Our Stories

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 […]


Milton Teams take Top Spots in Regional Cadena Initiative Competition

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

For the third year in a row, Milton teams took the top spots in the Cadena Initiative Regional Competition. The contest challenges middle schoolers to research the needs of people affected by disasters or humanitarian crises and prototype cost-effective and replicable solutions. The team that wins the DC Regional Competition will go to the International […]


Israel Send Off 2022

March 14, 2022

MILTON eighth graders are on their way to Israel! Enjoy this video from the exuberant send off!


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 – […]