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Posted Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:54:00 PM
Sixth graders have been examining different types of microorganisms (cells) using microscopes. This enables them to see cells that are too small to see with the naked eye, opening an entire microscopic world for them to discover.
Posted Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:46:00 PM
Middle School students wrote heartfelt letters of support to peers in Israel, sending expressions of hope, strength and prayer in Hebrew. Above, a photo of one of our fifth grader's messages.
Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:26:00 PM
Middle School students participating in Mishna Yomit just celebrated the completion of their study of Masechet Eruvin, the 14th masechet for our seventh graders, and third for our sixth graders. Dealing with the various types of eruv, this tractate is considered among the three most difficult in the Babylonian Talmud, and one not often learned by students of this age....
Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:58:00 PM
Students in 7Y and 7Z are continuing their art program through the Jewish Museum Partnership, which offers resources and support to enhance art-based learning. This week, students were challenged to create a "New Yorker" magazine cover of their own, reflecting a specific current event from the past year. Among the most iconic New Yorker covers are the ones that address significant events, or illustrate some political, environmental, or social change that impacted New Yorkers and others on a large scale.
Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:48:00 PM
Eighth graders joined a live Zoom broadcast this week with wounded IDF soldiers who offered real-time updates on the situation in Israel and shared their personal experiences.
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, May 5, 2021 3:51:00 PM
Mazal tov to Avi F-K for coming in first place in the 8th grade division of the national competition of Chidon HaTanach! Avi will compete next Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem at the international competition. Kol Hakavod!
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 5:40:00 PM
Last week, the Sassoon Children's Education Fund provided beautiful flower bouquets for our eighth graders to give to their families so they could participate in the mitzvah of preparing for Shabbat. The fund, begun by Gayle Sassoon, supports schools and yeshivot that offer tuition assistance to families. The flowers were sponsored by the grandchildren of Mrs. Grace Cayre and Mrs. Sally Jemal A"H in their honor.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021 5:36:00 PM
After learning several sonnets, seventh graders acted out scenes from Romeo and Juliet, their first Shakespearean play. Of all Shakespeare's plays, Romeo and Juliet continues to be the most popularly performed throughout the world. What could have more emotional impact than a story of forbidden love between two adolescents?
Posted Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 5:31:00 PM
Middle School boys' and girls' teams competed this week in the most recent Torah Bowl meet. Having studied all the pesukim and Rashis on Parshiyot Pinchas, Matot, and Masei, they made a strong showing of their knowledge. Mazal tov to our boys' team, who will go on to the championship round next month (date TBD)!
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