Sunday, July 23, 2017

Schools

Bi-Cultural Creates Early Childhood Exploratory Science Lab

Bi-Cultural Day School recently created a specially designed science lab in the early childhood wing, establishing a unique place in the school for budding young scientists to learn about everything from motors to magnets and rainbows to rockets.

Frank Cronson has been teaching science

WHHS Gives Back: #VeteransDay

It’s that time of the year at Westchester Hebrew High School. The student lounge is filled with empty boxes, there are crates filled with toiletries and supplies and, of course, that intoxicating scent of freshly baked cookies is in the air. Make that 1,200 freshly baked cookies to be precise.

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Stein Yeshiva Holds Fall Sunday Fun-Day

The Stein Yeshiva PTA began the new year with a fun-filled family program called “Fall Sunday Fun-Day” at the Northeast Jewish Center. Face painting, a bouncy castle, cotton candy, cupcake decorating and a light lunch were just some of the highlights of the day.

WTA Students Hold Shabbos Project Melave Malka

WTA students wrapped up the Shabbos Project weekend with a pajama party melava malka, which was geared to all students and their families. While the younger students were immersed in Shabbat themed arts and crafts, the older students learned with their parents in a classroom environment, all while

Bi-Cultural Integrates Technology Into Language Instruction

Bi-Cultural Day School recently rolled out an innovative approach to language instruction for the entire second grade class, blending technology with a robust language-building curriculum.

iTaLAM is the interactive, digital-based version of TalAM, the Hebrew language arts and Jewish studies

Former Special Forces Soldier Visits Alma Mater on Veterans Day

Daniel Katz, of the Westchester Day School Class of 1996, joined the current eighth grade class this Veterans Day to speak about his experiences in the U.S. Army and his transition to civilian life. Mr. Katz served five years in the military, including two tours in Iraq, and now works for Aviation Week Network as the

RYNJ Explores With Planes, Trains and Automobiles

The youngest RYNJ explorers completed their unit on exploration and transportation. It began with learning about the famous explorer Christopher Columbus and concluded with learning about the many modes of transportation which exist. RYNJ kindergartners had a blast traveling around RYNJ, each in their own mode of transportation

WTA Election Gives Students the Chance to Vote for Their Favorite Tzedakah

While those of age in the United States were voting on their choice of a presidential candidate, Westchester Torah Academy students were also voting on a topic that was close to their hearts: the organization that was going to receive the tzedakah money that has been raised during the school year. Every morning,

SAR's Gloria Schneider Receives Economics Education Award

SAR High School Economics Teacher Gloria Schneider received the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Awards, which celebrates outstanding NYC area teachers for excellence in economic education by providing students with a deep understanding of economics and the tools to make informed and responsible financial decisions

Sukkah City on the Sound at Westchester Day School

There was the ReSukkah, constructed from recycled materials, the locally sourced sukkah whose walls were made of stacked sandbags using sand from the WDS beach, the Triangular Sukkah, the People’s Sukkah made from material available at Costco, the Israel Sukkah, made from old Israel Day Parade artwork,

RYNJ is ‘Mad’ About Science

RYNJ’s Professor Why visited K1 again as they experimented with magnets. Professor Why is a visiting professor (Morah Chani of K1) who pops in to teach different science units. Dressed in a lab coat with magic scientific glasses, Professor Why is a hit with all of her students.

Stamford Fire Department Visits Bi-Cultural

On Thursday, October 27, students from Bi-Cultural Day School’s Early Childhood School received a special visit from members of Stamford’s Fire Department, Turn of River Fire Station #8, in honor of October’s Fire Prevention Month. Firefighters spoke about the importance of fire alarms, how to prevent a fire from occurring

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