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 […]


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.


Israel Send Off 2022

March 14, 2022

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


Eighth Graders Design Apps, Inventions, Aid Kits to Address Humanitarian Crises

January 20, 2022 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Milton eighth graders recently completed and presented the projects they created for the Cadena Initiative, an international endeavor that connects Jewish day school students across the world in efforts to understand and address humanitarian crises and needs. This is the third year Milton has participated in the international contest of ideas. Students have been working […]


Coming Together; Becoming Whole: The 8th Grade Capstone Trip

May 27, 2021 by Lisa Schopf (Faculty and Staff)

One of the surprises of school life in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the creation of new connections and new opportunities for finding joy across reimagined and redefined horizons – even as we navigated instances of limited or lost opportunity. During Milton’s recent capstone graduation trip, our eighth grade students and their […]


Milton Students Win Regionals in Cadena Competition for 2nd Year

May 20, 2021 by Ronit Greenstein (Faculty and Staff)

Congratulations to eighth graders Gabriel A. and Mayer F. on winning first place in the Cadena Initiative Regional Competition and kol hakavod to Aliza L., Nava F., Michal N., and Josie S. who were named finalists in the social entrepreneurship competition. The Cadena Initiative challenges middle school students to develop projects that mitigate the effects […]


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 […]