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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Schools

Kol Chaverim Preschool Learns About Butterflies

Kol Chaverim released its butterflies in the playground this week. They enjoyed learning all about the life cycle of a butterfly and watching the caterpillars go through all the stages. They also read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and compared and contrasted different kinds of butterflies that exist. They loved

Yavneh Seventh Graders Give ‘Do Good Doggies’ to Cancer Patients

Ann Compeverde, a representative from the American Cancer Society, met with the Yavneh Academy seventh graders as they presented her with stuffed animals they decorated in seventh grade Advisory for ill children, as part of our “Do Good Doggies” program. At that time, Shifra Srolovitz, a child life specialist,

LPS Preschoolers Set Butterflies Free

Lubavitch on the Palisades preschoolers cared for real caterpillars and made daily observations of their metamorphoses. Once the butterflies emerged from their cocoons, the children said farewell to the butterflies and set them free.

Yeshivat Frisch Celebrates Graduating Class of 2019

Yeshivat Frisch celebrated the Class of 2019 on Thursday, June 6. Family, friends and faculty streamed into the Frisch gymnasium to witness the graduation of 179 outstanding young men and women who have grown so much over the past four years and who have left their wonderful mark forever on the Frisch family.

Planetary Night Comes to Moriah

For Planetary Night, each child wrote and illustrated their own research paper on the planets.. The focus of this year’s Planetary Party was on saving our planet, Earth. To do our part in keeping our environment clean and healthy all projects for the night presentation were created with the following words in

RYNJ Goes Hands-On for Halacha

In continuing the quest to make learning engaging and relevant and so that RYNJ students grow in their appreciation of Torah, RYNJ MSB launched a week of Hands-on-Halacha. Each grade tackled a unique topic and participated in a hands-on component.

RYNJ 6B was strung up “With Strings

BPY Learns About Yerushalayim Shel Zahav

BPY celebrated Yom Yerushalayim together with a parade outside with a beautiful display of love for Israel, joy and ruach! Students learned about the Old City gates and held beautiful artistic representations while they marched outside to songs of Yerushalayim.

The students

Yeshivat Noam Makes Decorations for Shavuot

In a cross curricular lesson about Shavuot using the science of coloring water, the Yeshivat Noam kindergarten students created unique vases for Shavuot. The colored water has the ability to alter the colors of the flowers in the vase!

RYNJ Monet Artists Make a Great Impression

The budding artists in Mrs. Blumenthal and Mrs. Gross’ second grade classes had a special art lesson last week.

First, the boys learned about Claude Monet and Impressionism. Next, they studied a variety of his paintings on the bridges and waterfalls and how he created

TABC Class Participates in Mishnathon

At TABC, Rabbi Kessel’s Y8 shiur dedicated the entire morning of May 14 to finishing Mishnayot Seder Nezikin. Each chavruta had three weeks to prepare their masechta and the shiur finished the seder all together. The siyum was made by sophomore Harry Meister. Rabbi Asher Yablok, Rabbi Yoni Mandelstam, Rabbi

BPY Students Conduct Research for NY/NJ Baykeeper Organization

BPY fourth and fifth graders researched microplastics in the Van Saun Mill Brook, next to the school. Dr. Allison Fitzpatrick, a biology professor from New Jersey City University/NY/NJ Baykeeper Organization and three of her students came to BPY to lead collection and sorting research. They helped students sieve

Ma’ayanot Students Host Annual Bat Mitzvah

For the sixth year in a row, on May 28, Ma’ayanot students hosted a bat mitzvah celebration for a local girl who otherwise would not have celebrated in such a festive manner. A sixth-grader from Chabad of Tenafly was invited to be the honoree. After months of planning, Ma’ayanot students threw what Chabad of Tenafly’s Middle