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Registration Open for Milton Space Camp 2.0

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

Due to Covid 19, we will not be able to run our Space Camp program as planned. We will have an online space camp experience as part of Summer@Milton in 2020 and will run the full program in summer 2021. Join the crew of our FAA-approved Space Camp! Space Camp Director Melinda Viteri is a […]


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 […]


Milton Students Awarded Global Seal of Biliteracy in Hebrew

October 31, 2019 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

29 Milton students in Grades 5-8 have been recognized for reaching the standards of biliteracy in Hebrew. The students obtained scores in Hebrew reading, writing, listening, and speaking that meet the Silver level standards of the Global Seal based on an independent appraisal by language assessment company Avant Assessment. A total of 2,251 students in […]


Get to Know Etan Weiss, Milton’s New Director of Jewish Life

July 30, 2019 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

We were delighted to welcome new Director of Jewish Life Etan Weiss and his family to the Milton community this summer. Etan is joined by his wife Amy, who recently accepted a position at OLAM as the Director of Jewish Engagement and Learning, and their daughters, Nava (6) and Ya’ara (9) who will be entering […]


Students Build Miniature Mishkan, Enhancing In-Depth Study of Shemot

May 22, 2019 by Reut S. (’20) (Students) Shoshana L (’20) (Students)

Seventh grade students built a mini-Mishkan as part of our learning the end of Sefer Shemot. First, we were assigned partners and objects to research and build. Next, we looked through the last two parashiot in Shemot, Vayakhel and Pekudei, to find out how our objects looked and the ways they were built. To ensure […]


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