Sunday, June 04, 2023


TABC Mock Trial and Debate Teams Start Strong

TABC’s Mock Trial and Debate teams are beginning the season with success. The mock trial team is currently 3-0, after impressive wins against Paramus Catholic, Ramapo and Ma’ayanot. TABC assumed the role of prosecution for the first match and then the role of defense for the latter two. Meanwhile, the debate team captured the


BPY Kindergarten Teaches Sixth Grade About Ancient Egypt

Ben Porat Yosef sixth grade students are embarking on their study of Ancient Egypt just as a Kindergarten class is completing theirs. The sixth grade visited with the Kindergartener Egyptologists to hear what they learned, and get a stimulating introduction to the subject. Sixth graders took notes as their Gan Keshet friends shared


RYNJ Third Graders Discover Math in Art

Mrs. Elana Kaplan, RYNJ parent and Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, visited the third grade classes at RYNJ. She presented a program entitled Math in Art. The students observed, analyzed and discussed several paintings of famous artists. Each connected to math, whether with numbers, shapes or patterns.


Can You Spell ‘Gargantuan’?

Yavneh Academy’s Annual Spelling Bee is always a winter highlight. Students vie for the opportunity to represent Yavneh Academy at the Northern NJ Spelling Bee which will be held on the March 22 at Bergen Community College. The winner of that competition will be one step closer to competing in the 2016 Scripps National Spelling


BCHSJS Holds Extensive Afternoon of the Arts

The Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies held an Afternoon of the Arts program that included a student art exhibition, a play by the BCHSJS drama troupe, a presentation by the BCHSJS #dojewishlivesmattermore class and a speaking engagement with Margie Gelbwasser, author of “Inconvenient and Pieces of Us”. The


Moriah K Students Understand What Poetry Is All About

Moriah kindergarteners recently had a publishing party to celebrate the completion of their poetry unit. The children understand that a poets write a poem about something that is important to them, and include their feelings and thoughts. These non-rhyming poems are their original reflections of opinions and ideas. After choosing a


Yeshivat Noam Scientists Witness a Bacterial Competition

Yeshivat Noam fifth grade scientists have been learning about beneficial and harmful microbes. The students got to experience a bacterial competition—a race between the “good guys” and the “bad guys”—first hand, when they turned Kirby cucumbers into pickles. Each lab group attempted to create the


RYNJ Students Complete Aleph-Bet Study

RYNJ kindergarteners participated in a Siyum Aleph Bet. All six kindergarten classes enjoyed a special program of festive singing, dancing and special aleph-bet cupcakes.


Yeshivat Noam Students Turn Elements Into Superheroes and Villains

In Mrs. Miriam Shteingart’s seventh grade class, the students are learning and researching the properties of elements. As they gather the information, they are developing and writing “Superheroes vs. Villains” profiles about the elements.


Yavneh Academy Students Collect American Immigrant Stories

Yavneh Academy’s fifth grade classes completed their exploration of immigration to America by creating an Immigration Cookbook. The process for creating the cookbook included interviews with a family member, or a close family friend, who was an immigrants. The goal was for the students to learn about the


Ma’ayanot Educates Students About Agunot

As part of its annual Aguna Prevention Program, Ma’ayanot invited Rabbi Jeremy Stern, Executive Director of ORA (Organization for the Resolution of Agunot), to speak with seniors about the importance of a halachic prenuptial agreement.


Noam Students Learn Shakespearean Tragedy in Dramatic Form

Yeshivat Noam seventh graders reading and acting out Romeo and Juliet in Mrs. Samara Wasserman’s English class. The dramatization included learning, growing, acting and lots of laughing too!

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