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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Schools

RKYHS Students in Homeless Awareness Chug Participate in Solidarity Sleepout

Close to 20 students from the RKYHS Homeless Awareness Chug spent time gaining insight into the lives of homeless teens, handing out much needed supplies, followed by a solidarity sleepout at school. The Covenant House Sleep Out is an international movement of individuals who accept the challenge to sleep outside

Bruriah Creates Holocaust Remembrance Museum

For the fourth straight year, Joel Glazer, American History teacher at Bruriah, arranged a personalized tour of the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia for a select group from his 11th grade American History classes so they could gain first-hand knowledge of how to curate a museum of their own in

Undefeated RKYHS Torah Bowl Team Is Division Champion

The RKYHS Torah Bowl champions are division champions, capping off an undefeated season. The RKYHS boys Torah Bowl team defeated Frisch, SAR and Ramaz to secure their division champion title. The team has displayed their vast Torah knowledge and menschlichkeit throughout the winning season.

JEC 4G Purim Play Is a Smashing Success

A lavish royal setting, an impetuous king, a mysterious queen, a calculating villain... the Purim story has all the elements of an incredible story. When the fourth grade girls of the JEC took to the stage, dressed in detailed costumes, they brought this story to life. The timeless words of the Megilla were set to

JEC High School Seniors Enjoy Memorable Final Shabbaton

Last Shabbos, the JEC senior class took to the Highland Park/Edison communities for a beautiful shabbaton.

The shabbaton, like each of the grade shabbatonim, is such an incredible opportunity for bonding and enhancing the sense of family and unity, built over these past four years. Joined by

RPRY Visits Amazon for Robotics Unit

After finishing their unit on coding and robotics this week, the seventh grade boys went to see real world applications of what they learned, visiting the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Edison! While touring through the enormous plant, the students had the chance to view the coded robots and machines up-close and in action. Yehoshua

JKHA First Graders Head to China

Do you know how to write your name in Chinese? The first graders at JKHA do! Over the past few months the first graders have been conducting a hands-on investigation of China and the Chinese culture. They learned the geography, about time differences and about the Great Wall of China—and then built it with

Bruriah Eighth Graders Have IHEART

Bruriah eighth graders finished a round of IHEART (Innate Health Education and Resiliency Training) workshops. The students focused on understanding the thought-feeling connection through interactive activities and discussions. These valuable life lessons will stay with them always.

‘Kushner Night In’ Brings Full Evening of School Spirit

All RKYHS students and faculty spent an exciting after hours time after school for “Kushner Night In.” The jam-packed evening provided the student body with unique opportunities to bond with fellow classmates in a relaxed, outside of class environment.

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JKHA Middle School Math Classes Celebrate Pi Day

JKHA middle school math students celebrated Pi Day on March 14. They brought in circular foods or party goods and measured their circumference and diameter with string and rulers in order to discover the ratio. After they did the computations, they then enjoyed eating their work! They also sang Pi songs, did various Pi puzzles and

BPY Kitah Aleph Students Receive Their Very Own Siddur

Mazal Tov to BPY’s first graders and their incredible teachers on their milestone Mesibat HaSiddur. The children sang their hearts out and truly brought a tremendous sense of pride to their families, the BPY community and to themselves. The students have been so excited to use their brand new siddurim for

TABC Leadership Kollel Hears From Rabbi Yaakov Neuburger

The inaugural season of the Leadership Kollel continued its speaker series this past week with a visit from Rabbi Yaakov Neuburger, rav of Congregation Beth Abraham and rosh yeshiva at YU. Rabbi Neuburger greeted each of the members of the kollel individually before presenting a riveting shiur on the conflicting conclusions one