Monday, May 20, 2019


MTA Participates in Inaugural Civic Spirit Day

On Wednesday, May 1, a group of MTA talmidim with a passion for public service were privileged to join like-minded students from other high schools for the inaugural Civic Spirit Day. This exciting program is part of MTA’s ongoing partnership with Civic Spirit, a program that has brought various schools together

Spring Has Sprung in Kol Chaverim Preschool

The yeladim in Kol Chaverim Preschool learned all about spring. They noticed how the weather is changing and getting warmer and loved spending time outside and observing all the changes around them! They learned the parts of the flower, sang about spring animals in music class and made their own flower crafts!

Yavneh Kindergarten Students Learn About Yom Ha’atzmaut

Yavneh Academy kindergarten students are learning about the history of how Israel became a modern country. They are also sharing fond memories of their own Israel experiences.

They will continue to explore the land of Israel and the people of Israel over the next few weeks and

MTA Hosts Third Blood Drive of the Year

Blood Drives are usually not inviting events. The acrid metallic smell instantly brings a needle penetrating the skin to mind. The dim whirring leads one to recall the sight of bags full of blood kept in constant motion. However, this week’s MTA Blood Drive was such a warm environment that not only did a record

Moriah Fourth Grade Presents Invention Convention

The Moriah fourth graders, also known as inventors, proudly showcased their inventions at the culminating event of the Invention Convention on April 30! They all had the opportunity to celebrate all of the fun learning and experimenting that they have been doing during their unit of study on inventors and

Yeshivat Noam Hosts Alumni Sleepover for Class of 2018 Girls

Yeshivat Noam middle school faculty loved reconnecting with the alumni from the Class of 2018. The girls enjoyed sports, art, shmoozing and sleeping over while reminiscing together.

RYNJ Welcomes Author Will Mara

RYNJ was honored to host author Will Mara. Mara has written over 200 fiction and non-fiction children and adult books. Some have even been made into movies. During his lively and humorous presentation, Mara read from his new series, “Twisted,” and discussed some really helpful writing tips he personally uses. RYNJ

Gan Yaldenu Tots of Bergenfield Gets Ready to Celebrate Israel’s Birthday

The children are so excited to celebrate Israel’s birthday. They painted the Kotel, danced with flags and made projects with Israel’s colors of blue and white. The children have been busy prepping for their pretend trip to Israel.


On Wednesday, April 3, SAR HS was proud to host the annual Nashir Choral Festival. More than 150 students representing the choirs of North Shore Hebrew Academy, The Yeshivah of Flatbush, Ramaz Upper School and The Abraham Joshua Heschel High School, joined the SAR choir for a day of singing and learning.

BPY Students Are Explorers

Did you know that you can tell the age of a tree by counting the rings inside the trunk? BPY kindergartners do! They looked at two different cross sections of trees and estimated if they were the same age or a different age. Using the visual clue that the circumference of the two cross sections appeared to be the same, one

Model Seder at The Idea School Brings Generations Together

Last month, The Idea School participated in many meaningful activities to connect to the community. One of the highlights was sharing a model Seder with seniors at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades. Students engaged with the seniors to ask and answer questions about the story of Passover, sing songs from the Haggadah and

BPY Kindergarten Takes on Computer Science

Play is the name of the game in early childhood robotics! How can children learn such sophisticated computer science ideas? Through play of course! BPY’s kindergarten students reviewed concepts such as repeat loops, parameters and if, then statements while playing with KIBO the robot. The children programmed