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Give your Child a Leg-up at A+ Achievement Learning Center

Give your Child a Leg-up at A+ Achievement Learning Center

A+ is a full service learning center and educational services company located at 589 Willow Avenue, Cedarhurst in Maple Plaza. A+ moved into its new facilities in September of 2011. The facilities include two spacious classrooms and two private offices to accommodate group and individual sessions. A+ offers tutoring in all subjects from English and [...]

New Jewish Education Program for Russian Jewish Kids

New Jewish Education Program for Russian Jewish Kids

New Jewish Education Program for Russian Jewish Kids   Congregation Sons of Israel, Woodmere will be offering a new addition to its array of  After-school Jewish Programming beginning September 2012.  J-STARS, Jewish South Shore Teaching Academy for Russian Students will target Russian Jewish Children ages 6-13. Educational Clubs followed by  classes on subjects such as Russian and Hebrew Language, Jewish [...]

Area PTAs Making Life Better for Students

Area PTAs Making Life Better for Students

By Raimundo Ortiz   Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR)   The HAFTR PTA calendar is still incomplete, but one project they have put together is allowing the parents of kindergarten through fifth grade students to order school supplies through the “School Tool Box.” The rates are fixed and relieves the stress [...]

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District 15 Makes Big Changes In Math and H.S. School Days

By Raimundo Ortiz   The new school year will bring about a litany of changes throughout all the age groups in the Lawrence school district, according to Assistant Superintendent Ann Pedersen.   The first significant change is new collaboration between St. Joseph’s College and the pre-kindergarten classes of the Lawrence schools. St. Joseph’s will be [...]

Academic Improvements Slated for District 14 Schools

Academic Improvements Slated for District 14 Schools

By Ryan Lavis   With the summer dwindling down to its last few weeks, kids in the Hewlett-Woodmere school district are getting ready for another year of learning, as administrators continue to prepare for the improvements and changes planned for District 14.   The Woodmere Middle School has received a new, outdoor laboratory where students [...]

Great Gear for School Year

Great Gear for School Year

By Danielle Puma The fall is approaching and that means it is time to gear up for the school year. Parents receive back-to-school lists full of student success essentials. Not only does your child need to stock up on spiral notebooks, pens, pencils, markers, rulers, and tissues — but with technology advancing so rapidly, there [...]

Area Yeshivas Taking Initiatives for 2012-2013

Area Yeshivas Taking Initiatives for 2012-2013

By Ryan Lavis With summer vacation on its last legs, it’s time for parochial school students throughout The Five Towns to put away the beach chairs and pick up their books, as administrators have prepared a host of exciting new initiatives for the school year.   Rambam Mesivta Hillel Goldman, Assistant Principal at Rambam, said [...]

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Latest Looks for Going Back to Class in Style

By Danielle Puma It’s time to replace those beach bags, bathing suits and flip flops with backpacks, trendy tops, and new kicks. It’s school time again, but before you jump onto the bus, start the school year in style. There are plenty of new looks this fall for everyone from elementary to high school students. [...]

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