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Monday, May 21, 2018

Schools

Moriah’s Early Childhood Plants Garden

The weather was finally ready to start planting the early childhood garden. Moriah was very lucky to have Rachel Haber volunteer her time and expertise to start the process. The children enjoyed mixing the soil (vermicompost, peat moss and sand), filling trays, picking and planting seeds and finally labeling the trays. Each class

Frisch Students Join Chesed Mission to Puerto Rico

Fifteen students from Yeshivat Frisch went on a chesed mission to Puerto Rico last week, accompanied by Frisch faculty member Rabbi Neil Fleischmann and facilitated by PR4PR, an organization involved in hurricane relief and whose mission is to engage low-income and high-risk children and youth in positive,

TABC Students Win Awards

TABC students continuously excel across the board winning contests and competitions in Torah, science, math, writing, general knowledge and more. This week TABC is proud to announce two of its latest academic champions.

Shlomi Helfgot, ‘18, was the boys Torah Bowl Champion at the

Yavneh Academy Students Deliver ‘Do Good Doggies’ to Hackensack Hospital

Representatives of the seventh grade of Yavneh Academy were privileged to deliver decorated stuffed animals for ill children to Hackensack Hospital as part of the “Do Good Doggies” program. This program is a culmination of the unit in their advisory class “When Life Gives You Lemons,” which focuses on the ability to cope

Ben Porat Yosef Second Grade Explores Turtle Back Zoo

BPY second grade students enjoyed an educational visit to the Turtle Back Zoo on Tuesday, May 1. The students were divided into groups, with each group setting out to research the various animals about which they are learning in school. They observed the animals’ exhibits, the informational signs and the animals

Ma’ayanot Goes on Rapids Rising Mission to New Orleans

Ma’ayanot sophomores and juniors traveled to New Orleans April 25-29 as volunteers on a NJ-NCSY Rapids Rising Mission. They painted and repaired homes for Habitat for Humanity, toured the Lower Ninth Ward, Old Shul and Jewish cemetery, volunteered for an environmental non-profit called Green Light New Orleans

Yeshivat Noam Sixth Grade Boys Visit Daughters of Miriam

As part of the midot curriculum, Yeshivat Noam sixth graders visit the seniors at Daughters of Miriam monthly and continue to form relationships through art, song and conversation.

SAR HS Juniors Enjoy Annual BBQ

SAR HS juniors had their annual BBQ on SAR’s field on a beautiful, sunny day and enjoyed a delicious array of food while taking a break from their busy schedules. During the BBQ, students could be seen jumping on huge inflatable obstacle courses, playing soccer, frisbee, basketball and reconnecting with teachers and each other.

Bruriah Seniors Cap Off Year of Holocaust Study With Yom Iyun

Bruriah seniors capped off a year of Holocaust study with a full day yom iyun at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park.

The program began with a welcome from museum educator, Dr. Paul Radensky. An emotionally-evocative and inspiring address was given by Rabbi Josh

JKHA Team Is Finalist in National Thomas Edison Pitch Contest

Four JKHA eighth grade students of the “Go Green with STEM” club were chosen as finalists in the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest. This contest is organized by Pico Turbine for all middle and high school students to promote innovation among young minds. The students chose to work on a global problem that was directed toward access

MTA Screens ‘Names, Not Numbers©’ Documentary

On Thursday, April 26, seniors who participated in the “Names, Not Numbers©” program screened, “Names, Not Numbers©: A Movie In The Making.” The film, by Adam Chinoy, followed the students as they interviewed Holocaust survivors and embarked on a life-changing trip to Poland. The students were involved

BPY Third Grade Studies Poetry With Ira Miller of Yeshivat Frisch

On Tuesday, May 1st, Ben Porat Yosef third grade students received a visit from Mr. Ira Miller, longtime educator and current Director of Mentoring and Academic Advisement at Yeshivat Frisch (and a BPY grandparent as well). The grade had just finished studying poetry, and Mr. Miller spoke to the students about imagery,