As we come to the end of another school year, I think it is important that we reflect on how great a year 2022 has been. After more than two years of Covid, it has been fantastic to have a normal school year. After our experiences in 2020 and, again, in 2021, I don’t think … Continue reading What a great 2022!
From our Shya Redelman Campus, Glenayr Avenue: As our Prachim students prepare to take the next big step in their learning journeys into Primary School, our Early Learning educators wanted to take a moment to say a fond farewell and to wish them all a bright and happy future. Our Prachim classes focus on students' … Continue reading A special message to our little ones heading into Year K, from their ‘Prachim’ ELC educators
As an educator, there is no better way to capture the attention of an audience than by sharing a story. No matter the age of the audience, from our youngest children in the ELCs through to our Primary School students and finally our High School students, a good story will always grab their attention. In … Continue reading How much do your children really know about you?
Victor Frankl explained that, ‘Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom’. This includes our freedom to feel well, to connect with the world effectively, and to learn. Each year, students who achieve a positive outcome … Continue reading Why wellbeing is the key to student success
This week’s Torah reading, Lech lecha, tells of the command given to Avraham to circumcise himself and his descendants. Although the bris has become the most widely observed mitzvah in the Jewish world, our Rabbis raise the fact that Avraham himself wasn’t convinced that performing the ritual was a wise decision. Avraham had three close … Continue reading Being different