Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Schools

Iona Lectures Tackle Bigotry and Advocate for Peace, Justice and Understanding

In a world plagued by hate crimes, anti-Semitism and bigotry, Iona College is offering a lecture series aimed at bringing people of different faiths together, encouraging dialogue, discussing differences and common myths and celebrating common values.

Bi-Cultural ‘Scientists’ Excel at Statewide Science Fair

Seventh-grade scientists at Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy in Stamford had an impressive showing at the 2019 Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF), bringing home a treasure trove of medals and honors from the prestigious statewide event, including several top awards.

Carmel Academy Skypes With a Scientist

At Carmel Academy, students in Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grade are engaged in scientific discovery every day, honing their skills of observation, inquiry, hypothesis, and prediction as part of their learning. In addition to hands-on-learning in the classroom, conducting science

SAR HS Science Olympiad Team Wins

We are elated to announce that the SAR Science Olympiad team won seven medals and the trophy for coming in third place out of the 13 teams from the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area at the Science Olympiad yesterday.

WTA Fourth Grade Goes on Flight of Fabulous Fables

On March 27, fourth graders at Westchester Torah Academy had the opportunity to present their original fables at their “Flight of Fabulous Fables” event. The students learned about the elements of a fable and read many fables in preparation for this project. The children

WDS Snack Drive Teaches Humility

This year’s theme at WDS is humility and eighth grader Yaffa Weitzman embodies this virtue beautifully! She recently planned, publicized and managed a school-wide snack drive to benefit the local immigrant community in Mamaroneck. Weitzman visited the Hispanic Resource Center and met with their

Carmel Academy Learns About Pi Day 

Using hands on, creative materials, students at Carmel Academy celebrated Pi Day on March 14th. They calculated circumferences, created art using circles, recited the numbers in Hebrew and English, and of course, ate pie.

Kinneret Welcomes Purim With Art, Music and Baking

Adar is hopping at KDS as Purim prep is in full gear.

WDS Third Grade Celebrates Completion of Chayei Sarah

The third grade finished learning parshat Chayei Sarah in Chumash! To celebrate, the class hosted a wedding for Yitzchak and Rivka who met and married in parshat Chayei Sarah. Morah Abi and Morah Elisheva played the roles of Rivka and Yitzchak and the students acted as guests at

Expert in Palestinian Affairs Addresses Stamford Teens

“I am a proud Palestinian,” Bassam Eid told a group of more than 40 students at the Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy Upper School (BCHA) in Stamford one recent afternoon.

Eid, an internationally renowned political analyst,

Westchester Torah Academy Holds Immigration Fair

The first WTA Immigration Fair was a great success. The night began with beautiful chavruta learning and continued with middle school “docents” impressing all in attendance with their remarkable presentations of their family history. The goal of the immigration project was for

MTA Joins Teach NYS on Mission to Albany

On Tuesday, March 12, MTA joined Teach NYS on its mission to Albany to lobby for STEM education funding. MTA’s delegation was introduced on the assembly floor by Assemblywoman Carmen De la Rosa and met with many leaders, including Washington Heights Assemblyman Al Taylor and MTA alumnus Josh

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