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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Schools

Pajama Day of Learning at JKHA

The students in the JKHA Lower School were truly “Marbim B’Simcha” as they dressed up for Pajama day. Each student was warm and toasty on the cold winter day in cozy pajamas. It was so much fun to be learning in pajamas—it really helped the students celebrate Adar. (Credit: JKHA)

JKHA to Hold First Battle of the Books

JKHA has launched its first Battle of the Books competition for 5th and 6th grade students. The program kicked off with a video featuring students, teachers and administrators. Since January, the students have been reading books from a list of 12 novels provided by the school’s librarian. As students finish a book, they fill out a

Purim Fun at Preschool at Chabad of Fort LeePurim Fun at Preschool at Chabad of Fort Lee

The students in The Preschool at Chabad of Fort Lee enjoyed their Purim preparations as much as their celebration. They practiced doing the four Purim Mitzvot that begin with the Hebrew letter MEM. They created their very own Megillat Esther. They discussed what to serve at their Mishteh

Shuk, Shake and Style for He’Atid’s Shushan Purim!

Yeshivat He’Atid celebrated Shushan Purim with its very own Shuk! The Shuk was packed with princesses, superheroes, animals and our favorite characters. The children enjoyed cotton candy and games, including “Find the King’s Ring,” Megillah Character Bowling, Fish for Mishloach Manot, and much more!

RTMA Purim Mesiba Rocks JEC

The annual Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy’s annual Purim Mesiba on Shushan Purim this past Friday was rocking, and the joyful singing and dancing could be heard throughout the halls of the school. Students and rebbeim alike dressed up for the occasion and really got into the spirit of the day.

‘Superfun’ Purim at RYNJ

Head of School Rabbi Daniel Price celebrates Shushan Purim at RYNJ.

Purim Fest at Yeshivat Noam

A fun-filled day was shared by all on Shushan Purim. including chagigahs, carnivals, crafts and more festivities. Thank you to the middle school students for all their assistance in the classrooms and at the carnival.

Celebrating Purim at Teaneck Chabad Preschool

Yavneh Students Explore and Invent in ‘Makerspace’

Makerspaces, according to Ellyssa Kroski in the Librarian’s Guide to Makerspaces, are “DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn.” Makerspaces allow students to take control of their own learning as they take ownership of projects they have not just designed but defined,

Giant Earth Dome Comes to LPS!

In a special assembly provided by Mobile Ed Productions and co-sponsored by the Lubavitch on the Palisades PTA, a giant, 19-foot Earth Dome was presented to kindergarten and elementary LPS students to teach them about geography and the environment.

By Jennifer Davis

Seforim for Moriah Readers

This week, 8th graders from The Moriah School took a short trip over the George Washington Bridge to visit the YU Seforim Sale. As an annual excursion for Moriah, the visit has become a highlight on the school calendar for both students and teachers.

This year, in addition to the

Color War at Ma’ayanot

The beginning of Adar ushered in Ma’ayanot’s annual color war! The theme of this year’s color war was Shemitah, and each of the four teams derived its name from one of four aspects of shemitah, including Emunah/Trust, Menucha/Rest, Kedusha/Holiness, and Tzedek/Justice. Through the creation of