Our Stories

Milton Second Grade Scientists contributing to NASA ExoLab Experiment

May 7, 2021 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Second grade scientists from Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School are contributing to a NASA scientific experiment. The elementary school students are participating in the ExoLab-8 Plant Experiment. Recently, red clover seeds and symbiotic rhizobia bacteria headed to space, to be grown on the International Space Station (ISS). Milton was one of the schools from around […]


Milton Students Take Part in White House Event

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. […]


Milton Presents: An Evening of Classic Entertainment

February 18, 2021 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

In February 2021, Milton’s middle school players made history as they returned to an old art form — radio theater— but with a digital twist. Middle school students had worked tirelessly to produce, act, write, create sound effects, and record short radio segments for our production. The show premiered on Thursday, February 11 as families, […]


Prizmah Journal Features COVID-Era Innovation at Milton

November 23, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton was featured in a special issue of the Prizmah journal that examines how schools are adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. The article highlights one of the ways that Milton reinvented our program through these exigencies – our production of Virtual Fiddler on the Roof. Kol Hakavod to Sarah Gershman, Sarah Rubin […]


In The News: Milton Featured in Washington City Paper

September 27, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton was featured in Washington City Paper. The article spotlights our school’s innovative Virtual Plus learning model and the success of our outdoor education program. Read the article here.


Fall 2020 Plans

August 5, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton’s school leaders have been laying the groundwork for a joyful and engaging 2020-21 school year. We invite you to learn more about our fall plans here. We will provide parents with timely updates as our plans develop and provide opportunities to ask questions and share feedback. Please check your inbox for invitations to our […]


The Show Must Go On(line): The Story of our Reimagined, Virtual Production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr. for COVID Era

June 9, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton will premiere a reimagined, virtual production of Fiddler on the Roof Jr show on Sunday, June 14 at 7:30pm. Co-Directors Sarah Gershman and Sarah Shapiro, who are parents at the school, and Steven Magenheim, a fourth-grade teacher at Milton, helmed the production. Students have been working with them and a troupe of volunteers comprised […]


Milton Eighth Grader Published in The Forward as Part of Youth Essay Contest

May 22, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Kol Hakavod to eighth grader Lilli Libowitz on having her essay published in The Forward! In her article, Lilli wrote about a transformative learning experience she had as a fifth grader when the class did a deep dive study of landmark Supreme Court cases. Read Lilli’s reflections on the impact of her studies about the […]


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 […]


News Article about Creativity in Teaching at Milton in Response to Covid

May 8, 2020 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton was featured in a JTA article about Jewish day schools and the creative ways we are responding to the changes and challenges brought on by COVID19. Read the article here.


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