Carmel Academy has named veteran special education educator and Middle School Dean, Jonathan Holub, to head the school’s groundbreaking PALS program.
Holub has been appointed Carmel Academy’s Director of Educational Resources effective immediately–a role that puts him at the helm of the
Carmel Academy joined more than 40 schools from around the world in “Global Hatikvah,” an event to display solidarity with Israel during these difficult times. At exactly 12:30 p.m. on December 7, Carmel Academy’s students, faculty and staff sang Hatikvah, Israel’s national anthem, merging their voices via live video feed
A task force of seven Bi-Cultural Day School students recently took ownership of restocking the shelves at David’s Treasure Tree Toy Closet, a community service of the Pediatric Unit at Stamford Hospital which offers new toys for any child admitted to the hospital. As part of Bi-Cultural’s Chesed Committee, eighth grade
In celebration of Chanukah, Westchester Day School middle school students, in groups of two or three, were tasked with designing their own dreidels, to be printed on the STEM lab’s 3-D printer. Students were required to create dreidel designs that were four-sided, included the Hebrew letters found on the sides of standard dreidels and
Elliot Sloyer, a Stamford resident and local author, visited Bi-Cultural Day School on Thursday, December 3, during the school’s Book Fair Week. Sloyer, a Bi-Cultural alumnus, read his latest book, “Bats in the Bunk,” a picture book adventure story based on Sloyer’s childhood experiences attending summer camp. This is the
“I think everyone should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think. I view computer science as a liberal art, something everyone should learn to do,” technology visionary and Apple founder Steve Jobs said in the ‘90s. In 2015, students at Bi-Cultural Day School are taking this prophetic quote to
Mishmover–Thursday night mishmar plus sleepover–is an annual Ma’ayanot event where a majority of the student body remains in school from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning, learning Torah, bonding with classmates and teachers and maybe catching a few moments of sleep as well. Ma’ayanot’s Mishmover
On the occasion of the shloshim of Ezra Schwartz, a”h, Peter Schwartz, Ezra’s uncle and a Frisch parent, spoke to Frisch’s entire student body about his nephew’s life, his character and his “quiet acts of chesed, every single day,” on Ezra’s shloshim.
After Ezra was murdered by
Carmel Academy’s eighth grade engineering class witnessed history in the making, during a visit to the construction site of the New Tappan Zee Bridge Project.
The bridge, which connects Westchester and Rockland counties, is being designed and built by a consortium of some of the
Head of School, Rabbi Jeffrey Beer, and Director of Admissions, Shari Levitan, led a group visit to Binghamton University with WHHS students who have taken, or who are taking, World Regional Geography with Professor Mark Reisinger. “Master Mark” is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the
Building on one of Westchester Day School’s annual themes of “Why Chesed?” WDS is partnering with Leket Israel, Israel’s national food bank, on a creative and worthwhile project. Leket Israel is Israel’s largest food rescue organization, working to alleviate nutritional insecurity among Israel’s poor. By
Two hundred residents of the Upper West Side attended Manhattan Day School’s Stand With Israel event this past Wednesday evening. The MDS Eighth Grade Israel Advocacy Team presented “Israel Past, Present and Future: The True Story.” Topics included “Misrepresented History” by Liana Goldstein,