|World Language Students Earn 16 Blue Ribbons|
Country Day had a spectacular showing at the FLAG (Foreign Language Association of Georgia) Speaking Competition this past Saturday, March 1. Of the 204 students in the competition, SCDS had 16 students participate. Students were individually interviewed by a third party judge and were awarded a ranking: Notable, Excellent, or Superior. All of our French and Spanish students left the competition with a Superior ranking, a blue ribbon. Congratulations to the following students and their teachers:
Level 5: Darcy Spell '14 (French),
Level 4: Rares Cristian '16 (French), Maya Hardrick '15 (French), Cate Rhangos '15 (French) , Jack Kronowitz '15 (Spanish), Ryan Khan '15 (Spanish), Will Rittmeyer '15 (Spanish)
Level 3: Marcus Hardrick '16 (French), Kate Moffett '16 (French), Andy Paul '16 (French), Maria Strunjas '16 (Spanish), Sarah Glover '16 (Spanish), Nathan Luskey '16 (Spanish)
Level 2: Will Dismukes '16 (French) and Kate Groce '17 (Spanish)
Level 1: Kate Templeton '17 (Spanish)
|An Evening in Monte Carlo!|
Thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday night for An Evening in Monte Carlo at the Savannah Golf Club. More than 250 people tried their luck at gaming and bidding on items from unique student art and summer camps to trips and yoga packages. The silent auction even included a puppy and designer birds! Thank you to the our Parents’ Association President, Leslie Keene, the Auction Chairs, Heather Myers and Stacy Kurko and all of the volunteers that made the evening a success!
|Congratulations to STAR Student Maddie Dunn|
On February 25, senior Maddie Dunn represented SCDS at the 2014 STAR Student Awards luncheon. The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program honors Georgia's outstanding high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in their academic development. To obtain the star nomination, students must have the highest SAT score and be in the top 10 percent of their class based on grade point average. Maddie selected Upper School Science teacher Jason Manley as her STAR Teacher. Congratulations to both Maddie and Mr. Manley!
|Davis Tate '15 to Compete in the National Shakespeare Competition|
Last Wednesday, February 26, Davis Tate won the Regional Shakespeare Competition hosted by the English-Speaking Union and will go on to compete in the National Competition in New York City on May 4. Davis performed a monologue from Macbeth and Sonnet 27 to win the title for the 2nd consecutive year.
|JV Quiz Bowl Team is Runner-Up at GATA|
Congratulations to the JV Quiz Bowl Team for taking second place at the GATA State Championship competition held this past Saturday at Collins Hill High School. Quiz bowl competition questions span the entire range of human knowledge, including: history, literature, the arts, social science, “hard” science and/or math, mythology, philosophy, religion, problem solving, current events/politics, and sports. Quiz Bowl is about knowledge, teamwork and having fun! The SCDS JV team includes Asher Kolman, Elliott Shin, Harrison Ham, Jared Sauer and is coached by faculty Byron Boyd and Michelle Dumai.