Jewish Herald-Voice (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 106, No. 54, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 27, 2014 Page: 14 of 24
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February 27, 2014
BETH YESHURUN DAY SCHOOL
On Thursday, Feb. 13, fourth-
grade students posed as figures
in the Texas Heroes Wax Museum.
Students dressed as Sam Houston,
Stephen F. Austin, Miriam “Ma”
Ferguson, Ann Richards, Susanna
Dickinson, Lady Bird Johnson
(portrayed by Sophie Sorkin)
and others. Texas Sen. Florence
Shapiro, Sarah Jean Day and Jarrett
Layne Golding arrived to stand
alongside their granddaughter,
Noa, who was dressed in Sen.
Camp Young Judaea - Texas
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ROBERT M. BEREN ACADEMY
The Robert M. Beren Academy
team of (back) Avi Passy, Sam
Collins, Sam Gelman and Tai
Miller and (front) Steven Paletz,
Laura Paletz, Lilly Gelman,
Yael Ghelman and Shayna
Guttman returned from the 24th
Annual Yeshiva University
National Model United Nations
Competition, held Feb. 9-11, in
Stamford, Conn. Playing the
roles of delegates to actual
United Nations member nations,
they represented Croatia and
Pakistan. Husband and wife
Steven and Laura Paletz have
coached the team since 2012.
Laura is an RMBA alumna. This year, three students, Sam Collins, Lilly Gelman and Sam
Gelman, were awarded honorable mention awards in the top five teams at a conference
of more than 50 schools.
THE SHLENKER SCHOOL
Winners in the school’s annual science fair are (back row) Maya Hetz (third place
in group category), Stella Pintar (third place in group category), elementary school
principal Casey Suter, Ethan Saadia (second place in individual category), Ethan Pintar
(second place in group category), Max Heyl (third place tie), in student-parent category),
Michael Lakind (second place in group category), Linda Robins, science specialist, and
Jack Radoff (second place in student-parent category); (front row) Micah Guttman
(first place in group category), Zoey Hess (first place tie), in student-parent category),
Rebecca Ferdman (first place in individual category), Maya Cortez (third place in
individual category), Liv Rubenstein (third place tie), in student-parent category), Ethan
Maltz (first place tie), in student-parent category), and Ronen Wenderfer (first place in
Dylan Kamin from the Shabbat Tots class
practices good hygiene and demonstrates
his fine motor skills.
Robert M. Beren Academy would like to congratulate
their students on their successful early decision acceptances for College.
This year’s graduates were granted admission to some
of the top Universities in the country including:
Arts £s? Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK
- 1 7 8 5 -
The University of Georgia
We are proud to continue delivering academic excellence
and enabling our students to reach their highest potential!
Robert M. beren Academy
Houston's First Jewish Preparatory Academy
Cindy Kasner and her son, Levi, went
shopping. Students have been learning
about living in a community and the
workers and helpers that keep it running.
Recently, the Becker Three’s ventured to
the neighborhood H-E-B and learned how
a grocery store works. They took a tour,
“met” some lobsters and using the money
collected through tzedakah each week,
bought groceries, which they donated to
the Emergency Aid Coalition.
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