Thursday, January 17, 2018:

In Wednesday’s Athletic Action…… The Girls Middle School Soccer Team (10-4-1) lost to Ransom Everglades in the South Florida Middle School Conference Semifinals 4-0.  Lauren White made 6 saves, and Tyra Cooper-Williams, JJ Hammond, Ariana Clarke, Logan Sennett, and Gianna Murdocco all played well. The Boys Middle School Soccer Team (9-5) lost to Ransom Everglades in the South Florida Middle School Conference Semifinals 1-0. The Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Team (0-12) lost to Sagemont 52-50.  Dhillon Murphy led the way with 26 points, Eric Germeus added 12 points, Josh Finvarb had 7 points and 5 steals, and Yoav Haiat had 3 rebounds and 3 steals.  The Boys Varsity Basketball Team (5-10) lost to Sagemont 62-32.  Jordan Cooke led the way with 18 points.
Today….The Girls Varsity Soccer Team travels to Carrollton at 4pm, and the Girls Middle School, Boys Middle School (JV), and Boys Middle School (Varsity) Basketball Teams travel to Riviera Prep at 3:30/4:30/5:30pm. 
Winter Senior Games/Red Out: Please come out, pack the stands, wear RED, and support our seniors on the dates listed below – our Spartan athletes would appreciate it.
(1)  Tuesday, January 22nd, Girls Soccer vs. University School (5pm)
(2)  Tuesday, January 22nd , Boys Soccer vs. University School (7pm)
(3)  Friday, February 1st , Girls Basketball vs. American Heritage (4:30pm)
(4)  Wednesday, February 6th, Boys Basketball vs. Westminster Christian (7:30pm)
Ellie’s Army Foundation: A special event is coming up on Sunday, January 20! Ellie’s Army Foundation is hosting a “Dirty Socks 5K & Walkathon” at 8 a.m. at Aventura Circle. I invite all of you to join the Miami Country Day School team to walk and support Ellie’s Army Upper School Club (President is Alicia Rodriguez ’20), The Levy Family and Ellie’s Army Foundation. Many of you knew Ellie ’09 – an amazing warrior who battled cystic fibrosis and is continuing to make a difference every day for children battling life-threatening illnesses. She may be gone, but her legacy lives on! The Foundation is hosting a walk for the first time in many years – the walk begins at 8:15 am and is followed by family fun with food trucks, music and kids’ activities. Register here and join the Miami Country Day School team:
When it asks “Do you want to join or create a team”, choose “Join a team”, then choose “Miami Country Day School”.
Thank you for considering participating in the walk and supporting the Foundation! Read more below about why it’s called the “Dirty Socks 5k” and click here to read about Ellie and the Ellie’s Army Foundation. If you cannot be at the walk but would like to support the Foundation, click here.
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