The Lion's Tale

Why there should be less work online

Why there should be less work online

Naomi Gould, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Too often I’m trying to finish the remainder of my homework when my computer chimes with a new notification, sucking my attention to another corner of the web. Technology is now fully a part of our lives and education system, and though I consider myself a dedicated student, technology has made ...

Student athletes’ path to injury recovery

Student athletes’ path to injury recovery

Sophia Miller, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The crowd cheers as the runners blaze by, but many cannot help but notice that a familiar face is missing in the lead pack. Sophomore Adam Alter stands on the side cheering on his fellow teammates, rather than running, due to a groin injury. Alter has not been able to participate in the cross countr...

Many graduates to enlist in the Israeli Defense Forces

Many graduates to enlist in the Israeli Defense Forces

Matthew Rabinowitz, News Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

“I’m definitely nervous. I know it’s gonna be one of the most challenging things I ever do, and I’m definitely nervous because it’s so unpredictable,” Jonah Gershman (‘19) said about his decision to join the Israeli Defense Forces. Gershman lived in Israel earlier in his life and wanted to help ...

Siyum speech calls new alumni to action

Siyum speech calls new alumni to action

Daphne Kaplan, In-Depth and Design Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

English teacher Melissa Fisanich delivered the faculty address on Friday, Feb. 8 at the CESJDS Class of 2019’s Siyum, or culminating senior ceremony. “Honored” by the grade who chose her to deliver this year’s speech, Fisanich strived to encapsulate some of the Class of 2019’s greatest attr...

Golden Goose sneakers spark controversy

Golden Goose sneakers spark controversy

Josie Stein, Features Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

The Golden Goose Deluxe Brand was founded in 2000 by two young Venetian designers, but their designs have only recently garnered acclaim from the teen market. In the halls of CESJDS, the flashy sneakers have gained popularity and attention, and have become a noticeable fashion trend. The standard ...

Lions end up on top of rival Berman Hebrew Academy Cougars

Lions end up on top of rival Berman Hebrew Academy Cougars

Naomi Gould, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a series of turnovers, sophomore and captain Abby Alter steals the ball and makes one of many fast breaks amidst a rowdy crowd of Cougars fans. Coupled with a quick pass to sophomore and captain Sophia Miller, she furthers the wave of CESJDS aggressiveness that ended up leading the Lions to victory...

School should start later

School should start later

Adam Drexler, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Earlier this week I was sitting in my Jewish History class, tired, two periods before lunch, thinking about basketball practice later that day and wondering how I would possibly be able to do all of my homework that evening, given how exhausted I already was. I had only woken up about four hours before,...

Fashion Friday: Prom edition

Fashion Friday: Prom edition

Daphne Kaplan, In-Depth and Design Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

On Jan. 31, the class of 2019 celebrated their graduation at the CESJDS prom. Seniors Alexis Bell and Daniel Morgan both attended prom, as well as after-prom, with their fellow classmates. The two put much thought into their ensembles for the big night. Scroll over the tags to learn more about their...

“Dear Evan Hansen”: Stage or page, it’s all the rage

“Dear Evan Hansen”: Stage or page, it’s all the rage

Mimi Lemar, Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Style

You may have never heard of  “Dear Evan Hansen,” or maybe you're obsessed with the soundtrack, but it’s too difficult for you to get to New York or Chicago to watch it. However, many of you probably don’t know that there is a book, “Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel” that is both moving and hilario...