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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Schools

TABC Chemistry Students Study Fire

Things heated up in Ayelet Kopel’s 10th grade chemistry classes at TABC last week as the students got to work with fire. The unit started with a lesson on how to use Bunsen burners and figure out which part of the flame is the hottest. The students then conducted flame tests, where they put different salts into the

Naaleh Freshmen Have Study Skills Workshop

Ninth graders at Naaleh participated in an interactive workshop entitled “Student Strategies for Success” given by Jamie Lehrhoff, MA, LDT-C, founder and director of the Livingston Educational Center. Lehrhoff helped the girls to understand their primary learning styles—auditory, visual or tactile, and she taught them targeted

U.S. Cybersecurity Expert Visits Yeshivat Frisch

Dr. Erica Borghard, a Frisch alumna who now serves as assistant professor in the Army Cyber Institute of the United States Military Academy at West Point as well as senior director of the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission, visited two history classes at Yeshivat Frisch on November 21—Elana Lefkovitz’s “Crime and

KC Kids Packs Food For Local Hospital

The yeladim of KC Kids in Yeshivat He’Atid were busy this week. They sorted vegetables into containers and packaged them to send to local hospitals. What a mitzvah! The students also began cutting yarn to sew into bookmarks. What a fantastic fine motor activity, which also works on concentration and focusing skills.

RYNJ Students Design 3D Cells

RYNJ seventh graders used their creativity and engineering skills to design 3D model cells. Using the information learned in class, students were tasked with coming up with a cell design, that brought light to how the structure of the cell and how parts affect its function.

Fair Lawn Jewish Center Religious School Participates in Mitzvah Day

Organized by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey the Religious School of Fair Lawn Jewish Center participated in Mitzvah Day on Sunday, November 24. Younger grades participated in a joint mitzvah day activity at the Paramus JCC, while children in grades four-seven, participated from the school’s home base, The

TCA First Graders Bake Challah in Honor of Parshat Chayei Sarah

Tenafly Chabad Academy first graders baked challah in honor of Parshat Chayei Sara, because they learned that there were always fresh challot in Sarah’s tent. They also made necklaces out of cereal in honor of the beautiful jewelry Eliezer brought to give to Rivka.

Is Bounty Really the Quicker Picker Upper? Yeshivat He’Atid Sixth Graders Find Out

Is Bounty really the quicker picker upper? This week in STEM the Yeshivat He’Atid sixth graders tested different varieties of paper towels to evaluate which ones were the most absorbent. The brands put to the test included Bounty, Sparkle and Yeshivat He’Atid’s brand of paper towels. After conducting their

Manners Mondays Are Fun At Academies @ GBDS

Kindergarten children of Academies @ GBDS were invited to a tea party prepared by their teacher, Eve Levi. The children eagerly anticipated in the party. They listened to the book “Time to Say ‘Please’!” by Mo Willems which focused on table manners as well as a lesson in etiquette and manners. The class

Moriah Third Grade Focuses on Anti-Bullying

In Moriah third grade, the classes have been heavily focused on learning about bullying. They began with an activity that consisted of reviewing scenarios and seeing if the students would know how to handle a particular bullying situation; if they’d ask for help, if they’d take a stand or if they weren’t sure what to do. The

Moriah Students Learn Bar and Bat Mitzvah Etiquette

This week during middle school advisory, students and advisors discussed appropriate bar/bat mitzvah etiquette. The group spent time focusing on what it means to act respectfully, and that not every shul and/or party experience will look the same. The children were encouraged to join in the dancing, regardless of their

BPY Welcomes Avraham Fried

BPY hosted superstar singer Avraham Fried! What a fabulous concert full of BPY ruach, simcha and Fried’s outpouring of love for the talmidim and talmidot! Thank you to Avraham Fried who put his heart and soul into singing and dancing with BPY, and even singing a special BPY song! A warm hakarat hatov to the