The Scroll

Kate Taylor: Life of a non-lifer

Jayne Caron

February 26, 2010

By Kate Taylor, '11, Contributor I didn’t know the word “lifer” existed until I came to CCDS. The idea that it was possible to go to one school, just one, from the age of eighteen months to eighteen years, was inconceiv...

PERSPECTIVE: Wrong that college acceptances define students

Allison Lazarus

February 25, 2010

By Jayne Caron, '10, The Lens Section Editor For a month I was practically the only senior to not be accepted into any college. Although theoretically I knew that it was unlikely I would be rejected from all 16 of the colleges...

POLL: How many hours of sleep do you get on an average school night?

Megan Bonini

February 24, 2010

We students spend eight hours a day at school, and many more doing homework, playing sports, and participating in extracurriculars. Given all these time commitments, plus others, how much sleep do you get on an average school...

POLL: What's your favorite type of Girl Scout cookie?

Will Portman

February 19, 2010

Thin mints?  Caramel deLites?  Shortbreads?  With many Girl Scout cookies being delivered to students and faculty this week, what's your favorite type? [polldaddy poll=2728586] Photo courtesy of

PERSPECTIVE: At what cost? Why health care is a right

Allison Lazarus

February 18, 2010

by Cody Pomeranz '11, Sports Section Editor Nikki White should be alive today.  She should be at her home in Tennessee enjoying a fruitful and long life.  She should be laughing with her friends and her mother, Gail.  She...

How does CCDS compare to its rival schools?

Jayne Caron

February 16, 2010

By Claire Heinichen, ’11, Contributor Summit, Seven Hills, and Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (CHCA). No matter how long you’ve been at CCDS, any one of those three names most likely brings only one word to your mind:...

VIDEO: Black History (pts. 1 and 2)

Will Portman

February 12, 2010

February is Black History Month, when we recognize famous African Americans – from Martin Luther King, Jr., to George Washington Carver; Duke Ellington to Rosa Parks – and the important contributions they've made to the ...

POLL: What's the most exciting Winter Olympics event?

Will Portman

February 12, 2010

With Vancouver 2010 upon us, which Winter Olympics event is your favorite?  Which are you most excited about watching over the next few weeks? [polldaddy poll=2692571] Photo courtesy of

Juniors respond to Multicultural Morning

Amanda Young

February 11, 2010

In response to this year's Multicultural Morning, which focused on the myths and realities of homelessness, eleventh grade AP English students submitted prose, poetry, and letters to the editor to Streetvibes (pictured), the newspape...

Ever wonder what your teachers were like in high school?

Kathryn Black

February 8, 2010

By Jayne Caron, ’10, The Lens Section Editor, and Kathryn Black, ’11, The Lens Editor Have you ever wondered what your teachers were like when they were in high school?  Which members of The Breakfast Club they most resembl...

Scroll forum: Acceptable Use Policy

Will Portman

January 29, 2010

In light of interest generated by a recent article on the school's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) regarding laptops, The Scroll has posted the AUP verbatim.  Students, faculty, and parents are invited share their thoughts by co...

PERSPECTIVE: 'Jersey Shore' incorrectly depicts Italian Americans

Allison Lazarus

January 28, 2010

By Alex Lento '10, LifeStyle Section Editor The newest MTV Reality show, Jersey Shore, has gotten a lot of attention lately, both positive and negative. The National Italian American Foundation sent out an e-mail claiming “Itali...