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Posted Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 4:36:00 PM
Dr. Sarah Schlesinger Hirschfeld spoke to Ms. Dashiff's senior elective course Infectious Diseases. She spoke about her research on the HIV vaccine and spent most of the talk discussing COVID-19 and the development of the vaccine. She answered students' questions and left the class with a few important facts to remember: a vaccine will protect against disease but not against infection, and to remember the four ways to limit exposure - wearing a mask, hand washing, staying socially distant, and staying home if you're not feeling well.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 11:26:00 PM
As part of an initiative to provide students with devices that can be used for in-person and remote learning, the first graders received their iPads last week. Their first challenge: visiting their online SeeSaw class to learn how they can access materials and assignments. Future learning will include math work (on Dreambox and iXL) and Hebrew language learning ( with iTalam). Look to your teacher to provide updates on use as they continue to expand this program.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 3:58:00 PM
Students in the Upper School Leadership in STEM Club heard from guest speaker, Marilyn Piccolo, last week. Piccolo is the Chief Information Security Officer at Assurant, a Fortune 300 company. Piccolo told students about her field, her role, and the unfortunate lack of women in this field...
Posted Thursday, Sep 17, 2020 9:39:00 AM
Run by Levi L. '21, Isaac S. '21, and faculty advisor Mr. Eli Vovsha, the coding club helps bring the power of coding into the hands of every student. Every week, students get together to solve tough computing problems as well as problems within the school....
Posted Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 7:50:00 PM
One of our favorite things to see since we have been away from school is pictures of students learning, exploring, and "being in school" at home. We revel in the creativity of our teachers and students, and in the joy we see on their faces. We hope to continue to share these moments via our various Instagram accounts. We recently received a photo of our young students who recreated the kotel in Yerushalyim, with personal notes to Hashem for the refuah, wellbeing, of those who are sick and in need. It was a wonderful way to begin the Yom season...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 10:28:00 PM
Jordan M. '22's Mittler Senior Technology was featured in Teen Vogue yesterday for its impact on seniors during this difficult time. Jordan continues to bring Ramaz much nachat and perform so many wonderful acts of chesed! This is a great example of applying one's talents in an unanticipated crisis toward a population that is especially affected by the social distancing and the fears about the virus - Kol HaKavod! For the article, please click...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 1:42:00 PM
Honors senior Biology students visited the Harlem DNA Lab, the world's first science center devoted entirely to genetics education. Students were able to perform Restriction Enzyme Analysis while learning techniques utilizing restriction enzymes and gel electrophoresis...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 1:37:00 PM
Ramaz students Sydney E. and Finley H. participated in the CIJE (Centerfor Initiatives in Jewish Education) Innovators Trip to Boston for Young Women. They left to Boston on Sunday morning with about 30 students from other Jewish day schools and returned on Tuesday evening. It was a fun-filled and educational trip! Highlights of the trip include visiting the MIT museum and Media Lab...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 1:18:00 PM
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Posted Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 4:05:00 PM
The 6th grade enjoyed an interdisciplinary science and computer literacy project this week. In science, students have been learning about different organisms' energy roles in food chains/pyramids as part of their science curriculum. In computer literacy, they have been learning how to block code using micro:bit, a small programmable pocket-sized computer. The 6th graders learned how to code the rock, paper, or scissors game on micro:bit. They created a code that instructed their micro:bit to choose rock, paper, or scissors when shaken. When shaken the micro:bit spells out one of the words (rock, paper, or scissors). This week, in a joint science and computer literacy lesson, students created a customized version of the game in pairs, listing names of organisms from a chosen food pyramid (instead of rock, paper, or scissors). Food pyramids display the feeding relationships between its organisms in a linear manner. That is, organisms at the top of a food pyramid eat the ones below them and so on. The 6th grade students played three rounds of the food chain game they designed and recorded their organisms and scores on a worksheet. The winner was the one that drew organisms from the highest level of their food pyramid.
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