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Guide to Black Friday Sales

Guide to Black Friday Sales

Cati Werbin-Gradel, Reporter November 22, 2022

As Thanksgiving and the holiday season approaches, shoppers are getting ready for Black Friday. This year, Black Friday falls on Nov. 25, but for many stores, sales begin earlier than its official start...

Junior Netanya Shaffin sits in front of a box light meant to treat Seasonal affective disorder

Fighting the ‘Winter Blues’ – a look into seasonal depression

Aliza Bellas and Gigi Gordon November 21, 2022

As students look out their windows to see a pitch-black sky outside, a tired and unmotivated feeling overwhelms their bodies. To their surprise, as they check the clock, it reads 5:45 p.m. - the beginning...

Tacombis vibrant outdoor seating creates inviting atmosphere for customers.

From the streets of Mexico to the heart of Bethesda

Ari Kittrie, Reporter November 10, 2022

Deep in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Mexican culture sprawls in the restaurant Tacombi. Tacombi brings the spirit of Mexico alive through its small yet diverse menu, ranging from Mexican street corn...

Midnights by Taylor Swift is Certainly Worth Losing Sleep Over

“Midnights” by Taylor Swift is Certainly Worth Losing Sleep Over

Lilli Libowitz, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 1, 2022

Ever since Taylor Swift announced the release of her tenth studio album, “Midnights,” at the MTV Awards, fans have been looking everywhere for Easter eggs in anticipation of its release. “Midnights”...

The 1975 cover of their new hit album, Being Funny in a Foreign Language.

Best and Worst October Album Releases

Lilli Libowitz, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 31, 2022

A wave of highly-anticipated albums have been released just as fall began. From Meghan Trainor to Quavo to the 1975, there is a wide variety of new music and truly something for everybody.   Meghan...

Members of Chocolate Club convene at a meeting.

Chocolate Club Rises to Popularity

Ari Werbin-Gradel, Features Editor October 23, 2022

At the beginning of the school year, seniors Lyle Barrocas and Joshua Gale decided to create a club focused on a delicacy they truly loved; chocolate. As CESJDS is typically full of academic clubs, the...

Netflixs newest high school comedy, Do Revenge, does not disappoint

Netflix’s newest high school comedy, “Do Revenge”, does not disappoint

Kaelyn Rashti, Reporter September 30, 2022

Netflix’s “Do Revenge” is the story of two girls trying to navigate the rules and expectations of the high-stakes high school social system. The girls are both seeking revenge for different reasons....

New York Fashion Week is both timeless and avant-garde

Ellie Levine, Reporter September 22, 2022

Ever since I was young watching New York Fashion Week (NYFW) has been special to me, and as I’ve grown that love has only expanded as I am able to discover more about myself and the world around me as...

“Mexican Geniuses, A Frida and Diego Immersive Experience” is a vibrant and engaging retelling of Kahlo and Riveras stories.

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit in D.C. is beautiful, immersive and authentically Mexican

Yaeli Greenblum, Reporter September 19, 2022

As I walked into “Mexican Geniuses, A Frida and Diego Immersive Experience,” I felt as I had  been transported into the warm and vibrant culture of Mexico. Initially, I did not think the exhibit would...

Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” Season 3 exceeds expectations

Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” Season 3 exceeds expectations

Aliza Bellas, Reporter September 12, 2022

When Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” dropped in the midst of 2020, viewers were amazed by the hard-hitting comedy, raw drama and diversity of the show.  The first two seasons followed Devi Vishwakumar,...

Seas the day

Daniela Abrams , Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2022

Rehoboth Beach, DE:  Rehoboth Beach is a three hour drive from the Washington, D.C. area. The beach is known for its bustling boardwalk full of shops with funnel cakes and fries, as well as its famous...

Hit replay

Kaylah Goldrich, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

Mud sloshed under junior Zoe Epstein’s feet as she danced to the vibrant music at the highly-anticipated Pitbull: Can’t Stop Us Now concert on July 29 at Jiffy Lube Live. Pitbull was one of the highlights...

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