February2014

  • Newman’s Oscars

    by - Feb 28, 2014
    By SAM NEWMAN Glitz and glam, actors and actresses, nominees and winners, the Academy Awards is the undisputed award show of awards shows.  Ellen DeGeneres returns to the stage as host for the second time since...
  • It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Cheesy

    by - Feb 27, 2014
    BY ROB JENIS I love cheese. I’ve always been an advocate for a bunch of different types of cheeses. So, naturally, when I saw crumbled feta and shredded mozzarella cheese as choices for salad toppings in...
  • A Look at Live News

    by - Feb 26, 2014
    By RACHEL HIRSCHHEIMER and ALEXIS CORBIN News 12 In the control room, News12 producers, editors, and the director make a live broadcast possible.     Anchors Stone Grissom, left, and Stacey Bell spend many late nights in...
  • The Life of a News Reporter

    by - Feb 25, 2014
    By ALEXIS CORBIN and RACHEL HIRSCHHEIMER The hours are crazy, the stories are sad, and only the strong survive. It’s the life of a news reporter. “You learn along the way,” WNBC traffic reporter Lauren Scala...
  • It’s Hunting Season!

    by - Feb 14, 2014
    The Jayhawk is gone! In our efforts to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, grab a team of 5 and participate in an “Amazing Race” style scavenger hunt to find our missing mascot.  Sign up for...
  • Ten Years Since “Fetch”

    by - Feb 13, 2014
    By ALEX MARSHALL and KELLY SMITH As their backpacks become lightweight drawstrings and their attendance begins to dwindle, this year’s crop of Jericho High School seniors is beginning to come to terms with its final year...
  • Sophomores Visit Lincoln Center

    by - Feb 12, 2014
    By DREW COHEN Students of Mrs. McGee and Mr. Romano’s sophomore English class recently attended a field trip to Lincoln Center. The students were granted the privilege of watching a poetry slam and receiving an exclusive tour...
  • 2014 Olympics: A Rivalry Continues

    by - Feb 11, 2014
    By GIULIA MILANA The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have begun.  Eighty-eight nations from all over the world have prepared for the 2014 Winter Olympics since the conclusion of the Vancouver Winter Olympics four years ago. With ninety-eight...
  • 5,745,000 Paper Copies A Year at JHS

    by - Feb 10, 2014
    By EVAN SILVERA and DREW COHEN Students and faculty alike at Jericho High School have attempted to minimize paper waste’s negative effects on the environment. However, despite considerable efforts, the paper wasted by the Jericho community still has harrowing...
  • Opting Out of Standardized Tests

    by - Feb 7, 2014
    BY NIKKI DUKOFF and CHLOE CITRON Standardized tests are being administered to children in grades three through eight throughout the New York State public school system. Over the years, these tests have had adverse effects on some students,...