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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Schools

LPS Welcomes Parents for Tefillah and Breakfast

LPS preschoolers welcomed their parents into their classrooms with a special program. Fathers, mothers and/or special guests joined their children for tefillah (prayers) and breakfast. Each child used his/her own handmade siddur and presented his/her special guest with a gift and card.

Yavneh Fifth Graders Present State Fair

The Yavneh Academy 2017 State Fair was a culmination of the unit study of the geography of the United States. Each fifth grader was assigned a state and completed a research project about the state. Additionally, at the fair the students dressed up as someone or something from the state and brought in a

Senator Bob Gordon Visits Yeshivat He’Atid

Yeshivat He’Atid had a special visitor this past Wednesday. Senator Bob Gordon spent time at He’Atid, learning about the school and its unique approach to Jewish education. Fifth graders had the opportunity to engage with the senator by asking him questions and hearing about his work on behalf of our state. A

LPS Learns About Butterflies

In celebration of spring, LPS preschoolers read the story of a hungry caterpillar who spun a chrysalis and became a beautiful butterfly. The youngsters reenacted the metamorphosis by pretending to be creepy crawly caterpillars and then flew here and there in the air as beautiful, colorful, carefree butterflies. Each class

Yavneh Students Place Second in Fall Stock Market Game

Congratulations to the Yavneh seventh grade team of Julia Fried, Yaakov Abrahams, Shira Albert, Chloe Greene and Elisha Levin who placed second in the 12 week Stock Market Game in the fall of 2016. The children spoke at the annual award luncheon on May 4 at Pershing headquarters in Jersey City and received their prizes. They

BPY Eighth Graders Compete in Math Contest

Ben Porat Yosef eighth grade students participated in a math competition on Wednesday, May 17, hosted by Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy. Special congratulations to graduating student Ari Kutin, who was one of the top scorers in the individual eighth grade competitive category.

 

Moriah Eighth Grade Engineering Club Participates in Second Annual MakerXpo

Moriah eighth grade engineering club students participated in the second annual MakerXpo at the CIJE Innovation Day at the New York Hilton on Sunday, May 7. Students worked with their science teacher, Mrs. Sandra Knoll, to develop useful designs. Using the engineering design process, the students

RYNJ Flies With Learning

The RYNJ pre-k students experienced wonderful hands-on learning as they learned all about the metamorphosis of a butterfly. The children observed the various stages of the formation from caterpillar to butterfly. They were amazed to see Hashem’s miraculous work right before their very own eyes as they watched

MK Rabbi Dov Lipman Speaks to MTA Juniors

In preparation for Yom Yerushalayim this week, the Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) juniors were privileged to hear from Rabbi Dov Lipman, a former Knesset member, this past Tuesday. From the onset, the speech was very inspiring. Rabbi Lipman began by citing the Ramban, who explains the obligation for each and every

Schechter Students Learn Valuable Lessons Through Inter-Generational Program

Bob Levin is a resident of the Five Star retirement community in Teaneck. Over the past year, he has reveled in his monthly conversations with sixth graders at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County about aging, personal responsibility, the power of positive thinking and the value of a

Senator Bob Gordon Visits TABC

TABC is honored to have hosted Senator Bob Gordon (D, New Jersey) last Wednesday. The senator, who represents legislative district 38, came with Ariella Noveck, director of field operations at Teach NJS, an arm of the OU Advocacy Center.

Teach NJS is working with government officials to

Yeshivat Noam Students Write Award-Winning Poetry

Congratulations to Yeshivat Noam students for their award-winning poetry in the 27th Annual Paramus Public Library Poetry Contest. Rachel Hershkowitz (second grade) and Hannah Cukor (third grade), who were first place winners, recited their poems at the award ceremony. Ariella Rothman (second grade) and Emma Kinches (fourth grade) were also