Wednesday, August 05, 2020


RYNJ Explores With Planes, Trains and Automobiles

The youngest RYNJ explorers completed their unit on exploration and transportation. It began with learning about the famous explorer Christopher Columbus and concluded with learning about the many modes of transportation which exist. RYNJ kindergartners had a blast traveling around RYNJ, each in their own mode of transportation

WTA Election Gives Students the Chance to Vote for Their Favorite Tzedakah

While those of age in the United States were voting on their choice of a presidential candidate, Westchester Torah Academy students were also voting on a topic that was close to their hearts: the organization that was going to receive the tzedakah money that has been raised during the school year. Every morning,

SAR's Gloria Schneider Receives Economics Education Award

SAR High School Economics Teacher Gloria Schneider received the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Awards, which celebrates outstanding NYC area teachers for excellence in economic education by providing students with a deep understanding of economics and the tools to make informed and responsible financial decisions

Sukkah City on the Sound at Westchester Day School

There was the ReSukkah, constructed from recycled materials, the locally sourced sukkah whose walls were made of stacked sandbags using sand from the WDS beach, the Triangular Sukkah, the People’s Sukkah made from material available at Costco, the Israel Sukkah, made from old Israel Day Parade artwork,

RYNJ is ‘Mad’ About Science

RYNJ’s Professor Why visited K1 again as they experimented with magnets. Professor Why is a visiting professor (Morah Chani of K1) who pops in to teach different science units. Dressed in a lab coat with magic scientific glasses, Professor Why is a hit with all of her students.

Stamford Fire Department Visits Bi-Cultural

On Thursday, October 27, students from Bi-Cultural Day School’s Early Childhood School received a special visit from members of Stamford’s Fire Department, Turn of River Fire Station #8, in honor of October’s Fire Prevention Month. Firefighters spoke about the importance of fire alarms, how to prevent a fire from occurring

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School Announces Launch of YCTorah Virtual Library

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) announced the launch of the YCTorah Virtual Library, now available at A collaborative effort years in the making, the YCTorah Virtual Library brings the Torah teachings and halachic insights of YCT’s teachers and rebbeim to the larger Jewish community and beyond. Some of

SAR Develops Novel Way to Experience Engineering

Fairytales and engineering? What is the integration? Teams of first and second graders at SAR Academy in Riverdale, led by their teacher Renata Cohen, are finding out. One recent morning after reading the tale of the “Three Little Pigs,” students rummaged through recyclable materials with the mission of

Successful Start for MTA’s New Night Seder Program

With the beginning of the new school year, MTA unveiled a brand new and exciting Night Seder initiative. This new program encourages students to grow in their personal learning, expand their commitment to Talmud Torah, and foster a sense of unity and belonging across community boundaries.

Bi-Cultural Earns Legacy Heritage Grant

The Legacy Heritage Fund has recently awarded a Better Together grant to Bi-Cultural Day School. This grant was awarded based on the goal of developing a unique intergenerational relationship, joining Bi-Cultural middle school students with senior mentors to create a documentary for the Stamford Jewish Historical Society that explores the

Westchester Hebrew High School Forms Partnership With the Children’s Museum of the Arts

Westchester Hebrew High School (WHHS) formed the first of its kind partnership for Upper New York between a Jewish education program and Manhattan’s prestigious Children’s Museum of the Arts. This September WHHS students are able to add Intro to Graphic Design/Animation to their class schedule. The

Bi-Cultural Introduces Early Childhood Event Series

Bi-Cultural Day School introduced its Early Childhood Program Series entitled, Come Play with Us! for the 2016-2017 academic year. Each event is designed for young Jewish families with children ages birth to 5 to experience the school’s full General and Judaic Studies curriculum. Events are free of charge.

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