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Newsletter: Schechter Shavua

Schechter Shavua: June 2, 2023

The weather feels like summertime, but the learning at Schechter hasn’t slowed down one bit! In fact, our Middle School science students have been teaching their peers about different vital systems of the human body. Anafim’s class has been doing some explosive learning about volcano eruptions, and…


Schechter Shavua: May 12, 2023

Find out how some of our EC students are turning into gardeners this spring by using repurposed vegetables. First and second graders are undertaking ambitious writing projects. Our fifth graders reached a tremendous milestone after learning with Rabbi Berger: they are becoming confident Torah…


Schechter Shavua: April 28, 2023

It's been a super-busy couple of weeks after our return from Passover break! The 8th graders are exploring Israel and making new friends. We expanded our global Jewish celebrations with the addition of Mimouna. We felt a full range of emotions as we moved from Yom HaShoah to Yom HaZikaron to Yom…


Schechter Shavua: March 31, 2023

Schechter sixth and seventh graders had the extraordinary opportunities to take part in trips last week as part of the Small Day School Alliance. Learn about the sixth graders’ profound experiences in Alabama and the seventh graders’ adventures in Washington, DC museums and on Capitol Hill. Plus,…


Schechter Shavua: March 24, 2023

Read about how the Early Childhood library is being revamped, with the collaboration of some dedicated parents. Take a look at Middle School science under the microscope. And get a glimpse into some of the work our Lower School students are doing in Judaic Studies! All this, plus a video of favorite…


Schechter Shavua: Purim STEAMfest Special Issue!

Schechter’s STEAMfest (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) will become an annual tradition with a different focus each year. Our inaugural STEAMfest has been centered around the holiday of Purim, and we couldn’t be more excited! For six weeks leading up to Purim, Schechter students…


Schechter Shavua: February 24, 2023

Schechter students learn everything from the ABCs to elaborate coding and problem-solving skills! Find out more about these activities as well as the Scorpion Basketball team’s exciting season finale.


Schechter Shavua: February 10, 2023

One of the things that sets Schechter apart from a public - or other private - school education is the ways in which students joyfully learn about Jewish traditions, prayers, and holidays. In this issue, we focus on some recent programs that enrich connections to Jewish life for our students… and…


Schechter Shavua: January 27, 2023

Did you wonder why Schechter holds classes on MLK day when many schools and businesses are closed? Find out in this week’s Schechter Shavua. Plus, students learn about kindness and empathy from a witness to the Rwandan genocide, and Alim students (gr. 3-4) go global!


Schechter Shavua: January 13, 2023

Why do two year olds stick their hands in shaving cream? Learn the answer to this question and more in this issue of the Schechter Shavua! Rabbi Berger stirs up enthusiasm for Hallel and other prayers. Kindergarten students immerse themselves in textures and bright colors to learn new art…

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