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A guide to game day as a soccer player

A guide to game day as a soccer player

Ari Werbin-Gradel, Reporter October 19, 2021

Get your mindset right- Every night, I do 5 minutes of meditation. It slows down my life and I feel completely focused, but at the same time, calm and loose. While I meditate, I visualize what I want...

Classes go virtual due to power outage

Classes go virtual due to power outage

Daniela Abrams, News Editor October 19, 2021

After a power outage that resulted in the shutting down of the CESJDS Upper School campus, classes returned to virtual learning for one day. PEPCO has been working day and night to help locate the root...

Class of 2023 at their first Shabbaton in fall of 2020.

Shabbatons return for the 2021-2022 school year

Eitan Malkus, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 19, 2021

Shabbatons will be returning this year after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic. The freshman class will be attending their Shabbaton in early November and the senior class will be going in December....

Opinion: What I learned from quarantine

Opinion: What I learned from quarantine

Ivan Endelman, Feature Editor October 19, 2021

As soon as my alarm went off, I knew I had forgotten to turn in my math homework. I bolted to my computer and rushed to upload the assignment before I was fully awake. With minutes to go before the beginning...

Junior Coby Malkus watching the viral TikTok posted by creator Lauren Zarras.

Is “Couch Guy” cheating on his girlfriend?

Lilli Libowitz, Assistant Opinion Editor October 12, 2021

A viral TikTok started up controversy in the past couple of weeks, with viewers getting into fights about which side is right.  The short video was posted on September 21 by Lauren Zarras, who surprised...

On September 23, Chaia Tacos opened up its new location in downtown Bethesda.

“Chaia Tacos” offers delicious fast-casual mexican cuisine

Kaylah Goldrich, Reporter October 11, 2021

A new taco place, Chaia Tacos, opened on Woodmont Ave. in downtown Bethesda on September 28. Their menu consists of a variety of different tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas and tostadas. They also have tasty...

A cake of the character Pikachu is one example of Cohens creative creations.

Baking with a purpose

Aaron Gallo, Sports Editor October 7, 2021

For junior Brooke Cohen, baking creative cakes are not only a hobby but a form of charity as well. Cohen’s business is called Baked by Brooke and offers customers the option to pick a charity for a portion...

Opinion: Why I deleted TikTok

Opinion: Why I deleted TikTok

Lincoln Aftergood, Opinion Editor October 6, 2021

TikTok has taken the world by storm. Everywhere you go, kids can be seen doing viral dances, laughing at their favorite creator or sharing videos with friends. But when you stop swiping through videos...

The carpool line running through the student parking lot as students try to leave school.

New carpool system irritates student drivers

Matan Silverberg, Sports Editor October 1, 2021

The new carpool system received backlash from students and faculty who are frustrated with its inefficiency. The administration has been working to adjust the system and help carpool run more smoothly.  “The...

Cartoon by Taylor Polonsky

Opinion: Maryland should mandate RTI

Adin Halbfinger, Reporter September 29, 2021

In your class of 20 kids, four of them have a learning disability. Two of those kids get help for their learning disability, but the other two are struggling to keep up in class, and don’t have an answer...

The Green machine smoothie, right, and the Rainforest bowl from Berries and Bowls

Berries and Bowls, a new Acai shop in Bethesda, offers delicious options that range on the sweet side

Daniela Abrams , News Editor September 26, 2021

A new Acai bowl and juice shop, Berries and Bowls, opened on Elm Street in downtown Bethesda on August 13. The shop features a variety of smoothie bases, juices and six different types of toasts.  The...

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