What a fun way to begin the week…. moral Miriam played a fabulous song, with great energy, that Dar and Sophie M. were able to help teach us.
Caleb is our Calendar helper this week, and in true Keshet fashion he led the meeting with complete understanding and poise! Way too go Caleb!!!!
This past Friday marked a very special day for the Keshet students! HaShem Sheli.
This is a program we have every other year. It takes time to celebrate each child.
It has been a wonderful week with some pretty special events!
We began our Monday Morning with a special visit from Mike Blathchley, the father of a bab
Morning meeting was led by Jacob…by himself! Jake clearly knows the routine and was able to lead the class t
This was a busy exciting week for me.
From one short week to another!!!! Fear not parents…. this is the last of them for a while.
While it’s been a short week we have certainly packed lots of learning in! From Spelling and Math to Parsha Role Play, HaShem Sheli rehearsals and Sukkah Decorations
We hope everyone had a wonderful, sweet Rosh Hashanah! We were all so happy to be back together again after such a long break! We are pleased to say that the children quickly re
Seeing as how we only have one day of school this week we decided to make it a very special day… filled with Rosh Hashanah crafts, snacks, and fun!!!!
We began our day w
What an exciting week!!!! Tuesday we went on a field trip to Hickory Hill Orchards. Babaganoush and our Young Israeli emissaries, Talya and Rotem, joined us for the morning.
We hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend.
What a wonderful first week it has been. Your children have been developing new friendships as well as maintaining the old ones.
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
Day 12: Children’s Museum, Naḥalat Binyamin, Shuk HaCarmel, Tour of Yafo, Shabbat
On Friday we woke up at 6:30 a.m. and had tefillah at 7:00.
Well, we did it!!!! Screen Free Week was a success.
Today we had a very relaxed, yet exciting day. We started off with an early teffilah where Ethan and Eviatar read Torah.
Today was definitely eventful! We started off our wonderful day with a visit at Nahalal, the first moshav.
Day Seven: Tz’fat, Golan Heights, Resting, and Yom Ha’atzmaut
To begin the day, the Ezra Academy–KBA group woke up at 6:15 a.m.
We began our day with Tefillah in Jerusalem followed by a trip to Yad Lekashish, a Lifeline for the Elderly.
Shabbat was a blast in Jerusalem! Yesterday morning we woke up at 6:15 and headed to the Holocaust museum Yad Vashem.
We began the week with a very somber mood. We spoke with the children, in an age appropriate manner, about Yom Hashoah.
“The Nightly Blob” 4/27/17
Today we woke up at 6:10 and got ready for the day. This was the first time we entered the old city of Jerusalem, through the Zion Gate.
Day 3: Bedouins (cont’d), Masada, Dead Sea, Jerusalem
To start the day, we awoke in the Bedouin tents from last night.
Day 2: Ein Avdat, Ben-Gurion’s Hut, the Salad Trail, Rockets to Roses, and Staying with Bedouins
We started our day at 6:15 a.m.
Approximately 32 hours ago we met in the Ezra gym. We have not slept since then. After a festive goodbye, we boarded the bus and headed cheerfully off to Newark, New Jersey.
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 first thing we did was go to tfilla in the desert. Instead of a traditional Amidah, we each found a place to sit and listened to the various sounds of nature, it was very peaceful.
Today we woke up at 4:30, way too early. At about 5:45, we got on the bus and drove up to the Masada half asleep.
Today we woke up and headed straight for the Kotel for a powerful tefillah. Three Kelman Brown kids read Torah, and Ezra led Tefillah and had aliyot. It was a beautiful start to the morning.
Friday was a very emotional day.
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
The day started off with a special Yom Haatzmaut Tfillah. Zara, Eve, and Sydney all read Torah beautifully.
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.
After a rough start to our trip (no sleep), we quickly got into the “Groove of Israel”. Today Kezra (Kellman-Brown & Ezra) embarked on a beautiful hike in the North of Israel.
As soon as we got off the plane, we dove right into our trip! We met our Madrichim, Tzvi, and Channi, our tour guide, Ariel, and our bus driver, Asraf, who are all very wonderful and fun! We
We are here!
We met Kellman-Brown and we know that we will have a great trip together.
The weather is beautiful here and we are on our way to have our welcome ceremony on the beach.
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
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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.