Thursday, March 23, 2023


Bruriah Students Shine on Stage

On Sunday, Bruriah students starred in their annual production, “Timebends.” In a truly stunning display of student talent, collaboration and leadership, Bruriah students delighted the audiences of two show-stopping performances celebrating female leadership as seen through the eyes of Bruriah students as they


Naaleh Sophomores Travel to Washington, DC

Naaleh’s sophomore class embarked on an unforgettable two-day trip to Washington DC, filled with meaningful experiences and lasting memories. The trip began with a visit to the Holocaust museum, which set the tone for the importance of the trip. From there, the group continued on to the Israel embassy where they


There’s a New Beat at WDS

Music has been wafting through the halls of Westchester Day School this year, bringing the joy of holidays and general good vibes to students and faculty alike. At the center of this movement is the Sixth Grade Band, a weekly elective that has already performed for the school for Chanukah and Purim. They practice every


RKYHS Presents at National Scientific Conference

We are pleased to report that one of the RKYHS Scientific Research Training Institute (SRTI) student projects was presented recently at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAI) annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The paper presented was entitled, “An Object Detection System for Identifying Pollen Species”


Heichal HaTorah Explores Chaplains in Healthcare

This past week, senior talmidim in Heichal’s medical ethics seminar had a probing and thoughtful discussion with Danya Stechler, delving into some of the complex issues that chaplains encounter as intermediaries between families and healthcare professionals. The group discussed the variety of sensitive issues that tend to arise


TABC Heads to the Nachum Segal Network

Students in TABC’s music track, along with their teacher Jacob Spadaro, spoke with Nachum Segal last Thursday morning about their debut album “Perek Aleph” and their amazing experiences in TABC’s state-of-the-art Studio 1600! You can find the students’ original work on both Apple Music and Spotify.


MTA Seniors Travel to Poland

Every year MTA seniors participate in the “Names Not Numbers©” project. Created in MTA the program, which aims to record and preserve the accounts of Holocaust survivors, has spread to several schools in the tri-state area. However, the participants from MTA take the unique additional step of traveling to Poland to


Ma’ayanot Mental Health Week Educates and Empowers

Mental health awareness is important, and Ma’ayanot is dedicated to cultivating and nurturing students’ mental health and well-being on a daily basis. During Ma’ayanot’s Mental Health Week, March 13-17, Director of Guidance Dr. Rayzel Yaish, along with Ma’ayanot’s outstanding guidance department,


SAR Enjoys Schoolwide Shabbaton

In a momentous gathering the first weekend in March, 850 members of the SAR High School community, including students, faculty and their families, joined together for the schoolwide shabbaton. Amidst an intense 24 hours of thoughtful learning, spirited ruach, camaraderie and fun, all who attended shared a sense of


Kinneret Plays Interactive ‘Echad Mi Yodea’

KDS third graders led a fun review of the famous Seder song while learning vocabulary as well.


BCHA Upper School Seniors Experience Israel

Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy seniors experienced an amazing treat as they traveled to Israel, led by Rabbi Shimmy Trencher, upper school principal, and United Jewish Federation of Stamford, New Canaan, and Darien Shaliach Yoav Yaron. On their trip, they visited the Kotel, learned about battles to take Latrun and


Anshei Lubavitch Prepares for Pesach

There is so much to learn about Pesach and Anshei Lubavitch students are having so much fun with it! Each student is creating their very own Pesach Haggadah to illustrate all that they have learned. They are using new art techniques and supplies—like grape juice, bricks, kiddush cups and matzah—that relate to

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