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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


September 2, 2014

I often ask myself, “What would happen if children spent their time thinking about world issues that needed their help? What if children recognized the power that they have to make a positive difference?”  Our middle school trips are designed to do just that…to focus...
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Tending ponds and children

August 25, 2014

Our Kindergarten students have a big responsibility. They are guardians of the school’s pond,and this week, they began learning how to nurture it. They enlisted the help of Middle Schoolers who tested the pond’s water quality, identifying balanced Ph, clear turbidity, but too little oxygen. With...
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Ideas that Color the World…

August 20, 2014

Ideas that color the world… The grown-ups in the room didn’t have to say a word. Given the opportunity to share their insights, our students said it all. If you’d been at our opening assembly Thursday, you would have witnessed it, too. A second grader...
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