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Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
The Pre-Med heard from Dr. Fishbein who described her career and the interesting procedures she performs in the hospital, as well as how she consults patients and decides on the type of treatment they may need.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Dr. Gribetz, a Near Eastern Studies and Judaic Studies Professor at Princeton University, decided to take a different approach by trying to compel the students to understand that Israel is not perfect, and neither is any other country.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Mazal tov to the entire team, and faculty adviser, Dr. Terri Aharon, who worked very hard and contributed to this victor!y!
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
The Ramaz Upper School and Chamber choirs participated in the annual Nashir Choral Festival hosted this year at the Yeshivah of Flatbush High School.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Last weekthe Ramaz AP Computer Science class was fortunate to receive an extensive tour of the NYC Google headquarters! As the students walked through the hallways, they watched in awe as employees raced past on scooters or paused to draw on the many chalkboard walls.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
After praying with the students, Rav Amar shared words of inspiration which highlighted the miraculous existence of the Jewish nation. At the conclusion of tfilah, students had the opportunity to speak with the rabbi and ask for a blessing.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Our 8th graders were invited to attend Yavneh Academy's annual Holocaust play titled "The Sacred Chain." The play told the story of Lulek, who would grow up to be Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, Yisrael Meir Lau.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Students of the sixth grade designed, wrote, and illustrated pop-up books about biomes as a science-technology integrated project! They later shared their work by reading these fun books to Ramaz pre-K classes.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Congrats to the Middle School Boys' Basketball team on winning the Yeshiva Middle School Sports Association league championship!
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
The championship round will be played after Pesach so the students continue to study all of Sefer Devarim with every Rashi! תנו כבוד לתורה!
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
On Tuesday, the 4th and 6th grades watched the WZO & Orna Porat Theater in Israel performance of "Herzl - The Dream that Came True."
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
The Ramaz Lower School Book Day is all about connections where students connect to literature in a multitude of ways. This year's Lower School Book Day featured the book The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau by Dan Yaccarino.
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Looking at well-known poems, students decided when the line breaks would make the most sense in each poem!
Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
The ECC had its own special version of Book Day on Wednesday! The Kindergarten classes went to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater to see the production of The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck!
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
Shushan Purim was a real "vnahafoch hu" as students traded their sweaters and ties for costumes and masks. The Purim energy was felt throughout the building with faculty, students, and even staff arriving in costume.
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
Eve's message was very meaningful and focused on the importance of learning to enjoy life without substances, and on helping friends who may be struggling.
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
In connection with Purim and the theme of a lottery or raffle, students raised $1,739 for tzedakah! Students received raffle tickets in exchange for their donations and the winners were announced on Shushan Purim.
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
As a precursor to their European Team Handball unit, children in grades 1-4 worked on their throwing skills. Each class played, "Not in my Backyard," in which students practiced throwing balls accurately over, under, through, and around designated obstacles.
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
The third graders have been hard at work learning about poetry! They have been learning about different poetic devices, such as similes, metaphors, and personification.
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
The Purim festivities continued last week in honor of Shushan Purim. In nursery and pre-K, the children enjoyed decorating the classroom with festive Purim decorations, while Kindergartners joined together for a seudah!
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
Rav Avahu said: All forty days that Moshe was up [on Har Sinai] he would learn and forget. He said "Master Of the Universe, I have forty days and I do not know anything". What did the Holy One blessed be He do? At the end of forty days He gave him the Torah as a present, as the verse says "He gave to Moshe..." (Shmot Rabba 41)
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
The sophomores and juniors welcomed Lieutenant Colonel Tiran Attia, Major Ricki Golan and Private Shmuel Elyiahu to share with them their involvement with the unique IDF unit, Special in Uniform (SIU), גדולים במדים.
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
Junior Retreat 2017 was one for the record books! We started the day by spending time at the SkyZone trampoline park!
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
The 27th annual Yeshiva University Model United Nations conference, or YUNMUN XXVII, took place this year in Stamford, Connecticut. Our Ramaz Model UN team was thrilled to participate!
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
The discussion focused on ideological and sociological definitions and characteristics of Modern Orthodoxy, outlined the history and origins of the Modern Orthodox movement, and centered on what is means to be a Modern Orthodox Jew in today's world.
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
The spirit of Adar continued into the second week of the month! Themed dress up days included Dress Like a Teacher Day, Historical Figure Day, and Mismatch Day!
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
IDF soldiers, Samuel Eliyahu and Ricki Golan, presented their story of struggle and success to the MS, in joining the army as individuals with special needs.
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
During the month of Adar the LS is making more of an effort to "Go the Extra SMILE." Watch here!
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
The cultural exchange took place during the third graders' computer classes, when each of our students created a QR code that contained a question for the students in India about their school -- and now we received their video reply!
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
At the Brooklyn Robot Foundry students participated in a workshop where they made their own glow pets! Students began the workshop, by learning about robots and building circuits.
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