2018-2019 Staff

Gabriella Marchesani

Staff Writer

Gabriella is a Junior and goes by Gabi. This is her first year on The Spartacus.

Sophia Gostfrand


Sophia Gostfrand is a 11th 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...

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

Head of Arts and Entertainment

Daniel Gallup is a senior, 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 section of the Spartacus. Whether it be...

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...

Sofia Paredes


Sofia Paredes is a junior 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...

Maria Silva

Online Editor

Maria Silva is a junior at Miami Country Day School. This is her third year as a writer for the Spartacus. She is on the Varsity Cross Country team and is involved with Model UN, CLP, and Operation Smile. Maria loves to travel an...

Madeline Sukhdeo

Staff Writer

Madeline Sukhdeo is a junior 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 orchestra. She spends most of her free time with her ...

Saavan Kamlani

Spartan TV Reporter