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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

Teach Them to Swim

March 24, 2022

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.” There’s a text in the Talmud that says that parents...
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Turning the Camera on Patty Bloom

February 28, 2022

The relationships our students have with Mirowitz faculty and staff impactful. They lead to self confidence and personal joy, connection and empowerment. We are so proud that the St. Louis Jewish community is recognizing two of our exemplary Mirowitz professionals this spring. Every family at...
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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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Excuse me while I give the teachers a shout out

February 1, 2021

“Everything this year is harder.” A talented Mirowitz teacher said that to me recently. Let me back up and tell you a bit about our teachers. The educators who join the Mirowitz team share certain qualities. They love children. They love collaborating with smart, passionate...
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Celebrating Mr. Tommie, The Fist Bump King!

November 15, 2018

Last week, we had the great honor of surprising our custodian Mr. Tommie Green by announcing that he will receive the JProSTL “Dedication” Award, presented annually by Jewish Federation to an employee of a St. Louis Jewish organization who demonstrates assistance and effectiveness to colleagues and an...
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Teachers Are Learners, Too

August 6, 2013

If we are going to educate a generation of kids who love to learn, they must be guided by life-long learners. That is one of many things every member of our faculty has in common. The simply LOVE to learn. This summer, members of our...
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