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Yeshivat Frisch Goes Snowtubing

Yeshivat Frisch students recently hit the slopes snowtubing—a great winter activity to conclude the first semester of an unforgettable year!

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JEC Lower and Middle School Students Learn From Dr. King

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day, Mrs. Drazen ran meaningful programming throughout the lower and middle schools. Lower School students enjoyed listening to the story “The Sneetches” by Dr. Seuss. They learned an important message about diversity, inclusion and equality. Middle School students listened

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JKHA Middle School Rosh Chodesh Programming Bonds Students and Faculty

JKHA middle school students enjoyed special programming for Rosh Chodesh. Each month the middle school boys participate in “Rosh Chodesh with the Rebbes” and middle school girls engage in “Meaningful Months with the Morot.” The programs are monthly opportunities for students to spend time with their faculty members outside

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Bruriah Freshmen De-Stress Before Midterms Week

With a week of midterms approaching and it being a new experience, the ninth grade teachers decided to create a fun, stress-free program for their students. The emphasis was on the importance of getting sleep during midterms week. Each student knotted two pieces of Bruriah personalized fleece together and filled it with

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RPRY Celebrates MLK Day

Students at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with special in-class activities on topics of race, equality and civil rights in age appropriate ways. Kindergarten watched a short video and read a book about Martin Luther King Jr. and his dreams for the future. Each child then created

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Academies @ GBDS Students Learn About Periodontics

Dr. David Weinstein, DMD of NYC Periodontics and Dental Implants, led a fascinatng virtual career program for seventh and eighth grade students. He spoke about various topics related to periodontics, dental implants, general dental hygiene and even his volunteer work for DVI (Dental Volunteers for Israel). Dr. Weinstein is a concerned and

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JEC First Graders Solve a Winter Riddle

Morah Singfer and Morah Leslee’s kitah alef welcomed the change of seasons with a winter riddle! The children worked together each day over the course of a few weeks to try to solve the riddle on their wall. The teachers added a sentence in Hebrew each day until the completed riddle was ready to be figured out.

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MDS Students Engage In Live Research Study

Rarely do middle school students have the opportunity to partake in live science research. Manhattan Day School’s seventh and eighth grade biology and chemistry students are beating those odds with the rollout of the new COVID-19 vaccines. With the two vaccines currently available, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna,

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RKYHS Has Meaningful Commemoration of MLK Jr Day

Commemoration for Martin Luther King Jr Day at RKYHS was across the disciplines and complete with programs to provide meaning to the day. RKYHS history classes participated in a program that allowed them to explore the meaning of MLK’s teachings and apply them to modern times, discuss what we can do to stand up

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Bruriah Competes In Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud is a poetry recitation competition that starts at the classroom level and advances to the national level. Each class at Bruriah held a competition, and once the class winners competed within their grade, the winner from each grade competed against one another. Bruriah students were privileged to hear from students

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Cheder Yaldei Menachem Learns From the Life of the Rambam

The life of the Rambam was celebrated on his yahrzeit at CYM! The children learned how he was a great Torah scholar and authored many special books that we still learn today. The Rambam was also an incredible, caring doctor, who helped sick people get better and taught people how to live healthy lives. Cheder

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RKYHS Goes Snowtubing

RKYHS upperclassmen enjoyed an exhilarating snowtubing outing. Each grade had their own time together with their classmates for some socially distant outdoor fun! Students enjoyed the opportunity to spend time together outside the classroom and the school looks forward to the upcoming trips for RKYHS freshmen and

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