By Leah Raich ’25 Did you know that if everyone in the United States composted regularly, it would be equivalent to removing 7.8 million cars off the road? When we discard our food waste in regular garbage cans it ends up in landfills where it transforms into greenhouse gasses. However, if we were composting, that
By Rafi Josselson ’25 Every year TLS welcomes new staff members, and this year is no exception. In the High School alone, there are a dozen new faculty members. The new faculty members include; an IT Support Specialist, a High School Student Life Coordinator, a director of college counseling, a community engagement coordinator, and various
by Sophie Zuckerman ’25 Sophie Zuckerman sat down with new faculty member Cara Levine and discussed how the beginning of the year has been. Q: How have you been adjusting to your new job at Leffell? Cara Levine: “It has been great – I have had a chance to get to know my colleagues and
By Naomi Kellman ’25 Flipping the calendar page, you see the word “September” in big, block letters staring at you. If you are a student, this is the time when you roll your eyes, complain and express just how much you DO NOT want to go back to school. But, do Leffell teachers feel the
By Ari Mayblum ’25TLS’s theater program has been a key element of the arts throughout its history. Year after year, student-actors sign up for the lower, middle and high school performances to express themselves through the lens of different characters in a show. New Upper School Theater Director Maayan Loewenberg hopes to create a deeper
by Rafi JosselsonAs summer approaches, many students begin their summer reading. To discover some books that students should read, Rafi Josselson asked teachers around the school about their summer book recommendations. Title: The Adventures of Kavalier and ClayGenre: Fiction Recommended by: Dr. Aviv The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay showcases the great contributions of Jewish
By Ary Hammerman Ary Hammerman sat down with Antonella Mackarey, receptionist/support staff, to discuss her role at TLS. Read the entertaining Q & A to find out more! Q: How long have you worked at TLS? Antonella Mackarey: 10 years this month! Q: What is a day in your life like? AM: Coffee first, always!
by Lily Jacobson ’24 Lights. Camera…wait…wait…Mic check. Tape. Props. Costumes. Make-up. Sound. Curtain…ACTION! Junior Noah Holmgren began working on TLS stage crew his freshman year. This year he was given soundboard operation duties, which involve making sure the audience can hear the show and the sound effects. “Without the stage crew the show doesn’t happen,