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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

How we cope with uncertainty

March 13, 2020

Remember when we all stood at Mt. Sinai and wondered what was taking so long? For forty days and forty nights, we grew restless and wanted answers. We didn’t cope well with uncertainty, and eventually built a golden calf because they could wait no longer...
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Starting the Day with Meaning

March 9, 2020

When you were a child, did you start each morning considering how you would be your best self? Did you think about concepts like gratitude, your role in your community, connections with your ancestors, happiness? Me neither! But your lucky children do that every day....
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What Does It Take to Grow a Leader?

March 2, 2020

I received a letter a few weeks ago from a member of our Jewish community. He happened to be present when three Mirowitz students spoke about racial justice at a Creve Coeur Coffee with the Mayor. And he was at gala for the Allergy and...
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