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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

Diversity? Yes, we have that!

February 22, 2021

I get asked questions about our diversity all the time, and the answer is consistently a pleasant surprise. We are a pluralistic community in more ways than one. Every Mirowitz family brings a unique story, perspective and experience to our school family. Nearly a third...
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Build Your Own Instrument

February 22, 2021

    Isaac B.           Maya and Josh N. ...
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Becoming our Best Self

February 17, 2021

It makes sense that a school that is all helping children become their best selves also hires faculty and staff who are seeking to become their best selves. A desire for personal and intellectual growth is a key indicator that we look for in hiring,...
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Room in a Box

February 15, 2021

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What Does It Take to Grow a Leader

February 8, 2021

I stumbled upon a Zoom tour yesterday. One of our eighth graders was explaining to a prospective parent how she grew to be a confident leader. It was a process, she said, that hinged on the daily reminders from her Mirowitz teachers that her voice...
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Invent Your Own Recipe

February 8, 2021

Hallel’s 1 Skillet Egg Breakfast Ingredients: – 1 medium or ½ russet potato – 2 large eggs – 1 ½ cups vegetables of your choice.  I recommend broccoli, bok choy, cauliflower, and/or asparagus. -1.5 tablespoons oil -⅛ teaspoon of salt -a few grinds of pepper...
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Excuse me while I give the teachers a shout out

February 1, 2021

“Everything this year is harder.” A talented Mirowitz teacher said that to me recently. Let me back up and tell you a bit about our teachers. The educators who join the Mirowitz team share certain qualities. They love children. They love collaborating with smart, passionate...
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