Wednesday, August 23, 2017


Yavneh Academy and Yeshivat Noam Place First in Israel Parade Contest

Mazal Tov! It is with great excitement we announce that Yeshivat Noam and Yavneh Academy tied for first place in the Celebrate Israel 2017 Marching Contest. Both Bergen County schools will receive $500 towards the 2018 parade registration.

Yavneh Academy and Yeshivat

Ma’ayanot Coding Students Build Tablets From Scratch

The newest tablet device is neon yellow, has a seven-inch screen and weighs about a pound. What makes this tablet stand out is that is was designed, programmed and built by juniors in Ma’ayanot’s introduction to computer science course.

“The course was primarily for students to

SAR High School Students Volunteer at Hostos

Since November 2015, SAR developed a partnership with S.H.I.N.E. (Students of Hostos are Inspired and Nurtured to Excellence), an after-school program serving students in grades K-6 at the Eugenio Maria de Hostos MicroSociety School (Hostos). SHINE is located in a socio-economically disadvantaged section of Yonkers where a majority

Moriah Lower School Goes on End-of-Year Field Trips

This past week, each Moriah lower school grade went on a unique trip to celebrate the end of the year.

The second grade began their exciting day at Turtle Back Zoo with an educational experience about animal habitats. They touched cockroaches, met a rooster, pet

Yavneh Academy Students Visit Jewish Museum

Yavneh Academy second graders enjoyed an end of year trip to Central Park and the Jewish Museum, where they learned about artifacts and archaeology.


RYNJ Seventh Grade Enjoys Team Building and Problem Solving Activity

To close out the year, the seventh grade students worked together on divergent thinking skills, while problem solving and sharing team building challenges. The girls explored constructing a found object parachute with the slowest descent time and had fun building the tallest tower with a limited amount of surprise

Yeshivat Noam Fourth Graders Share Annual State Fair

Yeshivat Noam fourth graders presented their research at the annual state fair with a fabulous musical production.


Yavneh Students End Year With Siyum

Yavneh Academy fourth grade students celebrated the end of the year with a special siyum on sefer Bereishit and sefer Yehoshua, filled with a play featuring the Tanach personalities they learned about, learning and ice cream!


RTMA Students Engineer Their Own 3D Printers

The sense of achievement was palpable in Area 251, the playful name of the cutting-edge anything-is-possible STEM Labs at the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy.

As the printers hummed with the sounds of 3D printing, it was incredulous to absorb that students had

JKHA Eighth Grade Celebrates Advancement

JKHA celebrated the impressive accomplishments of its eighth grade students at the annual awards ceremony. Beautiful words of Torah and inspiration were shared by Rabbi Greenberg, followed by remarks from Jacob Colchamiro and Hannah Mamet. Jacob spoke about the importance and complexity of our choices and

BPY ‘Camps’ Out

Ben Porat Yosef third grade students experienced “camping” as an end-of-year treat. They constructed tents, had a celebratory breakfast picnic, played games, enjoyed storytelling and “slept outside” in sleeping bags. These students will certainly be in the summer and camp mindset!

MTA Student Recognized for STEM Talent

Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) junior Aryeh Greenberg was recognized by Apple for his STEM talent and awarded a WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) Scholarship, providing him with the incredible opportunity to attend Apple’s WWDC17 Conference in California last week.