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Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn Talks “Empowering Leadership” with Prizmah

March 2, 2023

Writing for Prizmah‘s Blog, MILTON Head of School Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn talks about her philosophy of “Empowering Leadership.” FROM SURVIVAL TO “THRIVAL”: EMPOWERING LEADERSHIP TEAMS I am no expert on sustainable headship, at least in terms of years. I began my tenure in July 2020, so I’m just getting ready to sign my second contract. But considering […]

Poet Laureate Inspires Next Generation of Writers

January 26, 2023

“Today I’m here to talk about doodling, with words!” Elana Ernst ’23 begins. She is teaching eager second graders about poetry and knows just how to engage them in the creative work. “When we paint the scene in our poem, let’s be as creative and wacky as possible! Let’s call an airplane a ‘metal hummingbird […]

Winning Cadena Team Makes Life-Changing Trip to Mexico

November 10, 2022 by Elizabeth Zitelli (Faculty and Staff)

The first step in the MILTON Design Thinking Process is “Empathize.” Before they begin to design anything, students are asked to first imagine the needs of another person. Tsion Getachew(‘22) and Eva Schwartz(‘22) epitomized the power of beginning with empathy in their winning design for the International Cadena Challenge. Their project was chosen out of […]

Celebrating Graduating Families & Honoring Service

July 5, 2022

We were pleased to recognize graduating families at the Annual Meeting and welcome them to the ranks of Milton alumni. Special distinction went to the Feldman-Kotelanski, Blumenthal, and Sharon families for outstanding leadership, engagement, and investment in the school over many years. The three families were given a Havdalah spice jar to remind them of […]

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Washington Jewish Week Profile & 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 […]

GodTalk Podcast from Fifth Graders

May 18, 2022

Fifth graders created a GodTalk podcast!  Educator Jill Stepak facilitated a curriculum created by Steven M. Brown called “Higher and Higher: Making Jewish Prayer a Part of Us”, which offers a comprehensive examination of Jewish prayer and the structure of the Siddur, including analyses of individual prayers. During tefilah, they had a series of discussions […]

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Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff Reflects on Conversation with Milton Students at White House Virtual Seder

May 2, 2022

At this year’s virtual White House Seder, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff spent a few minutes talking about Milton eighth graders and their penetrating insights. Mr. Emhoff spoke beautifully about his conversations with our students and how their reflections were sticking with him. Their discussion centered on the interconnections between the Seder’s story of freedom and […]

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Passover Learning, Celebrations, and a Special Visit at Milton!

April 25, 2022 by Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn (Faculty and Staff)

The days leading up to Passover are always filled with excitement, but today it was next level – Milton was honored to have a visit with Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff! When we began planning our Pesach assembly a couple months back, we had a great lineup of songs, a flash mob, and an epic round […]

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In the News: Jewish Insider Covers Second Gentleman, Doug Emhoff, Visit to Milton

April 25, 2022

Jewish Insider published an article covering the Second Gentleman, Doug Emhoff, visit to Milton as a Passover prep. Read the article here.

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