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Student by day, barista by night

Lily Daroff and Ethan Chanin

October 20, 2017No Comments

Senior Rachel Serfaty spends several afternoons per week working at Starbucks. Because she is often surrounded by coffee, she has become increasingly dependent on the caffeinated beverage. Learn more about Serfaty's job and...

From Poland with Poems

From Poland with Poems

Rebecca Weiss, Reporter

September 20, 2017No Comments

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...

Pulse of JDS: New schedule adjustments

Pulse of JDS: New schedule adjustments

Sabrina Bramson, Reporter

September 6, 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

October 3, 2017No Comments

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...

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

September 11, 20172 Comments

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,...

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

October 3, 2017No Comments

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...

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

September 26, 2017No Comments

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...

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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