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Schechter Shavua: April 19, 2021

What better way to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s birthday) than to travel there to see the sights?! At Schechter, we’re not held back by a pandemic…. instead, each class in the school learned about a city or famous location in Israel and then transformed their classroom into that location.…

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Schechter Shavua: April 12, 2021

Science can be experienced in so many different ways and at a wide range of developmental levels. Visit three teams - one middle school, one elementary school, and one Early Childhood - to see the ways in which our teachers are exposing students to exciting scientific concepts. Plus, check out how…

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Schechter Shavua: April 5, 2021

Some of the many advantages of Jewish Day School: students regularly delve into the lessons of the torah, even at a young age, so that it becomes part of their routine; and students learn not only a second language (Hebrew), but also a THIRD language (Spanish)! Plus, register now for our next Shalom…

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Schechter Shavua: March 22, 2021

We’re gearing up for Passover! Learn what our youngest students are doing to learn about the holiday. Rimonim (grades 2-3) teachers have a creative way to help students learn and feel comfortable with their second language. And find out more about the ways Schechter is helping the greater Hartford…

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Schechter Shavua: March 15, 2021

Our second and third graders investigate the science of sound in their music class! Plus, Gesher students (grades 4-5) research the explorers of the New World and re-enact situations to help better understand the hardships they endured and why they came to North America. And it’s not too late for…

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Schechter Shavua: March 8, 2021

Learning how to communicate one’s feelings and emotions can be difficult at any age, but in the T’marim classroom (EC3-4) the students are able to express themselves and identify their feelings thanks to the new Calming Space in their room! Find out more about that as well as the research that is…

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Schechter Shavua Purim Edition! March 1, 2021

Friday marked the end of a festive and busy week! The joy of celebrating Purim… observing mitzvot of collecting tzedakah and giving to others… sharing our favorite costumes… bursting with #schechterpride as our Middle School students read from the megillah. All this, and lots MORE!

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Schechter Shavua: February 22, 2021

What does the torah portion of Noah (Noach) have in common with POP artist Keith Haring? As our students learn in-depth about each subject, they focus not only on the substance of these subjects, but also on the deeper lessons and morals behind them. That’s what makes a Schechter education so…

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Schechter Shavua: February 8, 2021

Whether discussing environmentally-themed issues like solar power and the allocation of scarce water resources in Israel or learning the names of the parts of a tree in English and Hebrew, Schechter students absorbed the meaning of Tu B’shvat in different ways. Plus, learn how Schechter reaches out…

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Schechter Shavua: January 25, 2021

Whether they’re discussing the Presidential Inauguration entirely in Hebrew or creating their own signs to hold a “protest” reflecting issues important to them, our students are deeply engaged in learning in ways that also make meaningful connections. This week, we take a look at how students of…

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