The Lion's Tale

Junior David Fritz placed second place at Maryland Private School State Championships.

Boys cross country team break PVAC record

Mira Beinart , Guest Writer November 22, 2021

The boys cross country team won the PVAC championship at St. Anselms on October 27, breaking the PVAC record for the lowest number of points scored in history. Two weeks later, they won the Maryland Private...

Hit the ground bonding

Hit the ground bonding

Ella Waldman, Features Editor November 12, 2021

Athlete goes international

Lena Nadaner, Reporter November 9, 2021

In Cascia, Italy, senior Jordan Jones stands at the goal as the ball arcs through the air, trying to ignore the pain shooting through his feet and shoulder. He feels a rush of excitement as he learns that...

Family on the field

Aaron Waldman and Benny Hasenberg November 9, 2021

Paul Simonetti never expected to work with his daughter Olivia Simonetti, but when athletic trainer and family member Victoria Simonetti connected them to JDS, they couldn’t turn down the opportunity...

Lions off campus

Yaeli Greenblum, Reporter November 9, 2021

Senior Raya Schwartz’s muscles ache as she sits on the rough seat of her boat. Even with the pain, there is no place that she would rather be. A bond of mutual trust and reliance connects her to her...

Juniors beat seniors in powderpuff game

Juniors beat seniors in powderpuff game

Ari Blumenthal, Reporter November 8, 2021

After four hard-fought quarters, the junior girls beat the senior girls in the annual CESJDS powderpuff game. Although last year the game was switched to dodgeball due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year...

Lion vs Washington

Lions Eliminated 2-0 in Semifinal

Benny Hasenberg, Reporter October 29, 2021

“We prepared the entire season for this game,” said head coach, Steve Forestieri of the high school varsity soccer team. After a school year without a soccer season, the CESJDS boys varsity soccer...

Boys Soccer Team play during the quarterfinals. They advanced to the semifinals.

Boys varsity soccer defeat Saint Anselm’s, advance to semifinals

Matthew Steindecker, Reporter October 27, 2021

Senior Jordan Jones sprinted after the ball as it bounced into the corner, rushing to get to it before his defender. Jones took a touch, turned and fired a high arching pass into the middle of the field....

A guide to game day from a soccer player

A guide to game day from a soccer player

Ari Werbin-Gradel, Reporter October 19, 2021

Get your mindset right: Every night, I do five 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...

The Lions celebrate a goal scored by sophomore Ari Werbin early in the first half. The Lions lost the game 2-1 against Washington International School.

Lions lose tough game in overtime

Adin Halbfinger, Reporter September 23, 2021

After a close game, the boys' varsity soccer team lost in overtime to the Washington International School (WIS) 2-1.  When the shrill tone of the referee’s whistle signaled the end of regular time,...

Basketball players of both the girls and boys basketball practice outside.

Working hard with Power Train

Sam Berns, Reporter September 20, 2021

In preparation for the upcoming varsity basketball season, CESJDS partnered with Power Train for pre-season basketball workouts. Workouts will occur 4 times a week and will consist of many forms of training...

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