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Friday, February 21, 2020

Schools

Grandparents and Special Visitors Day at Yeshivat Noam

Yeshivat Noam was filled with music, warmth and energy as the school welcomed over 350 grandparents and special visitors on Friday, May 8. The special guests spent time with students in Buds through second grade and enjoyed together special interactive programming and activities. The event began with coffee,

Solar Energy Discovery Learning at Ben Porat Yosef

On April 29, Ben Porat Yosef students from first through eighth grades engaged in a day of learning about solar energy, using science, technology, engineering, and math. Students planned and constructed solar ovens and then tested the ovens’ effectiveness with thermometers. They made improvements to their designs after

MTA Students Enjoy Kumsitz With Rav Moshe Tzvi Weinberg

This past Thursday, several MTA junior and senior classes were privileged to spend time with Rav Moshe Tzvi Weinberg, BMP Mashgiach Ruchani at Yeshiva University. The talmidim sang songs and heard beautiful divrei Torah delivered by Rav Weinberg in honor of Lag B’Omer. Rav Weinberg noted that many people view Lag B’Omer simply

RYNJ Girls Definitely Have Talent

On Lag B’Omer, the middle school girls of RYNJ participated in a special talent show run by the RYNJ Student Council. There were pianists, songwriters, dancers, guitarists, gymnasts, singers and poets. There were even some record-timing Rubik’s Cube racers. The students worked together and learned new things about each other.

RKYHS Holds Annual Junior College Fair

On Tuesday, April 21, RKYHS held its annual Junior College Fair. This year, 45 colleges attended, including Barnard, Binghamton, CUNY, Rutgers, Yeshiva University, Princeton, University of Michigan and Washington University in St. Louis, just to name a few. Parents and students had ample time to visit each college of interest,

Making Math Fun at JEC

The Jewish Educational Center’s Yeshiva of Elizabeth was alight with excitement yesterday with the much anticipated opening of Candy Caper, an event revolving around mathematics that was developed by math coordinators Amy Bassan and Orit Schnur.

Run by students in fourth through sixth grades

RKYHS Brings Lessons of SADD to the Lower School

As part of the RKYHS SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) commitee’s awareness campaign aimed at furthering driving safety, RKYHS students BB Brickman and Sara-Shifra Stone read a story to a kindergarten class entitled “Do Kangaroos Wear Seatbelts?” The students felt strongly that the awareness needs to start at a

Strong Showing for Local Schools in Chidon HaTanach National Finals

The national finals of the Chidon HaTanach for middle and high school students took place Sunday May 3, 2015 with a strong finish by day schools in our area. Shlomi Helfgot of Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) placed third in the Hebrew high school division. Ilan Sasson, of SAR High School in Riverdale, placed fourth.

JKHA Seventh Graders Make Connections

The JKHA seventh graders have been spending time studying plant life as well as brachot in their respective science and Judaic classes. To help them make appropriate and interesting connections, their teachers decided to join together to discuss how both science and halacha define fruits and vegetables. Students enjoyed learning

Yeshiva University Offers Unique Summer School Courses to Students From Any Institution

New York—For the first time, Yeshiva University is making its unique and expanded catalog of more than 40 summer courses available to students from any institution.

Offering fully online as well as traditional and blended classes, the courses span majors and disciplines, including the hard and social

Eleven High Schools Compete in Yeshiva Science Olympiad at Lander College for Men

New York—Students from 11 Jewish high schools around the tristate area participated in the annual Jewish Education Project/Lander College Yeshiva Science Olympiad. The team from Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR) won first place in the competition, with North Shore Hebrew Academy, Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC), and

Seventh Grade Philanthropists Donate $1,000

Paramus—“I want to make a difference in the community because I’m a Jew, and it’s a Jew’s reponsbility to help everyone in need,” said Meital Fruksbrumer, a seventh Grader at Yeshivat Noam and participant of Areyvut’s H.O.P.E. Teen Philanthropy Program.

Areyvut, a non-profit based