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Seventh Grade

Fabulous February!

Second trimester is coming to an end this week and Passover is just on the horizon. I guess the old adage, “Time flies when you’re having fun” isĀ  true here at the science and innovation center! COMMUNITY WORKSHOP Middle school students love the hands on, real world challenges they encounter in community workshop. Presently, teams of students are tackling challenges like: How...

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January Jewish Studies (5-8)

FIFTH Fifth Graders have been busy studying the story of Yosef (Joseph), and examining the “roller coaster” of his life. Students have been introduced to the idea of a character arc, and are excited to continue plotting Yosef’s life when some characters from an earlier chapter throw a plot twist (or is it…???) into our story. We’ve discussed food scarcity and what a...

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December Den Blog (Jewish Studies)

5th grade What a busy time of year for us! We have been learning about Hanukkah – specifically, about olive oil. We looked back through parts of the Torah that talked about oil and discovered that the menorah which was lit in the Temple required the purest, hand-crushed olive oil. So, because of this, we try to use the best oil available to us when we fulfill the mitzvah of lighting the...

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