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Friday, May 29, 2020

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Yeshivat Frisch Seniors’ Mini-Semester Begins

Monday marked the beginning of Yeshivat Frisch’s Senior Mini-Semester, in which 12th graders have the opportunity to create their own schedule from a selection of exciting courses. Classes are divided into seven categories: Judaic studies, general studies, virtual internships, practical topics for “Life After

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Heichal HaTorah Reaches 45th Extra-Curricular Program

This past week Heichal HaTorah incredibly reached their 45th extra-curricular program since the coronavirus hit.

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Yeshivat He’Atid Prepares For Yom Ha’atzmaut

In preparation for Yom Ha’atzmaut, Yeshivat He’Atid asked students to create Israeli flags out of anything they found in their house. Toy pieces, basic craft supplies, beads, food, clothing, etc. Little did they know that the pictures they sent in were being used in a surprise video made by the bnot sherut,

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BPY First Grade Creates Historical Records

BPY’s first grade writers started a new unit focused on journal writing. The unit incorporates writing and social studies content and also addresses some social-emotional learning concepts. The goal for first graders is to experience writing as a way to process and reflect on their experiences, to consider their

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Yeshivat Noam Buds Count Sefirah

Using their at home Sefirah chart, Yeshivat Noam Buds are counting along with their teachers every day until Shavuot.

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Tenafly Chabad Academy Celebrates Chodesh Iyar

The students in grades one through five at TCA welcomed Chodesh Iyar together the way they have always done—with a special assembly—only this time it was via Zoom! Mrs. Katzwer welcomed everyone, Morah Devorah shared a story and inspiring dvar Torah and everyone sang Shabbat songs together. Chodesh Iyar tov

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TABC Students Celebrate NFL Draft Week

The TABC WhatsApp group was abuzz this past week in anticipation of the 2020 NFL Draft, which took place virtually on April 25. In the days leading up to the draft, students and faculty sent in draft previews for the team they support. The submissions were funny and creative—with sound effects and highlight reels—and it was, of

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The Idea School Creates Local Environmental Awareness

For Earth Day on April 22, freshmen at The Idea School published a website about the Clean Water Act and how it changed the rivers and waterways here in New Jersey and around America. The website and content were designed by the students and contains their videos, artwork and articles put together from their

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Anshei Lubavitch Learns About Spring

Anshei Lubavitch preschool is taking advantage of the temperamental weather this week to learn all about the season of spring! As the children watch plants begin to grow, they are sequencing plant and animal life cycles, learning about planet earth and our dependence on the sun, and making beautiful spring-themed

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Yavneh Academy Exciting Night Activities Continue

To keep the Yavneh Academy students fully engaged both in and out of the classroom, exciting night activities have continued after the return from Pesach break. The week started with creating thank you signs for first responders, led by Dr. Aliza Frohlich. The same night, Coach Lauren Greene led a fun-filled

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BPY Introduces Optical Illusion Challenge

BPY’s science teacher, Morah Jean always keeps her students on their toes. This week, Morah Jean challenged the elementary school to create a photograph using an optical illusion where something small appears large or something large appears small. The submissions were impressive!

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Gan Rina Nursery Gets Ready for Shavuot

Gan Rina children learned about flowers and spring, filling their homes (and windows!) with color as part of a Flower-A-Day project!

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