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Briefly Noted “The Driest Season”
The New Yorker, April 9, 2018
In her novel “The Driest Season,” English teacher Meghan Kenny uses the extremes of rural life in a time of shortage and sadness to depict what it means to survive. More>

Lancaster Country Day/Lancaster Catholic boys press ahead for 14-7 lacrosse win over Cocalico
LNP, April 4, 2018
“Complacency” is what the Cougars are told to avoid at all costs. More>

Lancaster Country Day grad makes guitar-driven music with a ’90s feel
LNP, March 29, 2018
Wallace Gerdy ’13 just released her first single, “Sunny Monday,” which garnered comparisons to Sheer Mag, Liz Phair and Ron Gallo from WXPN’s The Key. More>

Wassell shines as Lancaster Country Day opens with girls lacrosse victory
LNP, March 29, 2018
“I thought we did a good job. It was our first game of the year. They scrapped and fought,” Coach Kolva said. More>

‘Go with your gut,’ says longtime student of taekwondo
Reading Eagle, March 27, 2018
Saharsh Talwar ‘20 believes that it is imperative for people to learn different self-defense methods in today’s environment due to the rise in school shootings and violence in the nation. More>

Cyber Days
Blue Ridge Cable, March 23, 2018
Head of School Steve Lisk explains that cyber days help students get ready for the real world and college. More>

College Scene: Township grad Lacy Smith does it all for Virginia softball
LNP, March 23, 2018
Grace Zechman ’16 and Bridget Umble ’14 are cited for their success on Sewanee’s and Hendrix’s NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse teams. More>

L-L Swimming: 2017-18 All-League teams
LNP, March 23, 2018
In swimming, Owen Woodard ’20 & Evie Altland ’20 earned places on the LL League All League team. More>

Will snow days soon become a thing of the past? They already are at Lancaster Country Day
LNP, March 23, 2018
Traditional snow days have for the most part been replaced by “cyber days,” during which students are given assignments online to complete by the next school day. More>

Lancaster Country Day boys fall fighting in Class 1A loss to Susquehanna
LNP, March 14, 2018
Lancaster Country Day bowed out with guns blazing in a 57-54 loss to Susquehanna in the second round of the boys Class 1A state tournament. More>

Two Novels, United by Troubled Daughters of Damaged Fathers
New York Times, March 12, 2018
English teacher Meghan Kenny receives a glowing review for her novel “The Driest Season.” More>

Lancaster Country Day boys basketball team earns historic first PIAA tourney win
LNP, March 9, 2018
The Cougars finished every bit as good as they started when facing Blacklick Valley in a PIAA opener Friday. More>

Lancaster Country Day boys advance to District 3 Class 1A basketball title game
LNP, February 27, 2018
In the District 3 1-A title game, fourth-seeded York Country Day (14-5) will take on second-seeded Lancaster Country Day (18-6). More>

3 L-L divers medal at District 3 championships, Elizabethtown’s Kierstan Lentz qualifies for states
LNP, February 24, 2018
Evie Altland ’20, who competes for McCaskey but attends Lancaster Country Day, posted her highest score on the final dive of the semifinals. More>

Duncan, Stankiewicz helping Lancaster Country Day build momentum heading into playoffs, then L-L League
LNP, February 13, 2018
The sophomore standouts, Ashanti Duncan and Kaela Stankiewicz, are helping push Lancaster Country Day’s team not only into the playoffs but, in less than a year from now, into the Lancaster-Lebanon League. More>

Lancaster Country Day’s Luke Walling hits 75 foot shot to beat the buzzer
CBS21, January 26, 2018
This video shows Luke Walling ’19 make an exciting 75 foot shot. More>

Author excites audience with original creative writing prompts
The Etownian, January 25, 2018
Elizabethtown College welcomed author, and LCDS English teacher, Meghan Kenny and held two events which featured her: a writing workshop and a reading from her books. More>

A life-saving obsession
Trinitonian, January 18, 2018
On the topic of fan fiction, fiction writing professor Andrew Porter’90 says that any type of writing is great. “Any time you’re engaging that part of your brain I think it’s wonderful,” Porter said. More>

GOP winter dinner launches 2018 election season in Lititz
Lititz Record Express, January 17, 2018
Jeff Bartos ‘90 is a lieutenant governor candidate on an unofficial ticket with Wagner and was the speaker at this year’s GOP winter dinner. LCDS is mentioned. More>

Palmieri paces Penn Manor in CPIHL win over Lampeter-Strasburg
LNP, January 11, 2018
In ice hockey action, Matt Gerace punched in the goal to extend the Comets’ lead to 5-3 with 6:51 remaining. More>

