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Thoughts of Emily

Thoughts of Emily

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den

I really don’t like red helmets, but I wear them when I ride my scooter I actually find peace when I make powerpoints I would like to buy 32 pairs of all-white New Balance sneakers. I mutter the phrase “say it ain’t so” under my breath twice a day My leg twitches every time I watch West Side S...

Spring Break, Baby

Spring Break, Baby

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den

Oh, Spring Break. The sun, the fun, the memories. What more could a young adult ask for? A lot, actually. The universal question is, has, and always will be, “Where am I going to go over spring break? What am I going to do? Where can I ‘hang out’ and ‘chill’ with my fellow youths?” There...

TVT Changes Spark Controversy Amongst Students and Faculty

TVT Changes Spark Controversy Amongst Students and Faculty

Reva Greenbaum, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den

I’m a firm believer in the importance of change. Grasping onto tradition and resisting change is seemingly pointless. However, in order to implement a change there must be some improvement taking place. In the case of TVT’s new brand, “a college prep school steeped in Jewish values”, this belittling...

Seniors 2015 – Who’s Going Where?

Seniors 2015 – Who’s Going Where?

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

January 22, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den

With Winter Break in the past, the Class of 2015 has anxiously been waiting to hear back from colleges. With over 41 colleges already accepting students, the "College Acceptances!" board outside the College Counseling room is filling up fast! Some of these colleges range from University of Oregon and...

T’Fillah: Should It Be Forced?

T’Fillah: Should It Be Forced?

Matana Z., Shul & State Co-Editor

January 21, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den

Since TVT's founding, T'fillah has been a fundamental aspect of both Judaism and community here at the school. Every Monday, the Upper School comes together to sing songs and pray for a half hour after our first period. While some students enthusiastically bring energy to religious songs, the majority...

What to Look Forward to in Senior Year

Kayla Taft, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den

Senior year of high school is widely regarded as the “best” year due to the many perks that are granted to seniors at TVT as well as most other schools. While every grade has several exciting aspects throughout the year (for example, the junior Poland/Israel trip), senior year seems to have the most...

Official OC Boba Ranking

Official OC Boba Ranking

Kayla Taft and Ariana A-D

January 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Lions' Den, TVT Trends

Boba, one of the most popular trends among Orange County teens and TVT students in particular, is sold at several venues throughout the county. While Cha for Tea at the UCI Center is the most popular among TVT students, other locations also offer delicious bubble tea. Boba, chewy tapioca balls, are commonly...

Guess the Faculty Members!

Guess the Faculty Members!

Kayla Taft, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den

Similar to Guess the Seniors, the TVT Lions’ Pride will also be doing editions of Guess the Faculty Members! (Less catchy, I know, but just as fun to guess). The same rules apply—send in all three guesses to [email protected] or [email protected] and if you correctly identify all three...

AIPAC High School Summit

AIPAC High School Summit

Matana Z

December 6, 2014


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During the weekend of November 16th, eight TVT students went off on a journey to the AIPAC High School Summit in Washington, DC. Starting off with busy schedules, hundreds of names to remember and ending with meeting with Congressmen and Congresswoman, overall AIPAC was a success. Not only was the so...

Lions Roar at Alumni Day

Kayla Taft, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den

Alumni Day is a long-standing tradition at TVT, and each year it exceeds the previous year’s success. This year’s Alumni Day was paired with Lion’s Madness, the TVT version of a pep rally. Dozens of TVT alumni attended, energizing the event and bringing excitement to the current students. 2014...

The Pros and Cons of Attending a Small Jewish Day School

The Pros and Cons of Attending a Small Jewish Day School

Ariana A-D, Assistant Copy Editor

December 5, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den, TVT Trends

Attending a private Jewish school with a small and student-centered learning and social environment is great...Except for when it’s not. As an Upper School sophomore and a fourth-year student at Tarbut V’Torah, I have come to know and love the small environment which I have become so accustomed to. Howev...

Congratulations, TVT JSAers!

Congratulations, TVT JSAers!

Ariana A-D, Assistant Copy Editor

December 4, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den, TVT Trends

Congratulations to the students who were involved in representing TVT at the Junior State of America Fall State conventions in November!  Junior State of America (JSA), the largest student-run nationwide organization, helps students learn how to have an active voice in the American and student gover...

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