The Scroll

VIDEO: Dance moved to Saturday, Feb. 20 from 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Will Portman

February 16, 2010

Winter Formal, originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 6 but canceled due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20 from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.  Attire is semi-formal and the dance will be held on the Ke...

Students learn about struggles, misconceptions of homeless

Amanda Young

February 11, 2010

By Jack Willingham, '13, Contributor On Wednesday Jan. 27, Upper School students attended Multicultural Morning, a half-day assembly which this year focused on debunking the stereotypes of homelessness. “[Director of Service...

CCDS to show "Two Million Minutes"

Haleigh Miller

February 10, 2010

By Adriana Ungerleider, ’12, Contributor UPDATE: The dinner and showing of Two Million Minutes has been moved to Monday, March 8 due to inclement weather. On the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 16, CCDS will present Two Million ...

Bell change only somewhat effective at uniting MS

Amanda Young

February 9, 2010

By Avery Maier, ’13, Contributor For the second semester, the MS implemented a new bell change that puts the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth graders on the same schedule. Previously, the fifth- and sixth-graders’ schedule...

Cincinnati Magazine editors visit, defend omission of CCDS from “Best High Schools” issue

Will Portman

January 29, 2010

By Isaac Guttman, ’10, News Editor, and Will Portman, ’10, Editor-in-Chief Two editors from Cincinnati Magazine who visited school two weeks ago said they stood by their decision not to include CCDS in a cover story...

Students earn recognition in Overtures and Scholastics

Isaac Guttman

January 29, 2010

By Rebecca Miller, '12, Contributor Six Country Day students have been recognized at the regional level for artistic excellence. Senior Alyssa Magarian and Lilly Fleischmann, ’11, both have been named finalists in the prestigious...

Merit scholarships, enrollment initiatives attract new students

Haleigh Miller

January 28, 2010

By Haleigh Miller, '12, News Editor A new Founders' Scholarship Award--a larger and farther-reaching merit scholarship program than the school has offered in the past--has already attracted the attention of applicants, according to...

Students step up to help Haiti

Amanda Young

January 28, 2010

By Victoria Mairal-Cruz, ’12, Contributor From starting the Hoops for Haiti program and buying dance tickets, to  helping child slaves through the Restavek foundation, students' reaction to the crisis in Haiti "has been just...

Undefeated academic team looks to return to state

Amanda Young

January 21, 2010

By Victoria Mairal-Cruz, '12, Contributor The CCDS academic team is undefeated, with both varsity and J.V. teams currently holding a five win record.   Team members are optimistic about qualifying for the state tournament for...

Eighth graders get taste of US life

Amanda Young

January 20, 2010

By Holly Dayton, '13, Contributor Last Wednesday, Jan. 13, herds of eighth graders wandered wide-eyed through the Upper School halls.  No, they weren’t lost—they were visiting their future home!  After gathering with US...

Science Olympiad medals at Northmont Invitational

Isaac Guttman

January 15, 2010

By Isaac Guttman, '10, News Editor The atmosphere at Northmont High School on Saturday, January 9th was as intense as a Friday night varsity basketball game. Members of Science Olympiad participated in the Northmont Invitation...

Dress code changes to remain in place, for now

Amanda Young

January 15, 2010

By Avery Maier, '13, Contributor “[The dress code] is going to continue for the year if students adhere to the new guidelines. I do worry about spring,” said Upper School Head Stephanie Luebbers. "If we thought we would be...