L-L Sports Update
LNP, December 21, 2017
The retirement after 30 years of Coach Dale Mylin from varsity boys soccer  is mentioned at timemark 18:40 of this online sports news program. More>

Boys Soccer: 5 Lancaster County players receive all-state recognition
LNP, November 21, 2017
Matt Lane ’18 received an all-state nod to cap the local boys soccer season. More>

Lancaster Country Day’s Nick Hooper leads list of Tri-Valley League Golf All-Stars
PennLive.com, November 15, 2017
After leading the Tri-Valley League with a 78.75 scoring average, Lancaster Country Day junior golfer Nick Hooper garnered most valuable player honors Wednesday with the release of the league all-stars. More>

L-L Sports Update

LNP, November 9, 2017
Recent Athletic Hall of Honor recipients Phil Canosa ’03 and Ellen Simpson ’73 are featured at timemark 11:30. More>

‘Dream big’

Jewish Standard, October 26, 2017
Cheryl Weiner Rosenberg ’99 is running for city council in Englewood City, NJ. More>

Art & Social Justice: An Interview with Claire Salvo
Create! Magazine, October 24, 2017
Claire Salvo Schlissel ’07 talks about her recent art project REFUGE and the impact art can make on social justice in a politically trying time. More>

Inside the Joyfully Deranged Kitchen of Amy Sedaris
Eater, October 24, 2017
Mark Ibold ’80, former bassist for Pavement, was on the premier episode of TruTv’s At Home With Amy Sedaris. More>

Warriors’ Fassnacht wins PIAA East Region golf title in Fleetwood

LNP, October 16, 2017
In Class 2A, Lancaster Country Day’s Nick Hooper shot a 10-over, which tied for 12th, and will advance to states. More>

Lancaster Catholic girls volleyball program looks forward to L-L debut in 2018
LNP, October 6, 2017
The Crusaders’ volleyball program is comprised of a co-op between Lancaster Catholic and Lancaster Country Day. “It’s almost split evenly between Country Day and Catholic, so that’s another cool thing,” said senior Claire Rush, who attends Country Day. More>

Who’s News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions
LNP, September 18, 2017
Lancaster Country Day School has named Lou Castelli and David Lieb to its board of trustees for three-year terms. Castelli, of Lancaster, is a private capital markets investment banker with Chapman Associates. Lieb, of Birdsboro, is a corporate restructuring consultant. More>

A look at local teams in the District 3 boys soccer power rankings (Through Sept. 17)
LNP, September 18, 2017
LCDS boys soccer is the top team in class 1A. More>

County native Debby Dodds returns to sign copies of her book, “Amish Guys Don’t Call” 
LNP, August 13, 2017
Debby Dodds ’85 had an event at Aaron’s Books to sign copies of her novel, “Amish Guys Don’t Call.” More>

Local Xtreme girls lacrosse club team with 13 L-L players wraps up stellar summer season
LNP, July 20, 2017
Lancaster Country Day’s Lauren Wassell and Gabriela Nahm participated in the 2020 Xtreme Red lacrosse squad. More>

Passion for chemistry education has guided Eberlein’s volunteer efforts
Penn State News, July 14, 2017
Todd Trout, an administrator at Lancaster Country Day School who now runs the local Chemistry Olympiad, said he took over the task to honor Tom Eberlein. More>

Lancaster Country Day School graduate earns honorable mention in New York Times essay contest about rap music
LNP, June 25, 2017
Jack Zuckerman ’16 won an honorable mention in the New York Times student editorial contest in May for his essay arguing that rap should be taught in schools. More>

Rodale Institute offers fresh, organic produce with farm share program
69TVNews, June 24, 2017
Cynthia Cooperman James ’89 of the Rodale Institute is interviewed on TV. More>

6 more local lacrosse players to participate in prestigious national tournaments this summer
LNP, June 20, 2017
Wes Gilbert ’20 will be part of Connecticut’s Class of 2022 team at next month’s Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Richmond, Virginia. More>

Lancaster’s TEDxYouth tackled these 12 big ideas
LNP, June 18, 2017
Sarah Hafiz ’14 spoke at TedX Youth in Lancaster. More>
And the LNP Editorial Board praised her here. More>

Rodale Institute offers farm-share program to help make veggies affordable
69TVNews, June 11, 2017
Cynthia Cooperman James ’89 of the Rodale Institute in interviewed about the farm-share program (TV). More>

Lancaster native Espenshade reflects on his first year on Yale men’s lacrosse staff
LNP, June 1, 2017
David Espenshade ’03 is featured for his work with the Yale men’s lacrosse team. More>

