Passover Seder

Passover Seder 4/19/19 This year the 9th grade class participated in a Passover Seder, hosted by Cambridge parents Mr. & Mrs. Pikman. You can read Dr. Isbell’s post on last year’s Passover Seder here. The students tasted the bitter, sweet, and salty elements; joined in the ritual blessings; and sang Hebrew songs such as “Dayenu” […]


Foreigners in a Familiar World: Reflections on the Middle School Summer Readings

Foreigners in a Familiar World: Reflections on the Middle School Summer Readings A Reflection by Professor Hannah Nelson 10/1/2018 I started out this school year, like all English teachers, discussing my students’ summer reading: Kipling’s The Jungle Book for sixth grade, and MacDonald’s Phantastes for seventh. Although I was already very familiar with both books, teaching […]