Morah Cheryl’s Blog

Cheryl Maayan 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

A Charge to our Extraordinary Graduates

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Graduates, in this week’s parsha, God instructs that the menorah should be hammered of gold from base to petal. Why gold? Because if you’ve ever listened to country singer Maren Morris, you know that “the house don’t fall when the …

We Made It! (Here’s the Recipe.)

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Our final week of school is here! To be perfectly honest, I am astounded we made it. An entire year of in-person school seemed an impossible dream when we opened our doors to your children in August. The obstacles were …

Rising to the Challenge

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There’s something about immersing yourself in nature that causes troubles to fall away. The songs of the birds, the smell of the flora, the magnitude of the stars…they get you into the rhythm of the earth. Nature allows us to …

The Meaning Behind the Words

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When you are recite Mah Tovu, the Barechu or even the Shema, what do you think about? Do you say the words without really knowing their intention? If so, you likely have much in common with the person sitting next to you in …

Conferences and Our Sacred Partnership

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Mirowitz teachers and parents are a team. Together we celebrate a child’s greatness, and together we work through challenging moments. Together we strive to give them an idyllic childhood and also to “teach them to swim.” The parent teacher conferences …

Write On

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Do you ever wish your own parents had sent you to Mirowitz? I feel that way all the time, and especially when I walk around the building and see how our students are blossoming as learners. Our constructivist approach is …

Becoming our Best Self

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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 …