April2014

  • Space Art Wins

    by - Apr 30, 2014
    By MARTI ROSE SHANKER JHS juniors Stephanie Chen and Rebecca Yu both won awards in the 2014 International Student Art Contest, a unique competition that challenges students in grades K-12 to create art in any medium that addresses...
  • Scholastic Writing Awards

    by - Apr 29, 2014
    By ALANNA LEVINE Jericho High School students prevailed in the regional Northeast Scholastic Writing Awards, taking home two Gold Key awards, one Silver Key award, and many honorable mentions. Jericho High School’s Gold Key winners, junior Taylor Kang...
  • Students Reveal Lack of Knowledge about Marijuana’s Health Risks

    by - Apr 28, 2014
    Audio Report by GIULIA MILANA and MIKAELA ADWAR Recent states’ legalization of marijuana for recreational or medicinal uses may be misleading some teens to believe that the drug presents no health risks.  ...Read More
  • Choreo 2014: A Dance to Remember

    by - Apr 28, 2014
    By RACHEL HOFFMAN and ALANNA LEVINE On April 3rd and 4th Jericho’s dance program performed its annual Choreo production featuring student choreographed pieces. This year highlighted not only the usual tap, jazz, lyrical, and hip- hop, but also...
  • Senior Facebook Names: Punny or Protective?

    by - Apr 28, 2014
    By ALEX MARSHALL Throughout the United States, a large number of high school seniors have been drawn to change their Facebook names before applying and committing to colleges. Some seniors do this for fun, others do this...
  • The Empowered Women of Jericho

    by - Apr 28, 2014
    By CHLOE CITRON and EVAN SILVERA Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has launched the popular movement Lean In named after her much-discussed feminist manifesto that helps women worldwide feel empowered. Getty Images teamed up with Lean In to create a collection of images that portray women in “powerful...
  • Ethics Bowl Takes the Lead

    by - Apr 28, 2014
    By ALEXIS CORBIN On February 1, 2014, four Jericho High School seniors won the Seventeenth Annual Long Island Region Ethic Bowl Competition at Hofstra University. According to its website, the Ethics Bowl is “a competitive yet collaborative event in which students analyze...
  • Food on Instagram

    by - Apr 25, 2014
    By SAMMI STEIN Salty or sweet, homemade or from posh restaurants, different tasty food items have been dominating Jericho students’ Instagram pages. With the rapidly growing number of “food porn” accounts formed and an increase in food-related hashtags, many have begun to wonder...
  • JHS Alumnus Inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

    by - Apr 24, 2014
    By LAUREN DOLOWICH Former Jericho High School athlete Cliff Forziat will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on April 25, 2014. Forziat began high school in Syracuse but graduated from Jericho High School in...
  • “Anatomy of a Single Girl” Book Review

    by - Apr 23, 2014
    By KELLY SMITH “Anatomy of a Single Girl” opens with eighteen-year-old Dominique home for the summer from her freshman year in college busy with an internship at the local hospital and still mending after a rough breakup...