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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Schools

Yeshivat He’Atid Hacks the Classroom

Do you have a practical problem requiring a life hack? Yeshivat He’Atid second graders can surely help you! As a culmination of weeks of work on a Project-Based Learning unit, students presented their classroom hacks in the first ever Yeshivat He’Atid Hack Fair. The audience learned about the process students

BPY Student Aderet Bassik Wins Paramus Poetry Contest

During poetry month, BPY students were invited to participate in the Paramus Public Library Poetry Contest. This contest gave students an opportunity to share their creativity and understanding of the elements of poetry. BPY is proud to share that Aderet Bassik received the fourth grade honorable mention for her poem, “Stars in

Yeshivat Noam Students Celebrate Learning Torah L’Shema

As part of the Genia Horn, z”l, Judaic Studies Program, students in grades one through five, who completed 12 or more hours of Torah learning l’shema, were invited to a celebratory pizza luncheon. The over 40 participating students were awarded with a keepsake special card with Kriat Shema as well as medals.

The Idea School Hosts Third Exhibition of Student Learning

On Thursday, June 4, at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, The Idea School held its third and final Exhibition of Student Learning of the 2018-2019 school year. Students presented their work to a record number of guests which included parents, incoming students as well as many community friends. Among the key

RYNJ Has Afternoon of Wonder

RYNJ sixth grade middle school girls participated in an afternoon of wonder. The activities of the afternoon focused upon building awareness of various disabilities. The novels that are a critical component of the sixth grade curriculum all focus upon the theme of overcoming adversity; the novels “Wonder” and

Yavneh Academy Holds Parade of Champions

In recognition of the 2018-2019 middle school champions in both academic and sports competitions, Yavneh hosted a Parade of Champions on Tuesday, June 11. The school spirit was tangible as students and faculty gathered to cheer on a procession of the champions as they marched down the Yavneh “Canyon of

Gan Yavneh Nursery Celebrates Father’s Day

Gan Yavneh welcomed dads, abbas, grandpas and special men in their lives for a Father’s Day party. The yeladim decorated hats, sang songs and enjoyed a breakfast together. Happy Father’s Day to all!

The Idea School Creates Reading Garden at Kaplen JCC

The Idea School students and faculty revitalized a neglected outdoor space at the JCC. They pruned dead branches, seeded, repurposed old materials into benches and planters and ultimately built a beautiful and immersive space to read and tell stories that will be remembered for generations.

BPY Fourth Grade Performs at Carnegie Hall

BPY’s fourth grade embarked upon an exciting journey that led them to Carnegie Hall! Through their participation in the Weill Music Institute’s Link Up program, the students explored melodies from a range of colorful orchestral repertoire, song, playing the recorder and performing in a culminating concert at

University of Rochester Awards Top MTA Juniors

The University of Rochester sponsors four prestigious awards on an annual basis, recognizing high school juniors outstanding achievements in leadership and academics. MTA is proud to announce this year’s awardees: Moshe Inger, of New City, received the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, which recognizes high achievement in

TABC Holds Post-Finals Hashkafa Kollel

TABC’s 17th annual post-finals Hashkafa Kollel had an inspirational hit last week. Twenty talmidim took a deep dive into the fascinating subject of olam haba. Discussions focused on why, on the one hand, we do not emphasize olam haba and yet it is a life altering concept, why the Chumash does not explicitly discuss olam haba and

Moriah Kindergarten Visits First Grade

How excited the Moriah kindergarten children were to walk to the first grade classroom knowing that in just two short months, they will be entering those doors for the first time as first graders! The children came with a list of questions that they were hoping the first graders could answer for them. They compared what