The Lion's Tale

Guest speaker returns to JDS for 25th time

Guest speaker returns to JDS for 25th time

Rachel Dori, Guest Writer

March 6, 2019

Dr. Craig Futterman—whom Jewish Text teacher Paul Blank has been inviting to speak to freshman Ethical Dilemmas classes for a quarter of a century—recently returned on Feb. 27 and 28 to speak to the current students taking the class. Futterman, a physician and pediatric cardiac intensive care spec...

Quiz your knowledge with Quizlet

Quiz your knowledge with Quizlet

Maya Preuss, Reporter

March 5, 2019

When I am notified of a quiz or a test, the first thing I do to start studying is create or search for a Quizlet that encompasses the same material from my notes. Throughout my studying, I repeat the same Quizlet several times in order to retain the information and to be well prepared for the upcomi...

Upper School tuition to rise for the upcoming school year

Upper School tuition to rise for the upcoming school year

Irit Skulnik, Style Editor

March 4, 2019

Upper School tuition will increase by 4.5 percent, from $34,720 to $36,280, for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. This increase leaves some members of the CESJDS community wondering how the school will spend its larger revenue. “I am a little curious where all this money is going to because I don’t...

Snacking is the way to go

Snacking is the way to go

Jessica Gallo, Reporter

March 1, 2019

When the lunch bell rings, I head straight for my locker to put my notebooks away. Instead of grabbing lunch, however, I grab a piece of gum and my computer and head off to a meeting or to the library to do work with friends. Rather than eating a meal during lunch, I eat three to four snacks throughout...

The red light on food delivery services

The red light on food delivery services

Sabrina Bramson, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019

Season recap: high school basketball

Season recap: high school basketball

Mischa Trainor, Reporter

February 26, 2019

Last week the basketball season came to a halt for CESJDS when all three high school teams lost their semifinal games. However, the players learned teamwork, leadership, and much more from the season. The varsity girls basketball team ended with an 11-5 record, despite having to recover from losing ...

Recapping the Oscars: A night never to be forgotten

Recapping the Oscars: A night never to be forgotten

Sally Rogal, Features Editor

February 25, 2019

The 91st Academy Awards began with a showstopping performance of “We Will Rock You” and “We are the Champions” performed by Adam Lambert and Queen that had the audience on their feet cheering. Despite having no host because of the revelation that Kevin Hart made previous homophobic comments, t...

Fashion Friday: Trendy yet comfortable

Fashion Friday: Trendy yet comfortable

Kayla Liss

February 22, 2019

Freshman Sophia Lindner enjoys wearing trendy clothes, but she also values finding outfits that are comfortable. On February 21, she wore white sneakers, loose blue ripped jeans and a grey shirt. Her outfit looked perfectly on trend, but her personal style still shined through....

Lions dominate in first round of playoffs, advance to semifinals

Lions dominate in first round of playoffs, advance to semifinals

Ivan Endelman, Reporter

February 19, 2019

Going into the second half of the boys varsity quarterfinals, the game was still tight, but a key switch on defense turned the tide in the Lions favor, and led to a 62-42 win over Model, keeping the Lions' season alive. The first half was close, but the Lions pulled ahead in the second half. When as...

Philz Coffee is worth the wait

Philz Coffee is worth the wait

Izzy May, Opinion Editor

February 18, 2019

Downtown Bethesda metropolis is populated with restaurants and constantly bursting with new places to eat. Sandwiched between Mano Ami Gabi and Fish Taco is Bethesda’s newest restaurant addition as of December: Philz Coffee. Philz Coffee originated in San Francisco, but recently opened up five stores...