The Lion's Tale

Trendy Hydro Flasks are not for everyone

Trendy Hydro Flasks are not for everyone

Josie Stein, Features Editor

September 16, 2019

On her way out of the door each morning, senior Emily Cohen takes a moment to decide which of her five Hydroflask water bottles she would like to fill and take to school. She chooses her favorite bottle: teal colored with a pink lid.  The reusable steel water bottle brand has grown in popularity at...

Seasonal Styles: Fall Edition

Seasonal Styles: Fall Edition

Irit Skulnik, Style Editor

September 5, 2019

Find balance at Corepower Yoga

Hannah Davis, Reporter

August 27, 2019

Whether you have done a single yoga pose or have been taking classes for years, the Yoga Sculpt class at Corepower Yoga in Bethesda takes the yoga experience to a whole new level. Although Corepower has been around for some time, it has recently grown in popularity among CESJDS students, so I decided t...

AJR shakes it up with “Neotheater”

AJR shakes it up with “Neotheater”

Eva Bard, Guest Writer

June 14, 2019

AJR’s new album, “Neotheater,” steps further away from pop and into uncharted territory. The three Jewish brothers focused this album on the journey of growing up, which makes it relatable,  powerful and unlike anything anyone has ever heard before. The sounds of their previous album, “The Cl...

Staycation guide: top ten things to do over the summer in D.C.

Staycation guide: top ten things to do over the summer in D.C.

Izzy May, Opinion Editor

June 3, 2019

If you’re in town over summer break, I would suggest checking out the following spots! These are my personal favorites. Scootering in D.C.! This is a super fun way to explore D.C. Renting scooters is not expensive and very accessible, as they’re located all around Georgetown and the waterfront. G...

Apple Music vs. Spotify: Streaming showdown

Lincoln Aftergood and Mimi Lemar, Reporters

May 23, 2019

Apple Music, by Lincoln Aftergood: When my friends ask me if I listen to Spotify, I laugh and say no. I exclusively use Apple Music as it is a better option than Spotify. Apple Music has many crucial advantages over Spotify. For one, it has a library of 50 million songs providing a vast variety o...

Singers bring the madness

Singers bring the madness

Ivan Endelman, Reporter

May 23, 2019

The high school a cappella group Shir Madness released their album “More Than Madness,” on Feb. 13 with a collection of nine songs. Shir Madness is tightly knit and participates in activities such as their own Shabbaton together. Producing an album, though, was a new experience, which vocal music...

Glossier is the bomb dot com

Glossier is the bomb dot com

Charli Galkin, Reporter

April 10, 2019

There has been no shortage of fun and unique products for New York-based makeup and skincare brand Glossier. Since their debut in 2014, Glossier has released seven balm dot com lip balms with a variety of flavors including original, birthday cake, cherry, mango, rose, mint and coconut. Honestly, the...

“Five Feet Apart” is worth the tears

“Five Feet Apart” is worth the tears

Irit Skulnik, Style Editor

April 4, 2019

“Five Feet Apart,” directed by Justin Baldoni, gives viewers a glance into the lives of protagonists Stella Grant, portrayed by Haley Lu Richardson, and Will Newman, portrayed by Cole Sprouse, both of who both struggle with cystic fibrosis. The blockbuster was released on March 15. The tragic...

Fashion Friday: Spring Edition

Fashion Friday: Spring Edition

Corinne Zlotnitsky, Reporter

March 29, 2019

On any given day, Sophomore Lila Berger can be found wearing Air Force 1’s with personally made sketches on them. Doodling on Air Force is a new 2019 trend, that “allows students to express their creativity,” Berger said. This trend has rapidly spread around school, and is a unique and easy wa...

Basemnt brings new beats

Basemnt brings new beats

Corinne Zlotnitsky, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Sophomore Aiden Kirsh, Jagger Balkin (‘19) and Jordan Schneider (‘19) often found inspiration and produced rap music in Schneider’s basement, throughout the majority of the 2018-2019 first semester. Several CESJDS students pursue the production of rap music, either as a hobby or a potential caree...