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MILTON Sixth Grader was Selected Finalist in The Forward’s Youth Essay Contest

May 4, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff)

Congratulations to MILTON sixth grader Maya Fritz on being selected as a finalist in The Forward’s Youth Essay Contest and having her submission published! The contest for middle and high schoolers invites students to submit essays, short stories and poems on the topic “What It Means To Be Free in the time of COVID.” Read […]


Milton Students Win Regionals in Cadena Social Entrepreneurship Competition

April 26, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Congratulations to eighth graders Mira E. and Gabriella K.-E. on winning first place in the Cadena Initiative Regional Competition and kol hakavod to Nava F., Eleanor F., and Ilana K. who were named finalists in the social entrepreneurship competition. The Cadena Initiative challenges middle school students to develop projects that mitigate the effects of disease, […]


Education and Remembrance on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 21, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

In observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, MILTON middle school students participated in a special ceremony, prayed together, lit candles in memory of victims of the Holocaust, read poems and excerpts from books and essays, drafter their own poems, songs, and reflections. We are sharing a few examples from the students’ learning in their […]


Registration Open for Milton Space Camp 2.0

January 2, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Join the crew of our FAA-approved Space Camp! Space Camp Director Melinda Viteri is a Milton educator, NASA educator, and FAA licensed pilot and educator. For one extraordinary week, our campers will immerse in an exciting and unforgettable STEM-based program with access to industry experts, behind-the-scenes and specialized tours, and hands-on learning opportunities to build […]


Milton Partners with the Shakespeare Theater Company for Middle School Production

January 2, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Romance. Angst. Magic. Mischief. Milton’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream combined a contemporary eye, metal music, a grunge vibe and a fastidious ear for Shakespeare’s language. Through voice and movement, middle schoolers transmuted into their characters to present Shakespeare’s quintessential romantic comedy. The gym became a place of enchantment inhabited by lovers, both fairy […]


Kindergarteners Dream, Design the MILTON Friendship Festival

January 2, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Kindergarten re-imagined their Bayit Patuach (Open House) event by launching an interactive event for visiting families that the children dubbed the”MILTON Friendship Festival.” In Kindergarten, the overarching theme for the year is community. The teachers decided a study of friendship would be a meaningful way to take a closer look at our community and would […]


Multi-Disciplinary Exploration of Identity in Pre-K

January 2, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Identity has proven to be a meaningful entry point to children in early childhood as it gives them opportunities to recognize, identify, experience, and celebrate the many components of what make them who they are. Our Pre-K teaching team worked with intention to create meaningful, multi-disciplinary opportunities engaging the children to make connections across the […]


Building Communities of Curiosity, Discovery, Connection, and Deep Learning

December 12, 2019 by Lisa Schopf (Faculty and Staff)

Middle school students created communities of curiosity, discovery, and deep learning during our Immersive Learning Week. Students in Grades 6 to 8 engaged in deep dive learning in a number of different fields, including art, Judaic text study, coding, law, nature, and flight. These experiences helped students bond with peers across grade levels in the […]


Milton Third Grader Inspires Proclamation by Mayor of Washington DC

November 22, 2019 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

A few months ago, Milton third grader Temima Genauer wrote a letter to DC Mayor Muriel Bowser asking her to declare a “Ruby Bridges Day.” Temima fell in love with learning about Ruby when she was in Kindergarten, and has read many children’s books about her. She wrote to the Mayor asking for a day […]


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