Schechter Queens Judaic Studies administrators and teachers welcomed 40 colleagues from a dozen Jewish Day Schools in the Northeast on Sunday, November 14, for some incredible professional development learning and sharing led by Dr. Esty Gross, Director of Education at the Center of Educational Technology and Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California. Participants delved into the Development of Speaking Skills Workshop among other activities. We hope to host many more symposiums for our staff and community schools in the near future.
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In honor of Parshat Noach, a petting zoo came to visit Schechter Queens. The children had so much fun petting and feeding the goats, bunnies, and Coco the horse. It really tickled as the animals licked up all the yummy food. Each class had an opportunity to have a fun and bumpy hay ride. It was so wonderful to see real animals just as they were learning about the animals that went into Noach’s ark.
Congratulations to our 6th and 7th grade teams for meeting all requirements for state prizes in the NY State eCYBERMISSION Competition.
Middle school students discover the shocking science behind static electricity.
Many of our middle school students have the opportunity to learn Spanish, an additional foreign language. We are proud of our student's accomplishments and hope you enjoy this video clip of the weather in Spanish.