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Posted Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:29:00 PM
For Lag Ba'Omer, MS students had to navigate through the Northern Woods of Central park using a map! After finding certain areas of interest they stopped to take some pictures. All grades met up at the Great Hill for a picnic and games! To view an album, please click...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 5:21:00 PM
Our third-grade classes visited Central Park this week for a "Poetry in the Park" inspirational writing day. They are nearing the end of their unit of study on poetry, and beginning next week, will begin preparations for their culminating celebration in May. Poetry offers students a different way of expressing their thoughts, emotions and seeing the world around them.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 4:25:00 PM
Second graders explored the historic landmarks and special architecture of our own Upper East Side this week as part of their study of landmarks. Heidi Carey, from Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts, guided students on a neighborhood walking tour, pointing out the landmarks and special buildings in our own backyard.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 3:49:00 PM
K-Kachol capped off its study of firefighting and emergency services with a visit to our neighborhood fire station to learn about fire safety. Driven by their interest in all things "fire-department related," students turned their classroom into a fire station over the past few weeks. They enjoyed virtual tours of fire trucks and ambulances, and during their reading workshop, read fire station books! They also watched firefighter training videos and even tried to complete some of their physical workouts. Finally, they created firefighter uniforms from recyclable materials, making sure to wear their homemade gear during their visit.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 9:55:00 PM
The Persian Culture Club hosted Mr. Steve Byrns, the President of Untermyer Gardens Conservancy. Untermyer Park and Gardens is a historic 43-acre city public park, located in Yonkers, New York that houses the only Persian Garden in the Western Hemisphere. Mr. Byrns explained the history of Untermyer Gardens and how it was a vision of Samuel Untermyer that became a reality through the efforts of architect William Bosworth who incorporated various elements of Greek, Roman, Persian and Indian cultures....
Posted Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 7:52:00 PM
The French Culture Club was honored to feature Dr. Caroline Weber, a professor of French and comparative literature at Barnard College. She is most noted for authoring the books Proust's Duchess and What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution...
Posted Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021 10:40:00 PM
This week was tubular at the Ramaz Upper School! In our first full week back in school after final exams, we wanted to spend some time away from school and have fun! Our 9th-11th graders went Snow Tubing at Camp Gaw Mountain. Everyone had a great time, while staying safe.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021 6:23:00 PM
Sixth graders enjoyed the pleasures of winter during a special ice-skating trip, and, of course, watching their teachers navigate the rink!
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021 5:11:00 PM
As part of their neighborhood design thinking unit, pre-k students visited and interviewed a neighborhood fruit vendor, and decided to design a new seat cushion to help the vendor feel more comfortable during his workday. Students worked together to figure out how to make a comfortable cushion, they decorated it, made wrapping paper, and wrapped it! The best part was presenting it to Mr. Sarhat. He was thrilled and, we hope, definitely more comfortable!
Posted Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 6:35:00 PM
The Persian Culture Club hosted New York State Senator Anna Kaplan. Senator Kaplan was born in Iran and moved to the US when she was thirteen years old. She was elected in 2018 and is the first Iranian-American elected to the New York State Senate where she has been instrumental in the fight for gun safety legislation and health care...
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