The Chabad facility was adorned with decorative candy from floor to ceiling, and families dressed in their Purim best.
The event kicked off with a Megillah reading, followed by a delicious seudah and activities for the children. Participants also were entered into a raffle for a lollipop centerpiece, and a vase of gumballs was also on display for attendees to guess how many gumballs were inside. The correct answer was 111, and the winner was 2-year-old Alef Bet Preschool student Sarah Weinberg, who with the help of her...
The National Merit Scholarship Qualifying competition for the class of ’15 is now complete, and once again YUHSB has placed a student among the finalists. Asher Finkelstein, a Memphis native, was recognized by National Merit as one of the most outstanding students in the country. Only 15,000 finalists are chosen each year out of more than 1 million juniors who took the PSAT.
In qualifying as a National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Asher scored in the top 1% of PSAT test takers a year ago, and then followed that up with equally impressive SAT scores and grades. He also received the recommendation of his teachers here at YUHSB.
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