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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

What we can learn from an inauguration

January 25, 2021

The lights came on after the seventh grade watched the inauguration in Mr. Armstrong’s Language Arts classroom. Their teacher had written tallies on the board next to books of the Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible. Amos had two, Micah had one and Isaiah, three. “That was...
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What Sets Us Apart

January 19, 2021

Of all the great elementary and middle schools in St. Louis, you have chosen Mirowitz! Some of you always knew you’d send your children to Jewish day school. For some, this experience is beyond anything you ever imagined. As our teachers will spend this day...
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What’s Your Favorite Hebrew Word

January 11, 2021

I proudly wore my favorite Hebrew word (well, phrase) today – הכרת הטוב (Hakarat Hatov). It means “recognizing the good,” and it’s one of our school’s core values. It seems fitting, since our country was shaken to the core this week, to focus our attention on...
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