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This Week in Upper School 1/9 - 1/13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

LAS VEGAS JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Today AEC Middle School and High School students enjoyed a special screening of the film ON THE MAP. This amazing documentary is the true story of the 1977 Maccabi Tel-Aviv Basketball team that made history by beating the Soviet Red Army team and winning their first European title. The "miracle on hardwood" put the State of Israel on the map in international sports and elevated Jewish pride around the world. Filmmaker Dani Menkin spoke to students and answered questions about the process behind making this passion project documentary.
 
HELLO SECOND SEMESTER
Second semester began without a hitch!  Students and teachers returned to school refreshed from break and happy for a fresh start with second semester.
 
EXCHANGE STUDENTS
Bienvenido to Levi Benoliel and Emilio Toledano, our two exchange students from Spain!  They have joined the sophomore class and are adjusting to their new schedules and school. 
 
MLK DAY on MONDAY, 1/16 -NO SCHOOL
 
CELEBRATION OF WRITING
Come check out all the great writing that your children are doing at the Celebration of Writing on Wednesday, February 8th from 3:30-4:30.  There will be games and students reading their original works. You can also learn more about the English curriculum and peruse materials and resources with Preschool, Lower School, Middle School, and High School teachers and department chairs.  We hope to see you there!