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History Inside The Words By: Noah Haggedorn

Did you know that February is Black History Month? In honor of this, the 5th grade librarians made an exhibit on the bookshelves downstairs to educate people about black history.

A New Addition To The NEMJDS Family!!! By: Alexis Rothenberg

The Girl Scouts say the promise with pride and happiness. Children laugh with bright contagious smiles. The NEMJDS has a new addition to its family of after school activities!

A Meaningful Painting By: Brandon Clark

The eighth grade of the NEMJDS goes to CARES every other Wednesday. CARES is a program run by CJFS that serves families affected by memory or movement disorders such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, or stroke.

The Grand Gala By: Noah Haggedorn

Recently, the eighteenth school gala was held to help fund the school. Do you know what the gala is?

Have You Learned The School’s Values? By: Alexis Rothenberg

Minds churn as children wonder about how the government can connect to everyday life. The N.E. Miles Jewish Day School is very proud of the values that they try to teach their students. The values include honor and respect for others, academic excellence, social justice, and a community of kindness. These values have helped many classes through experiences and lessons of their own.

Intergrating Everything at the Day School By: Annette Troxell

You may wonder how we manage to teach everything we need to teach, given the dual curriculum at N.E. Miles Jewish Day School, but the curriculum actually offers us an opportunity to teach both content and skills in creative ways.

Chai-Way to Health By Nancy Cook

On Tuesday, February 5th, our students will host a Healthy Information Fair for parents, students, staff and invited guests. Each class will provide instruction and learning activities to help others understand how food and activity affect the body. It’s all about making good food and drink choices for both parents and kids. The topics are: The Nutritional Food Plate, First Aid, Heart Health, Drink Nutrition and Dental Health, and Nutrition comparisons between whole food and processed food.

Laying Down the Law By: Amber Lansdell

The first graders here at NEMJDS have been very busy writing nonfiction teaching books as well as learning about our great country.

Choose Kind Day- Leadership and Kindness with the 5th Grade By: Liora Chessin

This year our fifth graders read the book Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Wonder, a favorite among NEMJDS students, is the story of August Pullman, a fifth grader with a craniofacial anamoly, and his experiences going from home school to public school. This books focuses on kindness and the importance of point of view.

Music in the Classroom By Claire Rottembourg

Music appreciation is our main focus this year and we are covering three main periods of classical music by having our eighth graders put together a slideshow on Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical music. 

Upcoming Events

  • Sunday, April 14th: Little Scientist Steam Program. 10-11am at the N. E. Miles Jewish Day School. Click here for more information.
  • Sunday, April 28th: Kindergarten Welcome Day for all incoming NEMJDS Kindergartners. 9:30 – 11 am. 
  • Sunday, May 5th: Parent EDU. “5 Hacks to Improve Behavior. (Yours and Theirs) with Ilene Kosoff. 10 – 11:30 am. Click here for more information.



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