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Reactions to the results of the 2016 U.S. election

Reactions to the results of the 2016 U.S. election

Addie Bard, Amelia Davidson, Emily Cohen, Ari Feuer, and Rina Torchinsky
November 9
Filed under News, Showcase

In reaction to Donald Trump being elected president last night, we asked high school students to share their responses in one word.compiled by Ari Feuer, Emily Cohen, Amelia Davidson and Addie Bard...

Powderpuff 2016 highlights

Powderpuff 2016 highlights

Noah Green and Bennett Bramson
November 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Nov. 3, the junior and senior girls faced off in the powderpuff touch football game. To see highlights from the game, watch the video and check out the photos below.  

Middle school Community Service Day through pictures

Middle school Community Service Day through pictures

Talia Horowitz and Miriam Minsk
November 4
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, Nov. 2 the sixth through ninth grade participated in a day of service and attended a variety of locations, including the National Mall and Martha's Table. Look below for pictures from the day.

JDS weighs in: Utilizing Office Hours

JDS weighs in: Utilizing Office Hours

Sara Sporkin, Reporter
November 1
Filed under Features, Showcase

Infographic by Sara Sporkin

Fashion Friday: “Dressing good to feel good”

Fashion Friday: “Dressing good to feel good”

Ari Feuer and Talia Cohen
October 30
Filed under Showcase, Style

Junior Ilana Meltzer  believes that her fashion impacts her mood, so she dresses how she wants to feel. "I'm a big believer in the 'dress good to feel good,'" Meltzer said. To see what articles of clothing make up Meltzer's style, scroll over the tags. ...

When art and literature come together: Artist Debra Band visits middle school English class

When art and literature come together: Artist Debra Band visits middle school English class

Shira Godin, Reporter
October 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

Artist Debra Band visited middle school English teacher Annette Lakein’s eighth grade English class on Oct. 10 to help students explore themes from Elie Wiesel’s “Night” through art. Band has published four books of Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, including “I Will Wake the Dawn.” “T...

The Girls Varsity Volleyball Senior Night in pictures

The Girls Varsity Volleyball Senior Night in pictures

Ben Savarick, Reporter
October 21
Filed under Showcase, Sports

At their last home game of the season, the Girls Varsity Volleyball team faced off against the Edmund Burke School. During this game, the seniors on the team were honored by their teammates for the team’s Senior Night.

Fashion Friday: Dress to impress

Fashion Friday: Dress to impress

Emily Cohen, Style Editor
October 21
Filed under Showcase, Style

Junior Sophie Wallach, who describes her sense of style as “trendy,” can often be seen in brand-name clothing. Wallach enjoys dressing to impress and tries to be “fashion forward” with her outfits. To see what articles make up Wallach’s style, scroll over the tags. ...

Indonesian Muslims visit through U.S. State Department

Indonesian Muslims visit through U.S. State Department

Talia Denicoff and Miriam Minsk
October 21
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

A group of five Indonesian Muslim scholars and teachers, including one translator, visited CESJDS on Oct. 13 as part of a twelve-day tour of American schools. The U.S. State Department hosted the Indonesian Muslims and contacted JDS to request that they open their doors to the visitors. Many of th...

Real-time reactions to the third presidential debate

Real-time reactions to the third presidential debate

Ilan Cohen and Sara Sporkin
October 20
Filed under In-Depth, Opinion, Showcase

Reporters Sara Sporkin and Ilan Cohen share their real-time reactions to the third presidential debate. Ilan Pre-Debate: I’m wondering if there is going to be a handshake tonight. I’m assuming not. Sara Pre-debate: According to a CNN update on my phone, “Clinton will try to stay out of the mud....

Musical assemblies commemorate journalist Daniel Pearl

Musical assemblies commemorate journalist Daniel Pearl

Ari Feuer, Style Editor
October 19
Filed under Showcase, Style

On Friday, Oct. 14 CESJDS commemorated Daniel Pearl's legacy by participating in Daniel Pearl World Music Day, a national initiative to honor the journalist who was killed in a terrorist attack in 2002.