Yavneh Academy’s third grade students visited the Meadowlands Environment Center (MEC) and enjoyed the opportunity to be marsh explorers, utilizing large nets on poles to pull all kinds of organisms out of the marshlands—such as larvae, small fish and grass shrimp—later to be more carefully examined in the MEC
The third grade students of RYNJ welcomed Adriana Brad Schanen, author of “Quinny and Hooper.” She gave an exciting presentation during which she showed pictures of her childhood, as she moved to the United States from Romania. Her descriptions of what it felt like to win ice-skating competitions enthralled the students. Ms.
Students in all of Moriah’s divisions gave tzedakah and donned their red noses to help end world hunger. The ECC students ran a lemonade and iced coffee stand, and all of the proceeds are also being given to the cause. It was energizing to see the level of excitement throughout the building, and meaningful to teach students about
On Wednesday, May 20, the second grade boys of RYNJ had the opportunity to interview Tzvi Wiesel, a soldier in the Israeli army, as part of their Yom Yerushalayim and Memorial Day studies. What made this soldier-encounter extra special, is that Tzvi is a graduate of RYNJ.
TABC is proud to have offered two wonderful learning programs over Shavuot. When approximately 125 students, alumni and rebbeim gathered together to learn Torah at a Tikkun Leil Shavuot, a kol Torah permeated the building. The atmosphere was electric as students attended shiurim from rebbeim participated in chaburot led by seniors and
On the eve of May 19, 2015, Frisch held its annual Evening of the Arts. Parents and students gathered to hear musical performances by the Frisch School choir, led by Josh Erlich, and the Frisch School performance ensemble and jazz band, led by
Steve Bill, director of music. The
On Wednesday, May 27, Ben Porat Yosef second grade students had a special visit with numismatist Yosef Baker, who studies, collects, buys and sells U.S. and world coins. He told the students about the history of money and showed them some ancient and special coins from around the world. As an added special treat, BPY
After three years of hard work, Orly, Noam and Tari Bieler, Ben Porat Yosef first and second grade students finished learning the entire Chamisha Chumshei Torah with their father, Dani Bieler. On Tuesday, May 26 they celebrated with a siyum joined by their parents, grandparents and classmates. They shared their knowledge through a
Yavneh Academy’s after-school club, Law Fair, won second place in the New Jersey State Bar Foundations’ Law Fair 2015 Competition for fifth graders. Students in the club created their own original mock trial case in which they had to conceive of an idea for a lawsuit, prepare witness statements for both sides and
RKYHS students welcomed high school students from Miftaahul Uloom Academy, a private Islamic school located in Union City. During the school year, the two groups have connected, and the interaction culminated with a visit with RKYHS juniors. This was done as part of an Islamic-Jewish Exchange Program intended to cultivate
Upon returning to school after the chag, Ben Porat Yosef Kitah Alef decided to have tefillah outside. The children were delighted to be surrounded by nature and were inspired to say their tefillot with extra kavanah as they thanked Hashem for His wonderful creations.