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

Excellence Every Day

andrea Curriculum

Every January, I’m astounded by the way our students dive in to higher level thinking right after a vacation. They simply don’t miss a beat! In Torah study, Rutie and Kai led elementary school students in a discussion that emphasized the …

Seeing the World through Jewish Eyes

andrea Curriculum

People are skeptical when I tell them that we integrate Jewish learning into every subject here at Mirowitz. Math? Yep! Science? You bet! Writing? That’s an easy one. If you’d peeked into our classrooms this month, you would know that …

Using Their Voices

andrea Curriculum

A few months ago, we traveled 500 miles with our Middle School students to expose them to the racial injustice that was pervasive in the 1960s, and to open their eyes to the fact that they, too, can use their …

Sukkot Reminds Us to Build a Better World

andrea Curriculum

Sukkot is a time to remember that we should be outdoors, no matter the weather, and connect with the rhythms of the earth. Spending time immersed in nature inspires us, slows us down and helps us recall some important truths: …