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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Schools

LPS Has Chanukah Jam

Lubavitch on the Palisades preschool invited prospective and incoming students and their parents to a Chanukah party. Morah Keli Teichman of Creative Kids entertained the children with music and movement activities. The children created Chanukah theme projects and enjoyed a jelly doughnuts treat. For a tour of the

Yavneh Academy Hosts Family STEM Night

Yavneh Academy hosted its fifth annual Family STEM Night on January 6. This event is a very popular parent/child event for Yavneh families to learn about STEM, an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math. As in past years, the evening was driven by the middle school students who participated in the

TABC Theater Department Debuts Fall Production

A cast and crew of 14, representing all four grades at TABC, performed “In a Strange Land,” an absurdist comedy by Alan Haehnel, last Thursday night, with an encore performance for the ninth and 10th grades on Friday. The play was directed by Rebecca Lopkin, director of performing arts and artistic director of Envision Theater.

Personalities From Revolutionary War Come To TCA Middle School

This week, the seventh and eighth graders at Tenafly Chabad had a special visit from two individuals from the Revolutionary War era. The first visitor was a Continental soldier of the Morristown regimen. He shared all the secrets of what a soldier carries through the battlefield, and how hard it was to survive the

Gan Henel Has Havdala Party

Gan Henel’s annual Havdala PJ party was a hit! The children enjoyed a musical Havdala with Rabbi Goldberg from Ahavath Torah and kiddie kumzitz with Faige Drapkin. Then they made and filled their own Havdala boxes, got their faces painted and decorated star cookies. They ended with a musical presentation from pre-k and a

He’Atid Eighth Graders Watch ‘Screenagers’

Last week, He’Atid eighth graders joined together with the eighth graders from all of the yeshiva day schools in Bergen County to watch the documentary “Screenagers.” After the viewing, the students were broken up into groups for a follow up discussion about the film. It was a great opportunity to open up a

Ma’ayanot Alumnae Inspired To Give and Achieve

Ma’ayanot graduates are empowered to achieve in any field, be it engineering, medicine, law or education. Many Ma’ayanot alumnae are also inspired to give back to Ma’ayanot, both as fellows during their college years and as part of Ma’ayanot’s stellar faculty.

College-age alumnae visit

Naaleh Freshmen Visit the Met

The freshmen wrapped up their first semester of history classes with a private tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The girls explored galleries showcasing the art and history of the ancient world from Mesopotamia to Egypt and beyond. Led by tour guide Nachliel Selevan, the girls examined real

BPY Kindergarten Camouflage Into Their Own Murals

After Gan Ilanot learned about how their class chameleon camouflages into his surroundings, the children explored what it means to actually camouflage themselves. A famous modern pop artist, Yoyoi Kusama, known for camouflaging into her own intricate polka-dot murals, was the children’s inspiration for this art

MTA Hosts Meaningful Parent-Son Learning Event

On Sunday, December 22, MTA hosted a meaningful parent-son learning event. The event featured guest speaker Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz (‘95), director of semicha at RIETS, followed by parent-son chevrutahs and the opportunity for parents to participate in shiur with their son’s rebbe. “It’s amazing to see how

KC Kids Aftercare Is So Much Fun

KC Kids enjoyed a week filled with fun! Their multi-aged setting engages all students from pre-k through eighth grade who enjoy playing collaborative board games, chesed initiatives, art workshops and sports together daily! They always look forward to Winkie (candy) Wednesday and Friday prize giveaways. There’s

JEC Early Childhood Celebrates Siyum Hatzvaim

This past week, the nursery classes celebrated the culmination of their colors unit in both English and Hebrew! The Siyum Hatzvaim included rainbow themed activities and healthy yummy rainbow treats. Kol hakavod to the nursery morot for making this day so special for their students.