Wednesday, April 01, 2020


MTA LEAD Comes to a Close With Incredible Student Business Pitches

After months of preparation, the finalists of the MTA LEAD (Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Advisement, Development) program presented their projects to the program’s executive council—which consists of senior faculty and administrators of the Sy Syms School of Business (SSSB) and other business leaders—this past Monday night.

MTA Freshmen Ride the Rapids

The MTA freshman class went on the annual end-of-the-year freshman rafting trip, along with Rabbi Green, Mr. Gillers and the grade rebbeim. The purpose of this trip, aside from celebrating the end of their first year at MTA, was to create unity within the grade and help everyone learn to depend on one another—as much teamwork was

Noam First-Graders: Poetic Publishers

First graders at Yeshivat Noam celebrated their writing in the presence of family, teachers and administration at this year’s annual First Grade Publishing Party. Students wrote and illustrated their own poetry books, filled with poems about shapes and colors, as well as acrostic and five-senses poems. Their inspired

“Make to Learn”- RYNJ Shmittah Style

This year, in culmination of RYNJ’s year-long focus on shmittah in all elementary school general studies classes, the third grade made their own miniature lawnmowers. This project corresponded to the third grade science unit on force and motion. Students learned about the different aspects of farming and how the Israeli

Animals Overtake K-2 at RYNJ

The yeladim of RYNJ K-2 have been spending the last month learning all about animals and their habitats. The children made their own paper mâché animals with habitat dioramas. They created lions, scarlet ibis, mouse lemurs, caracul's, rabbits, beavers, zebras and more. The children used inventive spelling to write their

BPY Holds Seventh Annual Walkathon

Ben Porat Yosef held its seventh annual Scholarship Walkathon on Sunday, June 14, at the Wynton White Stadium in Englewood. This year’s event celebrated the heroes of the IDF who defend the Jewish people and offer assistance to those in need around the world; the soldiers have become true role models,

MTA Celebrates Scientific Engineering With End-of-Year Symposium

This past Monday marked the end of a very successful year of Scientific Engineering, MTA’s cutting edge engineering elective, led by the science department chair, Mrs. HLZacks. Over the past few months, the engineering class had, in groups of three to four students, been building devices of their own design—ranging from 3D

MTA “Music Vs.” Club Brings Joy to Resident of Washington Heights

Last Monday, during their lunch, MTA’s “Music Vs.” club—a multi-school program that uses the arts as a way to connect students with elderly and veteran groups—ran a special event in Washington Heights. Six students, Dov Tuchman, Hillel Krief, Ari Englander, Yisrael Danesh, Zvi Goldstein and Jason Blatt (the MTA

TABC Heads to Florida for Senior Trip

TABC seniors thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Florida last week, one that boasted an impressive itinerary, including: visits to Universal Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios, minature golf, Busch Gardens and SeaWorld, and activities including jet skiing, water skiing and beach volleyball.

Noam Girls Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Under the direction of Barbra Solomon, the Yeshivat Noam eighth grade girls presented a fantastic musical production of The Wizard of Oz to an all-female audience.

Yavneh Students Publish ‘Imagine: The Yavneh Academy Book of Short Stories’

“Alexander was on his way out of the room when he heard the distinctive tick-tock of the clock. He scurried to the other side of the den, passing the fading, dark leather love seats and burgundy armchair. He inspected the remaining gears; they were dented and still.” Seela Langer, eighth grader at Yavneh Academy,

Fifth-Grade Yeshivat Noam Students Receive Awards in the Worldwide Math Olympiad

Several Yeshivat Noam fifth grade students were among the approximately 120,000 students worldwide to participate in the Math Olympiad program. Since 1979, the Math Olympiad has provided challenging, thought-provoking problems that stretch the abilities of students in grades 4 - 8, strengthening their foundation for both assessment