The Octagon

Kristine Schmitz
Kristine is a freshman. She loves being active and playing a variety of sports. Her favorites are swimming, tennis and diving. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has two black labs whom she loves playing and snuggling with. Contact at

Kristine Schmitz, Reporter

Jul 10, 2018
AP Aftermath: Seniors feel confident about US History, Computer Science exams (Story)
May 15, 2018
Food delivery services banned for middle schoolers due to safety concerns (Story)
May 11, 2018
Softball disbands after losing five games (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Zane Jakobs, ’17, enjoys linear algebra, big-school atmosphere at University of Colorado, Boulder (Story)
Apr 20, 2018
Despite more consistent swings, softball team still loses against Buckingham Charter (Story)
Apr 07, 2018
Softball team falls to Valley Christian in first season game (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Mock Trial team advances to final round of county competition (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Mock Trial team moves into second in county rankings (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Mock Trial team wins round two in county tournament (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
Mock Trial team victorious in first round of county competition (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
From on friends’ cards to framed in offices – junior’s Korean-style portrait series gets community recognition (Story)
Dec 21, 2017
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Marigot Fackenthal, ’17, readjusts to self-studying in Cornell University’s engineering program (Story)
Dec 10, 2017
Chomp away for charity – CLSU raises hundreds for Breakthrough through taco-eating contest (slideshow included) (Story)
Nov 22, 2017
THANKSGIVING THOUGHTS: Junior from Beijing to combine college tour with holiday celebration in SoCal (Story)
Nov 05, 2017
Faculty member to run in New York City Marathon following Oct. 31 terror attack (Story)
Oct 24, 2017
FRESHMAN FOCUS: Kaeleigh Valverde, ’17, enjoys soccer, Chinese, own double room at Mills College (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
New middle school French teacher encourages critical thinking, collaborative exploration (Story)
Sep 06, 2017
NKOTB: Freshman experiences Lincoln-Douglas debates at Stanford camp (Story)