NEMJDS Students Place 1st and 3rd in State-Wide Contest Put on by the Library of Congress By: Liora Chessin

The sixth through eighth graders have had a very exciting few weeks! For the second year in a row, these students have competed in the Letters About Literature contest run by the Library of Congress.

All The Foods, All The Feels By: Dani Kahn-Krell

6th grade Hebrew class has just completed their food unit, and it was definitely a class favorite!

Health Craze Hits NEMJDS By: Nancy Cook

I hope you had a chance to attend our first Health Fair presented by the NEMJDS Health and P.E. Department. This event was organized by the leadership of Dr. Sarah Kunin, NEMJDS Board Member.

An Opportunity Like Never Before-The Sixth Grade Alliance By: Liora Chessin

This sixth graders recently had the opportunity to experience our state like never before. They spent the week exploring the state from Selma to Birmingham with students from Jewish day schools in Greensboro, Omaha, Rochester, and New Haven.

3rd and 4th Grade Hebrew by: Sari Menaker

Hebrew lessons are accompanied by a lot of singing. It’s an excellent and fun way to learn vocabulary. In addition to the usual frontal learning, adding the songs enriches learning and helps to practice.

Students as Teachers by Katherine Kimerling Bromberg

As a teenager, I remember my favorite way to study for an exam was to teach the material to someone else. At the time, though, I didn’t fully understand or appreciate the effectiveness of this study technique; I just knew that it seemed to work well.

Read Across America – Read All About It By: Amber Lansdell

This week, NEMJDS K-2 students are participating in the NEA’s (National Education Association) National Read Across America week. Read Across America Week is a reading initiative that began back in 1997. This is a week to celebrate all things literacy and reading, and...

Field Trip to American Village By: Amber Lansdell

The Kindergarten and first graders have had a very busy month! Kindergarten and first grade joined forces during the month of February to learn about our country.

Future Entreprenures By: Janet Gresham

The Third and Fourth Graders are excited about creating their own “Food Truck” businesses.

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.



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