Our Stories

Mazal Tov to National Invention Convention Finalists!

July 21, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

We are so proud of rising sixth graders Alex N. and Liana L., 2020 finalists in the National Invention Convention competition sponsored by the Henry Ford Museum. Alex invented the “Bottle Buddy,” a device a to help you quickly refill your water bottle at the water fountain without messy spills and weighing your hand down […]


First MILTON Communal Kumzitz

July 21, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff)

We had a fun first Communal Kumzitz! MILTON friends and families gathered to dance, jump, and sing Shabbat songs together. We also had special activities in breakout rooms and got to celebrate birthdays with our friends. It was very nice to see you all. We miss you!


Hebrew Stories and Poems Written by MILTON’s Students Published by an Israeli Hebrew Literary Magazine

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

Kol Hakavod to MILTON students Eliana Abrams, Elisheva Applebaum, Molly Kurtzer-Ellenbogen, and Yonah Reiter and recent graduates Gabriella Kurtzer-Ellenbogen and Rachel Robbins on getting published in an Israeli Hebrew literary magazine. Our students submitted original Hebrew stories and poems to the magazine צמדים צעיר (Tzmadim Tzair) in June and their creative works were published in […]


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

July 1, 2020 by Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn (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.


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