Wednesday, January 27, 2021


JKHA Eighth Graders Enjoy In-School Shabbaton Experience

Eighth graders typically have a grade shabbaton each year. In lieu of an overnight shabbaton, eighth graders stayed after school one evening for a shabbaton experience. Arriving in their Shabbat attire, students started the evening with a “Shabbat” meal complete with challah and grape juice. Two students


Bruriah’s Uvilechticha Vaderech Committee Celebrates the Completion of Chumash Bereishit

The Bruriah students enjoyed a siyum on the occasion of finishing the entire Chumash Bereishit this past week, created by the Uvilechticha Vaderech Committee. The Uvilechticha Vaderech Committee, run by junior Leora Goldstein, is one of Bruriah’s amazing learning lishma opportunities that focuses on the parshat hashavua. The


RPRY Early Childhood Celebrates Finishing Sefer Beresheit

Chazak chazak! The early childhood children at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva celebrated finishing Sefer Beresheit with an exciting siyum (over Zoom)! Each class took turns performing one of the songs they had sung while learning each parsha in Sefer Beresheit! Everyone came into school wearing their pajamas and joined Morah


The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School Welcomes 2021

The children of The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School made special 2021 crafts as they prepared to welcome in the secular new year. The threes class also made wishes for the new year and they are saving them for the end of the school year when they can revisit them to see if the wishes came true.


JEC Second Graders Build Bridges

Mrs. Cantor’s second graders constructed bridges in science. They were challenged to make them longer than 43cm and to see how many matchbox cars they could hold. They spoke about which of their materials helped support their bridge the best.

After building their own bridges,


The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School Learns About Parshat Vayechi

The children of The Lauren Elise Bier Nursery School finished learning sefer Bereshit this week with parshat Vayechi. The children in the threes classes learned the song “Hamalach Hagoel Oti” and made their own mobiles to hang at home with that song on it. During the week they also had a chance to stand under


Bruriah Middle Schoolers Expand Coding Skills

What happens when you give Bruriah Middle School seventh graders some wires, cables and electronic equipment? Turns out they can build a traffic light! Using their coding skills, some teamwork and the help of their teacher, Ms. Erblich, the girls wrote a program that allowed a traffic light to be controlled by a push button.


MDS Speakers Inspire Confidence and Purpose

It takes true talent to address middle school students and leave them in awe. Guest speakers at Manhattan Day School are doing just that. The students have been introduced to passionate and sophisticated thinkers and activists who have learned to bring purpose to their lives and make a difference in the world


JEC Primer Students Want to Draw a Snowman

Have you ever built a snowman and discovered the next day that his grin has gotten a little crooked, or his tree-branch arms have moved? And you’ve wondered...what do snowmen do at night? Morah Heather Leibowitz read “Snowmen at Night” by Caralyn Buehner to her students last week. The author gives funny


Tenafly Chabad Academy Enjoys Author Visit on Chanukah

First and second grade celebrated the eighth day of Chanukah with a special virtual visit with children’s book author/illustrator Ann Koffsky. Koffsky spoke to the children about her job, read her newest book, “Kayla and Kugel’s Happy Hanukkah,” and even taught them how to draw the characters Kayla and


Yeshivat Noam Fourth Graders Win Third and Fourth Place In Stock Market Game

Yeshivat Noam fourth graders celebrated winning third and fourth Place in the Stock Market Game, after competing against 40 teams from other day schools. They delivered a speech explaining their strategy and which stocks made them most successful.


RYNJ 2B Has Prehistoric History Hysteria

The second grade boys in Mrs. Blumenthal’s class participated in a special two part research lesson on dinosaurs with RYNJ librarian, Mrs. Schnaidman. The students were armed with the skills needed to research dinosaurs for their own animal poster reports. The boys had a dino-mite time creating their posters!