to music (especially K-pop). She plays the violin in the Sacramento Youth Symphony, the school's orchestra and chamber group. She plans to tryout for Sacramento Performance Volleyball Club and River City Rowing Club. She has an older brother, Eivind, he also attends SCDS. They get along really well and love to spend time together. Contact at

Elise Sommerhaug, Reporter

Jul 11, 2018
AP Aftermath: Teacher hosts study session for AP Art History; AP English Language exam unsurprising for senior (Story)
May 22, 2018
Freshman first to get runner-up title; eighth grader second to move on to nationals in National History Day (Story)
May 15, 2018
Food delivery services banned for middle schoolers due to safety concerns (Media)
Apr 26, 2018
‘I could’ve gone into cardiac arrest at any moment’ – former English teacher has ‘real deal’ heart attack (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Anny Schmidt, ’17, enjoys Zen Insights and Oversights at University of Puget Sound (Story)
Feb 24, 2018
Q&A: New freshman loves California sunshine but misses hometown’s panda bears (Story)
Jan 09, 2018
Sophomore’s father nominated by President Trump to serve as U.S. Attorney for second time (Story)
Dec 19, 2017
Boys place first in Viking Classic Championship Tournament (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Avi Bhullar, ’17, develops a taste for squash at University of Washington (Story)
Oct 24, 2017
Q & A: New sixth-grade English teacher drives cross country to work at SCDS (Story)