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I scream, you scream, we all scream for SnowCream (and bubble tea)

I scream, you scream, we all scream for SnowCream (and bubble tea)

Rina Torchinsky, Features Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Style

When I walked into Snowbots Bubble Tea and SnowCream in Rockville, Md., I was immediately greeted with the subtle scent of tropical spices and the sight of a colorful robot-filled mural on my left. Snowbots is located just nine minutes up Rockville Pike from the Upper School. Even though the drive i...

What to do with Thanksgiving

What to do with Thanksgiving

Yonatan Greenberg, Former Managing Editor, Copy
November 24, 2016
Filed under Guest Column, Opinion, Showcase

As Thanksgiving approached and I began to reflect on the things I am grateful for, I found myself thinking about this past summer that I spent volunteering for the Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition (TASSC). TASSC is an organization that provides invaluable support to torture survivors in...

Concert Review: The Fray and American Authors

Concert Review: The Fray and American Authors

Sabrina Bramson, Guest Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

This past Tuesday, I had the chance to hear one of my favorite bands perform in concert: The Fray. Not only were they spectacular, but also the opening act, American Authors, was just as amazing. Any person who would have the privilege to see The Fray live in concert would fall in love with their music, ...

U.S. veteran interviews

U.S. veteran interviews

Jonathan Foldi, Noah Green, Eli Winkler, RJ Firestone, Daniel Baumstein, and Ethan Kane
November 12, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

For history teacher Michael Connell’s War and Civilization class, seniors were assigned to interview a U.S. veteran. These are six of their stories: Colonel Charles McGee Colonel Charles McGee served in the U.S. Air Force for 30 years, over which time he set the Air Force record for most combat missio...

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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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. ...