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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

The World is our Classroom

April 15, 2024

At Mirowitz, the world is our classroom. Stepping outside offers a real-world perspective, brings our curriculum to vivid life, and provides a unique setting for critical thinking. It also allows our students to learn through experience as they restore prairies, explore woodlands, lobby their elected...
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Lessons from the Holocaust: Stand Up to Hate

April 1, 2024

Middle School students have been investigating the issues and philosophies that set the stage for the Holocaust. This week, they visited the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum and Impact Lab to explore historical and contemporary moments of bias, hatred, and genocide. At experiential stations, students learned what happens...
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