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RYNJ Celebrates Graduation 2020

Each of the 122 students in our eighth grade at RYNJ had been eagerly anticipating graduation day all year—the caps and gowns, the processional, the proud parents and family members in the audience. But Covid-19 arrived and changed all that. Graduation day was not to be what we had dreamed of, and many graduates

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TABC Honors Class of 2020 At Memorable Senior Dinner

In what has become the new norm of gathering, the Class of 2020 came “together” last Thursday night, along with faculty, to celebrate the annual senior dinner via Zoom. After the playing of the anthems, TABC Principal Arthur J. Poleyeff gave a brief introduction to the program and then welcomed Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick,

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WTA Has Special Drive-By Party

On June 14, families from Westchester Torah Academy hopped into their beautifully decorated cars to celebrate the end of the year at the school’s Drive-By Party! After each family stopped to pick up a personalized package, they continued along the route to be greeted by teachers dancing along to music with signs

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A Letter of Thanks From BPY’s Graduating Thespians

We have been so lucky to be in BPY’s amazing drama program for so many years. It has really been fantastic being part of something this special. We will really miss being in this play when we are in high school, and will never forget this amazing experience that we’ve had. It’s been great spending time

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Chabad of Tenafly Enjoys End-of-Year Celebrations

The end of the school year was marked with some very special celebrations for the Lubavitch on the Palisades preschool students. Kindergarten students gathered at the school parking lot for a socially distant graduation. Families were directed to parking spots where gift bags, lawn signs and diplomas were waiting

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Yeshivat He’Atid Kindergarten Holds Chagigat Sof Hashana

The kindergarten had their Chagigat Sof Shana this week to celebrate the end of an amazing year. Each child had the opportunity to say an in-person, socially-distanced goodbye to their teachers and classmates. The children brought in rocks that they decorated at home and created He’Atid’s first ever

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Ma’ayanot Has Summer Send Off

Ma’ayanot classes may have ended, but the fun certainly has not! As restrictions eased up a bit on public gatherings, the Ma’ayanot family couldn’t wait to get the gang back together! Each grade was given a time slot to come to school and remember how amazing it is to gather with their friends. Teachers and

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Tenafly Chabad Celebrates Class of 2020

The eighth graders of Tenafly Chabad Academy graduated in style this past Wednesday at their 2020/5780 graduation. The graduates, along with their families, enjoyed an in-person, live celebration with their teachers, administrators and faculty. The students were presented with many gifts throughout the program,

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MTA Finishes the Year Strong

MTA finished the school year strong with a jam-packed week of exciting [email protected] events and activities, many of which were coordinated by student leaders. The Arista Honors Society hosted another successful Study Night, where teachers volunteered their time to help talmidim

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Naaleh Freshmen Dream and Zoom With Shakespeare

The Naaleh ninth graders read through Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with props and costumes, truth or dare challenges, “line find” scavenger hunts and a lot of discussion. For many girls, it was their first time reading Shakespeare, and they realized how timeless and humorous his plays can

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WDS Students Are on Israeli TV

Over the course of the year Morah Milka’s sixth grade Hebrew class had weekly conversations about an Israeli documentary/reality TV show called י80 וארבע. The show features a kindergarten class that shares a classroom with an elderly group in a nursing home. The project shows the positive impact this

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Yeshivat Frisch Holds Virtual Engineering Symposium

Yeshivat Frisch’s engineering program celebrated the end of the year with a virtual symposium last Wednesday. Engineering on Zoom required students to be especially creative in their designs and simulations. This year’s capstone projects were presented in a new format, with students showcasing their

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