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This groundbreaking initiative provides a space for cross-discipline teaching, houses technology such as robotics, large screen design computers, a smart board, and more!
The unit hones in on non-fiction reading, writing and research skills, and through art and music, students learned about different cultures around the world.
5th and 6th graders could choose from options such as Introduction to Philosophy, Adventures in Math, Israeli Dance, Creating with Clay, and more!
26 students were honored as individuals who exemplify the middah (value) of a given month.
Students learned how to ask big questions about their topics and sifted through available sources looking for answers to their questions.
The annual 8th grade philanthropy project distributed approximately $10,000 in charitable funds by our students to six student-nominated nonprofit organizations.
The 8th graders created individual identity charts, and then considered society's influence on identity through a video representation of the story "The Bear That Wasn't" by Frank Tashlin.
Students in the 7th grade created a visual presentation board including research and writing demonstrating depth and expertise about a challenge facing the world.
In their roles as legislators, 8th graders demonstrated an understanding of the bills presented, formed opinions, and argued the merits and issues with research-based facts and statistics.
Students were able to choose from three options including: Kesher Tefillin, Jewish Wisdom Shared, and Service-Learning/Tikkun Olam.
CESJDS's 22-student delegation made up just 2% of the participants (1,000) but won 14% of the awards!
59 high school students awarded gold, silver or bronze medals in recognition of their achievement on the National Spanish Exam.
These courses highlighted various aspects of diversity in the Jewish and broader worlds, including World Literature and the History of World Jewry in the Post-1945 Era.
Students researched political parties, adopted political identities, and debated the merits of a proposal for “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation State of the Jewish People.”
Among countless engaging individuals, Senator Ben Cardin, Rebecca Shimoni Stoil '98, David Makovsky ,and Ghaith al-Omari spoke with and involved our students in conversation.