by Andrew Bosworth Did you know that TLS offers enough courses so that every sophomore, junior and senior could take a different elective each year with 30 courses left to spare? While most students choose to take classes only offered at TLS, others have decided to participate in online courses through an online provider called
By Lily Jacobson Once a week from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., high school students lead a plethora of after school activities on Zoom for Leffell Lower School students. The program was created by Head of School Dr. Michael Kay alongside junior Talia Raich because of the elimination of usual after school programming due to COVID-19.
By Solomon Fox Every year, The Leffell School commemorates the September 11th tragedies — whether that be through a speaker, tekes (ceremony), or moment of silence. This year, students heard from Adam Mayblum, a Leffell parent, regarding his connection to 9/11 and how he was personally affected by the attacks. There are countless stories from
By Reese Cohen Earlier this month, news broke about 50 people who gamed the college admissions scandal by paying to have their children’s standardized test scores altered, or to even be placed on a roster for a sport they had never played. Because of how shocking it all is, and the celebrities who were involved
By Ruby Horowitz When I was in elementary school, Halloween was referred to as the “H word”. Halloween dates back to 2,000 years ago, when the Pagan Celts had a festival to celebrate the dead. On that night, Samhain, the devil was called upon. This brings up a quite controversial debate: should Jews celebrate Halloween?
By Leila Idrissi Everyone has their own personal opinions, but not not everyone can always share them. Similarly to many schools, Schechter Westchester has a policy in which teachers are not supposed to share their political views, even if politics are are brought up in class. With a student body that has a variety of
By Haley Friefeld If your grades have been plummeting, if your study time has significantly decreased, if you suddenly feel less of an urgency to do well in school, and if you are a senior in high school, then you may be suffering from a bad case of senioritis. Senioritis, a disease that strikes high
For most high school seniors, day-to-day life consists of aiming for higher SAT scores and preparing to apply to college. This is not the case, however, for senior Leah Ehrenfreund, who decided to spend six weeks of her fall semester studying at a Schechter Westchester, nearly four thousand miles away from her home in Switzerland.
Check all that apply: You prefer one-on-one conversations to group activities You prefer to express yourself in writing You enjoy solitude You seem to care less about wealth, fame, and status than your peers People have told you that you are a good listener You are not a big risk-taker You enjoy work that allows