October 24, 2022 by
In their final weeks at Milton, eighth graders reflected on their favorite projects, their school community and what they will miss most after they graduate.
October 1, 2022 by
Milton eighth grade students wrote reflections in Hebrew and English about the learning experiences they found most impactful over the years. Their writings capture the depth and breadth of our academic program, and the myriad ways Milton teachers engage students in learning that is purposeful, challenging, relevant, and enduring. Some students wrote about the experience […]
July 10, 2022
Milton students discuss the importance of learning Hebrew – in Ivrit. See the video with their inspiring testimonials.
July 7, 2022 by
Milton’s Israel Education program is designed to help students cultivate a meaningful relationship and connection with Israel, along with an understanding of the history of Israel, the land, and its people. Students learn about Israeli culture as well as the Hebrew language through engagement with authentic texts and materials such as Israeli stories, songs, games, […]
May 19, 2022 by
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 […]
May 19, 2022 by
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 […]
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.
April 13, 2022 by
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 […]
March 14, 2022
MILTON eighth graders are on their way to Israel! Enjoy this video from the exuberant send off!
March 10, 2022 by
Immersive Learning Week provides students with opportunities to engage in concentrated, absorbing, and experiential learning about topics of study shaped by their interests. Students work in small groups, studying the foundations of their subject and broadening their understanding through field trips, discussions with guest experts, and written and creative expression. Last week, middle school students […]
February 24, 2022 by
Wandering around the North Campus, you might encounter imaginative, vibrant, and colorful mounted head trophies. These sculptures (often dramatic) and the accompanying artists statements (often funny) are the work of MILTON’s middle school artists. Students in the 3D Sculpture elective were challenged to create original mythical creatures. They learned how to create an armature, use […]
February 9, 2022 by
Our Pre-Kindergarten class engaged in an investigation of identity and the interplay between identity and feelings. As the project progressed, the children reached higher levels of thinking, honed academic skills, flexed social-emotional skills, and gained a stronger sense of self and community. The open-ended exploration began with guiding questions prompting the children to identify, name […]
February 7, 2022
Fourth grade students are bringing depth and creativity to their exploration of Torah and Pirkei Avot (Ethics of our Ancestors). Throughout the first semester, the fourth graders focused on the Biblical characters Leah, Rachel, and Yaakov, examining their personality traits and how those traits influenced their response to events and challenges. The students engaged in […]
February 3, 2022 by
Kindergarten students embarked on a multi-disciplinary research project exploring an essential question: How can we be changemakers who promote kindness in our community? They were guided by such questions as : What is our responsibility as Jewish citizens to help others in our community? Is there a difference between having a desire to help and […]
January 28, 2022 by
First grade proudly shared the extraordinary final projects from their in-depth and multifaceted learning of Rock Creek Park this week. Parents and guests at Chagigat HaLomdim (Celebration of Learners) also got a window into the learning process and the children’s journey over the course of their semester-long exploration. The hands-on project ignited the children’s curiosity […]
January 27, 2022 by
The excitement was palpable! For a few hours this morning, the gym became a Colonial Village as 60 fifth graders donned period costumes and shared their expertise about colonial professions and early American history. Students in other grades came to learn about the lives and work of 18th century merchants and craftspeople. Each fifth grader […]