The Octagon

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 team because he has a passion for speech, debate, writing cases and public speaking. Outside of school he plays tennis and basketball and is part of a non-profit organization in which he teaches the basics of speech and debate to students in India. He is excited for his first year at SCDS. Contact him at

Keshav Anand, Reporter

Jun 07, 2018
Student Council gets two vice presidents; Octagon loses print, online division (Story)
May 22, 2018
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Arvind Krishnan, ’17, plans student events, finds Chicago weather ‘not that bad’ (Story)
May 17, 2018
Swim team wins Division III section championships (Story)
May 13, 2018
Six swimmers compete in section championships (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Parkland shooting raises safety concerns; students say SCDS needs hiding space, fencing, bulletproof glass (Media)
Apr 06, 2018
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Natalie Brown, ’17, takes up sportswriting, plays intramural soccer at Gonzaga University (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Recent meet makes Stanford-bound senior think team can make States (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
‘My leg was actually touching it!’ – Former English teacher Ron Bell gets up close and personal with bobcat at cabin (Story)
Jan 07, 2018
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Shriya Nadgauda, ’17, skates to engineering, ballroom dancing classes at Harvey Mudd (Story)
Jan 03, 2018
Q&A: Senior’s piano skills take him to Rome during winter break (Story)
Dec 27, 2017
Self-taught signer sets up ASL Club to help high schoolers understand sign-language basics (Story/Media)
Nov 27, 2017
Chess Club teaches basic skills, tactics, love of the game (Story/Media)
Nov 19, 2017
WHEN I WAS LITTLE: Mermaids, wizards, Borg terrified reporters as children (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Q&A: New English teacher replacing Lauren LaMay trades Arizonan, Moroccan deserts for SCDS (Story)