The Octagon

Keshav Anand
Sophomore Keshav Anand is currently a reporter for the Octagon. He is fond of writing news stories, even though the interview process can be painful at times. Outside of school, he plays tennis and is a big fan of Rafael Nadal, as he and Nadal are both lefties. He is also part of a nonprofit organization, Cognitive Exchange, that teaches speech and debate to students in India. Contact at

Keshav Anand, Reporter

Sep 18, 2018
SWITCH-UPS: Assistant head of school takes over US History, middle school teacher instructs World Cultures (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
THE SUMMER SCOOP: Senior interns at Clark Scholars Program, writes 25-page research paper (Story)
Jul 18, 2018
Alumna forms online ‘Intro class to Dallas’ after discovering difficulties for city newcomers (Story)
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)