2018-2019 Staff

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...

Sofia Paredes

Campus News Editor

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...

Daniel Gallup

Head of Arts and Entertainment

Daniel Gallup 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 things arts and entertainment and is honored to be the head o...

Taisa Strouse

Sports Editor

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...

Evelyn Abramowitz

Spartans Speak Editor

Evelyn is a senior at Miami Country Day School where she has been going to the school since first grade.  She has been a writer and editor on staff and is this year's Spartans Speak editor. Beside her interest in journalism, Eve...

Maria Silva

Online Editor & Reporter

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 ...

Saavan Kamlani

Spartan TV Reporter

Tamara Bhardwaj

Staff Reporter

Tamara Bhardwaj is a freshman at Miami Country Day School. She has been at the school for nine years now, starting in first grade. Tamara likes to be involved with the arts in and out of school. She does Varsity Swimming durin...

Abbey Tomkinson

Staff Reporter

Abbey is a senior and, while she has contributed to The Spartacus in the past, this is her first year as an active staff reporter.  She loves photography, writing and is diligent about her schoolwork. Abbey is relentless in inves...

Gabriella Marchesani

Staff Reporter

Gabriella Marchesani, Staff Reporter, strives to improve her skills as an aspiring journalist, whether it is by reporting, photographing, writing or editing on The Spartacus. She has gained experience through the Columbia Scholast...

Giulianna Bruce

Staff Writer

Giulianna Bruce is a sophomore at Miami Country Day School. She is looking forward to being part of The Spartacus staff this year. She is also very excited to learn more about journalism and to improve her writing skills with t...

Sophia Gostfrand

Staff Writer

Sophia Gostfrand is an 11th grade student reporter at Miami Country Day School. In the Spring, she plays varsity girls softball. Sophia is also involved with the Best Buddies club at school. This is her second year on The Spart...