Thursday, June 04, 2020

Schools

Westchester Day School Students Flip for Sderot

On Monday, November 28, WDS Middle School students came out in full support of the American Friends of Sderot with a Student Council pep rally prior to their doubleheader basketball game against Manhattan Day School. This event was run in conjunction with the WDS Boys’ Basketball team’s participation in the Swish For

MTA Students Enjoy Best Yeshiva-Wide Shabbaton Yet

On Thursday evening, November 17, the busses took off for the Raleigh Hotel in upstate New York, packed with students for the annual Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) yeshiva-wide shabbaton. A special surprise greeted the students in the hotel’s main ballroom. The surprise consisted of performances by a

Carmel Academy’s Gan Chalomot Playground Sparks Imagination

Carmel Academy’s youngest students began the school year this past September with a new playground that puts their imagination, creativity and sense of discovery at center stage.

“Carmel Academy’s Gan Chalomot, or ‘Playground of Dreams,’ is truly a one-of-a-kind play area,”

Carmel Academy Students Participate in Cultural Exchange

As part of their studies about cultures around the world, Carmel Academy’s second graders had a unique opportunity to learn about the traditions and pastimes of a culture different from their own from second grade peers at the Greenwich Japanese School.

The Japanese students visited Carmel’s

RYNJ Holds Annual Math Night

Walking into the RYNJ lunchroom this past week felt like a wonderland of numbers. Over 100 RYNJ students, along with their parents and grandparents, enjoyed a marvelous night of interactive math games at the annual 1st Grade Family Math Night. The event was filled with three rotating stations of entertaining games that

Torah Learning Doesn’t Take a Break at TABC

A group of fifty students, parents and grandparents came to school on the morning after Thanksgiving for minyan, breakfast and a shiur by Rabbi Daniel Fridman. The shiur, entitled ‘Hakarat HaTov in Halacha and Hashkafa,’ was enlightening and well received by all who attended. TABC is proud that the families make talmud

Bi-Cultural Creates Early Childhood Exploratory Science Lab

Bi-Cultural Day School recently created a specially designed science lab in the early childhood wing, establishing a unique place in the school for budding young scientists to learn about everything from motors to magnets and rainbows to rockets.

Frank Cronson has been teaching science

WHHS Gives Back: #VeteransDay

It’s that time of the year at Westchester Hebrew High School. The student lounge is filled with empty boxes, there are crates filled with toiletries and supplies and, of course, that intoxicating scent of freshly baked cookies is in the air. Make that 1,200 freshly baked cookies to be precise.

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Stein Yeshiva Holds Fall Sunday Fun-Day

The Stein Yeshiva PTA began the new year with a fun-filled family program called “Fall Sunday Fun-Day” at the Northeast Jewish Center. Face painting, a bouncy castle, cotton candy, cupcake decorating and a light lunch were just some of the highlights of the day.

WTA Students Hold Shabbos Project Melave Malka

WTA students wrapped up the Shabbos Project weekend with a pajama party melava malka, which was geared to all students and their families. While the younger students were immersed in Shabbat themed arts and crafts, the older students learned with their parents in a classroom environment, all while

Bi-Cultural Integrates Technology Into Language Instruction

Bi-Cultural Day School recently rolled out an innovative approach to language instruction for the entire second grade class, blending technology with a robust language-building curriculum.

iTaLAM is the interactive, digital-based version of TalAM, the Hebrew language arts and Jewish studies

Former Special Forces Soldier Visits Alma Mater on Veterans Day

Daniel Katz, of the Westchester Day School Class of 1996, joined the current eighth grade class this Veterans Day to speak about his experiences in the U.S. Army and his transition to civilian life. Mr. Katz served five years in the military, including two tours in Iraq, and now works for Aviation Week Network as the

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