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Many schools like CSD clearly display rules and regulations, including “No Weapons,” for everyone to follow.
Community School of Davidson students and teachers respond to the school shooting in Nashville
Emma Sands, Podcast Editor • May 23, 2023

On March 27, 2023, a former student of the Covenant School, a private academy in the Green Hills neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, shot and killed six people at the school...

Spartan Day was created in 2012 as a last day, celebration for students to come together, pick up yearbooks and enjoy signing, and have some fun inside and outside.
Spartan Day - a unique year-end sendoff
Brandon Amaya, Staff Writer • May 11, 2023

Imagine a day at the end of the year with no classes, no tests, no quizzes and no projects. Well, that describes Spartan Day. Spartan Day is the day where all students of Community...

Senior women’s soccer player, Cameron Koster, was the first Class of ‘23 Spartan athlete to sign a national letter of intent.
Cameron and company - CSD’s Class of ‘23 Spartan athletes set a huge recruiting mark
Conner Shelton and Ben Gallagher May 22, 2023

When senior soccer player, Cameron Koster, signed her national letter of intent to play women’s soccer at Troy University back in the fall, no one knew that this would be the start of something great for CSD’s athlete Class...

The 2023 NFL draft’s first overall pick, Bryce Young, stands onstage with the commissioner on draft day in Kansas City.
Football surprises in Kansas City - a “Top Five” analysis of the 2023 NFL draft
Conner Shelton, Sports Editor • May 8, 2023

This year’s 2023 NFL draft took place in Kansas City, Missouri, home of Patrick Mahomes and the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs.  With no clear first pick this draft was full of surprises and was definitely worth tuning...

Walking a college campus and talking with a tour guide can do so much more than make a first impression for students thinking about where they might go after graduating high school.
Opinions - College tours can do more than make a first impression
Ava Jordan, Opinions Editor • April 20, 2023

 The hot August sun shined down on us as we walked in a tight knit group following a student tour guide. She walked, talked and pointed all at once. Everywhere I turned, I...

The rose, one of the most common symbols of social democracy.
What is social democracy and why am I a social democrat?
Evan Mulligan, Staff Writer • March 18, 2023

Social democrat is a relatively unknown term within American politics compared to terms such as liberal, conservative, libertarian or even democratic socialist. I would describe...

After nearly two decades teaching CSD middle and high school science, beloved teacher, Barbara Christian is set to retire at the end of the 2023 school year.
Beloved teacher, Barbara Christian, finishes her last year at CSD
Ben Gallagher, Editor-In-Chief • April 24, 2023

Her name is Barbara Christian but to those who know and love her she has always been Ms. Barb. A fixture at the Community School of Davidson...

America, from the mountains to the prairies, north to south, there are states more suited to families and teens.
Best places for teens and families to live? Here’s a ranking of every state.
Paul Smith, Staff Writer • April 6, 2023

So you’re a set of parents trying to figure out where to live while raising student-aged kids. America has 50 states so you have 50 possibilities....

The flags that surround the World History classroom serve as a reminder that the world Is open for student travel, especially during summer.
Summer is the time for student travel
Marc Smith, Staff Writer • May 23, 2023

With summer right around the corner, here are the reasons students should travel and the places to do it. Benefits of Travel Some of the benefits...

CSD’s end of year art show, Dreams and Nightmares, takes over the high school’s walls and halls as 2023 comes to a close.
Dreams & Nightmares Art Project takes over CSD’s walls and halls
Holt Grier, News Editor • May 12, 2023

The art students of CSD have unveiled their second semester project in a show called Dreams and Nightmares.  When crafting pieces for the show,...

Attention CSD Student Artists!
Whether you're a photographer, poet, woodworker, sculptor, cartoonist, painter, doodler, dancer or anything artsy in between, if you like being creative, this is the place for you! Spartan Creativity Corner is an online gallery of awesomeness where your creative work can be collectively shared and enjoyed by all. So how do you do it? Just send an email and a picture (or video) of your creation to [email protected] and the Journalism class will do the rest. 

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In a “Student Life” article published early in the year, twin brothers Marc and Paul Smith talked about what it was like to walk through the CSD doors for the first time as transfer students. Now, Paul (pictured at left) shares his reflections as the year comes to a close.
(Part two) Seeing double – Welcome to CSD (through the eyes of identical twin students)
Paul Smith, Staff Writer • May 23, 2023

In a “Student Life” article published early in the year, twin brothers Marc and Paul Smith talked about what it was like to walk through...

At CSD, it’s pink versus black, juniors versus seniors, in a serious game of powder puff football.
It’s pink versus black - CSD juniors take on seniors in powder puff football
Ava Jordan, Opinions Editor • May 23, 2023

Juniors and senior girls go head to head in football. Guys cheer them on with their pom poms and skirts. Wait, what? Guys with pom-poms? Girls...