Lancaster Country Day School Class of 2017 graduates and awards
LNP, May 31, 2017
Here is a list of our graduates. More>

 A Call to Action: Winners From Our Fourth Annual Student Editorial Contest
The New York Times, May 18, 2017
Jack Zuckerman ’16 earned Honorable Mention in this contest out of 7800 essays. His essay is “We Should Be Teaching Rap Music in Schools.” More>

Lancaster Country Day boys earn silver in PIAA team tennis championships
LNP, May 12, 2017
Coach Kit Fuderich said,”This was a year for us to grow. And my players have certainly grown a lot since the beginning of the season. Being here at states was a bonus. It’s been a privilege to play a team such as Sewickley.” More>

Lancaster Country Day boys top Wyomissing for District 3 Class 2A tennis crown
LNP, May 12, 2017
Lancaster Country Day swept the singles matches Thursday to wrap up the District Three Class 2A boys tennis championship at Hershey Racquet Club, ending the season unbeaten at 15-0. More> 

Manheim Township prevails with L-L girls lacrosse title after tight battle with Cougars
LNP, May 12, 2017
Lancaster Country Day/Lancaster Catholic certainly gave powerhouse Manheim Township a battle, but the Blue Streaks once again prevailed down. With a slideshow of the game. More>

Lancaster County students escort “Duck Family” to new home
WGAL, May 10, 2017
For many years, a “mama” duck has flown into Lancaster Country Day School’s courtyard to lay her eggs. Because the chicks are too young to fly out, the students and staff help the duck family through the school – and down a nearby stream. More>

Cougars and Manheim Township combine for 35 goals in cruising to L-L girls lacrosse semifinal wins
LNP, May 10, 2017
The L-L regular season runner-up Cougars (14-4) move on to Thursday’s L-L championship game, where they’ll meet L-L regular season champ and seven-time defending tourney champ Manheim Township (17-2). More>

Hempfield, Country Day advance to District 3 boys team tennis finals
LNP, May 10, 2017
In 2A, top-seeded Lancaster Country Day scored a 4-1 win over No. 4 Lancaster Mennonite on Tuesday. Country Day will face second-seeded Wyomissing at 3 p.m. Thursday for the championship. More>

Lancaster Country Day student is Eagle Scout
LNP
, May 8, 2017
Alexander DC Beidleman ‘20 earned his Eagle Scout rank. More>

Walk: Upcoming L-L League lacrosse tournaments chalk full of top-level talent
LNP, May 7, 2017
John Walk gives a summary look at local lacrosse talent, including LCDS students. More>

Here’s the full list of 130 L-L League lacrosse alums on college rosters in 2017
LNP, May 7, 2017
Check out this article to see a list of Country Day alumni playing college lacrosse. More>

Mennonite’s Wanner rolls to gold in District 3 Class 2A boys tennis
LNP, May 6, 2017
Jonah Rebert ’20, who qualified for states, is “a talented LCD freshman who will be heard from down the road.” More>

Column: Diversity can make your company better, stronger
LNP, April 25, 2017
Melisa Baez ’04,  director of the Women’s Business Center at ASSETS, co-authored an editorial about diversity in the workplace. More>

College Scene: Country Day grad Umble fills lacrosse net for Hendrix
LNP, April 15, 2017
Bridget Umble ’14 has a team-high 34 goals along with eight assists for 42 points at Hendrix College. More>

F&M English major returns as novelist for college’s Emerging Writers Festival
LNP, April 9, 2017
Middle School English Teacher Meghan Kenny will perform as part of the Emerging Writers Festival. More>

Horizons summer school teacher Anne Cyr wins national education award
LNP, April 7, 2017
Anne Cyr, who has served at Lancaster Country Day’s Horizons summer program since its inception in 2015, was awarded the Lyn McNaught Teacher Award last week at Horizons’ annual conference held in Greenwich, Connecticut. More>

2017 Stars on Ice tour: Q&A with Charlie White, Olympic ice dance gold medalist

Central Penn Parent, April 7, 2017
Lily D-L’17 took part in a Q&A with Olympic ice dance gold medalist Charlie White. More>

Eagle Scouts: Evan R. Charnoff, David A. Izzo

Reading Eagle, April 7, 2017
David A. Izzo, 17, son of Domenic C. Jr. and Linda L. Izzo, Wyomissing, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Scout project, Izzo built three composting bins for Lancaster Country Day School. More>

Forbidden love in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Lancaster Country Day
LNP, April 6, 2017
Lancaster Country Day School and Theater of the Seventh Sister are collaborating on a production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” More>

