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The Phone Chuckers are Back!!!!!! 📱👋(Satire)

The Phone Chuckers are Back!!!!!! 📱👋(Satire)

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Satire: Happy Purim!

Oh, No…. It's back. The Phone box is coming back in the next year, 2017-2018. I have gotten news from Mr. Wood that they are coming back because too many kids have been caught with their phones during school. First, having to deal with not being able to use it during lunch and now not able to even ...

Unlocking a Whole New Locker Room

Unlocking a Whole New Locker Room

Gabi B., Middle School Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Lions' Den, Middle School

Clean showers, shiny squeaky floors, new locks and fresh feelings. In August of 2016, TVT received new locker rooms. Coach Pez states this huge renovation happened because they wanted "to give the school a nice new look” across from the lower school gym. As a TVT student, I feel that because th...

What You Missed at the Middle School’s Blackout Dance

What You Missed at the Middle School’s Blackout Dance

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School

Middle school dances have always been a highlight of the year for many people. This year, the first dance  was the Blackout dance. This was a glow in the dark dance. With black lights, glow in the dark paint, fake tattoos, food and drinks, and a DJ, this dance rocked. The students were told to wear ...

Who is Mr. Rodriguez?

Who is Mr. Rodriguez?

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School

At TVT, there are many new students this year. There will always be new kids, and sometimes there are new teachers at TVT too. One of the new teachers that has joined our TVT community is 6th and 7th-grade history teacher, Mr. Adrian Rodriguez.  To help us get to know him better, we interviewed Mr....

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...

Middle School Edition: Guess The Teacher

Middle School Edition: Guess The Teacher

January 14, 2016


Filed under Middle School

This teacher is new to our TVT faculty. She came into our school with a big smile on her face and ready to take action on what is needed. This lovely person teaches one of the middle school english class'.  Not only does she teach english but she is also in charge of the middle school writing club....

From CDM to TVT: Ava Ganz Joins Our Middle School

Elizabeth Turner, Middle School Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Middle School

Ava Ganz, a former CDM student, began attending TVT in the middle of this year. Ava left CDM and chose to join TVT for several reasons. CDM was not a healthy environment for Ava because she wants to pursue her Jewish identity. Ava loves tennis, which she plays as an extra-curricular activity. Ava...

High School and Middle School: Is There A Difference?

High School and Middle School: Is There A Difference?

Eliana R., Middle School Staff Writer

December 4, 2014


Filed under Middle School

Why are the Middle School and Upper School so different? Whether it’s a spirit day or on the TVT app, we never seem to coincide with the dates of events. It may be because of the confusion with the TVT app, which only gives notifications for Upper School spirit days and not for Middle School spirit...

Interviewing a Holocaust Survivor: Henriette Van Dam

Victoria T., Middle School Staff Writer

October 23, 2014


Filed under Middle School

Holocaust survivor Henriette Van Dam has gone through many hardships in her life. Henriette is a very wise and strong woman. Henriette was only 13 years old when the war broke out. She lived in Holland with her mom, dad, and brother. The Nazis were every where searching high and low for the Jews....

Teachers Leaving

Teachers Leaving

Ariana Apostol-Dooley, Athletics' Co-Editor

May 14, 2014


Filed under TVT Trends

As both teachers and students bid adieu to the Class of 2014, the student and faculty will also be saying goodbye to some of the most beloved staff on campus. The TVT community will be losing Mr. Fowler, its Middle School Principal, Mrs. Bubis, 9th Grade Jewish Studies teacher and ASB Advisor, and Mr....

Top O’ The Morning: An Interview With Jean K

Top O’ The Morning: An Interview With Jean K

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den

Every morning, the whole school tunes in for the morning announcements hosted by 6th grader Jean K. The morning announcements are a necessity for getting information and learning new things (“Fact of the Day”). I had the privilege to interview Jean K. and learn about who is behind the loudspeaker....

Game, Set, Match! Middle School Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer Teams Succeed in their Past Season

Game, Set, Match! Middle School Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer Teams Succeed in their Past Season

Michelle Voronel, The Lions' Den Editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under Athletics

The TVT Middle School Boys’ and Girls’ soccer teams each had phenomenal seasons, with their captains, Adin P. of the boys’ team and Daisy G. of the girls’ team. As of March 31, the boys are in second place and the girls are in third, and Coach Pezzner, the assistant athletic director, is very...

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