2014 stories

September 2014


Freshman Face A New Year


Dowdell and Nylen Switch

Coaches vs Cancer Success

Homecoming 2014

State of the School: 2014-2015

Coaches vs. Cancer Soccer Game


Return of the VMA's

October 2014


Ike and his Infamous Hair

Cappelletti Captures the Univers-ity

Rambunctious Returns for Another Year

Fall is here!

Do you know Umoja?

The Great NYS Fair

Advice for Incoming Freshman

Seniors' Sentiments

Coach Roach Hits 400 Wins


Girls Tennis Serves A Winning Season

Coach Luckette Passes on his Team to Dennis Kennedy

A Memorable Season of Baseball Comes to an End

Winston's Winning Streak May Be Over

Football Fights for their Season

Fall Sports Preview: Swimming and Cross Country

Change in Choosing Gym Electives

Tennis and Gymnastics Fly Under the Radar

Volleyball Digs into their Season


New Food Restrictions Are Put in by NYS

Shoppingtown (Ghost) Mall

ESSPA Awards

New Species of Apples Emerge

Another iPhone Released to the World

Voting on the Turf

Find Your Future at the Fair

State of the School 2014-2015

J-DHS Students Prep for College!

Halloween Dance 2014

Recent Violence in the NFL

ISIS Crisis

The Pink Out is Back!

Homecoming 2014: a Win?

New Teachers for the New Year!

Slate Status Update

School Lunch Prices Increase


Trick or Treat?

New TV Shows are Falling In

Ghosts at the Ghost Mall (ShoppingTown Mall)

Halloween Haunts the Halls of J-DHS

Can You Keep Up With the Kardashians?

November 2014

Driving Dandy or Dangerously?

Should School Start Later?

The Dark Side of Black Friday

Foreign Exchange Students Adjust to Life at J-DHS

JED Talks Return for Year Two!

J-D's Scrabble Superstar

The Flipped Classroom Has Come To J-DHS


Competitive Athletes Commit to College

Boys Soccer Bounds into States

Girls Soccer Could Go All the Way

Girls Swimming Stroke to Sectionals

Cross Country Crushes the Competition


New Students Find Their Niche

SchoolTool Takes Over as the New Online Gradebook

Should athletes have due date extensions?

The Turf Triumphs

School Spirit Spreads

Breast Cancer Awareness Month


If I Stay in Book Club

SPARK Sees the Light as their Show Approaches

December 2014


New Southern Students

Students Spend the Summer Working?

The New Year Brings New Resolutions

Rieger Dives into her Passion

J-D's Finest Faces Off Against F-M

Musical Motivation Pays Off

J-D Gives Back for the Holidays!

Politically Savvy Students at J-D

Seniors: Hard at work 


J-D Athletes Take Their Talents to the Next Level

Winter Sports Warm Up


Survival of the Smartest

Masquerade Madness


J-D Evaluates Theater offerings

Trivia Crack Takes its Course

Tis' the Season!

Hughie Stonefish Serenades the School!

Bookworms Unite at J-D's New Book Club!

What do students want to see in the school store?


January 2014


The REDucators

J-D's Graceful Ice Goddesses

Carmen Campolo: A Legacy That Will Live On

Are You Ready For An AP?


CYO Basketball Season

The Super Bowl Comes to the Big Apple

Ben Honis Grapples With Success

J-D Hits the Slopes

J-D vs. CBA: The Heated Rivalry Continues

Success Right From the Starting Block

February 2014


Poetry Out Loud

Ana Carolina Piedra

February Break 2014


Three More Sign at J-D Winter Signing Day

All-CNY Athletes at J-D

The Baseball Hall of Fame Welcomes in a New Round of Inductees

Indoor Track Aims for Sectionals

Maddy Frank Racks Up Rings

J-DHS Agrees: Beat Duke, 'Cuse

J-D roots for the USA to go for gold!


The New Face of Procrastination

J-D's Looking For Love

Oscar Opinions

Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt?

Flappy Bird in Flight

March 2014

Pi Day a "smushing" success. 

Destiny USA: You could basically live there.

The Opportunity of a Lifetime: Gabrielle Tanksley

Have the Heart of a Poet?


March Madness Overtakes J-DHS

Alex Catanzarite: Small in Stature, Big in Talent

Girls Basketball Shocks the World

J-D still believes in the Orange

Winter Sports Wrap-up

Despite a rocky end, J-D still bleeds Orange


Budget Shortfall Endangers Staff and Programs

Gettin' Down on Pi Day

J-D's Tacky Technology

Who Ducked, Dove, Dipped, and Dodged the Best?

Pi Day 2014

J-D Writers Wipe Out the Competition

Duck, Dive, Dip and DODGE!

Scholastic Art Winners

February Break 2013


Flannel Friday

Spring Choral Fest Preview

Social Media War of Worlds

Destiny USA Continues Growing

JED Talks: Ideas Worth Spreading

April 2014

J-D's Pennies for Patients

The Vehement Vegetarian Club

Gabrielle Tanksley Takes D.C.

Spring Choral Festival


Spring Sports Start Again!

Boys Lacrosse Aims High

Tough Transition for Indoor to Outdoor Track This Year

Student Spotlight: John Werbowsky


Prom Dress Drive 2014

J-DHS Evades Budget Cuts

Where Have all the Musicians Gone?

National Poetry Month Soothes J-DHS

Fashion Show Fun


Long Live Mr. JD

Fashion Show Fun

Junior Wellness Day Is Well Under Way

May 2014

J-D Students Rock Syracuse Stage Competition

Mrs. Quinn Nears Retirement

Rob Dotterer Stars in Tennis at a Young Age

Senior Goodbyes 2014

Concussions Take Their Toll On J-DHS Athletes

Seniors Settle On Colleges

Knapp Brightens J-DHS through Volunteer Work

Student Spotlight: Head of Lighting Jessica Rieger

Prom Preparations


The Onondaga Thunder Skate To States

Phil Luckette wins 250+!

Hair Leads J-D Girls Golf to Perfect Season


Seniors are in for a Ball

Students Gear Up for Greek Fest

PC Lab Receives Major Upgrade

J-D Rocks Feats of Clay

Chorus and Band Dominate Virginia Beach

J-D Day Serving Up Fun on May 23

Join Liz DeGennaro's Hairathon!

Common Core Is Here To Stay


J-DHS Drama Show 2014 Looms

The Top of the Food Chain

April Showers Bring Vacations

June 2014


Remember Señora Sahyoun


Spring Sports Wrap-Up


Seniors Have a Ball At Senior Ball!