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Professional Development in Responsive Classroom Training

January 7, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

On Milton’s Professional Development day, educators completed day one of the four-day Responsive Classroom training. This training program helps teachers build student-centered learning spaces in which social-emotional growth is fostered along with academic growth. Our educators met in three groups, differentiated by the ages and stages of development of their students: Pre-K-2, Grades 3-5, and […]

Third Graders Correspond with Veterans Across the USA

December 22, 2021 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Earlier this fall, Milton third graders also wrote thank you letters to a veteran or active military member in each of the 50 states. Their Veterans Day project provided students the opportunity to honor veterans and service members, and connected to their yearlong States project. As they wrote, the children thanked the veterans for their […]

Join the Crew of Milton’s FAA-Approved Aerospace Camp

December 21, 2021

Registration is open for Milton Aerospace Camp (formerly Milton Space Camp) as it returns for a stellar 4th year in summer 2022. Students currently in Grades 2-6 are invited to join the crew of our FAA-approved camp! For one extraordinary week, campers will immerse in an exciting and unforgettable STEM-based program with access to industry […]

Grade 3 STEM Expo: Water, Water Everywhere

December 17, 2021

Third Grade was proud to host their STEM event: “Water, Water Everywhere”. Students worked in groups to share their learning about topics including Properties of Water, Adventures of a Water Droplet, US Watersheds, and the Water Cycle. The students worked collaboratively to decide which information to highlight and how to present it, and parents were […]

Milton Teams Win Awards at Regional Robotics Competition

December 15, 2021

Two Milton Robotics teams won awards at the regional FIRST Lego Robotics competition! Congratulations to Lego Lightening (sixth grade) on winning the Core Values Award and to Team Teem (seventh grade) on winning the Judges Award! The Core Values Award recognizes extraordinary enthusiasm, teamwork, and sportsmanship among teammates and with other teams. The Judge’s Award […]

Pre-Kindergarten Students Create a Remix Video Using Sign Language

December 14, 2021 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton’s Pre-Kindergarten class made an adorable music video based on a remix that went viral all over Israel! The remix began as a mask message for the bus announcement system (the Hebrew words are “Please, mask on” and “There is no available seats on this bus”.) It became so popular that a lot of people […]

In Celebration of Hanukkah Miracles

December 13, 2021 by Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn (Faculty and Staff)

This year for Hanukkah, miracles have been abundant. Milton ran one of its four vaccine clinics on the fourth day of Hanukkah. What better way to celebrate a holiday about redemption and rededication? The parents were giddy, saying this was the best Hanukkah present they could receive. Kids were eager to plan a long-awaited playdate […]

Students Program Robots to Make their own Thanksgiving Day-style Parade

November 23, 2021

Second grade created a Thanksgiving Day-style parade – led by robots! The hands-on project integrated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), Design Thinking and language arts learning! Students read the story, “Balloons Over Broadway” about the designer of the famous Macy’s Day parade balloons, and learned how he used the Design Thinking process to […]

Second Graders Launch #SpreadtheLight Campaign

November 23, 2021

Second graders at Milton want to Spread the Light – and they are inviting our whole community to be a part of their 8 Days of Kindness campaign! The children received Spread the Light bracelets before the Thanksgiving holiday. They have 8 days to do something kind for someone else; when they do, they give […]

Veterans Day Across the School

November 11, 2021 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Veterans Day is a cherished tradition in our community, and Milton students across the grades commemorated it in meaningful ways, thanks to thoughtful educators and an engaged community.