2016-2017 Staff

Taisa Strouse

Taisa Strouse, Sports Editor, is a Junior at Miami Country Day and this is her third year on The Spartacus.  Taisa is on both the Varsity Soccer and Cross Country teams. As an athlete-scholar, she is so happy to take on the r...

Karen S. Davis, CJE

Karen S. Davis loves teaching! She 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 Sp...

Daniel Gallup

Daniel Gallup was named Editor in Chief during the Fall semester 2018. He is a senior and President of the Student Body government, who plays bass, guitar, piano and sings in 21 Hearts 1 Beat. He has a real passion for all thin...

Sofia Paredes

Sofia Paredes is a junior at Miami Country Day School. She plays on the varsity girls water polo team and is also a part of the girls varsity swim team. She loves spending time with her friends and family, and traveling around...

Karen Davis

Karen S. Davis, MS. Ed., CJE Karen S. Davis is an Emmy-winning Producer/Writer, nationally certified Journalism Educator, avid photographer, digital storyteller and proud adviser to The Spartacus and Spartan TV. When Ms. Davis is n...

Taisa Strouse

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 team, as well as plays club soccer in Miami Shores. Schoolwork is ver...

Maria Silva

Maria Silva is a junior at Miami Country Day School. This is her third year as a writer for The Spartacus. She is excited to be overseeing the online portions this year. She is on the Varsity Cross Country team and is involved with ...

Daniel Gallup

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...

Ben Kreger

Ben Kreger is Sophomore and has been attending MCDS since fifth grade. Ben is a responsible and hardworking student. When he is not studying hard for all of his classes, he can be found watching hockey or spending time with friends...

Amy Gallup

Ms. Amy Gallup is an avid newspaper reader, a film buff, and, in her spare time, the Humanities Department Chair.   Among the MCDS responsibilities she loves most - advising The Spartacus and the GSA and ABC clubs, introducing a new ...

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