Using the book, The City Kid and the Suburban Kid, as a jumping off point, grade 2 students discussed the differences between urban, suburban and rural communities. The students collaborated to create a mural of different types of communities. Together, they planned their work, identifying what needed to be in their mural.
Heschel Middle School students took time this week to volunteer around New York City. As part of their grade wide hesed days, the children cooked, packed and delivered meals, spent quality time with the elderly as well as children with disabilities.
The grade 8 Constitution Works program was in full swing this week, with students making their arguments for the First Amendment mock Supreme Court case
Grade 12 Honors Advanced Biology class visited the Harlem DNA Center, where they performed biotechnology experiments, cutting DNA with restriction enzymes and then running the DNA on a gel electrophoresis.