Who’s News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions
LNP, April 2, 2017
Lancaster Country Day School has hired Jenny Kroncke and Paul Dillon in senior leadership positions. More>

Lancaster Country Day drops lacrosse co-op with McCaskey
LNP, March 31, 2017
LCD athletic director Austen Hannis said the decision to end its co-op with McCaskey High School in boys and girls lacrosse was two-fold. More>

Free Musical In Library
Hummelstown Sun, March 30, 2017
Sarah Frick will play the harp for the Endowment Trust of the Hershey Public Library. More>

Here’s your 2017 L-L League boys lacrosse team-by-team season previews
LNP, March 27, 2017
Lancaster Country Day junior long-stick midfielder Matt Lane is a player to watch. More>

California drought led to junior reserve champ’s evaporation experiment
LNP, March 24, 2017
For her winning experiment, Arielle B. ’21 put silver ping-pong balls in her grandfather’s food dehydrator to determine the temperatures at which the balls prevent water evaporation. More>

Manheim Twp. freshman’s device that tests if food is genetically modified wins North Museum Science & Engineering Fair
LNP, March 23, 2017
Arielle Breuninger, an 8th grader at Lancaster Country Day School, was named junior reserve champion. More>

After years of trying, Lancaster Country Day teacher finally breaks through and gets her 1st book published
LNP, March 19, 2017
Meghan Kenny, a seventh-grade English teacher at LCDS, will celebrate the publication of her first book, a collection of short stories titled “Love Is No Small Thing,” with a party on Saturday. More>

Here is a list of musicals Lancaster County high schools are performing
LNP, March 2, 2017
LCDS’ Romeo and Juliet is in this roundup of high school theater. More>

Cultivating Female Owned Businesses
WITF Smart Talk, February 14, 2017
Melisa Baez’04 discussed cultivating female-owned businesses in Central PA. More>

Artist Captures Striking Portraits Of Refugee Children Trump Would Turn Away
Huffington Post, February 6, 2017
Claire Schlissel Salvo’07 has photographed refugee children to showcase those who “stand to lose the most from Trump’s policies.” More>

Lancaster Country Day boys hoops overcomes 9-point second-half deficit to beat Mount Calvary
LNP, February 7, 2017
Tayler Eynon pumped in 21 of his game-high 31 points in the second half – 14 of them in the fourth quarter – to bring the host Cougars back against visiting Mount Calvary Christian. More>

Where George Washington Slept (Perhaps Not Well)
The New York Times, January 30, 2017
Gina Jarvis Whelan ’74, a textile conservator, gives details and insight into her work to preserve George Washington’s tent. More>

How this Penn Manor teacher makes school a place kids want to come, not have to come
LNP, January 30, 2017
Elizabeth Raff ’08 wants to do more than just teach kids about certain books. More>

Late-game woes cost East Juniata
The Sentinel, January 30, 2017
After holding the lead for most of the game, East Juniata collapsed late in the third quarter and Lancaster Country Day took advantage in a 41-34 Tri-Valley League girls basketball victory Friday. More>

Vote for PennLive’s boys basketball player of the week for Jan. 23-29
PennLive, January 29. 2017
Tayler Eynon ’17 is selected for player of the week for a third time this season. More>

Lititz, Lancaster teachers share Chinese New Year food traditions with students
LNP, January 26, 2017
LCDS is one of two school featured in a full-page color spread on their Chinese New Year celebrations. More>

Boys Hoops: Q&A with Lancaster Country Day’s new 1,000-point scorer Tayler Eynon
LNP, January 20, 2017
Tayler Eynon’17 talks about shooting his 1,000th point. More>

Candidates begin to emerge for Lancaster City Council
LNP, January 19, 2017
Noah Miller’04 is running for Lancaster City Council. More>

Boys Hoops: Watch Lancaster Country Day’s Tayler Eynon score his 1,000th point
LNP, January 15, 2017
Tayler Eynon’17 became the ninth student in LCDS history to shoot his 1,000th point. More>

Seventh-Grader Advances In Bee
Merchandiser, January 11, 2017
Seventh-grader Anjali Iyer of Silver Spring won the Lancaster Country Day School Geography Bee on Jan. 11. More>

Rose Bowl, parade a ‘twirler’s dream’ for Penn State’s Blue Sapphire, a Lancaster Country Day grad
LNP, January 2, 2017
Rachel Reiss ’14, the Blue Sapphire, performed at the Rose Bowl. More>

Meet the 2016 PennLive girls’ tennis all stars
PennLive, December 15, 2016
Amy Shields ’17 is a PennLive all star. More>

By unanimous vote, L-L League welcomes Lancaster Country Day as 26th full-time member
LNP, December 15, 2016
Welcome to the Lancaster-Lebanon League, Lancaster Country Day! More>

