Thursday, October 19, 2017

Schools

Westchester Day School Has ‘Fun’ With Words

When you walk into a Westchester Day School first grade classroom, you might hear students happily “echoing” their teacher and classroom mascot, an owl named “Baby Echo.” Building on our successful inaugural year in 2016-17, WDS is continuing to embed Fundations into our balanced literacy

Vaccines Are Beautiful … But Can They Knock Out Prostate Cancer?

“The Holy One, Blessed be He, gives the refuah (remedy) before the makka (disease),” our Jewish

Camp 613 Campers Enjoy an Incredible Week Three

Camp 613 campers had an amazing week three with pajama day, challah preparation, ice skating, rock climbing and incredible specialties including gymnastics, tennis, Zumba, musical theater, culinary and more.

Olympic Gold Medalist Lenny Krayzelburg Joins Camp Nesher Olympics

Working at the Happiest Place on Earth: Behind the Scenes of Camp HASC

Anyone who enters into the small world of Camp HASC on 362 Parksville Road immediately becomes a witness to a place where miracles happen. Over 300 campers feel lucky to call this place their home for the summer. Smiles and laughter are abundant as soon as one steps through the

How a Jewish Camp Experience Leaves a Lifelong Impact

What symbolizes the official start of summer? It may be the day the community pool opens for the season, the last day of school or the first night that fireworks can be heard going off in the distance.

For me, the

Pajama Day at Camp 613 Makes for Cozy, Ruachdik Fun

Camp 613’s Pajama Day brought campers and staff to camp in their coziest, yummiest pajamas. Everyone had fun with sleepy-time and slumber-party themed activities.

 

Smiling Campers Have a Blast at Camp Shalom

Camp Shalom campers had a blast participating in all of the amazing specialties while building friendships and demonstrating tremendous ruach.

 

Same Camp Regesh Feeling on the New Camp Regesh Campus

Year one at the new Camp Regesh campus got off to a great start. Campers and staff are loving the classic Regesh program in the new private wooded facility. Highlights of special events include the game show, the world-famous Chinese acrobat and a Rockland Boulders baseball game, with much, much more in

SAR High School Graduates Class of 2017

On Tuesday, June 13, hundreds of families, friends, faculty members and guests gathered to celebrate the SAR High School Class of 2017 11th annual graduation ceremony, which was held at The College of Mount St. Vincent’s in Riverdale. The graduates were addressed by Principal Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, faculty

Bi-Cultural Day School Celebrates 61 ‘Blessed’ Years

The ballroom of the Stamford Hilton was filled to capacity on Sunday evening, May 21, to pay tribute to the past, present and future of Bi-Cultural Day School at the annual BCDS Celebration Dinner.

In keeping with the dinner’s theme, “Blessed,” the gala evening celebrated the

SAR High School Students Volunteer at Hostos

Since November 2015, SAR developed a partnership with S.H.I.N.E. (Students of Hostos are Inspired and Nurtured to Excellence), an after-school program serving students in grades K-6 at the Eugenio Maria de Hostos MicroSociety School (Hostos). SHINE is located in a socio-economically disadvantaged section of Yonkers where a majority

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