The Scroll

Junior paper returns to traditional ways

Amanda Young

November 20, 2009

By Amanda Young, ’11, News Section Editor After three years of trying out a new advisory system, the Upper School History Department has decided to return to the old advisory structure for the notorious junior paper. The two...

Is official clubs time worthwhile?

Isaac Guttman

November 18, 2009

By Avery Maier, ’13, Contributor Clubs are allotted a set time to meet, every Wednesday and every other Monday  from 1:15 to 1:35 p.m.  There is some conflict about whether or not this club time is useful or even necessary....

Parents’ Association introduces new enrollment initiative

Amanda Young

November 12, 2009

By Holly Dayton, ’13, Contributor CCDS jump-started a new enrollment initiative last Wednesday at the Enrollment and Engagement Parents’ Association meeting, which was open to the whole community. Parents, alumni, and teachers...

The Scroll exceeds 27,000 page views in seven weeks

Will Portman

November 4, 2009

By Will Portman, ’10, Editor-in-Chief Since scrollonline.net’s launch on Sept. 15, 1,834 different computers have visited the site 5,492 times, logging a total of 27,081 individual page views.  This data, collected by the w...

Swine flu strikes CCDS

Amanda Young

November 3, 2009

By Haleigh Miller, ’12, News Editor Over the past three weeks, cases of swine flu and other illnesses have risen dramatically in all divisions of CCDS. Although determining exactly how many cases of H1N1 have hit the CCDS...

Tablet Conferences showcase technology program

Amanda Young

November 3, 2009

By Avery Maier, ’13, Contributor CCDS, the first school in the country to implement a one-to-one laptop program, held its most recent Tablet Conference during the week of Oct. 19.  At Tablet Conferences, people from all over...

Service shifts from "hours logged to a habit of mind"

Isaac Guttman

October 29, 2009

By Isaac Guttman, '10, News Editor New Dean of Service Learning Deborah Floyd said she hopes that the attitude towards community service at CCDS evolves from an “hours logged mindset to a habit of mind.” In the past, the...

Mandarin Chinese to be offered as after-school club

Amanda Young

October 27, 2009

By Avery Maier, '13, Contributor Beginning Nov. 2, Mandarin Chinese will be offered as an after-school club to all divisions of CCDS.  Upper School Head Stephanie Luebbers said she is “excited to have this new program." "This...

Hirsch takes on ovarian cancer with positive spirit

Amanda Young

October 26, 2009

By Amanda Young, '11, News Section Editor For CCDS Athletic Director Theresa Hirschauer, fondly known as “Hirsch,” ovarian cancer is just another challenge to be overcome with strong character, openness, and optimism. “She’s...

Fall play is "All in the Timing"

Amanda Young

October 20, 2009

By Haleigh Miller, ’12, News Editor The Upper School fall production this year is All in the Timing, a collection of one-act plays written by American playwright David Ives. The plays are brief and comedic and employ wordplay...

CCDS joins together for Homecoming

Amanda Young

October 20, 2009

By Victoria Mairal-Cruz, '12, Contributor Last weekend, members of the CCDS community, from alumni to students, gathered to attend the annual Homecoming festivities, from the Pep Rally during school, to Fall Fest, to the many...

McSwiggen dishes on junior rafting trip

Amanda Young

October 19, 2009

By Kevin McSwiggen, '11, Contributor. During the weekend of Oct. 3-5, the junior class traveled down to West Virginia for the annual rafting trip. Here's what really happened during that weekend. On Saturday we spent an enormously...