Our Stories

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 […]


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.


Kudoboard from MILTON Parents

September 21, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff)

As we head into the year 5781, we know that it will be sweeter, happier and healthier thanks to you. Many MILTON parents have contributed to a Kudoboard to express their gratitude. Please check out the messages here: https://www.kudoboard.com/boards/WEqykZ1H# Shana Tova and Thanks for a Sweet New Year! With love, the Milton Parents Association (MPA)


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 […]


First Graders Share Their Learning in Hebrew and English at Chagigat HaSiddur

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

At Chagigat HaSiddur Part I, Milton first grader discussed – in Hebrew and English – their favorite person in the Torah, their favorite tefilah (prayer) and their favorite chag (holiday). Kol Hakavod to the first graders and Mazal Tov to all our first grade families. We were honored to celebrate this milestone with so many […]


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.


Milton Sixth Grader was Selected Finalist in The Forward’s Youth Essay Contest

May 4, 2020 by Mariana Lemcovich (Faculty and Staff)

Congratulations to Milton sixth grader Maya Fritz on being selected as a finalist in The Forward’s Youth Essay Contest and having her submission published! The contest for middle and high schoolers invites students to submit essays, short stories and poems on the topic “What It Means To Be Free in the time of COVID.” Read […]


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