Thursday, June 04, 2020

Schools

New Beginnings at the Kinneret Day School

The first day of school was filled with energy, warmth and excitement for students, teachers and staff as the dedicated teachers welcomed students back after a long summer. Mr. Abramovitz and Rabbi Frank addressed each class and discussed the trademarks of the school—academic rigor, hard work, warmth, commitment to middot and to the wide family of

WDS Debuts New SEL Curriculum

In the 2016-17 academic year, WDS will be implementing a research validated curriculum in grades K-5 to enhance social emotional learning (SEL) in the school. Based on extensive research, the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), an educational research and advocacy organization, has

WTA Progress Improves While Costs Remain Down

Westchester Torah Academy recently found that its 2 Sigma educational model has resulted in outstanding academic performance and growth. Recently released scores show that in the measures of academic progress (MAP), WTA’s K-3 students made more performance gains in mathematics than 98 percent of U.S. students, and

Bi-Cultural Welcomes New Israeli Emissaries

Back to school is an exciting time of year for parents, teachers and students. At Bi-Cultural Day School, back to school takes on an additional dimension as the school welcomes the newly-placed banot sherut

Carmel Academy Names New Director of General Studies and Professional Development

Greenwich—Carmel Academy has appointed veteran educator, researcher, teacher trainer and curriculum developer Jennifer Gensior as the school’s director of general studies curriculum and professional development.

Prior to joining Carmel Academy’s

Camp Mesorah Lights Up Guilford, NY

On July 4, 350 staff members and 650 campers from across the globe, including Teaneck, Woodmere, Florida, California, Israel, the UK and Canada, officially made Camp Mesorah their home for the summer.

After five fantastic days of staff orientation with team building

Westchester Day Teaches Students to Care for the Planet

Before the end of the school year, Westchester Day School students had an opportunity to celebrate Earth Day (belatedly) on June 15. Spearheaded by science teachers Rebecca Shapiro and Michele Fishman as well as Rabbi Adam Friedman, the program featured many experiential opportunities—afforded by the excellent weather and

WTA’s First Grade Class Wraps Academic Year On a Chesed High

The school year ended with Kita Aleph of Westchester Torah Academy (WTA) learning about the value of money.

What better way to appreciate the value of coins then to turn this unit on money into a valuable, hands on learning tzedakah project?

The

Stein Yeshiva Students Visit Restored 1900’s Home

On June 8, Stein Yeshiva students visited the Glenview House at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers. The Glenview was built in 1867 by the Trevor Family, an investment banker in New York City, who wanted a country squire’s life along the vistas of the scenic Hudson River. The students interacted with the docents as they

Frisch Mechina Program Draws Less Affiliated Students to Torah Education and Observance

This year at Yeshivat Frisch’s 2016 commencement, two graduates, Shmuel Antonov and Ariel Froimchuk, earned recognition for their excellence in Jewish Studies. Ariel was one of three students to receive the Rabbi Isaac Swift Talmud Award for his achievements in Talmud, and Shmuel was one of four students to win the Frisch School Torah

TABC Commencement Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd

Nearly 1000 parents, family, students, faculty, alumni and friends joined in the graduation ceremony of the TABC class of 2016 last week. They heard addresses from Rosh HaYeshiva, Rabbi Adler, valedictorian Eli Hyman and salutatorians Aaron Fishkind and Netanel Shedlo. Zachary Orenshein and Eli Hyman shared their siyum on Massechet

NJ Senator Cunningham Visits RYNJ

As part of OU-Teach NJS, a program to help connect legislators with their communities, New Jersey Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (D) recently visited RYNJ. Senator Cunningham toured the Yeshiva and addressed the RYNJ MS Students. Senator Cunningham spoke about the importance of voting and getting involved in

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