As another amazing summer of WSD comes to a close, the counselors reflected on a truly a memorable eight weeks. The final four days were no exception; color war hit grades K-6 on Monday and Tuesday and the children participated in special activities such as swim, gaga, knockout, relay races, newcomb and dodgeball. Whether wearing red,
Carmel Academy is excited to announce that it has received a generous grant by the Better Together program that will promote intergenerational relationships between the school’s students and Greenwich seniors.
The grant will be used to establish a monthly book club, where Carmel Academy’s seventh
Carmel Academy is expanding its early childhood division this September with a transitional kindergarten program. Early childhood educator Julie Thaler is returning to Carmel Academy to spearhead the new program as the lead teacher.
“We are thrilled to welcome back Julie Thaler to our faculty,” said
Character Day 2015, which will this year be held on September 18th, is a day that calls upon participants to introspect and examine their character, while engaging in dialogue with peers about how to improve character.
“We wanted to have one day where we had one discussion where people were focused on
As a student of Bi-Cultural Day School, I have looked forward to the eighth-grade Israel Experience trip for eight years. Then finally, after such a long wait, my grade and I traveled to Israel. I had visited Israel many times before with my own family, but there is something special about going to a foreign country with your own
Michal Smart, director of Jewish studies at Bi-Cultural Day School, has recently won an Excellence in Jewish Education award from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.
The Harold Grinspoon Foundation selected 33 educators across North America to receive awards for excellence in Jewish education. A
At the end of May, the Westchester Torah Academy hosted an incredibly successful family-focused program on its campus. The program, Midor L’dor, meaning “from generation to generation,” was established in WTA’s inaugural year as a way to recognize grandparents and other special visitors.
Ed Miranti, a middle-school math teacher at Bi-Cultural Day School, started the year off with a bang, and some code. Since the beginning of the school year, Miranti has been integrating coding—designing and writing computer programming source code—into his sixth-grade math curriculum. He created a set of unit projects meant to
Out of 62 schools, Bi-Cultural Day School emerged as one of two winners of the 2015 Jewish Education Innovation Challenge, and received a $50,000 grant. The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge is a yearlong process, in which schools were evaluated on the basis of disrupting complacency within Jewish education and exhibiting
It was an amazing week at Stein Yeshiva as the children celebrated the end of the year with their graduation parties.
The Threes celebrated how they have grown over the year. Each child took home a portfolio of documentations of their work, complete with art
SAR High School students participated in a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience in early May, when they heard from Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCollough who recently authored a new book, The Wright Brothers, and from Ken Burns, a noteworthy historical documentarian, whose films have won thirteen Emmy Awards and two Oscar
SAR’s third annual siyum tanach was held on the day before Shavuot, wherein the entire school gathered on the stairs with over 150 of SAR’s faculty in all disciplines. The siyum tanach was undertaken in the merit of a full refuah shleimah for a staff member. Rabbi Binyamin Krauss addressed the students and faculty,