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Electronic textbooks both help and hinder Middle Schoolers

Kate Taylor

April 28, 2010

By Holly Dayton, '13, Contributor Of the many kinds of learning at CCDS, learning through online, or electronic textbooks is a method unique to the middle school. Electronic textbooks are utilized for 8th grade history, math and s...

COLLEGE ESSAY: Jayne Caron to attend Dartmouth

Kathryn Black

April 27, 2010

Compiled by Kathryn Black, ’11, The Lens Section Editor The last week of April finds the lockers of many CCDS seniors decorated with posters of the college they will be attending. As the long college selection process draws ...

COLLEGE ESSAY: Jimmy Stafford to attend George Washington

Kathryn Black

April 23, 2010

Compiled by Jayne Caron, ’10, former The Lens Section Editor, and Kathryn Black, ’11, The Lens Section Editor While the rejections are in so too are the acceptances, and the class of 2010 already has an impressive displa...

COLLEGE ESSAY: Liza Cohen to attend Vanderbilt

Kathryn Black

April 20, 2010

Compiled by Jayne Caron, ’10, former The Lens Section Editor, and Kathryn Black, ’11, The Lens Section Editor While the rejections are in so, too, are the acceptances, and the class of 2010 already has an impressiv...

COLLEGE ESSAY: Alex Lento to attend Indiana

Kathryn Black

April 20, 2010

Compiled by Jayne Caron, ’10, former The Lens Section Editor, and Kathryn Black, ’11, The Lens Section Editor While the rejections are in so too are the acceptances, and the class of 2010 already has an impressive displa...

Top 50 posts from the 2009-10 SCROLL staff

Will Portman

April 18, 2010

By Will Portman, ‘10, Editor-in-Chief As the 2010-11 Scroll staff, led by incoming Editors-in-Chief Cody Pomeranz, ‘11, and Amanda Young, ‘11, takes over the reins of the newspaper this week, I thought it’d be ...

VIDEO: Pen flip a tradition that "seems to have died out"

Kathryn Black

April 15, 2010

By Will Fritz, '11, Contributor Many academic institutions have their signature staples; at Cincinnati Country Day School it is the historic pen flip.  Although many private schools have pen flips, ours is unique. Most pe...

POLL: Hirsch's next hairstyle

Megan Bonini

April 9, 2010

Athletic Director Theresa Hirschauer has asked Scroll readers to help her choose her next hairstyle.  What's your pick, from these six options? Have another idea?  Describe it in the comments! [polldaddy poll=3001213]...

Senior spring break, in Haiti

Allison Lazarus

April 7, 2010

By Micaela Mullee '10, Contributor Two months after Haiti's devastating earthquake, on March 15, Olivia Eichenseer, '10, and I stepped onto Haitan soil—not as aid workers, but as tourists.  In fact, as seniors on Spring Break. As...

What's high school like around the world?

Kathryn Black

March 11, 2010

By Kate Taylor, ‘11, Contributor After years of rotating schedules, drop days, free bells, exams, sports, and endless-upon-endless piles of homework, it seems that every other school in the world must do it the same way we...

POLL: Which of Mrs. Mapes' candy treats is your favorite?

Megan Bonini

March 10, 2010

US Administrative Assistant Andi Mapes has generously put candy out in her office for students for many years. Of the various treats she provides, which one is your favorite? [polldaddy poll=2819250] Photo courtesy of bewarethech...

VIDEO: What are you doing over Spring Break?

Will Portman

March 8, 2010

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