On Thursday, September 15, Yavneh Academy first graders joined International Dot Day which celebrates creativity, courage and collaboration. The students read “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds and created incredible dots. The enthusiasm was infectious. They watched classes from all over the world celebrate Dot
This year’s STEAM class kicked off the year with a fun engineering challenge. Students built freestanding structures out of newspaper and tape to meet certain design criteria. The students’ experiences building together helped them learn the class rules and expectations of working together in order to be a
The YHPA ran the Back to School Bash on Sunday with breakfast and entertainment for all of Yeshivat He’Atid’s families. Job well done!
This past Sunday afternoon, Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy hosted its annual Family BBQ event. Parents, students and faculty enjoyed some hot dogs, hamburgers and salad. Students also met up with friends on the playground, battled each other in soccer and had a ball in the football-themed bounce house.
Psychologist Pavel Piskarev developed Neurographic drawing as a strategy to calm the mind which the BPY fourth and fifth grade classes delved into this week. In order to be in the correct headspace for this intuitive process, they dimmed the lights, turned on soothing music and began a creative journey. Just wait
Mrs. Menasha’s sixth graders went on a nature walk. Students conducted research and connected their observations to the four spheres on Earth—the atmosphere, geosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere. The students are learning about the different spheres and how they all work together on Earth.
On Monday, Bruriah inaugurated a new year with G.O. with this year’s official swag! This year’s theme is “Road Trip,” so the G.O. gave each girl their very own Bruriah fanny pack to bring along for the ride. And let’s face it, no Bruriah road trip is complete without some caffeine, so the girls were
This past weekend, Heichal HaTorah’s 10th and 11th grade talmidim enjoyed an opening shabbaton that kicked off the year with excitement. After a full morning of learning at yeshiva, buses departed for scenic Camp Nageela in Fallsburg, New York, where talmidim participated in inter-grade sports tournaments, swimming,
This week in art. Moriah introduced the fifth grade students to graffiti art. The students learned that graffiti is built on collaboration. An artist usually works on their own but also works in groups. These groups are sometimes referred to as collectives. The art teacher ran a long paper on the wall and let the students draw and
We kicked off our theme of the year, “Keep Stepping up, JEC!” at its first oneg! Each month, students will focus on stepping up and strengthening a specific midah! During the month of Elul, students will continue to step up their kavod, as they build upon last year’s theme of “On the Road of Kavod!” This
Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen, author of “Justice in the City” visited The Idea School this week as a guest speaker during the weekly Town Hall session. Rabbi Dr. Cohen addressed students about the topics of his book, whose sources the ninth and 10th graders are learning this semester. He spoke with the students about
Kindergarten students at Lubavitch on the Palisades had an outdoor get-together with the residents of Family of Caring to celebrate the new year. Family of Caring and Lubavitch on the Palisades were so happy to be able to reunite in creating programming for residents and students after a two-year hiatus due to