In preparation for the STEM classes they will be leading this semester, Manhattan Day School math and science teachers had a unique opportunity to participate in a two-day hands-on robotics program. The lesson included everything from construction of robots using Lego parts, batteries and sensors, to programming the robots
Ma’ayanot’s AP Biology students visited The Harlem DNA Lab to gain first-hand experience in utilizing enzymes to dissect DNA into small samples, which they ran through an agarose gel to assist in their efforts to visualize the DNA fragments.
Over 60 middle school students enjoyed a Chickies Siyum this week, as part of the Shamati Learning Program, in memory of Dr. Yitzchok Belizon. The event was held to recognize these students for learning Masechet Taanit daily during winter vacation. Rabbi Binyomin Krohn from the Young Israel of Teaneck joined the
On Rosh Chodesh Adar I, TABC brought a lot of ruach to the residents at the Daughters of Miriam Senior Center. They sang songs, danced, conversed and brought many smiles.
Every month, TABC goes to a different nursing home bringing joy and laughter to the residents. They are a chapter of
Yavneh Academy was privileged to have Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, a former refusenik, address their seventh grade students. Rabbi Mendelevich shared his story of being repeatedly refused the right to immigration, and being imprisoned for eleven years in the former Soviet Union because he is a Jew. He stressed how important it is to
Lubavitch on the Palisades students continued their unit on the body with a focus on dental hygiene. Teachers welcomed dentists to their classrooms, who taught the children about teeth and showed them different instruments they use to treat their patients. Children were engaged in innovative hands-on activities such as
RYNJ preschool celebrates the simcha of Adar to its fullest, and with two Adars this year, the children can enjoy double the fun. Each Friday, from Rosh Chodesh through Purim, there are special programs and activities planned. The school kicked off Chodesh Adar with a Rosh Chodesh assembly. All eleven preschool
Yehivat He’Atid’s second graders received their first chumashim this past Sunday. The students have been preparing for months, and it was evident to all who gathered for the occasion. You could feel the children’s excitement as they sang and danced in celebration of embarking on their lifelong journeys of limud
The literary works of three Ma’ayanot students won recognition in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. Racheli Herzfeld ‘18 won a Gold Key for her poem “Eclipse;” Leora Wasserman ‘18 received an Honorable Mention in the Flash Fiction category for her short story “Friends Inside