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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

Ideas that Color the World…

August 20, 2014

Ideas that color the world… The grown-ups in the room didn’t have to say a word. Given the opportunity to share their insights, our students said it all. If you’d been at our opening assembly Thursday, you would have witnessed it, too. A second grader...
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A Model Community

September 18, 2013

A BLUEPRINT FOR A MODEL COMMUNITY Every year on Sukkot, I make an effort to find myself outdoors…eating in a sukkah, hiking in the woods, riding my bike. No matter what I’m doing, spending time immersed in nature inspires me in the same way: I...
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Lessons from the Children

September 9, 2013

Each year during the High Holy Days, we sink into a deep reflection of ourselves. We humbly try to unravel the kind of person we want to be. Lately, I have discovered how to do this every week, all year long, and I’m going to...
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What Mirowitz Means…

August 21, 2013

At Mirowitz, we believe that every moment is valuable and must be well spent. After all, your children only have one chance to experience whatever age and grade they are. They deserve nothing but the most meaningful and enriching experience possible. So our teachers purposefully...
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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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