In their ongoing study of ancient civilizations, the sixth graders of Ben Porat Yosef recently studied the geography and history of ancient Egypt. They learned about pyramids, an architectural feat of the time, and had a virtual visit from Meg Watters, an archaeologist who worked at Giza. As a culminating
Before they left for Pesach break, Moriah early childhood held their annual Model Seder. What a wonderful time the children had: They sang, dipped, tasted, discussed and read. It was a true practice run for the real Seder with their families!
MTA recently launched the Shalsheles Hamesorah Mishna Project, a program that provides grandparents and their grandchildren, parents or other relatives and children, with a meaningful opportunity to take advantage of the shalsheles hamesorah (the chain of tradition), and increase Torah learning in the MTA community. The program
Anshei Lubavitch students began counting the Omer in school this week! The children are so excited to use their math skills to count the days, weeks and months leading up to Matan Torah! They used their unifix cubes, created charts, counted on their fingers and made the bracha together. They cannot wait to
Yavneh Academy Ganon students have completed an exciting unit on the human body. After making cut-out body puppets, they added the internal organs as they learned about their functions. The children participated in many hands-on experiments to demonstrate how the heart, lungs, brain, muscles, kidneys and
The Kochavim and Yashufim cleaned their whole classrooms for Pesach. The children finished all of their Passover parsha studies, projects and activities. They loved singing the Passover songs and reading the Passover stories. The kinderlach crafted their own stunning Passover Seder plates, Kadesh, bedikat chametz,
On February 23, SAR’s seventh and eighth grade debate team, led by teacher Joseph Coughlan, competed in its second virtual match of the year in the Middle School Yeshiva Debate League. The students debated whether or not the U.S. government should require middle schools and high schools to offer physical education more than once
First-grade phenologists are studying buds on the Ben Porat Yosef trees. Scientists use the timing of different life cycle events of plants and animals to determine events like the onset of allergy season, climate change and agricultural planting season. The students brought branches inside, which bloomed within
Spring is officially here, and Frisch Al Fresco is back at the yeshiva’s Century Road campus, with 20 dedicated outdoor spaces for learning, bonding and relaxing. This week, students could be seen outside laughing with friends in the outdoor cafeteria, collaborating on assignments on the Great Lawn, and
Led by The Idea School’s Uplan teacher, Benzion Ferziger, The Idea School students participated in mock Israeli elections during a weekly town hall session. As the actual Israeli elections were taking place, students researched the candidates, parties and platforms in real time and represented them to the
As part of the worldwide learning of Daf Yomi, Rabbi Michael Billet shared highlights from Pesachim with his students on erev chag. The learning culminated with an outdoor discussion and final concluding hadran.