The Lions' Pride

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...

Ted Cruz: Zodiac Killer

Ted Cruz: Zodiac Killer

Rebecca C., Guest Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Satire: Happy Purim!

The zodiac killer was a serial killer who was active during the 1960's but was never caught. In the year 2016, he was caught; Ted Cruz is the zodiac killer. Think about it. How do we know if he is actually Canadian or if that is simply something to draw attention away from the fact that one of t...

TVT’s Newest School Curse, Err, Course

TVT’s Newest School Curse, Err, Course

Isabella S., Staff Writer

March 4, 2016


Filed under Satire: Happy Purim!

In an attempt to optimize technology here at TVT, the school administration has issued that all middle school students must bring a laptop to school and that all elementary school kids are required to have an iPad. In a further attempt to save money, all elementary and middle school students will...

The Secret Lives Of Teachers

The Secret Lives Of Teachers

Elianna S., Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Satire: Happy Purim!

I know what you're thinking. What could teachers possibly have to hide? The majority of students know nothing of their teacher's private lives. Perhaps, Mrs. Bracha is actually a secret agent for Israeli intelligence discovering the influence of Daesh on high school kids in the United States. An...

TVT Plans to Revert to Orthodox Dress Code

TVT Plans to Revert to Orthodox Dress Code

Ariana A-D, Assistant Copy-Editor

March 9, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den, TVT Trends

Since the announcement of TVT officially opening up to non-Jewish students next year, students and parents alike have been clinging to the remaining Jewish aspects of our school.  In lieu of the concerns about the school losing its religious ties, the administration has decided to reassure students...

Swapping Snow for Sand

Swapping Snow for Sand

Ariana A-D, Assistant Copy-Editor

March 8, 2015


Filed under Lions' Den

Lions' Pride Day, an overnight event formerly called Snow Day and held in Big Bear, was spent in San Diego this year. Snow Day, a TVT school tradition, saw a change in setting from snowy mountains to sunny beaches after Upper School students voted for a San Diego rather than a Big Bear experience. The...

Reality TVt is Coming Your Way

Reality TVt is Coming Your Way

Ariana Apostol-Doodle, Athletics' Co-Editor

March 11, 2014


Filed under TVT Trends

It’s official: Tarbut V’Torah will have its own reality TV show beginning in the fall. This is the TVT that students will be introduced to beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. Imagine: You walk into the hallways, wading through the sea of students in desperate search of your locker before the 7...

TVT Campus Moves to Anaheim

TVT Campus Moves to Anaheim

Kayla Taft

March 11, 2014


Filed under Shul & State

Since 1991 when Irving Gelman founded TVT, our beloved school has rested on a hearty plot of land in the middle of beautiful Irvine, California. However, the prices of Irvine have caught up to us, and our campus will be moved to an equally spacious land plot in Anaheim. But don’t worry; we’re going...

Random Names for Random Things

Random Names for Random Things

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

March 11, 2014


Filed under TVT Trends

As we go through our everyday life, we never tend to look at some of the more minuscule details that are out there. For instance, every day you put on your shoes, right? Did you know that the plastic part at the end of your shoelace has a name? Yup! It’s called an aglet. Or how about something you see e...

TVT’s Winter Formal…?

TVT’s Winter Formal…?

Ari Zwiren, Editor In Chief

March 5, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den

    Tarbut V’Torah, you have done it again. Yet another successful ASB run event stormed our wonderful institution and swept us off our feet, just in the nick of time as well. It was a dark, damp season as California’s winter was ravaged by a heat wave that brought our beautiful 65 and cloudy weath...

Student Lounge Draws Great Excitement

Student Lounge Draws Great Excitement

Matthew C, Copy Editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den

            Open for only one week so far, TVT’s student lounge is the new hot spot for students to hang out.  Formerly a storage room, the student lounge is both large and conveniently placed next to the MPR.  The furniture in the lounge makes this room the most luxurious room in the entir...

I.L.F.L. Recognizes “Banana” as an Official Language

I.L.F.L. Recognizes “Banana” as an Official Language

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under TVT Trends

This just in! After months of consideration and protest, the International League of Foreign Languages (ILFL) has finally recognized ‘Banana’ as an official language! Based off of the hit box office movie Despicable Me, the Banana language, spoken by the Minions, has overwhelmed the greater popul...

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