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    Flushing, New York 11366
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      What's Going On at SSSQ
      Launch of SSSQ's 60th Birthday Celebration
      Enjoy brunch, inspiring talks and informal networking with our speakers as we launch #sssq60 - a year of celebrations for Solomon Schechter School of Queens' 60th Anniversary on April 26, 2015 from 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  For more information and to register please click here.

      First Place Winners in Math Competition
      Our Seventh grade students won first place in the Virtual Mathematics Competition, a program sponsored by the Israel Center for Excellence through Education (E2K) and Excellence 2000. Approximately 10 teams from Jewish Day Schools in the New York area and Israel participated in the “The Treasure of the Cave” mathematics activity on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  Students worked in groups and used their skills in geometry, statistics and logic to find the best solutions to the problems posed, accumulating “treasure” points.   Using technology the teams were able to communicate their responses, interact with other schools and discuss their strategies for solving the problems. One student noted, “Team work helped us solve the problems quickly and efficiently”. Kol HaKavod to Mr. Mushiev and the E2K students who particpated in this activity.

      Atmospheric Pressure Experiment
      Seventh grade students recently conducted an atmospheric pressure experiment in Science class. Click here to watch what happens when a can holding boiled water is put into cold water.
      Spotlight on the Alumni

      Tevi Troy ’92, President of the American Health Policy Institute and former Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services and contributor to Commentary shares his thoughts on Tu B’Shvat.  Please click here to read his article.

      Read about Eric Benaim ’93 who switched careers from an event production and marketing company to Real Estate and has been recognized by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg as one of 40 under 40 Queens Rising Stars and later, recognized by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz as one of 40 under 40 Brooklyn Rising Stars. Eric was the first person to be awarded the honor in both boroughs. Click here to read more.

      Read about Leslie Lobel (’70), who emigrated from New York to Israel in 2002 with an MD degree and doctorate in virology from Columbia University. Dr. Lobel is a Professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and a world-recognized virologist who has been researching a cure for hemorrhagic fever viruses, including Ebola. Click here to read more about Dr. Lobel and his work.

      Read about Daniel Levy (’80) curator and founder of The Museum of Interesting Things a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions that goes to schools and events and inspires kids and adults to be curious and to tinker by clicking here.

      Read about Nily Rozic ('00) New York's 25th District Assemblywoman representing neighborhoods in northeast Queens, including Flushing, Queensboro Hill, Hillcrest, Fresh Meadows, Oakland Gardens, Bayside
      and Douglaston. Click here to read more about her. 

      Read about Ivan Menchell ('74) writer/producer whose Broadway credits include Bonnie & Clyde (book), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (additional material), and The Cemetery Club by clicking here

      Upcoming Events
      Eighth Grade Trip to Israel
         to 3/31/2015

      Passover Model Sedarim during this week
         to 4/1/2015
      Shorashim  and Pre-K - Wednesday, April 1 (2:00 pm -3:10 pm) - in the lunchroom
      Kindergarten - Tuesday, March 31 (10:30 am - 12:00 noon) - in the individual Kindergarten classroom
      First grade - Wednesday, April 1 (9:00-10:30) - in the lunchroom
      Third grade - Tuesday, March 31 (9:00-10:30) - in the lunchroom

      Passover Recess - No School
         to 4/10/2015

      School resumes

      NYS English Language Arts Test for Grades 4 and 6
         to 4/16/2015

      Yom HaShoah

      NYS Mathematics Test for Grades 4 and 6
         to 4/24/2015

      Yom Hazikaron
      Google Classroom
      Google Classroom
      Google Classroom is now in use.  Parents are able to use their child's credentials to login and view posted assignments.
      Important Links
      March 2015 Lunch Menu

      One page calendar 2014-2015

      Middle School Office Hours

      October 6, 2013 Reunion Classes of ’63-‘69

      Raconteurs Legacy Video 
      Go Math! Kindergarten-Grade 5 Online Academic Support

      Solomon Schechter School of Queens has implemented a new mathematics program, Go Math!, beginning in the Kindergarten up to Grade 5. The new program is aligned with the more vigorous standards of the core curriculum in mathematics. The online component of the program gives parents and students the ability to access the textbooks and additional resources online from home.

      To access this site, go to www-k6.thinkcentral.com, where you will see several boxes that require you to fill in information.  Select New York for the State and Private for the district and enter your userid and password.  You should have access to the textbook and other online resources.  Should you have any questions regarding the program, please contact your child's teacher.