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2017-2018 Staff

Samantha Green

Staff Writer/Social Media

Samantha is a Freshman at Miami Country Day and has been here for 11 years. She works as a staff writer as well as co-editor of social media for The Spartacus. This is her first year on staff. She is a member of the Varsity Girls Go...

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Daniel Strouse

Online Co-Editor

Daniel Strouse (“Danny”), editor, is currently a senior at Miami Country Day School. He is involved in athletics, works hard in the academic realm and is involved in many campus activities. On the weekends Daniel enjoys time w...

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Taisa Strouse

Staff Writer

Taisa Strouse is a sophomore at Miami Country Day and this is her second year as a writer on The Spartacus staff. She is on the Varsity Soccer and Cross Country teams, as well as plays club soccer in Miami Shores. Schoolwork is ve...

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John Sayfie

Sports Editor

John Sayfie, the Sports Editor for The Spartacus, is a Senior at Miami Country Day School. He is the President of the 12th Grade, a defenseman on the Varsity Lacrosse team and a bassist in Early Bird Orchestra, where he plays t...

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Jonathan Choeff

Social Media Editor

Jonathan Choeff is a senior at Miami Country Day. Jonathan is a member of the orchestra, jazz band and CME as he loves to play music. He enjoys hanging out with friends, watching Netflix, and going to SoulCycle during his free ti...

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Sophia Gostfrand


Sophia Gostfrand is a 10th grade student reporter at Miami Country Day School. In the Spring, she plays varsity girls softball. Sophia is also involved with the club at school “Best Buddies.” She enjoys being a sophomore an...

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Karen S. Davis, CJE


Karen S. Davis is an Emmy-winning Producer/Writer, nationally certified Journalism Educator with a Masters in Education. She's an avid photographer, digital storyteller and proud adviser to The Spartacus and Spartan TV. When ...

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Steve Brennan

Staff Advisor

Steve Brennan is a history teacher at Miami Country Day School, having originally arrived in the United States to study history at graduate school from England. His zest for the subject is matched by his love of teaching - a com...

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Daniel Gallup

Head of Arts and Entertainment

Daniel Gallup is a junior, who plays bass, guitar, piano, and sings in 21 Hearts 1 Beat. He has a real passion for all things arts and entertainment and is honored to be the head of that division of the Spartacus. Whether it be...

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Evelyn Abromowitz

Journalist & Editor Campus News

Evelyn, the Campus News section editor, is a junior at Miami Country Day School where she has been going to the school since first grade.  Beside her interest in journalism, Evelyn plays bass in the MCDS orchestra and also pla...

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Sofia Paredes


Sofia Paredes is a sophomore at Miami Country Day School. She is a piano player and plays water polo on the varsity girls water polo team; she loves spending time with her friends and family, traveling around the world, and is always...

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Lucia Bruzzi

Online Co-Editor

Lucia Bruzzi reporter and online editor is currently a Senior at Miami Country Day School. She is Italian and has been at the school since freshman year. She works hard in the academic realm and is involved in extracurricular ...

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Madeline Sukhdeo

Spartans Speak Editor

Madeline Sukhdeo, Spartans Speak Editor for The Spartacus, is a sophomore at MCDS, and has been part of the Country Day community since second grade. She is a part of the volleyball team, and is a second violinist in the orchest...

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Karen Rosenbloom


Karen Rosenbloom is a Senior at Miami Country Day. She enjoys sharing a laugh with family and friends,the exquisite culinary arts, timeless photography, endless movie nights, and crisp mornings spent with a cup of coffee in o...

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