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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Class Placements for the 2019-2020 School Year

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Believe it or not, we will soon begin the important work of creating classes for next year. Each spring, we invite you to provide parental input via a Survey Monkey. The parent questionnaire is the best and only way to ensure that we have your input correctly captured and safely stored over the next five […]

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Jewish Learning Apps

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By Chaim Heller A couple of weeks ago several of us attended the Prizmah (National Jewish Day School) Conference in Atlanta. We learned that there are three new and excellent opportunities for anyone to increase their Jewish knowledge and engagement, and I wanted to share them with you. They are all available free of charge, […]

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Math App Hackathon

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Hello Families, I wanted to take a few moments to tell you about this amazing project that our students have been working on. This past November, students within Mrs. Dolinka’s 5th grade Math 6 honors class met with Ms. Schneid’s 8th Grade Honors Algebra 1 to work on designing iPad apps to help teach students […]

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Thank you, Purim Volunteers!

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Under the leadership of parent volunteer Yael Zucker-Abudi and vice-principal Shani Abed, we had many volunteers who helped to make this year’s GMLS Purim one of the best ever. Thank you most sincerely for your time and hard work to help the children have a wonderful and most memorable day. We hope you enjoy these […]

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Tech is the New Cool: A Field Trip to Sony

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By Alex Lerner, Spencer Foss, Sabrina Feldman, Nadine Schwarzblat, and Gaby Douek Sony Welcome to Sony! Here you can pursue your dream of being an engineer, a financial accountant, a software designer and so much more. When we,  6th-grade math honors students, went to Sony on March 19th, we were immersed in the Kando (which […]

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Challenged Athletes & Jogathon

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By Nicole Ludwig, Gabrielle Hazan and Tonia Cohen We are so excited about the wonderful support of the Jogathon and our partnership with Challenged Athletes Foundation this year. So far, we have had two incredible events at the school and raised over $12,000 and look forward to our third event, the Jogathon on April 11th […]

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The connection between Shorashim projects and Pesach By Shani Abed

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Very recently, our 5th graders completed and shared their Shorashim (roots) projects.  For the past six months, our students learned, researched, and dug deep into the history of their very own families.  Out of all the remarkable projects, two projects were selected and sent to compete in the international Shorashim competition in Beit Hatfutzot Museum […]

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Shabbaton

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Our 9th and 10th graders are gearing up for a Shabbaton at Camp Mt. Chai from May 3- 5, 2019. The Shabbaton committee is busy planning activities based on three values: trust, responsibility and community. Through learning sessions, tefillah, a ropes course, and other activities these values will be experienced in a variety of ways. […]

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Goings On in the Math Dept

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Noah Katcher and Jessie Gan were co-presenters with Mrs. Schneid at the SDCIPSN conference on Monday, March 11. The title of their session was Sharing High School Passions through Team Teaching. Under the guidance of Mrs. Schneid, Jessie and Noah team taught a middle school elective focused on their passion, origami. Jessie and Noah did […]

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Purim

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What an amazing Purim experience! Faculty dressed up according to a 70s theme! What fun costumes and great participation. From the senior shpiel to the faculty tribute to Edna and powderpuff games to the boys volleyball tournament, the students engaged in Purim activities throughout the afternoon. Our three megillah options provided students the choice to […]

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