Yavneh Academy fourth graders presented their annual Storytelling Festival of Fables for 2014 on Monday evening, March 31, and Tuesday evening, April 1, to their parents and guests in an exciting program.
In our fast-paced, media-driven world, they proved that there is still room and love for the quiet spoken story, which continues to engage
On Thursday, April 3rd, I had the chance to be a part of the third annual MTA lobbying mission to Washington, D.C., on a trip we’ve dubbed “MTAPAC.” Fort-five students from all grades and seven staff members made the trip to lobby for Israel. We had a great time and conducted a very successful mission, ultimately meeting with seven different
“Practically perfect in every way.” Those were the rave reviews of the audience members who watched the students of RYNJ’s production of Mary Poppins. Every year the seventh grade students of the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey perform an original, Hebrew play based on a classic Disney story, and this year was no exception. For two
Bergenfield—A revolutionary three-pillared pedagogical model is what drives every day’s activities at Yeshivat He’Atid, a yeshiva day school now completing its second full year of operation. Currently located on South Washington Avenue in Bergenfield, where the school plans to stay for just one more year while it
BPY fourth graders enjoyed speaking, singing, dancing, and teaching at BPY’s Annual
Heritage Fair, on Wednesday, March 26. The students sang a medley of Ashkenazic and Sephardic songs, including Yiddish songs, and performed Chassidic- and Sephardic-style dances. After the performance, the students displayed and explained their heirlooms to visiting
The Ben Porat Yosef drama club, students in grades three through eight, performed a musical production of Annie, in conjunction with Envision Theater, on Sunday, March 30th.
Kudos to the actors and to director Rebecca Lopkin for an extraordinary event. The student actors performed at two sold-out performances and were received with
The Buds (Pre-K) teachers at Yeshivat Noam participated in a five week evening OT and Handwriting Workshop with Linda Sragow, MA OTR. During this time, the teachers added to their prior knowledge of how to best work with 4- and 5- year-old children when teaching them how to write. The teachers reviewed and acquired additional knowledge to teach the
Paramus—Zelik and Mindl Diamond sit front row center in the Paramus High School auditorium, VIPS waiting for the beginning of the performance. Surrounded by their two adult daughters, they exude calm and grace, chatting easily with the many well-wishers who surrounded them. The play they are about to see, Diamonds in the Forest, is the story of
Mrs. Shifra Srolovitz, a child life specialist, came to speak to Yavneh Academy’s 7th-grade students about what how it feels to be a child facing illness. The students then decorated stuffed gorillas with pictures, jokes and, most importantly, inspirational and encouraging words. They were carefully trained as to what are “do’s” and “don’ts” when