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An immersion into politics: Eighth-grader as guest columnist for The Huffington Post

Shira Godin, Reporter

For eighth-grader Matthew Wieseltier, the summer of 2015 began with a lecture by the editor-in-chief and co-founder of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington. Matthew attended the talk about adult use of technology at the A...  Read More »

June 17, 2016 • 0 comments

Before they were teachers: the uncut interviews

Rani Zimand and Emily Cohen, Copy Editor and Style Editor

Listen to the recordings below to learn about what English teacher Avery Downing and History teacher Carl Atwood did before they became teachers.               History...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Summer traveling

Alexis Bell, Guest Writer

“I made it through,” sophomore Sophie Handloff was thinking after spending an entire night alone in the woods. This 15 hour solo was just one of the challenging adventures Handloff accomplished while on an eight day Outward B...  Read More »

May 18, 2016 • 0 comments

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Feast of champions

Bennett Bramson, Sports Editor

On Thursday, June 2 CESJDS students who participated in a winter or spring sport came together for the annual Winter and Spring Sports Banquet. At the banquet, students ate and listened to their coaches talk about the se...  Read More »

June 2, 2016 • 0 comments

In the ballpark: seventh-graders on varsity softball

April 22, 2016

Q&A with Seth Eisenstein

April 11, 2016

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Restaurant review: Zoës Kitchen

Shira Godin, Reporter

Zoës Kitchen has always been a go-to restaurant for my family. Being 10 minutes away from my house it is convenient as well. With its modern decor and fast service, Zoës K...  Read More »

April 4, 2016 • 0 comments

A call for teamwork

March 11, 2016

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Fashion Friday: Chic and Unique

Emily Cohen, Style Editor

Sophomore Dalia Handelman, who can often be spotted in ripped jeans and foreign jewelry, prides herself on her sense of style. Handelman likes to let her personality shine th...  Read More »

June 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Art through a Jewish lens

April 12, 2016

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Two different kinds of families

Jessie Lehman, Reporter

As eighth-grader Ava Fradlin-Ryan walks downstairs for dinner at night, rather than feeling frustrated that she is an only child, she feels grateful for the opportunity to...  Read More »

May 1, 2016 • 0 comments


April 18, 2016

The real March madness: how Shir Madness adjusts without the seniors

March 16, 2016

Siblings at JDS: a look into family life inside the walls of the Upper School

March 10, 2016

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