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. […]


Milestone Celebration in Seventh Grade: Siyum Sefer Shemot

March 18, 2021 by Devora Hornstein (Faculty and Staff) Shifra Chelst (Faculty and Staff)

This week, seventh grade celebrated their Siyum upon completing the Book of Shemot (Exodus), which they have been learning since fifth grade. In preparation for the siyum, students reflected on their work and learning, and chose different ways of representing the knowledge and skills they had acquired over the multi-year period. Reflecting on Meaningful Projects: […]


Purim Ball 2021

March 16, 2021 by Laurie Brumberg (Faculty and Staff)

More than 1000 people, from Argentina to Israel, tuned in to Milton’s Purim Ball 2021. We honored our teachers and staff – essential workers, every one – and raised over $136,000 for The Milton Fund – Thank you! If you missed our celebration or want to relive the moving tributes, gift presentation, Milton community chorus […]


“Fifty Nifty” State Song Tradition Lives On!

January 20, 2021 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff)

The venerable “Fifty Nifty” tradition lives on! We are so proud of our third grade students and teachers who did not let the pandemic stand in their way of performing the beloved state song and participating in this JPDS/MILTON rite of passage! Enjoy their creative and joyful video- and check out the surprise cameo in […]


Dr. Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn Officially Begins in Her New Post as MILTON Head of School

July 1, 2020 by Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn (Faculty and Staff)

We are excited to welcome Dr. Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn to MILTON as our Head of School. Enjoy the video message from Deborah as she officially begins in her new post today.