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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Schools

BPY Students Honor Yaakov’s Dream With a Pajama Day

Last week, Ben Porat Yosef students of all ages learned about Yaakov’s dream, which is written about in Parshat Vayetze, in preparation for the Torah reading on Shabbat. To commemorate the story, and of course to have fun, everyone participated in a school-wide pajama day.

LPS Mommy and Me Is Tons of Fun

Children ages 10-24 months enjoy parachute and other music and movement activities at a Mommy and Me class led by Morah Keli Teichman on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Lubavitch on the Palisades. For more information, please contact [email protected]

 

STEM Programming at MTA Leads the Way

With the increasing importance of computer science and engineering, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) updated its educational programming to best equip its students for the rapidly changing workforce and the changing times. As Dr. Seth Taylor, principal of general studies explained, “STEM education needs to

Science Is Scrumptious at Yeshivat He’Atid

Third graders turned a liquid into a solid by removing heat...with delicious results. They lowered the freezing temperature of ice with salt so that the liquid would freeze faster. Milk, sugar and vanilla shaken around in salted ice makes one scrumptious science experiment.

Yeshivat Noam Mishna Mania Encourages Learning L’Shma

As part of the Shamati Torah L’Shma Learning Program, in memory of Dr. Belizon z”l, fourth and fifth graders have the opportunity to participate in Mishna Mania. Either on video or using the sefer, students who learn the three designated mishnayot in a given week are entered into a raffle to win fun prizes.

RYNJ Students Enjoy Special Sunday Programming

RYNJ fifth and sixth grade students recently enjoyed two exciting Sunday morning hands-on learning opportunities. RYNJ had the privilege of hosting sofer Raphael Hirsch. Rav Hirsch reviewed certain halachot relating to mitzvot STAM and had samples of a portion of a sefer Torah, a megilah and parts of tefillin. As

BPY Second Grade Prepares for Mesibat Chumash

Ben Porat Yosef second grade students visited a beit knesset in Paramus, where Rabbi Grossbaum taught them all about how a sefer Torah is made. Each student had the opportunity to read his or her pasuk from a real sefer Torah, under the guidance of Rabbi Bassous. The students also experienced the art of being a

Yavneh Academy Joins Future-Friendly Hour of Code

All Yavneh Academy students participated in the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. This was the third year that Yavneh was a part of this worldwide initiative that allowed students the opportunity to experience coding. Although this initiative is only in its fourth year, it has reached over 300

Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn’s CETT Hebrew School Students Can’t Wait for Chanukah

Amazing creativity was on display at Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn’s CETT Hebrew School this past week as children presented their Chanukah contest entries of original menorahs, Chanukah posters and Chanukah themed games.

Chanukah music and movement, Chanukah creative

Hour of Code at Yeshivat He’Atid Is Teachable Moment

In conjunction with the nationwide Hour of Code, Yeshivat He’Atid students participated in a “He’Atid Hour of Code” on Thursday. STEM certified instructors guided students through the fundamentals of coding utilizing the Tynker website, which is grade and level specific. This event served as a fun and

MTA Community Unites for Melave Malka With Eitan Katz

On Motzei Shabbat, December 10, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) rebbeim, talmidim, faculty and parents gathered together for a spectacular melave malka at MTA. Delicious dairy food, including baked ziti, garlic bread and macaroni and cheese, was served to start off the evening and everyone talked and enjoyed

JEC Lower School Participates in Hour of Coding

Students in the JEC Lower School joined millions of their peers from over 180 countries around the world in an Hour of Code. The initiative, run by Code.org, is aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of computer education in schools, and encourages schools to participate in various one-hour,