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From Poland with Poems

From Poland with Poems

Rebecca Weiss, Reporter

When junior Selah Bickel lived in Poland for six months last year, she lost the comfort of a familiar language, but found creative inspiration for her poetry, especially on the public bus of Warsaw. “It’s really, re...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Pulse of JDS: New schedule adjustments

Pulse of JDS: New schedule adjustments

Sabrina Bramson, Reporter

September 6, 2017No Comments

Journey to Jordan: Arabic student embarks on cultural exploration in the Middle East

Journey to Jordan: Arabic student embarks on cultural exploration in the Middle East

Rebecca Weiss, Reporter

When a taxi driver casually asked Ari Gershengorn his religion, the CESJDS junior looked out the window, and as the Arabic street signs whizzed past him in Amman, Jordan, he said: “Christian.”   “I probably didn’t ne...

September 1, 2017No Comments

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Lions outplay Bengals in 5-2 senior night victory

Lions outplay Bengals in 5-2 senior night victory

Rina Torchinsky, Editor in Chief

The girls varsity Lions celebrated senior night with a 5-2 victory over the Burke Bengals Tuesday at CESJDS. The spirited atmosphere began hours before the game, when the seniors walked into school dressed as princesses...

October 3, 2017No Comments

Lady Lions thrash Cougars in 5-1 victory

Lady Lions thrash Cougars in 5-1 victory

September 18, 2017

Lions fall to Cougars in 6-0 loss

Lions fall to Cougars in 6-0 loss

September 13, 2017

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Expected to never forget without anything to always remember

Expected to never forget without anything to always remember

Ayelette Halbfinger, Guest Columnist

Following Zman Kodesh, the entire upper school went to the front parking lot where we stood in unison while the American flag was lowered to half mast. After a short prayer,...

September 11, 20172 Comments

Follow MCPS for a later start to school

Follow MCPS for a later start to school

September 5, 2017

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True Food Kitchen serves international cuisines with honest ingredients

True Food Kitchen serves international cuisines with honest ingredients

Ben Robinson, Reporter

True Food Kitchen, located in Bethesda, is an informal, eco-friendly chain that prides itself on serving organic and natural dishes. The restaurant does this in a manner that...

October 3, 2017No Comments

Fashion Friday: Cute and comfortable

Fashion Friday: Cute and comfortable

September 15, 2017

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Mind over matter: Psychology offers glimpse of human behavior

Mind over matter: Psychology offers glimpse of human behavior

Izzy May, Reporter

Come December, tri-fold boards will decorate the shelves of the Levitt Library, each one portraying a different mental illness and listing several celebrities that might have...

September 26, 2017No Comments

A Closer Look: The Educational Support Services Program

A Closer Look: The Educational Support Services Program

June 12, 2017

Under the same roof: Pluralism in the community

Under the same roof: Pluralism in the community

April 5, 2017

Turn off the lights: Facing climate change

Turn off the lights: Facing climate change

February 14, 2017

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