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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

The Arts are Alive at Mirowitz

January 27, 2020

I often walk the halls and am astounded by the artwork on the walls. Mrs. Burack’s has a gift of bringing out the artistry, imagination and creativity that is inside every child. Her bulletin boards include explanations of the goals of the project: experimentation with...
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Prioritizing Social Responsibility

January 23, 2020

As the Talmud says, Al shlosha d’varim! On three things the world stands. We say the same thing about Mirowitz! We stand on Academic Excellence, Jewish Knowledge and Social Responsibility. It’s our intentional weaving of all three that makes a Mirowitz childhood so unique. When...
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Excellence Every Day

January 12, 2020

Every January, I’m astounded by the way our students dive in to higher level thinking right after a vacation. They simply don’t miss a beat! In Torah study, Rutie and Kai led elementary school students in a discussion that emphasized the significance of word choice in...
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Seeing the World through Jewish Eyes

January 6, 2020

People are skeptical when I tell them that we integrate Jewish learning into every subject here at Mirowitz. Math? Yep! Science? You bet! Writing? That’s an easy one. If you’d peeked into our classrooms this month, you would know that it’s all true. Fourth through...
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