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Moriah Eighth Grade Begins Ninth Year of ‘Names, Not Numbers©’

Last Tuesday evening, the Moriah eighth graders participated in their opening meeting of “Names, Not Numbers©”. All eighth grade participants and their parents joined a Zoom session led by middle school faculty member, Rachel Schwartz, and eighth grade parent, Abby Herschmann, to introduce them to

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Welcome Back To Gan Yavneh Nursery School

The yeladim at Gan Yavneh Nursery School enjoyed their first few weeks back by learning and playing with friends! They began the year focused on units like All About Me and Rosh Hashanah! The children enjoyed learning all about each other, beginning together again and preparing for the upcoming chag! They are all looking forward to

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YHPA Sends Packages To at-Home Learners

The Yeshivat He’tid Parent Association (YHPA) sent a special gift to Yeshivat He’Atid students who are learning from home. The school put together packages filled with STEM/art projects along with a sweet note reminding students that even when they are not physically in school, they are still part of the Yeshivat

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Naaleh Students Bond at Grade Get-Togethers

Naaleh students marked the first week of school with grade get-togethers! Facilitated by their mechanchot and madrichot, each grade enjoyed an evening program at school with Chickies, ice breakers and bonding. Throughout the year, each grade will continue to enjoy unique programs with their mechanchot, who design opportunities to

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Innovations, Discovery and Reflections Round Out Week Two at The Idea School

In a class this year called Inquiry that includes engineering and Judaic Studies, The Idea School students will have a choice between doing teacher-designed projects and their own self-directed ones. Already a group has decided to design their own learning experiences. Students this year will also still use their

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MTA Has Socially Distant Selfie Contest

On Thursday, September 10, MTA’s Student Activities Department challenged each shiur to take a creative, socially distant selfie with an original theme. It was a great way for talmidim to bond with their friends and rebbeim and work together as a team. Each shiur made sure to include talmidim who are

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RYNJ Kindergarteners Study Sculptors

Young RYNJ artists learned the difference between a picture, a drawing and sculpture. While a painting is looked at straight on, a sculpture is a three dimensional object that can be looked at from all sides. The yeladim created sculptures that represented how they were feeling and the results were

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Yeshivat Noam Eighth Graders Have Interactive Experience

Mrs. Blum’s eighth grade classes read the science fiction story “The Fun They Had” by Isaac Asimov. After doing a close reading of the text, students compared school in four different time periods: 2157, 2020, Zoom school and the time period learned by the characters. Students enjoyed writing on Post-its and

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Ma’ayanot Builds Community: ‘We Are One’

“We Are One,” Ma’ayanot’s theme for the 2020-2021 school year, reflects the emphasis on community and friendship that remains the hallmark of Ma’ayanot. This year and all its challenges are an unparalleled educational opportunity for each student to reflect on her role as an individual and as part of the

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Interactive Parsha Learning Is Key at the Bruriah Middle School

Bruriah Middle School girls are creating a Parsha Sutoris. Each student set up her own parsha platform which she will use throughout the year to post her work on a weekly basis. Every girl individualized her Sutori with a פסוק or מאמר חז”ל connected to Torah learning, a picture and some of her own thoughts and

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Moriah Pre-K and Kindergarten Visit Demarest Farms

COVID-19 couldn’t stop the Moriah early childhood from one of their favorite trips of the year! Pre-k and kindergarten classes each took their own bus to Demarest Farms to go apple picking. Each child received a bag and off they went with their teachers! The orchards were beautiful. The children enjoyed picking

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Yeshivat Noam First Graders Keep the Beat

Yeshivat Noam first graders used personal musical tools and instruments to make music, keep the beat and dance!

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