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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

Understanding Israel

September 23, 2019

Navigating the complexities of Israel is enough to make an adult’s head spin. What a gift that our students have our Mirowitz faculty as tour guides. If you peeked into middle school early this week, you would have seen students presenting about the domestic and foreign...
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Higher Order Thinking

September 17, 2019

Every so often, prospective parents ask what we are NOT teaching to make time for Jewish studies. The answer is this: Education is not a zero-sum situation. The time children spend in Judaic studies is part of the reason they will excel academically and shine...
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What Sprouts in Four Weeks?

September 9, 2019

When you plant a seed and nurture it, you just might see something grow in four or five weeks. Mirowitz students are about to witness the magic of that! This week, they planted spinach, carrot, radish, beet, lettuce and zucchini seeds. They will tend to...
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Raising Children Who Make Good Choices

September 3, 2019

Tonight at sundown begins the Jewish month of 
Elul. We love Elul at Mirowitz! During this Jewish month that leads up to the Days of Awe, we reflect on our own actions and behaviors, and recalibrate with intentions of being our best selves in the coming...
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