March 26, 2021
The White House invited MILTON students to participate in the White House Virtual Passover Celebration. Representing children across the nation and the world, our students opened the program by singing the order of the seder. MILTON students later sang Ma Nishtana (4 Questions) and Dayenu. Thank you to President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. […]
March 18, 2021 by
This week, seventh grade celebrated their Siyum upon completing the Book of Shemot (Exodus), which they have been learning since fifth grade. In preparation for the siyum, students reflected on their work and learning, and chose different ways of representing the knowledge and skills they had acquired over the multi-year period. Reflecting on Meaningful Projects: […]
March 16, 2021
Milton students express their love, gratitude and appreciation for teachers and staff through drawings, stories, memories, and short videos. Here are just a few examples of what our students had to say!
March 16, 2021
Against the backdrop of COVID, Milton’s faculty and staff came together to deliver an exceptional year of learning, joy, and connection for our students. Hear from parents, teachers, administrators, staff and students about their experiences this year, and the support, creativity, and care that made it possible.
March 16, 2021 by
Fifth Graders just published the first edition of their Hebrew newspaper! Every student in the class chose their own topic and contributed an article in Ivrit to the publication. These articles share the unique perspectives and experiences of our students as they learned, lived, and navigated this year. News stories include a description of mifgashim […]
March 16, 2021 by
As part of their integrated study of Ancient Greece and The Wanderings of Odysseus, sixth graders flexed their academic and creative skills. After learning about Ancient Greek geography, culture, conflicts, and contributions, and as part of an in-depth study of a prose version of The Odyssey, students were challenged to produce original works that drew […]
December 3, 2020 by
MILTON Educator Sherry Fox has been accepted in The iCenter and The George Washington University’s Graduate Degree Program in Israel Education. Mazel tov Sherry! Read the article published by the Washington Jewish Week.
November 23, 2020 by
Milton was featured in a special issue of the Prizmah journal that examines how schools are adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. The article highlights one of the ways that Milton reinvented our program through these exigencies – our production of Virtual Fiddler on the Roof. Kol Hakavod to Sarah Gershman, Sarah Rubin […]
November 19, 2020 by
Seventh grader Eliana W. raised $18,000 in support of Innovation Africa (IA) for her bat mitzvah project. IA uses Israeli solar technologies to bring electricity to destitute schools and hospitals in Africa. Eliana is supporting a school in Uganda with over 1200 students, many of whom are orphans. She needed to raise $18000 to bring […]
September 27, 2020 by
Milton was featured in Washington City Paper. The article spotlights our school’s innovative Virtual Plus learning model and the success of our outdoor education program. Read the article here.
September 27, 2020 by
Even though it is Yom Kippur that begins tonight, spending so much time living, learning, and eating outside this year got me into a Sukkot state of mind very early in 5781. As a shul-goer and parent (and as a grocery shopper), I usually spend a lot of the fall wondering why the hagim come […]
September 21, 2020 by
As we head into the year 5781, we know that it will be sweeter, happier and healthier thanks to you. Many MILTON parents have contributed to a Kudoboard to express their gratitude. Please check out the messages here: https://www.kudoboard.com/boards/WEqykZ1H# Shana Tova and Thanks for a Sweet New Year! With love, the Milton Parents Association (MPA)
September 18, 2020 by
As I write this to you, the next tab over is my Rosh Hashanah 5780 menu and shopping list. While we have been trying to rein ourselves in for years now, there’s still a long list of ‘must haves:’ one grandmother’s chicken soup, the brisket big enough for 20, a beloved aunt’s beloved apple cake, […]
September 16, 2020 by
A picture of my fourth grade class’ havruta practice two years ago: “It is time to translate pasuk alef [verse A]. Listen for your name as I pick equity sticks to assign your partners.” Before I started my work with the Pedagogy of Partnership, the term havruta indicated that students would work together to translate […]
September 14, 2020 by
This is a year for the record books: 90 New Students 4 Learning Sites New Experiential Outdoor Program Milton 2.0 Launches Redesigned Learning Spaces New Health and Safety Protocols Facilities Upgrades MILTON’s talented and dedicated teachers are bringing their expertise, creativity, love, and a spirit of innovation to teaching students wherever they are: on campus, […]
August 5, 2020 by
Milton’s school leaders have been laying the groundwork for a joyful and engaging 2020-21 school year. We invite you to learn more about our fall plans here. We will provide parents with timely updates as our plans develop and provide opportunities to ask questions and share feedback. Please check your inbox for invitations to our […]