The Scroll

Country Date raises money for school, unites community

Will Portman

March 15, 2010

By Avery Maier, '13, News Editor “Country Date is a wonderful evening for parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and past parents to socialize, connect and support the school," said President of the Board of Trustees Julie Fleischmann. ...

Students lack enthusiasm for TechOlympics

Haleigh Miller

March 15, 2010

By Victoria Mairal-Cruz, '12, Contributor No CCDS students were in attendance at the TechOlympics Expo 2010, held at the Millennium Hotel downtown from Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 8. The event, organized by the INTERAllianc...

Dr. McCall in process of writing three books

Haleigh Miller

March 12, 2010

By Haleigh Miller, '12, News Editor Despite a full-time teaching schedule, Upper School History Teacher Dr. Jeremiah McCall is in the process of writing three books, as well as a lengthy article for an upcoming conference. Ten...

Science Olympiad qualifies for State

Isaac Guttman

March 11, 2010

By Isaac Guttman, '10, News Editor Shortly after the torch for Winter Olympics was extinguished, another breed of Olympians, the CCDS Science Olympiad team, competed at the Regional Science Olympiad competition at Raymond Walters...

Business Exchange up-and-running, but underutilized

Isaac Guttman

March 10, 2010

By Holly Dayton, '13, Contributor. Need some extra cash?  The CCDS Business Exchange (link) is a medium developed by the Parents' Association through which members of the CCDS community can advertise services and sell items. The idea...

March moving to L.A. in search of Hollywood stardom

Will Portman

February 26, 2010

By Avery Maier, '13, News Editor Freshman Jenny March's dream of becoming a professional actress may soon come true.  Jenny and her mother Jeanette are moving to Los Angeles for several months on March 1 so Jenny can pursue...

Vietnam veterans visit campus

Will Portman

February 26, 2010

By Avery Maier, ’13, News Editor Vietnam War veterans Dr. Robert Arnoldt and Dr. James Brask spoke to the Upper School in Keeler Theater on Friday, Feb. 19, about their personal history, and the nation's collective history, of...

"Thoroughly Modern Millie" to premiere this weekend

Amanda Young

February 25, 2010

By Isabella Guttman, '13, Contributor This year's US Winter Musical is Thoroughly Modern Millie, a romantic comedy that takes place during the time of the fast-changing life of the Roaring 20s, when jazz and bobbed hair were pop...

Service calendar aims to prevent community service overload

Haleigh Miller

February 23, 2010

By Rebecca Miller, '12, Contributor This year, CCDS saw an explosion in community service projects, from Get Buzzed About Malaria Prevention to Unified for UNIFAT. At the beginning of the school year, Dean of Service Learning...

Author, journalist Jake Halpern visits campus

Will Portman

February 22, 2010

By Allison Lazarus, Perspectives Section Editor, and Will Portman, Editor-in-Chief Author, journalist, and radio producer Jake Halpern visited campus last Thursday, Feb. 18, speaking at a Middle School assembly (pictured) and...

How many hours do you spend in front of a screen?

Amanda Young

February 19, 2010

By Amanda Young, '11, News Section Editor According to the Jan. 20 New York Times article, "If Your Kids Are Awake, They're Probably Online," each day the average American youth (ages eight to 18) spends more than seven and a half hours in fr...

Students inducted into Cum Laude Society

Isaac Guttman

February 18, 2010

By The Scroll staff Thirteen juniors and seniors were inducted into the CCDS chapter of the Cum Laude Society at an assembly on Thursday, Feb. 18 (pictured: inductees from the Class of 2010). Founded in 1906 at the Tome Sch...