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Posted by Jennifer Nails on Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Do you enjoy creating stories, writing about your life, or are you simply in need of some creative time in the midst of your hectic schedule? Librarian Ms. Jennifer Nails is pleased to be offering a creative writing course for interested Adelson parents. Participants will begin with a brief yoga warm-up, engage in several writing exercises, read work aloud for comments and suggestions, and share in an open discussion about the writing process (drafting, revision, critique, editing) and the... Read More
Posted by Upper School Science Department on Friday, August 18, 2017
  SOLAR ECLIPSE ON MONDAY, AUGUST 21   On Monday, students will have the wonderful opportunity to view the solar eclipse here at Adelson. It has been almost four decades since the last total solar eclipse was visible here in the U.S. and our location will allow us to view 72% of the eclipse.   All Upper School (6-12) students will have the opportunity to view the eclipse using glasses specifically for this purpose, and with a 3D printed pinhole viewer. Students in the Middle School have... Read More
Posted by AEC Communications on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
We all ask our children "what did you learn today at school?" Most of the time we get the response "stuff." Well, our administration and expert faculty are excited to share our plans for this school year. You'll hear about all the amazing new programs and go into the classroom where you'll see what your children will experience. We know our "stuff" and are inspired to share our vision with you. Get ready for BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT! BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT SCHEDULE: MIDDLE SCHOOL: Tuesday, August... Read More
Posted by From ABC Channel 13 - on Tuesday, August 15, 2017
As reported by A teenager who never thought he'd play a minute on the court makes a once-in-a-lifetime shot on the basketball court. Gabriel Hafter is 15 and loves basketball. He also has a rare birth defect that has forced him to undergo more than a dozen surgeries on his face. Normally contact sports are out of the question. Earlier this month, Hafter's JCC team surprised him when they were at an out-of-state tournament. They put him in the game during the last few seconds and... Read More
Posted by AEC High School on Monday, August 14, 2017
Challenge: How many Styrofoam cups would you have to stack to reach the top of your math teacher’s head? Students were challenged to estimate AEC High School math teacher Mr. Hemsworth’s height (195 centimeters)… using cups. They were given 1cup, then an additional cup, and brainstormed ways to determine how many more they would need. Students reinforced skills learned in Algebra 1, including graphing linear equations, all while having fun and working collaboratively with their new... Read More
Posted by Maria Paxinos, Upper School Councelor on Friday, August 11, 2017
As students enter High School, it can be a scary and intimidating experience for most 14 year olds. At AEC, all 9th grade students had a Survival Kit placed in their lockers to help the transition. The kit includes the following note explaining the items: Welcome to 9th Grade We are so happy you are starting your high school journey as an Adelson student.  I wanted to share a few things with you that were helpful to me as I started my high school experience.  Rubber band- To remind you to... Read More
Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017
REQUIRED SUMMER ENRICHMENTS ENGLISH Required Reading (Grades: 6-12)   HISTORY Grade 8: US History Summer Enrichment Advanced Placement US History (A.P.U.S.H.)   SCIENCE Middle School Science Classes High School Science Classes   OPTIONAL MATH REVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL 6TH GRADE     7TH GRADE     8TH GRADE   HIGH SCHOOL ALGEBRA 1        GEOMETRY  
Posted by Milly Joyner, High School Dean on Friday, May 19, 2017
Posted by Ben Koch, Middle School Dean on Friday, May 19, 2017
MIDDLE SCHOOL ACADEMIC AWARDS   The President's Award for Academic Excellence: Eden Gal   The President's Award for Academic Achievement: Olivia Rogich   The recipients of the  Eliezer Ben Yehuda Awards for Academic Excellence in Hebrew: Grade 6 Liel Vasker Peretz Grade 7: Macy Litt Grade 8: Elana Khavkin   The recipients of the  Eliezer Ben Yehuda Awards for Academic Achievement in Hebrew: Grade 6: Hannah Altman Grade 7: Ben Sagman Grade 8: Asher Weller   The recipients of the... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, May 12, 2017
  UPPER SCHOOL AWARDS CEREMONIES   HIGH SCHOOL: TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 16, AT 7:30 PM. Shabbat attire for all recipients and National Honor Society inductees.   MIDDLE SCHOOL: WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 17, AT 7:00PM. Shabbat attire for all recipients and National Junior Honor Society inductees.