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Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, December 14, 2018
WAX MUSEUM PROJECT For the past month in fourth grade, we have learned about reading and writing informational texts.  Students read biographies and researched famous people throughout history. As part of the project, students created timelines of their lives, made displays of important events, and wrote essays about their famous figures.  Today, the fourth graders dressed up to become their famous people for a living Wax Museum. Each student created an “exhibit” and gave their presentations... Read More
Posted by Robin Pence on Friday, December 7, 2018
Over the past month, 5th grade students were involved in designing their own 3D Dreidel from start to finish in their Discovery Lab and Incubator Technology class.  Students had to first draw out their designs, then transfer their ideas into a 3D Design using the program Tinkercad. Students carefully measured and problem solved their iterations, and then brought them to life as they were 3D printed into reality, with final assembly by hand. Along with this design process, students’ dreidels... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, December 7, 2018
This week, some of our sixth-grade students were in for a special treat when their Judaics teacher in Israel, Rabbi Tal Segal, took them for a tour of the Jewish Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem.  The students were excited to see the festive lights for HanuKkah and even sang traditional songs with a street musician. Another special surprise was when their teacher went into a donut shop to buy a donut and then "shared" a donut with the students here in Las Vegas!   On a moving note,... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, December 7, 2018
Thank you all for celebrating Hanukkah with us! It was a pleasure learning the Hanukkah story, and enjoying the songs, dances, and foods together. We would like to thank our amazing teachers for putting such great programs together: Coach Lisa, Ms. Botnick, Mr. Philippus, Morah Miri, Morah Dina, Ms. Valerie, Ms. Kay, the Hebrew teachers, and our amazing homeroom teachers - Todah And Happy Hanukkah!   Lower School Hanukkah Show Video | Photos 3’s & JK Hanukkah Show Video | Photos Baby... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, November 30, 2018
We have been enjoying unicorns, fairies, gnomes, magical trees and so much more in our Enchanted Forest Book Fair this week. We thank our amazing PTO volunteers for a wonderful book fair, and we invite you to enjoy the book fair and light the Menorah with the PTO on Sunday at 3:00pm. See Flyer   When we buy books for our own kids, we also reminded by our 4th graders  to help others in need. Please support the 4th grade book drive:   Hello Parents, In 4th Grade Tikkun Olam we will be... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, November 30, 2018
HS Adventure Dome: Our High School students had a great time at Adventure Dome this past Wednesday! There were so many smiles, and so much laughter. It was wonderful to see our students having such a great time outside of school with their peers and teachers. We are looking forward to the overnight High School field trip that was rescheduled for second semester, and appreciate your flexibility and understanding with this change.  Modern Israel classes’ Streams of Zionism PBL project... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
We would like to wish all of our students, families, faculty, and staff a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We are so fortunate to have been working with such dedicated and loving staff, and to share the joy of educating our wonderful students with their supportive and loving families. Thank you! Toda! תודה   Our Kindergarten - 12th grade students were treated with a visit from six members of The Lion King show, which is currently playing at The Smith Center. Our students were inspired by... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
We wish all of our families a most Happy Thanksgiving.  Among our many blessings is the joy of teaching your children and getting to participate in the growth of our students.  We hope you have a restful break and look forward to seeing you back on Monday.   A special thank you to our Care, Share and Inspire community partner Dr. Master for her presentation about being a veterinarian.  Our middle school students discovered all of the science necessary to be a veterinarian and asked... Read More
Posted by Lynn Wexler on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
  “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”                               -Winston S. Churchill   GIVING IS IN THE AIR!  Tomorrow we celebrate the national holiday to give thanks! Last week we launched the annual fund’s GIVING TREE! This morning, in the spirit of THE GIVING TREE, K thru 5 gathered in the Beit Midrash to hear a wonderful tale from the Talmud, called Honi and the Carob Tree,on the importance of taking care of the world for future generations. The... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, November 16, 2018
Poetry Slam 2018 We were thrilled to welcome back Clark County Poet Laureate Vogue Robinson and Battle Born Slam Emcee AJ Moyer to our campus for the fourth year in a row. During their brief residency, these visiting poets guided Adelson high school students in creative writing workshops over two days that focused on craft, structure, content and performance. Our guests then hosted a poetry slam on the third day of their visit, with all high school students and faculty present in the... Read More