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Writing at CCDS: Survey indicates our students more satisfied than those at comparable schools

Holly Dayton

October 11, 2012

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

By Holly Dayton ’13, Lens Section Editor The Premise This past summer I participated in the Stanford Summer Humanities Institute, which required students during the last week of the program to write a ten-page research pa...

Current lockdown rules to change in light of shootings like the one at Oikos

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April 20, 2012

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By Alex Warner ’15, Contributor On April 2, seven students were killed in a shooting at Oikos University, a private Korean Christian university located in Oakland, California, making it the deadliest U.S. on-campus attack since...

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...

Humanities: "Did not meet needs" of Upper School students

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September 8, 2011

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By Caroline Gentile '13, News Section Editor As of this school year, the Upper School’s 9th grade Humanities program is no more; in its place are five sections each of independent 9th grade English and History classes. ...

HUMOR: Montessori students strike oil

Haleigh Miller

January 13, 2011

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By Haleigh Miller, '12, News Section Editor Last Thursday, CCDS’s Montessori class discovered an oil field potentially worth millions of dollars. After the discovery, Procter and Gamble was alerted and a team sponsored by Dawn d...

Student Council explores creation of student IDs

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November 11, 2010

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By Nicky Niedermeier ’12, Contributor When students from a different school bring their student IDs and get a discount on their popcorn at a movie theater, it can be irksome to CCDS students who can’t receive the same discount...

Administration proposes plans to increase enrollment

Amanda Young

November 2, 2010

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By Amanda Young '11, Co-Editor-in-Chief In four to five years, CCDS administrators plan for the school to have 830 students, about 60 students more than the current enrollment, with most of the growth coming in the Middle an...

Peanut butter becoming dangerous issue in cafeteria

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October 20, 2010

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Avery Maier ’13, News Editor During lunch, most people don’t think twice about the possibility of someone going to the hospital when they dig into the peanut butter basket and walk into the peanut free zone to make a sandwich....

"All classes meet" schedule to stay for this semester at least

Haleigh Miller

September 30, 2010

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By Sophie Weinstein ’13, Contributor At the beginning of a new school year, many students were especially surprised by new scheduling amendments which allow all classes to meet the days immediately before and after a long weekend. “In...

New passing bells help students arrive on time

Haleigh Miller

September 20, 2010

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By Sally Portman ’13, Contributor This year when students returned to school, some were initially confused by the apparently additional number of bells they heard in between classes. Passing bells have been put into place in...

Seniors face no priviledges first semester

Haleigh Miller

September 8, 2010

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By Cassie Sachs '13, Contributor This year, seniors at CCDS have been frustrated by the possibility that their much anticipated senior privileges will be withheld until second semester. Stephanie Luebbers, Upper School Head,...

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