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COLLEGE ESSAY: Haleigh Miller to attend University of Chicago

April 25, 2012 • Featured Stories, The LensComments (2)

Every year, the Scroll runs a series of college essays written by the graduating seniors. This year’s seniors are a very talented class who are leaving CCDS to go to colleges all over the country. This is the college entrance essay of Haleigh Miller, who will be attending a yet unnamed college this fall. I love funerals...

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HUMOR: A real CCDS curriculum guide, written by students for students

April 23, 2012 • Featured Stories, Lighter Fare, The LensComments (1)

Have you ever read a course description and been surprised at how it did not represent at all the class you just took? Well, the Scroll writers are here to help you out by describing for you the real classes you can take at CCD, for better and for worse...

“Attack” of the sting ray- a spring break story

April 5, 2012 • Featured Stories, News, The LensComments (0)

By Caroline Gentile ’13, News Section Editor The Friday before Spring Break, as I walked out of every class room, each of my teachers wished me a “safe” Spring Break.  “Why ‘safe’?” I wondered. “Why not just...

Child of China: Yichen Dong’s Experience as a Foreign Exchange Student

April 5, 2012 • Featured Stories, Global, News, The LensComments (0)

Senior Yichen Dong went to lower and middle school in her hometown of Beijing China before coming to Cincinnati Country Day for high school. Dong has lived with a host family for four years and has "really made friends with the natives" at Country Day...

Life in the Abstract with Upper School Math Teacher Robert Plummer

March 2, 2012 • Featured Stories, The LensComments (3)

Robert Plummer, a 38-year veteran of the Country Day mathematics department, once struggled to understand arithmetic. ...

Lower Schoolers finger-crochet to break previous school record

February 13, 2012 • Featured Stories, News, The LensComments (0)

By: Hannah Stewart '12 Entertainment Editor. Lower School students in afterschool showcased their competitive spirit and collaborative teamwork on February 1st, when they (Abigail Blum ’21, Annabel Blum ’22, Christopher Langenbahn ’22, Maggie Gardner...

Lexicon enhancers: good words to know, part 3

January 12, 2012 • Featured Stories, The LensComments (0)

This is the third series of ten words you can use in everyday life to properly express yourself (when you’re searching for the elusive word), to impress a teacher or to show your parents that that CCDS education is really going somewhere. The challenge is...

Baking for beginners: styles and utensils to know

November 26, 2011 • Featured Stories, Lifestyle, The LensComments (0)

By Holly Dayton '13, Lens Section Editor. This little article is for those of you out there who can't tell the difference between a box grater and a whisk. A few basic kitchen terms and cooking styles will give you a baseline knowledge for any form of...

A quest for the best… apple pie

November 26, 2011 • Featured Stories, Lifestyle, The LensComments (0)

With you-know-what season approaching, it's time to break out the best of the pie recipes and roll up the sleeves in the kitchen. This weekend, I spent my Saturday baking off two varieties of one of the best forms of pie: apple. The two pies were identical in...

Lexicon Enhancers: good words to know, part 2

November 11, 2011 • Featured Stories, The LensComments (0)

This is the second series of ten words you can use in everyday life to properly express yourself (when you’re searching for the elusive word), to impress a teacher or to show your parents that that CCDS education is really going somewhere. The challenge is...