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Exploring Judaic Texts with Creativity and Depth

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 […]


Kindergarten Changemakers Present 3 Kindness Projects

February 3, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

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 […]


Multidisciplinary Exploration of Rock Creek Park

January 28, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

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 […]


Early American History on Display at Colonial Village

January 27, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

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 […]


Sixth Grade Mounts Exhibition About Ancient Egypt

January 27, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Sixth grade mounted an outdoor exhibition about Ancient Egypt, and the students were thrilled to share their in-depth research, academic writing, and creative artifacts with parents. Visitors had the opportunity to examine fascinating artifacts such as scales used in the weighing of the heart ceremony, sphinxes, hieroglyphics, pyramids, assorted mummies and sarcophagi and more – […]


Eighth Graders Design Apps, Inventions, Aid Kits to Address Humanitarian Crises

January 20, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton eighth graders recently completed and presented the projects they created for the Cadena Initiative, an international endeavor that connects Jewish day school students across the world in efforts to understand and address humanitarian crises and needs. This is the third year Milton has participated in the international contest of ideas. Students have been working […]


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 […]