Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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WDS Holds ELA Middle School Cereal Box Competition

Do you need some recommendations for summer reading? The sixth and seventh grade students are the ones to ask! This week, students completed and shared a month-long independent fiction project which took the shape of “cereal boxes” that brought literature to life! Each student read a novel from among the

Torah Tots Learn About Shavuot at Westchester Torah Academy

In preparation for Shavuot, early childhood students at WTA have been learning the story of Matan Torah in their classrooms. As a culminating activity, each class had the opportunity to learn about a Torah scroll with the Rav Beit HaSefer. Students learned that the Torah is written on a klaf (parchment), that we

MTA Enjoys Lag BaOmer

The entire MTA yeshiva celebrated Lag BaOmer with an incredible day of sports and activities at Camp Merockdim! From softball, basketball, hockey and soccer to volleyball, flag football, tennis, ultimate frisbee, karate and crafts, there was truly something for everyone. Talmidim also enjoyed shiurim from their

MTA Enjoys Lag BaOmer

The entire MTA yeshiva celebrated Lag BaOmer with an incredible day of sports and activities at Camp Merockdim! From softball, basketball, hockey and soccer to volleyball, flag football, tennis, ultimate frisbee, karate and crafts, there was truly something for everyone. Talmidim also enjoyed shiurim from their

Bi-Cultural Completes Hebrew U Educational Leadership Program

Rabbi Tzachi Posner of Stamford has received a certificate in Jewish Educational Leadership from Hebrew University in recognition of his successful completion of the Legacy Heritage Teacher Institute in Israel, an educational leadership program of the Rothberg International School of Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Stein Nursery Marks Lag BaOmer With Fire Safety Day

The children of the early childhood at Stein Yeshiva celebrated Lag BaOmer with a special visit from Fire Dept. 307 of Yonkers and Riverdale Hatzalah Ambulance Corp. The children met with local firefighters and EMT volunteers, learned about fire safety and protocol and hopped aboard the emergency vehicles. The

WTA Celebrates Lag BaOmer

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Visits Seventh Grade at WDS

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin visited Westchester Day School and spoke to the seventh grade students. The seventh graders studied New York State government with Miss Roode as part of their New York State unit, which helped them understand how a bill becomes a law on the state level and Paulin’s role in the state government.

First Graders at Westchester Torah Academy Become Community Helpers

Kitah alef at WTA has been learning about the people who help our community run smoothly. As their unit of learning came to an end, the class took a field trip to meet the community helpers near the school and thank them for their service. After visiting the post office, police department and fire department,

WDS Hosts Ramaz for WestRam Rally Sporting Event

Last Friday, the seventh grade hosted Ramaz middle school students for a morning of flag football, lacrosse, sportsmanship and friendship. Morah Amy and Mr. K have been teaching the fundamentals of flag football and lacrosse in their PE classes and it was time to put their skills to the test. The Ramaz students,

Stein Yeshiva Girls Visit Untermyer Gardens for Lag BaOmer

Stein Yeshiva elementary girls spent Lag BaOmer at Untermyer Park and Gardens in Yonkers along the Hudson River. The historic gardens are part of the estate of Samuel Untermyer, a German-Jewish philanthropist and lawyer who lead the fight against Nazi support in this country in the 1930’s, among his many other

Kitah Gimmel at WTA Celebrates Rashi

Since the start of the academic year, third graders at Westchester Torah Academy have been perfecting their ktav Rashi skills and learning many of Rashi’s commentaries as they study Chumash. On Friday, May 17, parents and grandparents gathered to celebrate the progress their children have made through their

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