Wednesday, August 23, 2017


SAR HS Commemorates Yom HaShoah

SAR High School began their commemoration of Yom HaShoah with a school-wide assembly in the auditorium. As students entered the darkened room, members of student council lit up the aisles with candles as a slideshow of pictures from the Shoah appeared across the large screen with “esah einai” playing in the background.

Local Schools Are Among Winners at Touro’s Lander College for Men Science Competition

Weeks of research, design and problem solving paid off for students who received top honors at the Science Olympiad at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM). The winners, Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR), Ramaz Upper School, David Renov Stahler (DRS) Yeshiva High School and Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC), were among 12 area

Bi-Cultural Students Qualify for International Bible Competition Finals

Approximately 400 students from around the world compete annually in the Chidon HaTanach, the renowned international Bible competition for middle and high school students. This year, for the first time, three seventh graders from Bi-Cultural Day School are among them. The results of three tests taken over the course of the year by

Bi-Cultural Students Hit the Road…in Israel

There were hugs and happy faces all around on Thursday, April 20, as the entire student body of Bi-Cultural Day School joined teachers, parents and staff in bidding a very joyous farewell to the Stamford school’s eighth-graders, as they prepared to board a bus that would take them to JFK International Airport for an EL

Bi-Cultural Day School Preschoolers Enjoy Passover Seder

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

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

Bi-Cultural Honors Community Leaders

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

Bi-Cultural ‘Scientists’ Excel at Statewide Science Fair

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

WDS Middle School Takes Audience on a Trip Around the World

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

Yetziat Mitzrayim Comes to Breuers in Washington Heights

Carmel Students and Parents Play With Their Food—All in the Name of Math

Imagine being given four graham crackers, each with a value of 100 points, and your goal is to create a food person worth 400 points. The catch is you can only use two of the graham crackers. The additional two crackers must be exchanged for pretzel sticks worth 10 points and/or Froot Loops worth one

WHHS Tempest Team Triumphs

Waves crashed, masts split and the boatswain was cursed by Italian nobility as Westchester Hebrew High School joined Frisch, Ma’ayanot, SAR and TABC in the Third Annual Envision Shakespeare competition on Thursday, March 30. This year, the Envision Shakespeare program, founded by Rebecca Lopkin and Nancy Edelman, invited students

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