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  • A New Take on an Old Tradition

    A New Take on an Old Tradition

    William Rattikin, Video Reporter

    May 17, 2017

    Seniors spent a morning "parading" through campus, just like they did in grades K-4 as part of the annual Halloween Parade. As Upper Schoolers, the students always looked forward to watching the younger students parade through campus in their Book Character costumes. But as Lower Schoolers, they loved...

    The Class of 2017 begins the parade that will take them through each division of the campus.

    William Rattikin

  • Picnic for the People

    Picnic for the People

    Lucas Carlile and Ned Newton

    May 16, 2017

    Junior and Senior members of Link Crew treated their links to a special picnic lunch for their last meeting of the year. A favored tradition, the freshmen got to have a fast food break, thanks to their senior Link Crew leaders who can go off campus for lunch. Thanks to our leaders for a great year.

    Link Crew Leaders treated their linkies to a picnic for their last meeting.

    Lucas Carlile

  • Dickey’s Seniors End with a Blast

    Dickey’s Seniors End with a Blast

    Phillip Herd, Video Reporter

    May 8, 2017

    As their final project in Mr. Dickey's engineering class, the seniors had to build their own model rocket and have a successful launch.  The rocket was part of their study of aeronautical engineering. Some of the rockets went over 2000 feet in the air, and some went just about 100 feet. Meredith Mallick's...

    Students in Stephen Dickey's engineering class launched rockets last week as their final project.

    Phillip Herd '17

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Reena Alame is a freshman at Fort Worth Country Day. She is a reporter and this is her first year on Staff. In the winter, she plays basketball and in the spring she runs track. Reena is excited to be...

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FWCD Takes on Canada

FWCD Takes on Canada

Izzy Vallance, Reporter

Madame Andreanne Annis, one of the Upper School French teachers, is going to be taking 24 students on the Canadian trip this summer accompanied by Rob Napier, the Middle School French and Spanish teach...

Conner Williams and Nicholas Aufiero are FWCD’s National Merit Finalists

Conner Williams and Nicholas Aufiero are FWCD’s National Merit Finalists

Reena Alame, Reporter

Congratulations to Conner Williams ‘17 and Nicholas Aufiero ‘17 for being this year’s FWCD National Merit Finalists this year.   The National Merit Scholarship program is an academic program th...

Cooking for a Cause Raises over $400 for Ronald McDonald House

Cooking for a Cause Raises over $400 for Ronald McDonald House

Viraj Gandhi, Jafer Shah, and Will Burgos

During the third quarter, Christina Kelly '18, Savana Blahitka '18, Sydney Diamond '18, Lauren Newton '18, and India Fore '18 helped put together Cooking for a Cause bake sale. Each bake sale dedicates...

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2017: The Zag’s Year

2017: The Zag’s Year

Allen Taylor, Sports Editor

For the past 19 years, there has only been one team from a mid-major conference in the NCAA basketba...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Big 12 March Madness Preview

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