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Posted Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 2:20:00 PM
In their study of Parashat Schlach, Morah Galit Naftali's grade 6 Chumash students learned about the mitzvot of tzitzit and hafrashat challah. They actually learned how to knot and make their own tzitzit and will being baking challah and doing the bracha of hafrashat challah on Friday. Students remarked how fun it was to learn about a mitzvah, and then actually perform it together. Tizku l'mitzvot
Posted Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 10:06:00 AM
Mazal tov to Moreh Benjamin Mizrahi on being nominated for Family Magazine's prestigious Blackboard Award for 2018-19.
Posted Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 1:30:00 PM
The 7th graders enjoyed a meaningful celebration of their classmates becoming bnei and bnot mitzvah. The students began by davening together as a grade. Rabbi Hagler addressed the students about the importance of reaching this age and Jeremy F. spoke about this week's parasha and how together they could take on the mitzvot and make an important impact. The students then enjoyed a delicious breakfast, sponsored and organized by Parents Council. At the breakfast, the students heard from their peer Sophie H. who spoke about their connection to the Tikva Children's Home in Odessa with whom we have begun a pen pal program. A memorable part of our celebration was when students Skyped with the students in Odessa. In an effort to share the simcha, our students are sponsoring a Bar/Bat Mitzvah party for them too!
Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:42:00 PM
Last week Middle School students enjoyed a skill-building, team-building color war that broke out when Rabbi Lookstein announced that this year's would be the best Lag BaOmer ever!! The students enjoyed competitive games on Randalls Island. When they came back to school, they created shields, skits, videos, divrei Torah, dances, and most important, a Ramaz alma mater. For pictures and more...
Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019 6:00:00 AM
Seventh graders enjoyed their trip to Allamuchy State Park where they enjoyed nature, hiking, and rock climbing. Some students even overcame their fear of heights and insects as they pushed themselves out of their comfort zone. They learned how to support each other as they guided their peers up the wall and even belayed each other. On the bus, the students sang the new Ramaz alma mater and showed great spirit. For pictures...
Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:00:00 AM
Kol HaKavod to Eitan G. '22 and his team who are participating in the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Take Steps Walk this coming Sunday June 2. The Walk supports and empowers people with these diseases and propels critical research for cures. For more information please contact Nechama Leibowitz by emailing her at nech77a@hotmail.com.
Posted Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:00:00 PM
Fifth graders used Oreos to demonstrate phases of the moon and also began their final unit on engineering design, which involved an egg drop project. The kids had so much fun!
Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 10:29:00 PM
Fourth and fifth graders took part in a wonderful program by the Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute called Link Up. They joined close to 2,000 other students from around the tri-state area in a highly participatory concert, in which they sang with and enjoyed listening to The Orchestra of St. Lutes with different soloists, in one of the most famous concert halls in the world...
Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2019 5:34:00 PM
As a culminating project in their 8th grade history class, the students researched an important figure in modern Israeli history. After learning how to use Adobe Illustrator in Computer Literacy, the students designed a Vanity License Plate describing the historical (or current) figure.
Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:52:00 PM
Seventh grade girls and boys teams traveled to the Westchester Day School to compete in our first-ever flag football games! It was an enjoyable morning for all the students followed by a nice lunch where Ari G. led the benching prayers. GO RAMS!
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