Monday, February 17, 2020

Schools

WDS Stands With Israel

WDS students, parents and faculty gathered in Manhattan on Sunday to march in the Celebrate Israel Parade, sporting their blue t-shirts, waving

Israeli flags and carrying beautiful artwork.

Carmel Academy Students Utilize STEM in Simulated Space Mission

Carmel Academy’s fifth graders were transported to the year 2040 as they took part in the Challenger mission at the Discovery Museum & Planetarium in Bridgeport. There they manned a redesigned spaceship and orbited a control station for a simulated research space mission.

Acting as

Frisch and Bruriah Students Place in Top Three at Nationwide CIJE-Tech Young Engineers Conference

Nearly 800 students from more than 40 Jewish day schools nationwide presented year-end capstone projects last week, exhibiting their engineering and problem-solving skills as part of the CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program. CIJE Tech Young Engineers conferences were held recently in the Five Towns, New York, Los Angeles and

Ice Cream Surprise Offers Unforgettable Lesson for Carmel Academy’s Third Graders

Most people who have tasted Talenti gelato agree that it is delicious, but for Carmel Academy’s third graders the icy treat has become part of their classroom culture—all in the name of learning.

What began as a fun way to practice math and science skills turned out to be a lesson that the

Darcy Stack Embarks on Intense Naval Training

Darcy Stack, a graduate of Westchester Hebrew High School in Mamaroneck, New York, will be inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2020 on Thursday, June 30, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer.

Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected

WDS Kindergarten Is Out and About in the Community

Westchester Day School kindergarteners capped off a unit of study about communities with a community trip. The students’ first stop was the police station where they toured the 911 call center, met new recruits, detectives and the chief, saw the holding pens, the fingerprint machine, interrogation room and the courtroom.

Stein Yeshiva Receives Technology Grant

Students Embark on Geocaching Adventures

Stein Yeshiva is one of three schools in Yonkers that New York State has selected to participate in an exciting three-year technology grant. This year’s focus is to develop a program using blended learning to support

Bi-Cultural Hosts Two Leading Authors

Bi-Cultural Day School celebrated National School Library Month of April by hosting two inspiring children’s book authors—one a local first-time author and the other a best-selling internationally-acclaimed writer. Each captivated their audience with inspiring stories of storytelling and writing.

Bi-Cultural’s Eighth Graders Depart for Israel Experience 2016

On Monday, May 2, the weather was downcast, but the spirits were soaring as Bi-Cultural Day School’s eighth grade class embarked on their Israel Experience, a nearly month-long journey that they have been preparing for since kindergarten. The itinerary includes experiencing the many cultural and spiritual sights that

Westchester Day School Community Honors WDS Early Childhood in 5K Run

On Sunday May 22, Westchester Day School families, alumni and friends came out for the annual Sprint to the Sound 5K run/walk. This year’s 5K was in honor of the WDS Early Childhood program and teachers, and raised money for the construction of a new playground and hockey rink. Hundreds of people braved

Sophomores Debut Gradewide Project: The Frisch Museum of Contemporary History

New York City’s Museum Mile, European capital cities and now, West Century Road in Paramus.

Last week, the Frisch Museum of Contemporary History debuted to parents, friends and faculty of the sophomores. Visitors viewed the remarkable and informative exhibits on which students have

TABC Remembers the Legacy of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l

TABC marked Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l’s first yahrzeit with rebbeim who were his talmidim memorializing his ideas and his life. Rabbi Blau addressed the ninth grade minyan and stressed the primacy of Torah and yirat shamayim in Rav Lichtenstein’s life. Rav Nachbar invited Rav Moshe Taragin, a Ra”m at Yeshivat Har Etzion

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