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Girls Varsity Volleyball Makes JCHS History

By IAN ULLMAN While Girl’s Varsity Volleyball at JCHS has developed a good reputation over the years, this year saw one of the strongest seasons in the history of the school. This is the first time that girls volleyball has ever made it to the PSAL Playoffs Final Game. Although there were a few losses […]

Toasters Add Variety to School Lunch

By ADDEY DOMINGUEZ They’re finally here! After a much anticipated wait and through the coordination of Knesset and Administration, the arrival of toasters in the commons came at the end of October. Remarkably, the process was quite simple. As shown by a Facebook poll posted by Communications Executive Noah Bennett, there was an unsurprisingly large […]

Inaguaral Cross Country Team Off to a Running Start

By IAN ULLMANN As we watched the cross country team leave for practice on Wednesday, August 28th, we were simply reminded that at JCHS, anything is possible. It began as only an idea, an idea proposed by several freshman athletes. When other athletes took inter- est, this idea was instantly turned into reality. The team […]

Expanding Educational Horizons at JCHS

By RONI GREENBERG This year JCHS is offering four new classes: Engaging Israel, Jewish Ritual and Practice, Computer Science, and Advanced Playwriting. These new classes are being taught by Rabbi Ladon, Mr. Brown, and Ms. Russell, in that order. Rabbi Ladon teaches both Engaging Israel and Jewish Ritual and Practice. Jewish Ritual and Practice, offered C block, […]

Exciting Additions to the JCHS Faculty

Up Close And Personal With Four New Members of the Professional Community By SOPHIE EDELHART  A Canadian with a broken foot. A self-taught flame juggler. A bridge- playing doctor. And a math teacher who can “poach a mean egg.” These are your new teachers. One of the best things about JCHS is the relationships we […]

Sports Update 4/8/2014

08 April 2014

Wolves vs. Mid-peninsula 4/8/14 On Tuesday the Wolves won a close game against Mid-Pen with a final score of 6-5. The baseball team was led by Walker Black (receiving one of the game balls) who pitched all 7 innings, allowing only 2 runs and striking out seven. He also had a great offensive performance with […]

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Sports Update 3/27/2014

02 April 2014

Baseball versus St. Lawrence / March 27, 2014   The Wolves lost a hard game to St. Lawrence by a final score of 21-3. The Wolves were led by Walker Black’s 3 innings and 2 strike outs and Oren Abusch-Magder with 2 innings and another 2 strikeouts. The fielding highlight was by third baseman David […]

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Sports Update 1/27

30 January 2014

Report from Coach Tallon, Director of Athletics Girls Varsity Basketball: The Wolves were back in action after the finals break.  Facing tough opponent Alma Heights, the Wolves hung tight in the first quarter.  However, JCHS could not hold on for a victory losing to the Eagles 16-40.  Senior Sophia Gluck’s all around hustle and aggressive play […]

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True Meaning of Veterans Day is “Lost in Translation”

30 November 2013

By MIRIAM APPLBAUM Traditionally, Veterans Day is a day of commemoration of all those who have fought to keep this country safe. The holiday has evolved from a day of remembrance to one of celebration. For those whose schools or work are closed, they tend to spend the day taking advantage of the sales, or […]

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San Francisco Transformed into Gotham for Batkid

30 November 2013

By MOLLY WERTHAN On Nov. 15, the Make-­A-­Wish Foundation transformed San Fransisco into Gotham City for Miles Scott, an 8­ year old with leukemia. Miles, who is now in remission, spent the action packed day fighting crime and saving the day, in order to fulfill his wish of “becoming Batman.” Miles spent his day fighting […]

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Cancellation of Costume Day Leads to Discussion About Pluralism

30 November 2013

By KAYLA LEVY On Oct. 31, costume day, a scheduled spirit day at JCHS, was canceled. The spirit day was announced to the student body on Oct. 29th, via an email sent out by President Jake Rosenberg and an accompanying post on the Knesset Facebook page. However, in an official email sent out to the […]

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Steroids in Sports, a Necessary Evil or Impediment to Fair Play?

30 November 2013

By DAVID MARMER Long considered the consummate American pastime, many argue that baseball does not define its legacy through clean play and sportsmanship. Numerous critics have argued that the sport’s reputation has been eternally sullied due to the ever-present role of performance enhancing drugs. While other scandals have affected the national pastime, e.g. the 1919 […]

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Girls Varsity Volleyball Makes JCHS History

30 November 2013

By IAN ULLMAN While Girl’s Varsity Volleyball at JCHS has developed a good reputation over the years, this year saw one of the strongest seasons in the history of the school. This is the first time that girls volleyball has ever made it to the PSAL Playoffs Final Game. Although there were a few losses […]

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To Shecht or Not to Shecht

30 November 2013

By KAYLA LEVY A friend once labeled me (quite accurately) as a “moody vegetarian,” meaning that depending on my mood I will either eat chicken nuggets or opt instead for some Tofurkey. The extent to which I’ve adhered to my “moody vegetarianism” has fluctuated over the years, ranging from middle school, when I refused to […]

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Grateful for Thanksgivukkah

30 November 2013

By INDIA LISSAK Thanksgivukkah. A highly anticipated, once-in-a-lifetime, coincidental convergence of two of the greatest holidays in existence, Thanksgiving and Hannukkah, which occurred a mere week ago. What do these two seemingly different holidays have in common? For starters, both holidays are celebrated by stuffing oneself with festive foods. While many American holidays are connected […]

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