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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

What Will Your Impact Be?

November 13, 2023

We hope our annual appeal reached your mailbox and that you were inspired by the way generations of Mirowitz students answered that question. Who would have known, when we were preparing that mailing, that world events would take such a horrific turn, and that it would...
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Taking Sides

October 27, 2023

“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.” ― L.R. Knost We are living in turbulent times. Each day seems to...
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A Light in the Darkness

October 13, 2023

“Even in the darkest place, the light of a single candle can be seen far and wide.”  — Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson I have yet to find words to explain my emotions this week. Like all of you, I’ve experienced shock and disbelief, sadness...
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September 29, 2023

When was your last “WOW” moment in nature? Sometimes the beauty of God’s creation makes us skip a breath. Yesterday, we experienced a big “WOW” at Mirowitz. A yellow garden spider — with an abdomen an inch long — was weaving an orb-shaped web right...
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Creating Memories

September 14, 2023

Each of us has an album in our memories from our youth. Growing up the daughter of a congregational rabbi, my own childhood memories are interwoven with those of congregants, life cycle events, holidays celebrations and—of course—Jewish food.  The Torah reminds us to revisit our...
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A Charge to Our Extraordinary Graduates

May 25, 2023

Each of you is an extraordinary individual, and we are so proud of how you’ve grown. As a collective, your ruach permeates the school. You have been exemplary leaders and a whole lot of fun. You are forever a part of our Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School family and...
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Black History Month Offers Mirrors and Windows

March 6, 2023

By:  Morah Shannon, Director of Instruction Throughout the month of February, we lifted up the voices of those who have been marginalized and gave Mirowitz students an opportunity to understand aspects of Black history, culture and contributions. Powerful learning creates both “windows” and mirrors, and...
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What Difference Does a Jewish Day School Make?

March 6, 2023

Prospective parents ask that question all the time. There are so many ways to answer it. I’ll start with the empirical evidence. National studies on day school graduates show that: Day school grads express an extraordinary sense of responsibility toward influencing social values, helping those in need...
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Let’s Get Together

February 6, 2023

You may have chosen Mirowitz for your children, but you get something valuable for yourself as well: a community of families, teachers who value your partnership, and administrators who are here to support you. As we approach the third anniversary of a pandemic that kept...
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Justice, Justice You Shall Pursue

January 23, 2023

“Action is the only remedy to indifference: the most insidious danger of all.” — Eli Weisel This week, we remember the tireless equity work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and we will celebrate Black history month in February. During these specified days and always, we...
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