March 26, 2021
The White House invited MILTON students to participate in the White House Virtual Passover Celebration. Representing children across the nation and the world, our students opened the program by singing the order of the seder. MILTON students later sang Ma Nishtana (4 Questions) and Dayenu. Thank you to President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. […]
March 18, 2021 by
This week, seventh grade celebrated their Siyum upon completing the Book of Shemot (Exodus), which they have been learning since fifth grade. In preparation for the siyum, students reflected on their work and learning, and chose different ways of representing the knowledge and skills they had acquired over the multi-year period. Reflecting on Meaningful Projects: […]
March 16, 2021
Milton students express their love, gratitude and appreciation for teachers and staff through drawings, stories, memories, and short videos. Here are just a few examples of what our students had to say!
March 16, 2021
Against the backdrop of COVID, Milton’s faculty and staff came together to deliver an exceptional year of learning, joy, and connection for our students. Hear from parents, teachers, administrators, staff and students about their experiences this year, and the support, creativity, and care that made it possible.
March 16, 2021 by
Fifth Graders just published the first edition of their Hebrew newspaper! Every student in the class chose their own topic and contributed an article in Ivrit to the publication. These articles share the unique perspectives and experiences of our students as they learned, lived, and navigated this year. News stories include a description of mifgashim […]
March 16, 2021 by
As part of their integrated study of Ancient Greece and The Wanderings of Odysseus, sixth graders flexed their academic and creative skills. After learning about Ancient Greek geography, culture, conflicts, and contributions, and as part of an in-depth study of a prose version of The Odyssey, students were challenged to produce original works that drew […]
April 30, 2014 by
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 27, JPDS-NC students participated in a Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony this week. On Thursday, April 24, we remembered the survivors of the Holocaust. Those who survived. And those who defied, risking their own lives for others. Third to sixth graders commemorated this by watching a video about the […]
April 11, 2014 by
Our Mo’etzet Talmidim (Student Council) joined Members of Congress, Administration officials, interfaith and anti-hunger leaders, and individuals affected by hunger at the National Hunger Seder. Our students traveled to the Capitol Visitor Center and had a chance to participate in a seder organized by JCPA and Mazon that focused on the oppression of hunger. They […]
April 4, 2014 by
Mazal Tov to sixth grader Ethan L. on winning second place at the District-wide Geography Bee today! The Geography Bee is a national competition for students in grades 4 to 8, and schools across the country participate using materials prepared and distributed by the National Geographic Society.