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Monday, January 21, 2019

Schools

MTA Participates in Parent-Son Learning

On Monday, January 1, MTA parents, talmidim and rebbeim enjoyed exploring the theme of Turning Shabbat into Shabbat Kodesh together at its parent-son learning event. The event featured guest speaker Rabbi Mordechai Becher, followed by parent-son chevrutahs and shiurim with MTA rebbeim. “It’s an incredible

BPY Has a Cochav Hashavua—A Star Each Week

Each week the BPY first and second graders take turns being the cochav hashavua. Throughout the week, the star will connect to their inner self and choose which of their talents, memories, games or books they want to share with their classmates. The students bring in pictures of themselves and their family and

BCHSJS Mentors Play Panoply Game

This past Sunday, the BCHSJS student mentorship program participated in the first-ever BCHSJS Panoply game. New eighth grade students were paired up with veteran students into ten teams to compete in a wide range of challenges while racing against the clock. The action intensified when students had to create a Hebrew-letter statue

Yavneh Academy Student Named Winner of Stock Market Game

Yavneh Academy student Sophia Esses has been named the winner of the Stock Market Game’s Fall 2018 competition. Esses accumulated a total profit of more than $19,000 in just three days and then spent weeks watching more than 220 teams from North Jersey Middle School’s try to overtake her. Esses finished more than $5,000 ahead

Melacha Man Visits RYNJ

RYNJ eighth graders have been intensely learning about the 39 avot melacha as they learn hilchot Shabbat. From their survey of the concept of Shabbat as described in the Torah through an examination of melechet hamishkan and the command to refrain from mishkan construction on Shabbat, the students are

Yeshivat Noam Kindergarten Studies Winter Themes

Yeshivat Noam students are writing and illustrating winter themes in kindergarten. Using the Fundations curriculum, Yeshivat Noam students are learning and growing in literacy.

Heichal Visits Aquatopia

Heichal HaTorah talmidim have spent the last month diligently preparing for their iyun finals. Last Thursday night, as a reward for all of their hard work, and to reinvigorate them in preparation for their upcoming finals, the whole yeshiva was treated to an exhilarating trip to Aquatopia Indoor Water Park. They returned

Tenafly Chabad Academy Plays ‘Minute to Win It’

In a recent TCA fifth grade STEAM class, the students played a game based on the popular television show “Minute to Win It.” Their STEAM teacher, Morah Estyn Becker, divided the class into two groups—one group was instructed to wait, while the other half was positioned around tables containing bins of LEGO.

MTA Robotics Team Presents STEM Workshops

MTA robotics team members David Kohanchi, Akiva Richman, Netanel Tager, Daniel Rosenfeld, Ezra Muskat and Binyamin Peretz, recently presented STEM workshops to Yeshiva of Central Queens and Yeshiva Har Torah students. These hands-on demonstrations, which focused on software, gear ratios and circuitry, showed

Ma’ayanot Mishmover Is an All-Night Success

Ma’ayanot students enjoyed a memorable night of all-night Torah learning, school spirit and achdut at this year’s Mishmover, Ma’ayanot’s epic all-night mishmar sleepover, on Thursday, December 27. This year’s theme revolved around the movie, “The Greatest Showman,” including a keynote by Rabbi Judah

RKYHS Adds SUNY Binghamton Admissions Rep to College Guidance Team

RKYHS is excited to welcome Cara Levine, a former SUNY Binghamton admissions representative, as its new college guidance counselor, joining the college guidance team.

As the regional SUNY Binghamton representative for RKYHS, the school has witnessed firsthand her skill in the admissions process

JEC Second Graders Learn About Engineering

Science teaches about the world around us, and the JEC makes those real world connections explicit. As the second graders started their unit on bridges and towers, Steven Rosen, an engineer and JEC parent, visited to share his expertise. He showed videos and pictures of himself working on many of the repair projects of