Morah Cheryl’s Blog

Cheryl Maayan I see myself as the guardian of each student’s childhood, and am committed to filling their days with learning that is significant and meaningful. How do we do that at Mirowitz? Check back here weekly for a window into our school. I will post here on topics ranging academic excellence, meaningful Jewish learning and empowering children to make a difference.

– Cheryl Maayan


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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TOURISTS AND ACTIVISTS How does a field trip to Jefferson City turn social studies into leadership development that ensures our future? For one thing, Mirowitz students don’t go to our state capitol as tourists. They go as …

A Wise and Holy Woman

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A Wise and Holy Woman Once upon a time, there was a wise and holy woman. This woman had a special connection with Adonai. She lived her life by God’s holy word – loving her family and friends most of …

Thank you, Ronnie

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Thank you, Ronnie I was honored to be invited to share these words at the funeral of our school’s dear friend and benefactor, Ronnie Chod: The first time we met, he told me to call him Ronnie, not Mr. Chod. …

Favorite Memories

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WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE MEMORIES? What memories stand out from your years in elementary school? The cafeteria food? Recess? Getting caught chewing gum in class? This week, I asked a few of our older students about their favorite school memories. …

Measuring Success

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MEASURING SUCCESS Someone asked me recently how we measure our success.  My answer was threefold: Leadership:  We intentionally nourish leadership skills in our students. Drama class enhances poise in front of an audience. Torah reading and preparation builds grit and …