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Lexicon Enhancers: good words to know, part 1

Holly Dayton

October 22, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

By Holly Dayton ’13, Lens Section Editor This is the beginning of a series of ten words you can use in everyday life to properly express yourself (when you’re searching for the elusive word), to impress a teacher or to...

Holly Dayton serves up spring dessert

Sophie Weinstein

April 17, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, Lifestyle

By Holly Dayton '13, Perspectives Editor It can be hard to readjust to school after a long, relaxing Spring Break. After working diligently all day, you return home from school feeling tired and hungry. What you really want is s...

Science Olympiad rises above competition, qualifies for State

Haleigh Miller

March 8, 2011

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By Holly Dayton ’13, Perspectives Editor After a spectacular performance this past Saturday at the Cincinnati Regional Competition, the Science Olympiad team is advancing to State, to compete against the 40 best teams in Ohio....

Musical Review: Seussical brings out the kid in all of us

Edwin Sam

February 24, 2011

Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, News

By Edwin Sam '13, Sports Editor If you want to see Jules Cantor ’11 in pink blush, 4th graders as Whos, or perfect execution of the Jersey Shore fist pump in the curtain call, you should come and see this year’s mus...

Sophomore paper narrows scope, moves to History Department


February 9, 2011

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By Sally Portman ’13, Contributor The sophomore paper is looking a little different this year. The assignment will now be chaired by the History Department instead of the English Department, a move Mrs. Pat Dunn, English Department...

Students review Multicultural Morning foreign films

Kate Taylor

January 26, 2011

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

On January 19, the Upper School gathered to celebrate the annual Multicultural Morning. After a brief introduction by Dr. Jeanette Hecker, students dispersed to watch the film of their choice. Six foreign films were offered, al...

Academic Team working hard to repeat last year's success


November 21, 2010

Filed under Featured Stories, News

By Sophie Weinstein ’13, Contributor After Academic Team's successful season last year with wins against its biggest rivals Wyoming, Indian Hill, and Seven Hills, the team has graduated some of its most valuable players. This...

Students spend summer in foreign language immersion programs

Kathryn Black

September 16, 2010

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

By Holly Dayton ’13, Contributor From international programs to those right in Ohio’s backyard, some CCDS students spent a full month of their summer practicing and growing more proficient in either French or Spanish. Will...

Dayton finds powerful message at the heart of Beck's Restoring Honor rally

Cody Pomeranz

September 3, 2010

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By Holly Dayton '13, Contributor Populated by hundreds of thousands of Americans, scores of American flags and infectious patriotism, the National Mall Washington D.C. was a thrilling place to be on August 28, 2010. My mother fi...

Electronic textbooks both help and hinder Middle Schoolers

Kate Taylor

April 28, 2010

Filed under Featured Stories, The Lens

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...

The scone: Portman presents origins and recipe

Alex Lento

March 10, 2010

Filed under Lifestyle

By Sally Portman, '13, Contributor Looking for a treat, and having sorted through many different recipes, Cassie Sachs, '13, and I decided to bake simple, delicious chocolate scones.  Although scones may not be the most nutritious...

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