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Mr. Steven Gar delivers sincere message to students on Jewish unity

On Thursday, November 21, grades 10 through 12 were privileged to hear from counter-terrorism expert Mr. Steven Gar, who is committed to protecting Jews worldwide, while also working to become a Rabbi.

In Social Studies, the eighth graders were asked to create an invention and then present it using the digital tool, FlipGrid. In each class, the top two finalists were chosen to show off their invention during an assembly on Wednesday, November 20. Each finalist group created an exceptional invention – unique and innovative.

SKA’s annual Shabbaton, held on Friday, November 22, through Sunday, November 24, certainly lived up to expectations this year! The singing, z’miros, achdus, talent, and warmth throughout the weekend at the Somerset Hilton Doubletree Hotel were extraordinary.

On October 29 (in WH) and November 4 (in PL), the Middle School held open forums for parents of fifth and sixth graders. Parents heard from Rabbi Hecht and Mrs. Morey about the Judaic and general studies classes. Mrs. Morey also discussed the vast array of clubs that the Middle School offers. Mrs. Hus (Director of Learning Support) and Dr. Levey (Director of Counseling) spoke about their departments and the integral roles they play.

This past Monday, HALB Lev Chana Early Childhood Center conducted bus safety sessions for our four-year-old Nursery and Kindergarten children. In cooperation with, and with the assistance of, Michael Sperber of Independent Bus Company, a big yellow school bus, driven by Bus Driver Brenda, arrived and parked in front of the preschool.

The Rambam Mesivta Writers’ Guild began in 2013 and was formed by Zechariah Rosenthal when he was entering his junior year. It began with six members and quickly grew to a dozen. Now, close to 30 students are part of the Guild and meet to discuss creative writing and storytelling.