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Friday, December 13, 2019

Schools

Yeshivat Noam Brachot Bee Finalists

The 3rd through 5th Grade students of Yeshivat Noam greatly extended themselves to prepare, participate and perform in this year’s Brachot Bee. The first round of competition was conducted within each class. The 12 class winners became finalists and were challenged in front of all three grades.

For Yeshivat Noam’s Fourth Grade, Electricity and Energy Are Hot Topics

Fourth Grade Yeshivat Noam scientists are studying electricity and energy. Students designed, constructed and wired their own electrical circuit cards using LED bulbs, batteries and conductive paint. Next, they continued to learn about greener forms of energy sources and how to better protect our planet. In one of

Spring Has Sprung in PK3 at RYNJ

The children enjoyed creating beautiful butterflies in honor of Spring.

Teaneck Chabad Preschool Preps for Pesach

MTA Sophomores Visit BAM

The MTA 10th grade made their way to the Harvey Theater at Brooklyn Academy of Music to see “The Tallest Tree in the Forest,” a one-man show performed by Daniel Beaty. The subject of the performance was 20th Century African-American activist Paul Robeson.

Robeson was a star player

MTA Freshmen Enjoy YU Play

The freshman of MTA were in the audience of a preview performance of Yeshiva College Drama Society’s spring production, ‘The Boys Next Door.’ The performance portrayed the lives of four men with developmental disabilities living in a group home. The students were briefed before the show that the purpose was not to demean or mock the characters, rather,

Frisch Students Advocate for Israel

During these tense times when decisions are being made that will impact the future of Israel and the US, the Frisch student body has been active in effecting change in two important ways. First, on March 26th, the Frisch School’s Class of 2015 traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate for a robust U.S.-Israel

JKHA Middle School Holds First Girls’ Pajama Night and Talent Show

Last week the JKHA middle school held its first girls’ pajama party. The night started off with an entertaining talent show wherein students showcased their talents. Dinner followed, topped off with a special birthday dessert for several birthday girls. The night closed with a movie and socializing among friends

TABC Model Congress Team Tackles ‘Capitol Hill’

This past Wednesday, TABC’s delegation of 14 congressmen descended upon Capitol Hill (The Young Israel of Woodmere) to participate in Yeshiva League Model Congress. Students joined in one of 15 different committee sessions together with peers from 11 other local yeshiva high schools. They crafted their own bills, presented their

RKYHS Students Hold Second Blood Drive of the School Year

On Tuesday, March 31, RKYHS held its second blood drive of the 2014-15 school year. Organized by students, and supervised by faculty member Rabbi Richard Kirsch, the Community Blood Services blood drive was a huge success. Students, parents, and faculty members, along with members of the community, came out

A Win for the Yavneh Debate Team

The Yavneh Academy debate team had great success this week. At the third competition of the year, held at the Yeshiva of Central Queens, Yavneh debaters won the award for first place school overall. Students put in tremendous amounts of research on the topic of the rights of schools to search backpacks and lockers; they presented

Yavneh Choir Participates in First Annual Hebrew Song Celebration

On Sunday, March 22, ten choirs representing nine schools, gathered at The New School in Manhattan for the first annual “Hebrew Song Celebration.” The event was sponsored by the educational branch of the World Zionist Federation. This first gathering commemorated the tenth yahrzeit of legendary Israeli composer Naomi