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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 […]

Making Jewish Learning Meaningful

March 16, 2021 by Lisa Schopf (Faculty and Staff)

Middle School Director Lisa Schopf published an article in The Lookstein Center’s Jewish Educational Leadership journal about making Jewish learning meaningful. Her article explores the essential role of meaning-making in the learning process and examines multiple pathways that educators can use as a framework of their lessons. In her piece, Lisa reflects: “In finding the meaning, […]

We Built a Jewish Educational Framework from the Ground Up. This is What Happened.

December 11, 2020 by Lisa Schopf (Faculty and Staff)

Middle School Director Lisa Schopf was a guest author on the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) blog, writing about our Scholars Forum program. Using a multidisciplinary lens, the program challenges students to explore contemporary issues and use their learning to inform, advocate, influence, and change. Students have delved into topics such as the role of […]

MILTON Educator Sherry Fox Accepted for a Graduate Degree Program in Israel Education

December 3, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff)

MILTON Educator Sherry Fox has been accepted in The iCenter and The George Washington University’s Graduate Degree Program in Israel Education. Mazel tov Sherry! Read the article published by the Washington Jewish Week.

Sixth Grader’s Tikkun Olam Projects Featured on Area News Outlets

May 11, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff) Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

NBC News interviewed sixth grader Maya Goldman about her campaign to sew face masks to support two area causes. Maya began by assembling a team and sewing masks that they donated to medical personnel. Now, she is a second phase of her tikkun olam efforts, making and selling face masks and donating the proceeds to […]