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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 Does Diversity Look Like?

January 31, 2022

Have you seen the mosaic hanging above the sofa in our lobby? It includes drawings of trees, insects, rainbows and streams, and it represents diverse interpretations of the blessing Mah Rabu Ma’asecha Adonai! (Oh how wondrous are your works, Adonai.) The words come from Yotzer Or, a blessing...
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Excuse Me While I Give the Teachers a Shoutout

January 24, 2022

After watching the terrifying events unfold at Congregation Beth Israel in Fort Worth last weekend, the entire staff at Mirowitz is renewed in our passion for instilling Jewish pride and identity in the next generation. We are deeply committed to giving your children the very...
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What’s Your Favorite Hebrew Word?

January 17, 2022

I proudly wore my favorite Hebrew word today – קהילה (Kehillah). It means community, and it’s one of our school’s core values. It’s also a fitting word during a week when Omicron is keeping some members of our kehillah home. But I wasn’t the only one...
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January 10, 2022

A great leader has vision and works hard to make that vision a reality. We are delighted to announce that we have a true visionary right here at Mirowitz! Our beloved Reb Scott has been recognized by his peers throughout St. Louis and chosen to...
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