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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!
Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:49:00 PM
The 8th grade attended the last of the Jazz concerts from Lincoln Center Jazz in Education. The general theme of the three concerts was "Let Freedom Swing" and the final concert highlighted the connection between jazz and the Civil Rights Movement...
Posted Wednesday, May 8, 2019 11:37:00 PM
Sixth graders just finished their year-long participation in Sweet Readers with adults who have dementia. Students and their elder friends were filmed for a documentary about the importance of young people engaging with adults living with Alzheimer's...
Posted Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:02:00 PM
Grade 5 read the classical Hebrew story הביצה שהתחפשה. In the story, the main character, an egg, is not happy with her appearance. Throughout the story, the egg dresses up as different objects in search for a new identity. As a final project, students in Morah Rinat's class dressed up eggs into an object not mentioned in the book. Some students dressed up their egg as a porcupine or a doorknob, and more. Then using the ChatterPix app students recorded their egg speaking in Hebrew about its experience and feelings with its new identity. This was a wonderful way to incorporate educational technology that is regarded a powerful vehicle to motivate students to speak Hebrew. Morah Gila's classes created their own eggs in costume too. They honed their verbal and presentation skills ...
Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:06:00 PM
Congratulations to the Ramaz Ultimate Frisbee team. They defeated league powerhouse East Side Middle School 8-7 on universe point. With the score tied 7-7 and the game on the line, the team showed tremendous poise as they worked the disc up the field and into the endzone. Go Rams!
Posted Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 11:42:00 PM
Hocus Focus, Chewing Your Way to an A, That Rings a Bell, and Molecular Gastronomy were some of the titles of the 7th-grade projects the students have been working on for months by following either the scientific method or the engineering design process. Their fascinating, informative, and fun projects were presented at the Science Fair to their classmates, fellow middle schoolers, family, and friends. Kol HaKAvod to all our scientists. For the list of winners, to view pictures of the students and projects...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 2:10:00 PM
The 5th grade enjoyed making their own pages of the Haggadah Shel Pesach this past week using Google Slides. We hope they will feel more vested in the seder experience using their own version of the Hagaddah. What a bunch of chachamim and chachamot - the SMART sons and daughters!
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