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Friday, October 19, 2018

Schools

‘We, The People:’ RKYHS Students Mark Constitution Day

RKYHS students joined thousands of students and teachers around the country to take the Preamble Challenge for Constitution Day, which celebrates the signing of the Constitution.

The theme of the 10th grade English class is power: the pursuit of power and the unchecked exercise of

JEC Is Off to a Great Tech Start

The new school year brings new learning opportunities, and at the JEC Lower School, that learning is augmented by the power of technology. In these first few weeks, the children in every grade have already explored multiple tech-based experiences, from iTalAm for interactive Ivrit to PicCollage for visualizing

RKYHS Students Selected as National Merit Commended Students

RKYHS seniors Zach Marcus and Danielle Shapiro have been selected as National Merit Commended Students. Of the 1.6 million entrants, 50,000 with the highest PSAT/NMSQT® Selection Index scores qualify for recognition in the National Merit® Scholarship Program. Approximately two-thirds of the 50,000 high scorers receive letters of

JKHA Middle School Faculty Member Selected for Elite Science Friday Educator Collaborative

JKHA middle school faculty member Srividhya Sundaram was one of eight selected as a Science Friday educator—2018, among a record number of applicants nationwide. Science Friday is the trusted source for news and stories about science and has been honored with dozens of awards for their high quality science journalism. After

JEC Early Childhood Learns Through Play

The JEC Early Childhood is alive with the sounds of children playing—and learning through play! Each activity is carefully designed to be a fun and open-ended experience. Morah Lani Krausz, the early childhood director of the JEC, bases this practice on her years of graduate school training and early childhood

JKHA Students Embark on Important ‘Names Not Numbers©’ Journey

The opening session for the “Names, Not Numbers©” Holocaust documentary film project was held at JKHA. Through the project, eighth graders will learn interviewing, filmmaking and editing skills from professionals to assist them in preserving the stories of Holocaust survivors by creating a documentary

RKYHS Students Hear From Former White Supremacist

Each week at RKYHS students participate in the SEED (Student Enrichment, Education and Development) speaker program, where students are exposed to multiple perspectives on a range of topics from broad-thinking professionals and volunteers. The speakers encourage students to challenge assumptions and engage in

Science Is Hands-On at JEC Middle School

The seventh grade boys class had an authentic hands-on learning experience in biology. In conjunction with their study of flowering plants and their parts, the boys dissected flowers in their science class Through this fascinating and interactive lab, the boys developed a deeper understanding and appreciation of

Yeshivat Noam Eighth Grade Girls Celebrate With a Sukkah Party

Eighth grade girls made their own pizza at a sukkah party at the home of Chavie and Rabbi Chaim Hagler.

Naaleh Starts Off Strong

The girls of the inaugural class of Naaleh High School for girls had an extra burst of newness, as they experienced the first first day of Naaleh—ever. The energy and excitement was palpable, from teachers and students alike. With the first day of school, they started navigating through their core courses as well as some

The Shofar Factory Visits Moriah Early Childhood

Moriah’s early childhood had a special visit from the shofar factory. They had fun listening to facts about the shofar—where it comes from, how it is made and how and why it is used. The children watched as a large shofar was prepared from a ram’s horn. They had the opportunity to learn how to blow the shofar with their newly

Classes Begin at BCHSJS

The fall semester at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies (BCHSJS) began on Sunday, September 23. Students were all smiles, happy to see each other after the long summer break. So far this year, over 130 students have enrolled and it’s not too late to join!

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