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

Holly Dayton

April 5, 2012

Filed under Featured Stories, News, The Lens

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

Holly Dayton

April 5, 2012

Filed under Featured Stories, Global, News, The Lens

By Lens Section Editor Holly Dayton ‘13 Senior Yichen Dong was born and grew up in Beijing where she attended a normal Chinese lower and middle school. As she grew older, her parents decided Yichen would attend college i...

Life in the Abstract with Upper School Math Teacher Robert Plummer

Victoria Mairal-Cruz

March 2, 2012

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By Victoria Mairal-Cruz '12, Lens Editor When Upper School Mathematics teacher Robert Plummer was a seventh grader, he struggled to understand arithmetic. Mr. Plummer’s worried mother went to see his math teacher, who assur...

Lower Schoolers finger-crochet to break previous school record

Hannah Stewart

February 13, 2012

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

Lexicon enhancers: good words to know, part 3

Holly Dayton

January 12, 2012

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By Holly Dayton ’13, Lens Section Editor 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 paren...

Baking for beginners: styles and utensils to know

Holly Dayton

November 27, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, Lifestyle, The Lens

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...

A quest for the best… apple pie

Holly Dayton

November 27, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, Lifestyle, The Lens

By Holly Dayton '13, Lens Section Editor 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...

Lexicon Enhancers: good words to know, part 2

Holly Dayton

November 11, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

By Holly Dayton ’13, Lens Section Editor 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 ...

Lexicon Enhancers: good words to know, part 1

Holly Dayton

October 22, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

By Holly Dayton ’13, Lens Section Editor This is the beginning of a 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...

Junior Rafting Trip- The Untold Story

Holly Dayton

October 7, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, Lighter Fare, The Lens

By Holly Dayton ’13, Lens Section Editor While most of the Junior class was gone last weekend, engaging in frivolous outdoor activities like white-water rafting and rappelling, some studious Juniors were at home working a...

Family, Food, and Fiestas: My Life in Spain

Holly Dayton

October 6, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

By Victoria Mairal-Cruz '12, Lens Editor I am a full-blown, curly haired, fiesta-loving española. Spain, for me, is the one place where all things are good. It is the one place where I get to have fun, be with my family, and full...

A summer global quest: Who has the best ice cream?

Holly Dayton

September 7, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

By Victoria Mairal-Cruz '12, Lens Editor Across the country and around the world, Cincinnati Country Day students tasted various versions of the irresistible treat. Put down your books, sit back, and read on for tales of studen...

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