Well, we are getting down to the wire! only one week left before your children will be celebrating their year of hard work and summer vacation!!!! While ‘Summer Fever”
Today marks the beginning of Shavuot, and as many of you know, this is the celebration of when the Jews received the Torah on Mount Sinai.
We absolutely MUST begin with congratulating Michal and Matthew, of the Keshet class on their winning1st and 2nd place at this year’s Talent Show!!!! Matthew took 2nd place with his da
We began the week without Morah Miriam… and while we missed her terribly we were lucky enough to have Morah Shira join us.
We began our week in the BEST possible way!!!!!! Welcoming back the 8th graders from their 2 week Israel trip!!!! The school was definitely quieter without th
Well, we did it!!!! Screen Free Week was a success.
We began the week with a very somber mood. We spoke with the children, in an age appropriate manner, about Yom Hashoah.
We are back from a lovely Pesach.
Our week began with another amazing tutoring session with the 5th grade students.
Our favorite time of year at Ezra has come. Peach tutoring time.
Another busy week at Ezra! Hopefully everyone had the chance to read about our most recent Open Circle review regarding teasing.
It has been a short but eventful week…We began with an exciting and HAPPY Purim celebration.
What a wonderful week! We had Gilah Benson-Tilson come to class to teach us about this week’s parsha and the Urim V’tumim.
While learning about the Nile river, Egyptian inventions, and agriculture students in fourth and fifth grade used their Teva Tuesday time to build a shaduf.
Open Circle focused on appropriate ways to show our affection towards each other.
Social Studies, began with a lesson about President’s Day and George Washington.
We have had another lovely week.
Please note that Tav, Eydan, and Alexandra, of the Ilanot class are raising money for St. Jude’s.
The Keshet class has been learning so much about how to communicate with others, the “I Feel” sentence, how to appropriately express their emotions, giving and receiving compli
Open Circle skills are continuously practiced and modeled throughout the day.
The week was filled with new math units, crafts for the Torah Ceremony and Tu B’Shevat, songs, plays, and we are up to a really great part in our read-a-loud, James and th
Please be sure to mark your calendars….
Another week has gone by with LOTS of learning and excitement! From measurement and shapes to sight and spelling words to learning about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We hope everyone had an amazing vacation, Chanukah, and New Year.
Well, we did it! Another successful Chanukah production, where the Keshet class shined!!!! We are so proud of the class for all of their hard work and participation! We thank y
Chanukah rehearsals are in full swing. Costumes are rolling in and the excitement is spreading like wildfire.
We have had another wonderful week, filled with lots of learning, social skills, and CHANUKAH songs and dances 🙂
In science we continued our Human Body Unit with the skelet
We hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving and long weekend! We began our week with a very special presentation by Noa Segal, (a cousin of our very own Michal S.
With the cold weather months approaching it’s the perfect time to start paying extra attention to our bodies. What’s better than to do that using the natural products we made ourselves.
Sixth graders from Ezra Academy joined seven other small Jewish day schools for their four day, three night excursion into the woods of Falls Village, CT.
Some students were apprehensive.
Students in 4th and 5h grade dug deeply into their own ancestry within their archaeology unit.
This week began with a change of seating. Children are getting a new perspective on the classroom with their new seats and new tablemates. Jacob and Michal D.
This week began with a classroom Tefillah led by Caleb and Orly.
This week began with a lovely classroom Tefillah. Our Tefillah leaders, Alexandra, and Sophie, led their congregants in an engaged and joyous manner.
Week 8 began with a lovely Whole School Tefillah, were the children were paired with older students and had the opport
As we close out our 5th week of school The Keshet class presented their Ha Mishpacha Sheli program, to a room full of parents, grandparents and siblings.
Our 5th week of school and a masterful presentation by the Keshet class! We are SO incredibly proud of the hard work and amazing outcome.
Week 4 in the Keshet classroom continues to be as exciting as day one! With Ha Mishpacha Sheli rehearsals, to spelling/sight words, new forms of math and stories about the P
It’s the third week of school and we are going STRONG!!!! The Keshet class has been split into two groups for some of their activities.
It is only the second week of school and the children are all quite comfortable with their new surroundings! We were very lucky to have some special guests come talk to us this
It has been a fantastic first week of school. The children have entered school each day with smiles and ready to learn all about Ezra and their Keshet class.
Students in 2/3 had so much fun today learning about the metric system through the Olympics.
The Keshet class had a really wonderful week. On Monday almost everyone clipped up to blue!!!!!! Tuesday the school had the privilege of being run my Gabrielle H.
The Keshet class not only experienced all of the curriculum from this week, but they also had to experience two teachers who were under the weather! I must say, as a teacher
On May 31st, after a long weekend, the Ezra community, once again came together in spectacular fashion.
The Keshet class really enjoyed being able to show their “special friends” and grandparents around school this week.
The Keshet class was soooooo excited to see that our tadpoles, Kevin, Bob, and Stuart, have begun to grow legs!!!!! We have been watching them closely and are documenting their
The Keshet class participated in the Mile Run! Even I participated… okay fine I tried, maybe I walked…or hobbled…whatever I did it was definitely NOT
We started off the morning with an early wake up at 5:45! Though sleepy, Ari, David, and Eran led Shacharit to start off the morning.
I am so happy to have our Keshet class back! Everyone came back excited to tell us all about their Pesach and Seders.
The Keshet class really enjoyed this week’s Wacky Wednesday! Kids dress like teachers and teachers dress like kids.
