NSHA Blogs

A New Writing Curriculum Begins at Cherry Lane

Our new writing curriculum will explicitly teach students to write, by building upon skills over time, across grades 1-5.

Many Paths: A Pesach Message from Rabbi Dr. Kobrin

If we truly believe that God stretches His hand, his yad hachazaka, into history, we must acknowledge that we cannot know what will happen next — but the resilience we are able to find right now will carry us through.

Storytelling and Embodying the Values of Dr. MLK Jr.

How can we use the power from within to be a positive force in the world?

Who Was? History Bee Buzzes through NSHA

One student reported reading 65 books to prepare for the competition!

How to Help our Children manage Anxiety

Fear and anxiety are a normal and expected part of being a kid.  Here are tips for managing these emotions with your child.

Personal Finance Club Takes on the Stock Market

Get ready for the future Warren Buffets of America!

The Power of Being Seen

How can a simple hello or high five affect a student’s (or an administrator’s) day?

Spotlight on Pre-K Judaic Studies

Learn how the PreK Judaic studies team uses experiential learning to help their students grow!

A Shabbat and Shavuot Message from Rabbi Dr. Kobrin

It’s very easy to take parents for granted. At a recent Shabbat meal, the kids left the table and the conversation turned to our families.

The Shabbat Dad: A Shabbat Message from Rabbi Dr. Kobrin

These are very heavy weeks. As we move from Yom HaSho’a Ve-haGevurah last week into Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut this week, we realize how much we have to remember.

It Needs Salt: A Shabbat Message from Rabbi Dr. Kobrin

I recently enjoyed journalist John McQuaid’s book Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat.

Going Out of Camp: A Shabbat Message from Rabbi Dr. Kobrin

As a nine-year-old day camper, I was literally terror-stricken by another child. No, I was not bullied; there was another camper with a facial deformity who gave me the willies every time I saw her.

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