January2015

  • Can You See in School?

    by - Jan 30, 2015
    By MADELINE KAUFMAN Jericho High School has recently installed a new lighting system, resulting in some concerns from numerous students and teachers. The new motion detecting lights are now circuited through a single switch, so teachers can...
  • Bill Crugnola Wins National Siemens Competition

    by - Jan 29, 2015
    By MELISSA POLLACK Across the country, hundreds of students competed in the 2014 Siemens Competition in math, science, and technology, including Jericho High School senior, Bill Crugnola. The Siemens Competition promotes comprehensive research in order to improve...
  • The Future of Feminism: Ruby Karp

    by - Jan 28, 2015
    By AMELIA BAUMANN Ruby Karp, a teenage New York City native, is putting her wit and passion towards promoting modern feminism. With impressive experience and devotion, she is advocating for gender equality. At 14 years old, Karp...
  • Where Did All the Baked Goods Go?

    by - Jan 23, 2015
    By CARLY LAPIDUS and NIKKI BERRIN Earlier in the school year, Jericho High School enacted new policies in accordance with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding the sale of baked goods during school hours. The new policies...
  • HorseAbility Honors Jericho

    by - Jan 23, 2015
    By MARIA GRAFAS The students of Jericho Schools were top honorees at HorseAbility’s annual gala. Emma Distler, a constant volunteer at HorseAbility, said, “HorseAbility is a volunteer organization which offers therapeutic riding, and works with children with special needs.”...
  • Rate My Cough

    by - Jan 23, 2015
    By ALEXIS CORBIN, ARIANNA SCAVONE, and SABRINA WONG The ever-so-bothersome common cold hits the halls every winter. Nurse Iris Reshef gives insight into why it’s so important for students to cover their mouths, and demonstrates the healthy way...
  • The JerEcho Enjoys a Smorgasburg

    by - Jan 22, 2015
    By GABBY GARTEN Smorgasburg, a Brooklyn flea food market, hosts over 100 vendors serving food from different cultures attracting an abundance of visitors. While the popular outdoor venues in Williamsburg and Pier 5 closed for the winter, visitors...
  • Jack of All Trades: Liza Burby, Editor-in-Chief of Anton News Group

    by - Jan 21, 2015
    By AMANDA DAMON and REBECCA SIMON On Friday, January 9th, Editor-in-Chief of Anton News Group Liza Burby visited Jericho High School’s New Media Communications classes to teach aspiring journalists what she has learned throughout her more...
  • Introducing Snapchat’s Latest Feature: Snapcash

    by - Jan 20, 2015
    By SAMMI STEIN Snapchat is no longer just for sending goofy selfies or pictures of your dogs – users can now send money to friends through the popular app. With the new feature Snapcash, users can...
  • Just a Minute of Travel – 2014

    by - Jan 16, 2015
    By NEEVA SHAFIIAN With a total of 17 flights to 7 countries, 2014 was a year filled with travel for my family and me. Take just a minute to view my favorite photos from our trips. Video not...