In order to celebrate the culmination of one of our Hebrew books, Morah Jacqui’s Fifth Grade Hebrew group decided to open up a restaurant in school since the book dealt mostly with fo
For the first time the Keshet class took part in the Ezra Academy Invention Convention.
The Keshet class began the week with a snow delay…on the first day of spring no less!!! Thankfully all of the snow melted quickly and we were back to being able to use ou
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The Keshet and Babaganoush classes went on a wonderful field trip to Lyman Center, to see Charlotte’s Web.
The Keshet class REALLY enjoyed their Pajama Day!!!! This was something we had ALL been waiting for 🙂
This week our center’s consisted of p
The Keshet class had a wonderful time listening to and celebrating Dr.
The Sixth Grade Greek Mythology Unit ended with a flourish.
The Keshet class has been very busy these past two weeks! Even though we only had 3 days last week they were 3 days full of learning and abso
Each Morning at Ezra Academy, we are greeted with a Milat Ha’Yom. Vicki and Ron, our Emissaries, share with us , the “word of the day”, in a silly or joking manner.
Keshet in Hebrew means RAINBOW, so it seems fitting that each child in the Keshet class is bright, colorful, and a unique beauty.
Last Friday we had a spectacular day planned. It was Wear Red Day, for women’s heart health.
The Keshet class did something very special. They learned about the Kotel, saw it live on the computer AND each had the opportunity to write a note.
The Keshet class was so thrilled to FINALLY be able to celebrate their Siddur Ceremony and Art Show! All of their hard work paid off and they presented everything so beautif
The Keshet class has been working SO hard on their Siddur Ceremony and Art Show!!!! Please be sure to join us on Friday, January, 29, 2016 at 9:00am in the B’nai Jacob Cha
The Keshet Class has been learning about Tu B’Shevat, the birthday of the trees.
The Keshet class continues to be busy with the art show preparation and, learning about Dr.King.
This week’s Parsha is, Parshat Bo.
The Keshet class had a wonderfully busy week! The highlight was definitely the continuation of our art unit…as well as the birthday celebration of two classmates!!!! Happy Birt
The sixth graders have been learning about the Jewish life cycle.
The Keshet class had a short but productive week.
Students in kindergarten through grade 3 had a wonderful learning experience. Catherine, a teacher from critter caravan came with her world map and her bins and buckets.
The Keshet class came back from the weekend well rested and ready for a fun week of learning! We are continuing to practice for our Siddur Ceremony each morning.
We are so proud of the Keshet children for their AMAZING performance in this year’s Chanukah production.
Chanukah is in the air!!!! The Keshet class has learned the story of Chanukah and the miracle of Maccabees defeating the Greek army…against all odds! As if that wasn’t miracl
The Keshet children all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and were eager to share their experiences upon returning to school.
The Keshet class would like to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!
The Keshet class had a week full of Thanksgiving, turkeys, Mayflowers, Pilgrims, Indians, and much more!!!!!We are all very excited for Thanksgiving and be prepared for a treat c
השנה, סיכום הלימוד על אחוזים בכיתה ז’ נעשה כפרוייקט מעשי ולא כמבחן. את הפרוייקט הגתה גב’ אדוארדס.
Tuesday night at Teva, students were able to choose different “chuggim” (activities) and they all had a great time.
Students are spending four days and three nights at that Isabella Freedman retreat center.
Another wonderful week in the Keshet class!!! Last Friday we were at a wonderful Veteran’s Day program, led by Ms. Murray.
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Jerome, Sam and Rabbi Amanda
(When you click on the photographs, you will be able to see the whole picture, including everyone’s heads)!
We have some very exciting news!!!! We have come up with a fundraising idea for the IDF vest campaign.
This year, the 7th and 8th grade students taking the second course of Algebra 1 are working together. The current unit is one of basic statistics.
Babaganoush has begun learning Parashat HaShavuah-the weekly Torah portion-in a new and innovative way this year.
A busy week, filled with learning, fun, special visits, and performances!!! Monday was so much fun with a special visit from Bubby (Morah Beth’s mom) and Ali Avi Nugget (
While working on our first chapter, we learned about three-dimensional figures, their surface area and their volume. The students were asked to solve problems involving measurements.
Another full week of school and we are finally able to establish a consistent routine! The children have been working so hard on their academics, as well as, their social interactions.
This year, the fifth grade students started math in a different way.
Friendships in Ilanot
In class today we started writing plays about problems between friends. We all were split up into groups. Most of us haven’t worked together before.
It is hard to believe it, but we have actually had a full week of school! By the time Thursday came around I think all of the children were in shock! We have had a wonderful we
Well, this is the last short week for a while… phew!!!! While our short weeks have been full of information and fun we are looking forward to getting into a regular sch
Last week we talked about the end of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret. During this holiday we say a special prayer asking for rain in Israel.
A playground is a place where students can have a break from school but what if a playground could be a place of learning? Students in Ms.
We have continued to fill our short week with lots of excitement and learning.
Another short week with lots going on! On Monday the children brought in tzedakah for Kapparot.
Even though we have had a short week we have accomplished a great deal! This week’s Wacky Wednesday was very bright with all of the grades in a different color of the rain
Have you ever looked at the word chemistry? When you separate the syllables it spells “chem-is-try.
The second and third graders are learning about the engineering design process. For the past few days they have been attempting to build a structure and make it as tall as possible.