Posted 10/24/2014 11:31AM
This week we enjoyed our first full week of school since Rosh HaShanah--and it was a real treat to have five days of school! Last week we were in school for two days of chol ha'moed Sukkot. We ate lunch in the Sukkah, along with the high school. On Tuesday morning the entire Middle School gathered in the Sukkah for a festive Tefillah, with horah dancing, live klezmer music (thanks to the Middle School faculty band), anddivrei Torah delivered by students in each grade. The weather cooperated for both Sukkot school days, and we enjoyed fairly warm and mostly dry weather!
Posted 10/06/2014 02:34PM
Please join us as we commemorate Kristallnacht together with Maestro Murry Sidlin and a screening of the Emmy nominated documentary film, Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin.
Posted 09/19/2014 09:23AM
It was a pleasure seeing so many of you Monday evening for our Open School Night. The faculty members enjoyed meeting with you and discussing the curriculum, and we hope that you also enjoyed this opportunity to learn about our academic program.
This week the sixth graders studied the concept of least common multiple (LCM) in math by looking at the 13- and 17-year life cycles of two types of cicadas. How often do these two cycles intersect causing a cicada boom? To determine the LCM of two prime numbers you multiply them (13x17=every 221 years!).
Posted 09/18/2014 09:56PM
Marc Appleman, Executive Director of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research (www.sabr.org) visited the Heschel School Sabermetrics Club this Thursday, September 11. The Heschel High School was recruited last year to be the first high school to institute a Sabermetrics Club as part of the SABR Youth Initiative.
Posted 09/11/2014 10:49AM
We have completed our second week in the lower school, and the children have settled in beautifully to their new grades and classes.
It is exciting to watch children arrive in the morning, eager to greet friends and teachers and begin their day. Seeing students so engaged in their learning is heartening, and the teachers all report that they are thoroughly enjoying their new classes.