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Bi-Cultural Day School Preschoolers Enjoy Passover Seder

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Preschoolers at Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford, Connecticut enjoyed a pre-Passover Seder with good friends and all the traditional foods on Wednesday, April 5.

RYNJ Commemorates Yom HaShoah

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Yom HaShoah at RYNJ took on great meaning on many levels as each division participated in age-appropriate activities to commemorate this powerful day of remembrance.

Fourth and fifth-grade students were introduced to the number six million, its enormity, as well as the importance of each individual. Using the concept drawn from the film “Paper Clips,” each student was given a blank sheet of paper and traced a paper clip multiple times within a five-minute span.

After calculating how many clips they had traced, the children figured out how many pieces of paper they would need with traced paper clips to reach the number six million. Students then assembled in a circle and connected...

Bi-Cultural Honors Community Leaders

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Several leaders of the Connecticut Jewish community will be honored for their commitment to Jewish education and their dedication to community service at the Bi-Cultural Day School (BCDS) Celebration Dinner, to be held Sunday evening, May 21, at the Hilton Stamford Hotel.

The Stamford school will recognize Shoshana Dweck as the dinner’s guest of honor. In addition, the school will present Jenny Fuchs with its Young Leadership Award, Rachel Rothman with its Community Service Award and Rabbi Harold Tzvi Bernstein with its Alumni Award. The gala evening will also honor physical education teacher and athletics program coordinator “Coach” Joe Nealon with the school’s Jane Shoztic...

Bi-Cultural ‘Scientists’ Excel at Statewide Science Fair

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Seventh grade scientists from Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford had an impressive showing at the 2017 Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF), bringing home a treasure trove of medals and honors from the prestigious statewide event, including several top awards.

Held March 14 through 18 at Quinnipiac University, the fair showcased more than 560 research projects produced by upwards of 650 middle and high school students from 120 schools all across the Nutmeg State. About 150 of the students competing were selected as finalists. Their research was presented before volunteer judges from government, academia, professional societies and industry.

Six Bi-Cultural students were...

WDS Middle School Takes Audience on a Trip Around the World

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On Monday, March 27, Westchester Day School middle school students performed in a creative show directed and choreographed by social studies teacher Tina Marie Roode. “A Trip Around the World: A Journey through Music, Art and Dance” was an original show that surveyed history from the beginning of time to the present. Scenes included dances, songs, skits and narration about Mesopotamia, India, China, Greece, Rome, Africa, Peru, the American Revolution, the Civil War, WWI and more. The songs and skits were written by students as projects over the course of the year in Roode’s social studies classes and all of the dances were choreographed and taught by Roode herself. “It was...

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