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On the Heels of their Trip to Israel, Eighth Graders Author Hebrew Children’s Book about their Journey

May 27, 2022

At the conclusion of their unit titled קום והתהלך בארץ (Get Up and Walk the Land), eighth graders in the Mastik Hebrew class designed the travel agency החתול הירוק (The Green Cat) complete with a slogan, logo and matching shirts. As a promotion for their travel agency, they then wrote a children’s book in Hebrew titled […]


Second Grade Space Expo ft. Expert Planet Books, Mars Mission Prototypes, Giant Mars Map Family Activity, Space Documentary and Guest Speaker

May 27, 2022

Second graders shared their research reports, space tool prototypes, and a presentation of their Design Thinking process at the Space Expo today. The event also included an interactive parent-child activity, a special guest speaker and a screening of the film, Space Torah. The documentary is about NASA astronaut Dr. Jeff Hoffman who brought a small […]


Washington Jewish Week Profile of Head of School & Spotlight on Endowment News

May 19, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton’s endowment campaign is the cover story in Washington Jewish Week. Check out the full page interview with Head of School Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn in the “Last Word” section. The article also covers the beautiful endowment wall and the artist behind it, as well as the students’ reaction to the art installation. Read the article on […]


Milton Raises Over $10.5 million for Endowment Campaign

May 19, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Art Installation by World Renowned Artist Zachary Oxman Unveiled Milton is thrilled to announce that it has raised more than $10.5 million for the school’s endowment, with funds raised in the throes of the pandemic. During the initial phase of its Foundation for the Future campaign, Milton secured over $10.5 million in pledges, including more […]


GodTalk Podcast from Fifth Graders

May 18, 2022

Fifth graders created a GodTalk podcast!  Educator Jill Stepak facilitated a curriculum created by Steven M. Brown called “Higher and Higher: Making Jewish Prayer a Part of Us”, which offers a comprehensive examination of Jewish prayer and the structure of the Siddur, including analyses of individual prayers. During tefilah, they had a series of discussions […]


Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff Reflects on Conversation with Milton Students at White House Virtual Seder

May 2, 2022

At this year’s virtual White House Seder, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff spent a few minutes talking about Milton eighth graders and their penetrating insights. Mr. Emhoff spoke beautifully about his conversations with our students and how their reflections were sticking with him. Their discussion centered on the interconnections between the Seder’s story of freedom and […]


Passover Learning, Celebrations, and a Special Visit at Milton!

April 25, 2022 by Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn (Faculty and Staff)

The days leading up to Passover are always filled with excitement, but today it was next level – Milton was honored to have a visit with Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff! When we began planning our Pesach assembly a couple months back, we had a great lineup of songs, a flash mob, and an epic round […]


In the News: Jewish Insider Covers Second Gentleman, Doug Emhoff, Visit to Milton

April 25, 2022

Jewish Insider published an article covering the Second Gentleman, Doug Emhoff, visit to Milton as a Passover prep. Read the article here.


Milton Team Win Second Place at International Cadena Competition

April 13, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Kol hakavod to Tsion Getachew and Eva Schwartz on winning second place at the international Cadena Competition! The eighth graders received a Humanitarian Intervention Award for their project addressing malnutrition in refugee camps. The team designed portable raised vegetable beds with self-watering irrigation systems, seeds, and pamphlets with easy-to-follow instructions in seven languages. During the […]


Israel Send Off 2022

March 14, 2022

MILTON eighth graders are on their way to Israel! Enjoy this video from the exuberant send off!