After a year of preparation under the leadership of Harriet Mandel, thirty SAR high school students had a unique opportunity to be diplomats. On May 19, the Future Global Diplomats Club had an action-packed day, meeting with notable leaders and visiting the United Nations.
Hashem created for us a beautiful world full of colors, shapes, and textures to explore. At no time is that exploration more exciting than in the early childhood years when everything is so fresh and wondrous. For young children, creating art helps the child to exteriorize their knowledge and offers valuable opportunities for
On Yom Yerushalayim, Monday May 18, Westchester Day School eighth graders turned the Castle Shul into a living museum of Jewish history. This project was the culmination of a year-long study of the timeline of Jewish history under the instruction of eighth grade Hebrew teacher Morah Ronit Korenblit. This museum focused on
Carmel Academy has rallied to raise funds for the earthquake-ravaged country of Nepal. Immediately following the first earthquake in late April, Carmel’s students launched #TikkuNepal, a fundraising and awareness initiative that has sparked the involvement of the entire school community.
Along with its glass walls, no doors and open door policy, SAR offers another unique and interesting option to its students: Senior Exploration.
At the beginning of the second semester of the senior year, all students are assigned a Senior Exploration guidance counselor who helps them embark on a
When Jewish high school juniors start compiling their college lists, one of the schools that often makes an appearance is Binghamton University. Boasting a population that many say is “30% Jewish” (high by college standards), it is considered to be a solid choice for students from public schools, Jewish day schools, and
Westchester Day School recently hosted its biennial Invention Convention, in which middle school students showed off their homemade inventions. Students, in conjunction with their science classes, identified a problem and then designed their solutions—the inventions—as either digital apps or physical
Last Tuesday night, May 12, Yeshiva University High Schools held their annual dinner at Marina del Rey in Bronx, New York. This year’s honorees included Rabbi Steven (YUHSB ‘89) and Rachel Burg, Mr. Avi (YUHSB ’85) and Aleeza Lauer, Mrs. Ruth Fried, and Rabbi Al Cohen. The evening also paid tribute to the MTA and Central
Last Sunday, a number of MTA juniors and seniors answered the chesed call of Bonim Builders, a division of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey that helps to “renovate and perform critical repairs for low income families, seniors, and the physically disabled.” The groups of students, accompanied by YUHS executive