image2 (1) First Graders Build Arks that are Ready to Float!
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In honor of Parshat Noach students were challenged to create an ark out of molding clay that was both light…

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DSC07836 D’var Torah: Bil Zarch (Vayera)
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Parashat Vayera illustrates an amazing scene. God appears to Abraham as he sits at the entrance of his tent. What…

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Students with a model of a glucose molecule The Science of Fasting
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Submitted by: Alanah Percy, Grade 6 and 7 Science In preparation for Yom Kippur, 6th graders learned about the science…

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IMG_2111 Students Create Art from Around the World
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Students in the “Around the World” art enrichment class with Susan Fusco-Fazio worked collaboratively to paint with bamboo brushes on…

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IMG_0066[1] Grade 6 Engineering Design Challenge!
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Grade 6 Engineering Design Challenge: Students were asked to build a bridge out of K’nex pieces that would span one…

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firetruck3 Gan Shelanu Welcomes Newton Firefighters!
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Gan Shelanu was visited by the Newton Firefighters from the OakHill Station. They learned about fire safety, calling 9-1-1 for…

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IMG_0466 Third Grade Takes A Step Into History
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As part of their learning about the history of the settling of Massachusetts, the third grade welcomed the Newton Historic…

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zar-kessler_arnold D’var Torah: Arnold Zar-Kessler (Noach)
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In the last few weeks, I have seen a new crop of signs that proclaim that “there’s no place for…

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D’var Torah: Ariel Skolnick ’20 (Beresheit)
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We recently went through the holiday season with celebration, but also with reflection. These past holidays, we reflected on our…

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SHFHead D’var Torah: Shira Fischer ’92 (Sukkot)
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On Sukkot we take up the four species: the Etrog (citron) and the lulav (palm), which is accompanied by the…

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