Our Stories

Shana Tova from MILTON

September 18, 2020 by Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn (Faculty and Staff)

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, […]


To Teach and To Learn Jewishly

September 16, 2020 by Nechama Malkiel (Faculty and Staff)

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 […]


First Week of an Unforgettable Year at MILTON

September 14, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff) Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

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, […]


Fall 2020 Plans

August 5, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

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 […]


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 […]


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