Learning to Look is a program for first through fifth graders in which parents and relatives can volunteer to teach classes about art from a specific period in art history and do related art projects with students. The year culminates with an exciting trip to see the original artwork at one of the New
The yeladim of kitah 2N cooked, counted, celebrated and shared, all inspired by the beautiful narratives of the parsha.
Just as Avraham Avinu loved to have guests in his home, so too, the 2 year olds were overjoyed to welcome in the threes class to their kitah. In preparation
On Friday, October 26, Avraham and Sarah made a surprise appearance at the Westchester Torah Academy morning tekes. The students answered enthusiastically when asked about Sarah’s baby, Yitzchak, and the important mitzvah of hachnasat orchim. Students in early childhood enjoyed fulfilling this mitzvah by
On Wednesday, October 17, SAR Academy eighth graders joined representatives of Amcha and other Jewish institutions, along with 10th graders from SAR High School and students from Westchester Day School, Ramaz and North Shore Hebrew Academy, to participate in a memorial gathering to honor the life and
The young shlichot of Bnei Akiva at WTA led a meaningful lesson in honor of the yahrzeit of Yitzchak Rabin. After watching an informational video about Rabin, students engaged in a discussion about tolerating different opinions and views. Different everyday scenarios were given, and students were asked how they would
Manhattan Day School kicked off a new and exciting musical ambassadors program with second grade musician, Mendel, playing pieces by Bartok and Schumann on keyboard and Hatikva on guitar. Through this innovative initiative—spearheaded by Julienne Dweck—students become proficient in an instrument, culminating with a performance
Seventh grade WDS students attended a gathering in New York City, memorializing Ari Fuld, HY”D, to demonstrate their devotion to the State of Israel and the unity of the Jewish people. The students listened to impassioned speeches and recited Tehillim along with hundreds of yeshiva day school and high school students
Westchester Day School welcomed Dr. David Pelcovitz this week, a renowned psychologist who holds the Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Chair in psychology and Jewish education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Dr. Pelcovitz has consulted throughout the Jewish community
This month, the 4 year olds are exploring STEM through the changing seasons, autumn colors, foliage, harvest foods and the ways in which animals prepare for cooler weather. In other words, the children are investigating...you guessed it: fall!
The yeladim painted leaves and
The BCHA upper school recently held elections for officers of the 2018-2019 student council. After sharing with classmates their plans for the future of the school, six students were elected. Grade representatives include freshman Shira Haron of Stamford, sophomore Ben Marcus of Westport, junior Brandon Rosenthal of Riverdale and
From learning and eating in the sukkah, to the annual Sukkot family evening, KDS celebrated Sukkot in style!