Upper School News News

Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, October 11, 2019
Pride in Excellence Chemistry students have been exploring the field of astrochemistry, examining how stars make elements and how astrochemists measure the properties of stars. Today, one student group presented their final project by teaching the class about the light spectra emitted by stars. The group then led the class through a lab experience, allowing their classmates to observe how the light emitted by a star shows what elements are in that particular star. To demonstrate the concept... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, October 4, 2019
  Pride in Jewish Values Our Shabbat service was dedicated to Yom Kippur. We enjoyed inspiring words of Torah by Aviel P, and learned the rituals and special songs for Yom Kippur. We wish all our students, faculty, and families a wonderful Shabbat and a meaningful Yom Kippur. Shana Tova and Chatimah Tovah (May you be inscribed in the Book of Life).   Pride in Community The AEC community is proud to gather again this year for the annual Tashlich Family Tradition this Sunday at Floyd... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, September 27, 2019
Pride in Community In celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the 8th grade class learned how to bake a honey cake and had to come up with a different melody to a well-known Hebrew song for the holiday. Students were judged for their Hebrew knowledge and songs by Ms. Bluevise, Mr. Edery, Ms. Rudaizky and the Shinshinim. It was a wonderful celebration of a great recipe, Hebrew, and baking together, and the students took home their own cakes to share with their families. The Hebrew department would like... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, September 20, 2019
Students in grades 7-12 each had an exciting three days full of fun, learning, and bonding! Grades 7-8 traveled to Zion Ponderosa Ranch in Utah where they focused on nature, Judaism and building a strong community. Grades 9-10 traveled to Los Angeles, experiencing and witnessing their AEC majors in action. Grades 11-12 also traveled to Los Angeles, visiting three colleges, with some fun alumni meet ups along the way. The entire  High School enjoyed their time in Los Angeles, coming together... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, September 13, 2019
Pride in Community AEC theater students are not only learning theatrical arts, they are also developing and  practicing important life skills. The students played a spirited game of 'Baby Steps.' This activity takes teamwork, clear communication, and active listening in order for the person blindfolded to successfully make it across the room, not touching any obstacle that might be in the way following the other students' verbal directions.     7th and 8th graders are getting ready for... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, September 6, 2019
    Pride in Community 9th and 10th graders welcomed Melanie Lewis, Adelson and PTO mom, into class this week to talk about nutrition and sleep. Melanie helped the students understand why and how they can be fueling their bodies in order to enhance their focus and performance at school. A few seniors even snuck into the 9th-grade class during their free period to participate in the discussion. 9th and 10th graders are already looking forward to their next wellness activity with Melanie... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, August 30, 2019
Upper School Back to School Night   Pride in Community We would like to thank the many parents who joined us for Back to School Night. It was wonderful to see so many parents connecting with teachers and other parents in our community. If you were not able to attend Back to School Night and are interested in meeting your child’s teachers, or if you would like additional time with your child’s teachers, please contact them directly to schedule an appointment.   Middle School Spanish club... Read More
Posted by Matt Boland on Friday, August 23, 2019
This week, twenty-one students from the Adelson Educational Campus were honored by the College Board with special recognition for outstanding performance on the 2019 Advanced Placement exams. The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams. The recognized students are: “The twenty-one students listed represent 38% of the Classes of 2019 and 2020. Their achievement is reflective of these students’ ambition and... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, August 23, 2019
Pride in Community: Each Monday through Thursday, Middle School Students are filled with Pride as they choose how they will spend 30 minutes of their day.  We are thrilled that nine clubs have already launched during this time with more to come later this year when students write charters for their own student-led clubs.  Middle school students all choose one club, but because they happen on different days, students are able to choose more than one. Here’s a snapshot from each club this week... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, August 16, 2019
What a great first week of school!  From our opening ceremony led by Rebecca Winger, Student Council President, and Zach Murray, Student Council Vice President to learning and observing the Perseid Meteor Shower, creating 3D brain replicas, solving Break Out Box mysteries, putting math skills into action in a class economy activity and our first Kabbalat Shabbat of the year, we are off to a great start!     Senior Tie Ceremony Seven members of the Class of 2019 surprised the Class of 2020... Read More