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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

One Way to Show Your Love for Mirowitz

November 23, 2020

We are a community of diverse perspectives, but here’s something we all agree upon: Mirowitz students deserve the very best! Providing the best, it turns out, is an expensive endeavor that is not covered by tuition alone…and we count on your generosity every year to make that...
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For the Kids’ Sake- Let’s Persevere

November 16, 2020

Implementing school in-person these last 12 weeks has been an enormous gift to our students. We have seen children, who had been traumatized from months of isolation, heal because they were able to interact with peers and teachers, and engage in hands-on learning. Our teachers...
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Being Present and Noticing the Sunshine

November 9, 2020

If you’re like me, you’d give anything to NOT think about the elections for a few minutes. Those of us who are fortunate to spend our days with your children benefit from frequent reminders to be present and to celebrate special moments, even as the...
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Civility, Dialogue & Courageous Conversations

November 2, 2020

Election season presents a challenge and an opportunity for us at Mirowitz. We want to present ourselves as a model of how an election season COULD look, how it SHOULD look, how it WOULD look if Mirowitz alumni were in charge. As a pluralistic school,...
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