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Introducing Ms. Samuels

Introducing Ms. Samuels

Sarah S., Author

September 29, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School

As a TVT community we love to welcome our new faculty with open arms. One new teacher this year is Ms. Samuels. She teaches the Journalism and Yearbook class and is part of the new Intensive Program. Ms. Samuels was born and raised in South Africa and moved to California in 2000. Her education includes...

What is SoulCycle?

What is SoulCycle?

Victoria Elfend, Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Culture, Lions' Den, TVT Trends, Uncategorized

SoulCycle isn’t just famous for it’s unique energetic classes, it’s famous for it’s uplifting atmosphere and family-like environment. The community it opens people up to is unprecedented; from Hip Hop Fridays to Wacky Wednesdays, people are always having fun. Although SoulCycle is a great workout, i...

What is JSA?

What is JSA?

September 29, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Shul & State

   What is Junior State of America/JSA? The Junior State of America is an American non-partisan youth organization, founded in 1934 by Professor E.A. Rogers at the Montezuma Mountain School in Los Gatos, California. JSA’s purpose is to assist high school students in growing leadership skills and acqu...

All About Mother’s and Father’s Day!

All About Mother’s and Father’s Day!

May 17, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den

Love your mom and dad so much? Well, if you do, show your parents how much you love them because Mother’s and Father’s Day are coming up fast!   Mother’s Day this year will be celebrated on Sunday, May 14th. Every year, Mother’s Day is most commonly observed the second Sunday in Ma...

Summer Fashion

Summer Fashion

Gabi B., Middle School Editor

May 14, 2017


Filed under Creativity Corner, Lions' Den, Middle School, TVT Trends

Who is excited that Summer is coming up? Now is the time to break out the bright colors and fun clothing! Summer is the perfect chance to embrace the glowing, cheerful materials. Nothing screams summer more than vibrant shades that radiate and makes your skin shine.   The newest trends for summer fashion include...

TVT Has Been Filming A Netflix Docuseries for Years and No One Has Noticed 🙈(Satire)

TVT Has Been Filming A Netflix Docuseries for Years and No One Has Noticed 🙈(Satire)

March 9, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den

Much like popular television shows Keeping Up With The Kardashians and Making A Murderer, our very own TVT has been filming the lives of students and teachers for a Netflix docuseries called "The Real Mensches of TVT". The only difference is the subjects themselves don't know they're being filmed....

Tarbut V Torah✡️ is Officially Illuminati🔼 Confirmed(Satire)

Tarbut V Torah✡️ is Officially Illuminati🔼 Confirmed(Satire)

March 9, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School, Satire: Happy Purim!

You always wonder what teachers are doing besides giving detentions and assigning homework. Walking through the Tarbut V'Torah middle school hallway, one would have never guessed what had been lurking inside. Boom, look to your right and you see your average teacher’s lounge, a no kids zone. You’d...

Ever Wondered Why Mrs. Smallwood Is Such A Good Cheerleader: Satire

Ever Wondered Why Mrs. Smallwood Is Such A Good Cheerleader: Satire

Tali R, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Satire: Happy Purim!

Ever wondered why Mrs. Smallwood is such a good chearleader? Here is your answer. She used to work at Cirque Du Soleil. It all started about a billion years ago when the dinosaurs were still roaming, and Mrs. Smallwood was still front flipping. Tarbut V'Torah Community Day School comes into the pictu...

TVT Becoming A Year Round School (Satire) 🚨😦🤓😬

TVT Becoming A Year Round School (Satire) 🚨😦🤓😬

Gabi B., Middle School Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School, Satire: Happy Purim!

Who loves summer time? Who likes getting a break from all of those months of school? Well, it’s time to get over that excitement. Starting in 2018, TVT has decided to make this school a year round school. Yes, a year round school. Enjoy this summer because it will be your last. TVT has claimed t...

Tests📄 And How To Deal With ‘Em (Satire)

Tests📄 And How To Deal With ‘Em (Satire)

March 7, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School

Tests📄 always come with the cost of stress😰, and I have the perfect way to deal with it.   Just ditch it🏃🏻. One way to deal with a stressful😰 test📄 is to ditch it. I mean, it’s better not to take the test📄 at all than to deal with the nagging thought in your h...

The Real Reason The Chicken🐔 Crossed The Road🛣 (Satire)

The Real Reason The Chicken🐔 Crossed The Road🛣 (Satire)

Kyla S., Culture Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den

Most people know I crossed the road to get to the other side, but no one seems to care why. Why? No one asks me, “hey Philip (ya, my name is Philip the chicken), what’s the reason you needed to get to the other side?” No one cares. People just always talk about my life story as a joke. Why did t...

TVT Winter Formal: 2017 Beach Ball

TVT Winter Formal: 2017 Beach Ball

Elianna S.

February 8, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den

Winter Formal From the food to the music to the photo booths, the winter formal was inconsistent to say the least. While some enjoyed their experiences, an overwhelming number of people were not too pleased. Below are their accounts, as well as some of my own opinions/experiences. Many students attested...

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