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Ronit Greenstein

Faculty and Staff


Washington Jewish Week Profile of Head of School & Spotlight on Endowment News

May 19, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton’s endowment campaign is the cover story in Washington Jewish Week. Check out the full page interview with Head of School Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn in the “Last Word” section. The article also covers the beautiful endowment wall and the artist behind it, as well as the students’ reaction to the art installation. Read the article on […]

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Milton Raises Over $10.5 million for Endowment Campaign

May 19, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Art Installation by World Renowned Artist Zachary Oxman Unveiled Milton is thrilled to announce that it has raised more than $10.5 million for the school’s endowment, with funds raised in the throes of the pandemic. During the initial phase of its Foundation for the Future campaign, Milton secured over $10.5 million in pledges, including more […]


Milton Team Win Second Place at International Cadena Competition

April 13, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Kol hakavod to Tsion Getachew and Eva Schwartz on winning second place at the international Cadena Competition! The eighth graders received a Humanitarian Intervention Award for their project addressing malnutrition in refugee camps. The team designed portable raised vegetable beds with self-watering irrigation systems, seeds, and pamphlets with easy-to-follow instructions in seven languages. During the […]

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Adventures in Learning!

March 10, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Immersive Learning Week provides students with opportunities to engage in concentrated, absorbing, and experiential learning about topics of study shaped by their interests. Students work in small groups, studying the foundations of their subject and broadening their understanding through field trips, discussions with guest experts, and written and creative expression. Last week, middle school students […]

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Middle School Sculpture Chug

February 24, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Wandering around the North Campus, you might encounter imaginative, vibrant, and colorful mounted head trophies. These sculptures (often dramatic) and the accompanying artists statements (often funny) are the work of MILTON’s middle school artists. Students in the 3D Sculpture elective were challenged to create original mythical creatures. They learned how to create an armature, use […]

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Pre-K Project Fosters Academic Learning, Social-Emotional Skill-Building, and Habits of Mind

February 9, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Our Pre-Kindergarten class engaged in an investigation of identity and the interplay between identity and feelings. As the project progressed, the children reached higher levels of thinking, honed academic skills, flexed social-emotional skills, and gained a stronger sense of self and community.   The open-ended exploration began with guiding questions prompting the children to identify, name […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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