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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Schools

BPY Students Organize Bake Sale for Harvey and Irma Survivors

Ben Porat Yosef fifth grade students, on their own initiative, organized a lemonade and bake sale after discussing the devastation left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on so many Americans. They sold baked goods and drinks with proceeds going to organizations that are collecting funds for survivors.

Ma’ayanot Studies Leadership Training

A high school student wins her campaign for student council or she is selected to run a committee. The moment of acceptance feels triumphant, but eventually reality sets in and she is expected to take on a leadership role. How will she know what to do? How will she have the confidence to succeed?

TCA Enjoys Oneg Shabbat

In honor of the upcoming chagim, Tenafly Chabad Academy celebrated with music and singing. Led by music teacher Michael Nadata, the children in grades one through eight enjoyed their first oneg Shabbat of the school year.

 

Moriah Nursery Has Sweet Day One

The first day at Moriah nursery was a day filled with singing, dancing, literacy, Hebrew immersion and arts and crafts. The children learned each other’s names through songs and games and are very excited to be embarking on an amazing, sweet school year ahead! Shana Tova U’metuka!

Early Morning ‘Cougar Kollel’ Launched at Frisch

Yeshivat Frisch students have been taking advantage of extra learning opportunities outside the classroom, both before the school day begins and well after the last bell, fulfilling the pasuk “vehagita bo yomam valaila.”

Due to popular student demand, Frisch has relaunched its “cougar

Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter Speaks at RPRY

In preparation for the yomim noraim, Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva had the privilege of hearing from Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, university professor of Jewish history and Jewish thought and senior scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future at Yeshiva University. He inspired the audience to emphasize improving

Bruriah Continues Wordwatch Program

The benefits of using positive speech is a core component of student programming at Bruriah. Rina Finkelstein (Teaneck, ‘17), VP of wordwatch, Bruriah’s shmirat halashon program, introduced this year’s programming through a narrated video—which can also be seen on Facebook and Instagram. Brought to Bruriah originally by

JEC High School Bonds at Bowling

On Thursday, the entire student body was surprised with a midday trip to the bowling alley. Students and rebbeim boarded buses to compete, shiur against shiur, in a fun-loaded competition. Trophies were given to the top scorer (who bowled a 205), and to the shiur with the highest pin tally.

JEC High School Bonds at Bowling

On Thursday, the entire student body was surprised with a midday trip to the bowling alley. Students and rebbeim boarded buses to compete, shiur against shiur, in a fun-loaded competition. Trophies were given to the top scorer (who bowled a 205), and to the shiur with the highest pin tally.

Bruriah Juniors Take a Day Trip

As part of the opening week festivities for Bruriah students, the juniors went to Spring Lake for a day on the beach. The girls appreciated the opportunity to relax and spend time together as school gets underway. Bonding as a grade and as new eleventh graders proved to be beneficial and refreshing. A bystander at the beach

Bruriah JHB Collaborates With Parents at Meet the Teachers

If success is measured by genuine smiles, warm atmosphere and positive energy, then meet the teacher night at JHB was an enormous success. The parents had the opportunity to meet the seventh and eighth grade teachers, learn about class goals and begin the year with home-school collaboration. The Chumash

Bruriah Juniors Explore Navi Yeshayahu

This year, juniors at Bruriah will explore timeless and contemporary themes of sefer Yeshayahu both in the text itself and through experiential learning. Some themes they will explore include making mitzvah observance dynamic and meaningful, the importance of mitzvot bein adam l’chaveiro in our self definition