December2015

  • Football Safety Changes Hit Hard

    by - Dec 22, 2015
    By RYAN KAMBER and NICK ALBICOCCO First Place, Best Sports Story — LIU Post Best of High School Journalism Awards 2016 Second Place, Video Awards- Sports — Long Island Press  High School Journalism Awards 2016 All levels of...
  • Can’t Touch This: JHS Blocks Popular Social Media

    by - Dec 21, 2015
    By SOPHIA ZARIFOPOULOS Some Jericho High School students and teachers are frustrated by the lack of access to desirable websites and popular social media applications which are blocked on the school’s network. Students are unhappy with the...
  • High Schoolers Go Back to Kindergarten

    by - Dec 18, 2015
    By BELA KIRPALANI Ms. Vardhan’s Public Speaking class visited Jackson Elementary School to read children’s books to Ms. Pereira’s kindergarten class. The Public Speaking students were very excited to give back to the elementary school that some...
  • Applause for the Acapella App

    by - Dec 16, 2015
    By NEEVA SHAFIIAN Have you ever dreamed of joining an a capella group? Well now you can–by yourself! The Acapella app from PicPlayPost for iPhone and Android allows people to create music with their own voices right on...
  • Methane X – Step Towards a Greener Future

    by - Dec 15, 2015
    By DANIEL CHOE Here on Long Island, we are no strangers to the destructive power of climate change. Only three years ago, the students of Jericho were shaken by Hurricane Sandy, a Category 3 hurricane which was...
  • Hoverboards Top Holiday Wish Lists

    by - Dec 14, 2015
    By RYAN FIRST Many students at Jericho High School have been wishing for a hoverboard. A select few have purchased one of these hoverboards before the holidays, leaving those without a board rushing to get their hands...
  • Appropriation or Appreciation?

    by - Dec 11, 2015
    By DEVIKA RAJEEV and CHRISTINE BAE Cultural appropriation, the adaptation of a culture’s customs, has become a widely discussed topic. Wearing accessories such as a Native American headdress, an Indian bindi or a hijab may seem...
  • “Play On!” Is an Outright Success

    by - Dec 9, 2015
    By ARIANNA SCAVONE The Harlequin Players under the co-directorship of Mr. Darr and Ms. Arnesen excellently executed the comedy “Play On!” by Rick Abbott (How do you like that alliteration, Phyllis Montague?). The cast rehearsed three times...
  • Just a Minute of Spirit Week

    by - Dec 7, 2015
    By MARIA GRAFAS After a week of fun-filled dress up days, Spirit Week concluded with Pep Rally during which student athletes competed to find out which team was the most spirited. Take a minute to view Jericho’s...
  • The Rise of Esports

    by - Dec 4, 2015
    By ROB FLAKS Jericho students have always expressed a diverse fandom and appreciation for many sports, and in the last few years more and more students have gravitated toward Esports, the umbrella term that encompasses all...