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Several members of the SCDS community participated in the USA Ultimate National Championships in San Diego, California this October, including veteran teacher Mary Lowry, who was inducted into the Ultimate Hall of Fame.
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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognized 12 SCDS alumni who performed exceptionally well on their Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT).
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Taking full advantage of learning opportunities this summer, twelve SCDS students, poised to enter grades 4 and 6, raced man-made boats in Green Lake's Lucerne Seafair Milk Carton Derby on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Combining critical thinking skills with their new nautical knowledge, the group worked together to calculate the weight of milk cartons, plywood, themselves, and the percentage of buoyancy. The result? Three sturdy boats that caught the attention of local news outlet KING 5.
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Brenda Ajbour's grade six Humanities students had an opportunity to present their research findings in a unique way this Spring. In a fusion of language arts, history, art, library class, and a bit of technology, sixth graders worked in pairs to tackle the topics of immigration to the USA and migration within the USA.
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Problem-solving and skill-building extends well beyond the 'school house' for many Seattle Country Day School (SCDS) students. In particular, those who participated in Destination Imagination (DI) activities this year have honed their ability to work in teams to solve open-ended service learning and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) Challenges.
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In observation of Mental Health Month (recognized throughout May since 1949), SCDS Counselor Aaron Burrick invited speakers to campus to educate and inspire students. Topics have included major mental illness, power and control within peer and family relationships, homelessness, and the importance of "being seen."
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This past winter, 5th graders across the country were challenged by the American Immigration Council to reflect on—and write about—the theme, "Why I Am Glad America is a Nation of Immigrants."
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On Thursday, May 3, 2018, over 350 members of the SCDS community—including faculty, alumni, alumni parents, Trustees, grandparents, and current parents—gathered on campus to honor Head of School Michael G. Murphy for his fourteen years of steadfast leadership.
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SCDS grade 5 students invited Eastside Prep fifth graders to campus for an educational two-hour Spanish immersion experience on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
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SCDS Destination Imagination (DI) Teams--The Radioactive Lightbulbs and "Look What's on the Ceiling"--came together at the DI State Tournament on March 24, 2018 placing first. Both teams are poised to compete in the Global DI Tournament in Knoxville, TN in May. At Globals, they will take their creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork to new heights facing teams from 15 countries.
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