Entries by Kevin Sterling

Tell all your friends about Schechter Manhattan!

By Judy Ney, Director of Admissions On Monday evening, energy filled Schechter Manhattan at our Kindergarten Open House, where prospective families came to learn about our special school from faculty, alumni, current parents, and students.  They left having felt the warmth and passion our parents and educators have for our school, many commenting to me […]

In The Family

Mazal Tov to Aliza Weinstock, Schechter Manhattan teacher, on the birth of a baby boy.  Wishing Aliza, her husband Stu, and new big brother, David, much joy and pride. Check out this slideshow of what we’ve been up to at Schechter Manhattan

Tikkun Chinuch: Reflecting on Our Own Educational Experiences to Better Our Children’s Learning, and the World.

By Debbie Nehmad, Fourth Grade Teacher A few weeks ago in a fourth grade Theme class on the Lenape Indian tribe, students engaged in an impassioned discussion. One student had referred to the Lenape society as “primitive,” and others argued that their architectural feats were actually even more impressive than our own because they were […]

Why I sent my kids to a Jewish School and why we chose Schechter Manhattan

Written by: Kobi Cohen, A Schechter Manhattan Parent (English version below) מה לישראלים חילוניים ולחינוך יהודי בארצות הברית? היגרנו לארצות הברית לפני תשע שנים. כמשפחה צעירה עם שני ילדים קטנים שהגיעו זה עתה מישראל לארץ חדשה, היינו צריכים להסתגל – גם אנחנו וגם הילדים. למהגרים יש טרדות רבות כמו-גם דאגות רבות. כיצד נשתלב בסביבה? כיצד […]

Curriculum Night 2019: President’s Message

This week’s Reflections are from Schechter Manhattan Board President Julie Sissman’s remarks at this week’s Curriculum Night.  Please email Julie at president@schechtermanhattan.org if you’d like to be in touch. ______________________________________________ This is such an exciting moment to be a part of the Schechter Manhattan community! I want to share two highlights of why I think it’s an […]

Summer Changes: Using Office Space to Meet Our Goals

The new logo over the front door was not the only change returning students and parents noticed last week.  This summer, when the school leadership met to reflect and set priorities for the coming year, we considered how best to use the school’s office spaces, and made some changes as a result.   One thing […]

Reflections: September 6, 2019

LAUNCHING TODAY: www.schechtermanhattan.org Check out the new and improved Schechter Manhattan website to see the amazing things going on in our special school.  And read on to learn more about the new look of Schechter Manhattan. I see intersecting waves, splashing against each other, like students moving together towards a shared destination of learning.  I […]