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Our Aperture: Meaning of Life in Adolescents

By Colleen O'Boyle, assistant head of school for academic affairs

What role does moral identity play in the lives of adolescents? Is there a presence of meaning in the arc of a student’s time in school? And, if so, how are we cultivating positive youth development in the backdrop of a transitional period that our nation currently finds itself?

Memories That Last a Lifetime

By Rachel Clouser, Ed.D., Upper School dean of academics and student life
As I reflect on my own school experiences, so many years ago, I have trouble remembering the tests I took and the classes I attended. What I remember clearly are the moments on school trips. One year my class went to New York City. I’ll never forget the friendships forged during the long bus ride from Easton, Pennsylvania.

Volleyball Coach Celebrates 41 Years

On October 17, 2018, current students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends joined together to honor coach Peter Ogle before he steps down as head volleyball coach and retires at the end of the school year.
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Award-Winning History Lesson Plan

History teacher and Director of the Center for Excellence in Citizenship Jonathan Shulman earns an award for his history lesson plans through the Western History Association.

Supporting the Arts: Country Day Arts Alliance

CDAA is supporting the arts with new initiatives designed to build community.

Alumna Swims the English Channel

Congratulations to Melanie Kaplan ’08 who swam the English Channel in August, fulfilling a dream since Middle School. 
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Magazine: Spring 2018 Issue

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