Son fixes clock at Lancaster train station in honor of late father
WGAL, December 8, 2016
Ryan Miller ’01 donated fixes to the train station clock so it always runs on time. More>

Skating Club Posts Holiday Show
Merchandiser, December 3, 2016
Lily D-L’17 plays Mary Poppins in The Red Rose Figure Skating Club production of “Disney Classics.” More>

Display Of Student Artwork Slated
Merchandiser, December 3, 2016
LCDS students will participate in The Demuth Museum’s 15th annual Art in a Box Exhibition through Friday, Dec. 30. More>

JLL Posts Author’s Luncheon
Merchandiser, December 3, 2016
Students from Lancaster Country Day School and Linden Hall, who were inspired by “An Invisible Thread,” are working on service learning projects in conjunction with the JLL to support Power Packs. More>

Alumni in Print
American Printer, November 16, 2016
Carson Beyl ’08 is featured by the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation because she is a former scholarship recipient. More>

Business of the Year 2016

Central Penn Business Journal
, November 11, 2016
Oliver Feakins ’01, president of  Track5Media, won business of the year in the 1-50 employee category. More>

School Group Performs “Rumors”
Merchandiser, November 10, 2016
Lancaster Country Day School theater students showed off their comedic chops in “Rumors,” a farce that opened on Nov. 3 and ran for three nights. More>

Listen: John Walk talks to Miguel Jacome for Inspirational Athletes podcast
LNP, November 9, 2016
Miguel Jacome, a Lancaster Country Day student/McCaskey swimmer, chats about the obstacles he’s faced in and out of the pool as he works toward his dream of one day swimming in the Olympics for the U.S. or his native Colombia (a very real possibility for the 2020 Summer Games). More>

Matthew Lane is your PennLive boys soccer Player of the Week
PennLive, November 3, 2016
After a popular vote, Matt Lane won Player of the Week. More>

Lancaster Country Day to Put Wellness on Display
School Construction News, Sept/Oct 2016
The new LCDS athletic complex will support health and wellness in education. More>

Lane’s 2 goals lift Lancaster Country Day boys into 1A soccer semis

LNP, October 27, 2016
Junior Matt Lane drove in a head-ball pass from Mason Lee for the first of his two goals as the third-seeded Cougars (16-3-1) defeated the sixth-seeded Irish 3-0 Wednesday afternoon at Lancaster Country Day School. More>

WATCH: News 8 takes 13th District candidates ‘Back to School’
WGAL, October 26, 2016
The candidates for the 13th District of the Pa. State Senate came to Country Day for a forum with students. More>

LCDS Awards Scholarships

Merchandiser, October 8, 2016
Lancaster Country Day School (LCDS) awarded four $10,000 John A. Jarvis Merit Scholarships to area students. More>

Manheim Township’s Kuntz, Lancaster Mennonite’s Stillman hold District 3 golf leads
LNP, October 7, 2016
LCDS players Sarah Shi, Matthew Berkenstock and Nick Hooper made the 2A cut in the District 3 golf tournament. More>

Conserving George Washington’s Headquarters Tent
C-SPAN, October 6, 2016
Gina Jarvis Whelan ’74, a textile conservator, explains her work to preserve George Washington’s tent. More>

School To Honor Alumni Athletes
Merchandiser, October 6, 2016
Mary Wismer Porter ’01 and Alex Blickle ’11 will be inducted in the the LCDS Athletic Hall of Honor. More>

Girls soccer: Local Class A private schools wind down their seasons
LNP, October 6, 2016
In girls soccer, 
Lancaster Country Day sits second in the Tri-Valley League’s South division. More>

District 3 team golf: Catholic earns another AA crown, while Township is second in AAA
LNP, October 5, 2016
In the golf championship, Lancaster Country Day combined to shoot a 359 and took fourth place. Matthew Berkenstock led the team with an 85. More>

Los Angeles producer from Mount Joy writes film with her father about reality TV
LNP, October 2, 2016
Alan DeVitry ’72 has co-written a film with his daughter. More>

This Recent College Grad Is Running Across America
Buzzfeed, September 15, 2016
Chris Andrews ’12 is running across America to talk with people face-to-face. More>

Review: Have You Heard the One About the Grieving Daughter?
New York Times, September 8, 2016
Rya Kihlstedt ‘87 plays the mother in an Amazon TV series “One Mississippi.” More>

LCDS Lower School Transformed
Merchandiser, September 7, 2016
An audience of more than 600 people watched that official opening of Lancaster Country Day School’s renovated Lower School on Aug. 24. More>

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