morah cheryls blog

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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

Day 4- Yad Vashem and Machane Yehuda

April 29, 2022

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Aiden: Yad Vashem is the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, and it’s a place that is interesting and sad at the same time. It was designed to recreate everything as symbols that represent aspects of the Holocaust. For example, most of the museum is one underground hallway...
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The Exodus From Every Angle

April 29, 2022

Every year at this time, we tell the very same story. And every year it offers new meaning to us as we evolve in our own curiosity, perspective and education.  I walked into a Middle school Judaics class today and was blown away by the...
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Day 3- Western Wall Tunnels, Yom Hashoah, Volunteer Project

April 28, 2022

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Lucas: I will never forget the way I felt today when we were reading Torah at the Western Wall. I’ve read Torah before, but this time, I felt a closer connection to God. And when I was finished, I felt a sense of accomplishment. I...
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Day 2- Pictures

April 27, 2022

Sam: City of David / Hezekiah’s Tunnel Hello Mirowitz families back in St. Louis. Today, in the City of David, we walked through underground tunnels which had water up to our waist. It was really cool to walk in the around in the place where...
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And they are off…

April 25, 2022

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And they’re off…to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut in Israel and to solidify all they have learned 🇮🇱 during their years at Mirowitz. נסיה טובה (Travel safely), 8th graders! We can’t wait to hear your stories. (Follow their blog here: https://mirowitz.org/category/israel-trip/) View more pictures here!...
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8th Grade Send-off

April 14, 2022

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We gave a special travel blessing to our awesome 8th Graders who leave for Israel Monday, April 25th! Watch them here!...
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Be A Blessing

April 11, 2022

No matter what path you choose in life, be a blessing. That is the message we give Mirowitz students every day. That imperative has been the Mirowitz way for many years, and nothing delights us more than the fact that our alumni continue to make...
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The Countdown is on!

April 1, 2022

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40 days until we are off to Israel!...
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Come On In

April 1, 2022

The power of being in a room with others is astonishing. Have you felt it too? After two years of seeing you in carpool lines and computer screens, we are feeling it almost tangibly every time you come through our doors. We were the lucky...
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