Our Stories

Dr. Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn Officially Begins in Her New Post as MILTON Head of School

July 1, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff)

We are excited to welcome Dr. Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn to MILTON as our Head of School. Enjoy the video message from Deborah as she officially begins in her new post today.


The Show Must Go On(line): The Story of our Reimagined, Virtual Production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr. for COVID Era

June 9, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton will premiere a reimagined, virtual production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr show on Sunday, June 14 at 7:30pm. Co-Directors Sarah Gershman and Sarah Shapiro, who are parents at the school, and Steven Magenheim, a fourth-grade teacher at Milton, helmed the production. Students have been working with them and a troupe of volunteers comprised […]


Second Grade Ingenuity on Display at DC Expo

June 9, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Second graders learned about Washington, D.C. through the lens of the departments that help make the city run. Students worked together in small groups based on the department of their choice such as the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Public Safety. Each group identified the strengths and weaknesses of their department […]


First Graders Share Their Learning in Hebrew and English at Chagigat HaSiddur

June 9, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

At Chagigat HaSiddur Part I, Milton first grader discussed – in Hebrew and English – their favorite person in the Torah, their favorite tefilah (prayer) and their favorite chag (holiday). Kol Hakavod to the first graders and Mazal Tov to all our first grade families. We were honored to celebrate this milestone with so many […]


Milton Eighth Grader Published in The Forward as Part of Youth Essay Contest

May 22, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Kol Hakavod to eighth grader Lilli Libowitz on having her essay published in The Forward! In her article, Lilli wrote about a transformative learning experience she had as a fifth grader when the class did a deep dive study of landmark Supreme Court cases. Read Lilli’s reflections on the impact of her studies about the […]


Sixth Grader’s Tikkun Olam Projects Featured on Area News Outlets

May 11, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff) Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

NBC News interviewed sixth grader Maya Goldman about her campaign to sew face masks to support two area causes. Maya began by assembling a team and sewing masks that they donated to medical personnel. Now, she is a second phase of her tikkun olam efforts, making and selling face masks and donating the proceeds to […]


News Article about Creativity in Teaching at Milton in Response to Covid

May 8, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton was featured in a JTA article about Jewish day schools and the creative ways we are responding to the changes and challenges brought on by COVID19. Read the article here.


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 […]


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