Parents’ Voice

Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’Atzmaut Message

Posted on April 17, 2018

By Daniella M. Muller, ’91 The first year NSHA celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut as a school was in 1955.  It was Israel’s seventh anniversary of independence and the prospect of visiting the Kotel was still just a dream. This week we will celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday and the innovative and powerful nation that it has become. Our …

Next Generation Gardening and Learning at NSHA

Posted on October 2, 2017

By Pia Spilke Shlomo We are so excited to introduce tower gardens to NSHA, and they are already overflowing with bountiful produce!  Tower gardens are the next generation in urban gardening.  They are bringing an innovative STEAM curriculum to schools across the country in the most progressive classrooms. A tower garden is a vertical, growing …

Giving A Voice To Those That Are Silent – Names, Not Numbers

Posted on November 9, 2016

Giving a Voice To Those That Are Silent by Rosy Dardashtian, NSHA Parent As a parent there are always school matters to attend to such as homework, conferences, calendars of activities – I could go on, thank goodness for e-mails and smartphones! Yet last night’s school matter was different.  My 13 year old daughter enthusiastically showed …