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Central’s Great Challah Bake

Author: Central | September 27, 2019, 2:53 pm

Central’s annual Great Round Challah Bake took place this week! Students  kneaded flour, honey, water, and eggs together, according to Mrs. Miriam White’s special recipe, to produce delicious smelling doughs in honor of Rosh Hashana. The students were also able to make the bracha on hafrashat challah and use the opportunity to pray [...]

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STAFF SUMMER LEARNING

Author: Central | September 6, 2019, 1:42 pm
During the week of July 29th, Central’s Associate Principal Beverly Segal and History Department Chair Audi Hecht joined educators from 14 Jewish and Catholic middle and high schools from New York, New Jersey, and Los Angeles to attend the Civic Spirit Summer Institute, an intensive civic education training conference. Central/YUHSG is a vital member of the pioneering first [...]
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SUMMER SCIENCE INSTITUTE

Author: Central | September 6, 2019, 1:41 pm
This summer, three of our science students had the opportunity to participate in a special experience that melded their religious and intellectual values. The 2019 Garcia Research Symposium began with a private siyum ceremony arranged for Jewish students and faculty by Garcia Program Director Dr. Miriam Rafailovich. During the nine days prior to the Jewish [...]
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STUDENT SUMMER EXPERIENCE

Author: Central | September 6, 2019, 1:39 pm
Juniors Eliana Steinberg and Gabriella Steinberg, twin sisters, had a unique experience while in Israel this summer. They summed it up in their own words: “Four years ago, in celebration of our Bat Mitzvah, we wanted to do a chesed project that would have a major impact. We decided to raise money for an organization that [...]
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WELCOMING OUR NEW CENTRAL FAMILY

Author: Central | September 6, 2019, 1:36 pm

The Central family welcomed a number of wonderful new faculty and staff members this Fall! Ms. Kymberly Baker, familiar and beloved by many YCQ students from her experience there, will be working at the front desk and part of Central Admissions team. Mr. Erez Bar-Levy will be teaching all levels of Spanish; [...]

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February is Inclusion Month @ Central

Author: Central | February 2, 2018, 4:59 pm

“?ואם לא עכשיו, אימתי” (Avot 1:14) “and if not now, when?” February is North American Inclusion Month (NAIM), a time to take a moment, look around you and celebrate what makes each one of us unique and special.  It is a time to make an effort to include someone who may seem different or is [...]

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ULPANA EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Author: Central | February 2, 2018, 4:54 pm

Central welcomed back the seven sophomores who participated in the Ulpana Exchange Program in Israel this past month. The students, who spent time in a girls’ school in Maale Adumim, returned overflowing with stories of their learning, new friendships, and exposure to Israeli society, culture, and history. “The environment in the school [...]

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Chanukah Fun @ Central

Author: Central | December 19, 2017, 4:56 pm

Chanukah can sometimes receive less attention than other holidays, as daily work and school routines go on, even as candles are lit. At Central, though, the Chanukah spirit is alive! Well before the holiday started, teachers and students started getting in gear, as they collectively brainstormed and contributed over [...]

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Cultural Arts – The Show Must Go On!

Author: Central | December 19, 2017, 4:54 pm

The snow did not stop performers and audience members from attending Central’s Cultural Arts Festival Motzei Shabbat, December 9th. This year’s theme was “We are One” and, under the leadership of Ms. Miriam Bursky-Tammam ’13, it was a resounding success. The Cultural Arts Festival gives students the opportunity to share their [...]

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AP Bio Class @ YU Medical Ethics Conference

Author: Central | December 19, 2017, 4:54 pm

Despite the snowy morning on Sunday, December 10th, the AP Biology students attended the Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society Conference, “BREAKING DOWN THE FIREWALL: A Jewish Perspective to Future Technologies in Medicine.” Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, the Dean of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), introduced Rabbi Dr. Moshe David Tendler, who [...]

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