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6th Grade Jewish Studies

Last week, 6th grade students were introduced to the TaNaKh - the compilation of Torah (also known as the Five Books of Moses),

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Climate Change Summit

Using a design thinking framework to facilitate the event, the students and "experts" were assigned to workgroups that each focused on a different area of possible climate change impact...

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Early Childhood Art Studio

The Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Kindergarteners have been creating beautiful art all year in Morah Sandi's early childhood art studio

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STEAM Day

On STEAM Day, every student is both a teacher and a learner. Each grade does a hands-on project with another class to showcase something they have learned this year.

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Project Based Learning - 2nd Grade Edition

Second-grade students have been studying the Amazon Rainforest and the animals that live there. Through research and reading of non-fiction texts, students gained a deep understanding of one animal of their choosing.

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First Grade Emotions

First grade has been identifying, classifying, and discussing emotive states. The students classified these states of feeling into four zones: Red, Yellow, Green, and Blue.

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Drama

We are so proud of our cast and crew of 37 Middle School students who spent many hours beyond the classroom rehearsing for this week's performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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