The Lion's Tale

Exploring the Renwick Gallery

A golden bust, as tall as the ceiling, takes up an entire room in the exhibit.

Ella Gorodetzky, Guest Writer

December 7, 2018

Tea with a teacher: Q&A with Jewish History teacher Sara Coxe

Jewish history teacher Sara Coxe uses a cart to present in front of her classes and store her materials.

Shira Godin, Style Editor

November 29, 2018

Lion's Tale: Tell me about your cart, because I know you didn’t use to have it. Jewish history teacher Sara Coxe: When I first started working [at JDS], we used to have a desktop computer in each classroom and in each office. The school didn’t give us computers; if you wanted a notebook, you ha...

Two spins on classic Thanksgiving recipes

Two spins on classic Thanksgiving recipes

Sally Rogal, Reporter

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for all that you have and what better way to say thanks to all the people in your life than by baking some tasty Thanksgiving inspired treats. These two desserts are both spins of classic Thanksgiving favorites.     Cranberry bars: Recipe courtes...

From cart to finish, The Halal Guys doesn’t fail to delight

The Halal Guys offers heaping rice platters with toppings of chicken, beef “gyro,” olives, lettuce and peppers on its menu.

Matthew Rabinowitz, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 9, 2018

A franchise of The Halal Guys restaurant recently opened in Bethesda, Md., bringing delicious and filling Mediterranean food for around 10 dollars to a convenient location along Bethesda Row. Although originally started as a small food cart in New York City, The Halal Guys has been franchised throug...

Tea with a teacher: Q&A with English teacher Nancy Wassner

Tea with a teacher: Q&A with English teacher Nancy Wassner

Charli Galkin and Shira Godin

November 2, 2018

Lion's Tale: What is your favorite breakfast food? English teacher Nancy Wassner: I think my favorite breakfast food is a very cheesy omelet, preferably with guacamole and salsa. But that’s sort of a new thing. When I was younger, I was all about the sweet breakfast food. Now, I’m all about t...

Not an ordinary Shakespeare production

The production strategically arranged a rotating stage, which kept the audience engaged and excited.

Kate Sosland, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018

Laughter. Lust. And lots of confusion. As Shakespeare’s shortest show, The Comedy of Errors has slapstick humor and is a must-see at the Shakespeare Theatre. The play launches into a complex plot about lost family members and misunderstood identity. I would recommend reading an exposition before se...

Theater review: Beetlejuice

Sabrina Bramson, Features Editor

October 17, 2018

The lights were flashing, the music was blaring, the crowd was cheering and my family was smiling. Opening night of the musical adaptation of “Beetlejuice” was a success, even though it was raunchier than expected. “Beetlejuice” follows a typical couple, the Maitlands, who suffer a tragic death. Be...

Broadway star and middle school alum Ethan Slater speaks to students

Ethan Slater was interviewed by senior Talia Shemony and junior Dylan Fox.

Sophia Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2018

The atmosphere is hectic on opening night of the new musical, Spongebob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical, as the main character Ethan Slater tries to find some calm to get in the right mindset for his Broadway debut. On Oct. 9 Slater, a CESJDS middle school alum spoke to students about his journe...

Album review: “Know” by Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz's new album

Sabrina Bramson, Features Editor

September 6, 2018

Jason Mraz recently released his new album titled “Know” on August 10. Leading up to this date, however, he released four singles that would be part of the album. The second song, “Unlonely,” was dropped on June 14, right at the beginning of the summer. "Unlonely" starts out with Mraz singin...

Tips and tricks for a successful new year

Jessie Lehman, Design Editor

August 28, 2018

graphic by Jessie Lehman

The Baked Bear is a popular destination: Is it worth the visit?

Along with scooped ice cream in cones and cups, The Baked Bear offers hot-pressed ice cream sandwiches with freshly baked cookies.

Oren Minsk and Charli Galkin

June 12, 2018

The Baked Bear is an ice cream shop that recently opened at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Md. to large crowds and a popular response. Below are two reviews, one by guest writer Charli Galkin and one by reporter Oren Minsk, that assess whether the attraction deserves a visit.   Guest Writer ...

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