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

How we cope with uncertainty

andrea Curriculum

Remember when we all stood at Mt. Sinai and wondered what was taking so long? For forty days and forty nights, we grew restless and wanted answers. We didn’t cope well with uncertainty, and eventually built a golden calf because …

The Arts are Alive at Mirowitz

andrea Curriculum

I often walk the halls and am astounded by the artwork on the walls. Mrs. Burack’s has a gift of bringing out the artistry, imagination and creativity that is inside every child. Her bulletin boards include explanations of the goals …

Prioritizing Social Responsibility

andrea Curriculum

As the Talmud says, Al shlosha d’varim! On three things the world stands. We say the same thing about Mirowitz! We stand on Academic Excellence, Jewish Knowledge and Social Responsibility. It’s our intentional weaving of all three that makes a …

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 …