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Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017
  Today the Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, spoke with our High School students.   Final week of regular class for seniors, who also celebrated Commitment Day on Thursday wearing a t-shirt from the university or college they will attend in the fall. They had their last town hall of their career.  AP students had their final week of AP exams this week. You made it! What you should know MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE   CTP for grade 6 is May 15 - 18   Taking a high... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, April 28, 2017
What happened CCSD JAZZ FESTIVAL Adelson Lion’s Jazz played their first ever High School Jazz Festival this week and received excellent ratings.  The program here at Adelson continues to grow and thrive! The band has accomplished so much this year , from performing at the State Championship Basket Ball Game, to receiving excellent ratings at the Concert Festival, and now we can add the accolades of Excellent ratings in Jazz.  These students can do anything they put their minds to.  They are... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, April 7, 2017
What happened: Zion!  Students had a blast on the field trip to Zion National Park -- they learned about art and photography in nature, hiked Emerald Pools trail, went rock climbing and ziplining, had a bonfire, and learned how to survive in the wild.   7TH GRADE AT THREE SQUARE The seventh graders went to volunteer at Three Square today. After taking a tour of the facility, students and faculty joined together to conduct a Hunger Seder. To view pictures, click here.   AEC BAND... Read More
Posted by David Girard, College Counselor on Thursday, April 6, 2017
It has been a very exciting week for the Adelson community with two seniors admitted to Stanford University, whose acceptance rate of 4.7% made it the nation's most selective university. In addition, we are celebrating the following positive results: UC Berkeley (2), Emory University (2), UCLA (4), as well as admits to the Universities of Michigan and Virginia. Adelson seniors have so far accumulated approximately $800,000 in merit scholarships. Represented among the forty members of the... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, March 31, 2017
What happened: AEC ATTENDS PRESTIGIOUS PHYSICS TOURNAMENT IN ISRAEL Mazel tov to Drew N, Matan A, Krishna M, Brandon M, and Nevo Z who placed 18th / 26th in the final round of the Weitzmann International Safecracking Competition in Israel. We did earn honorable mention as one out of 7 safes which were not cracked.   On Tuesday, a representative from the Rape Crisis Center gave the third of four presentations to the high schoolers.  These presentations educate students on objectification... Read More
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017
What happened: AEC ATTENDS PRESTIGIOUS PHYSICS TOURNAMENT IN ISRAEL Five advanced physics students from AEC are in Israel to compete in the 22nd annual Shalheveth Freier International Physics Tournament at the Weizmann Institute. This competition challenges teams from around the world to build "safes" that can be cracked using only physics knowledge and pits them against other teams that try to crack their safe. This is our school's second year attending the tournament, and our safe is... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, March 17, 2017
What happened:   NJHS IN ACTION NJHS volunteered this morning to help clean up Red Rock National Park!     HIGH SCHOOL CORE COURSE SELECTION On Thursday, students received their core course selections for 2017-2018.  Please review these with your children.   Please note:  Only students who have enrolled for next year will have a schedule created. Please contact Alli Abrahamson, Admissions Director, to complete registration for the 2017-2018 school year.     It was great to see 8th... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, March 10, 2017
What happened: SHREK THE MUSICAL Adelson students wrapped up a three-day run of SHREK THE MUSICAL. The magnificent production featured many new faces to the AEC stage and we all laughed, cried and sang along with all our favorite Shrek characters. Amazing fun for the entire AEC community. Well done!   To view a sneak peak of the performance, CLICK HERE. Watch part of the cast perform behind the scenes in preparation for the big musical, CLICK HERE.     PURUM Guess who dressed up... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, March 3, 2017
What you need to know: MIDDLE SCHOOL WrAP TESTING Save the date!  The Middle School students (grades 6 - 8) will take the Writing Assessment Program (WrAP) the mornings of Monday and Tuesday, March 27 and 28.   PURIM IS FRIDAY Get those costumes ready because Purim is coming and will be celebrated at school on Friday, March 10th.  Attendance will be taken. Families should know that students are encouraged to dress up and that they will have a day of exciting activities in honor and... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, February 24, 2017
What happened:   TAL BRODY Tal Brody, visited our school on Wednesday and met with High School students during their daily town hall. He is an American-Israeli former basketball player, and current Goodwill Ambassador of Israel. Brody was drafted #12 in the NBA draft, but chose to pass up an NBA career to instead play basketball in Israel.He played on the national basketball teams of both the United States and Israel, and served in the armies of both countries. In 1977, he led Maccabi... Read More

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