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Hillel Academy of Greater Dayton

Avi Gilbert (L) and Menachem Simon harvest microgreen crops at Hillel Academy Jewish day school, March 7. Photo: Marshall Weiss.

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Hillel Academy Jewish day school, which champions a project-based approach to learning, has made indoor farmers of its fifth- and sixth-grade students. With help from a registered dietitian nutritionist — and now from a hydroponic farming educational initiative in Israel — Hillel students

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Sandy Sloane-Brenner, Hillel Academy’s Judaics teacher for kindergarten through grade 2, reviews the Passover Haggadah with students. Sloane-Brenner has taught at the Jewish day school since 1972.

Hillel Academy to honor Sandy Sloane-Brenner By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer “Moses was in my class. He was the cutest boy,” Sandy Sloane-Brenner quips when she looks back over her years of teaching at Hillel Academy. “Hillel’s been my home for so many years, it’s very touching for

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  Hillel Academy of Greater Dayton’s kindergarten students have partnered with Hava Nigila Gan school in Israel. To kick-off this twinning project of Partnership2Gether, Hillel students sent notes and pictures to the students in Israel. To see the Hillel Academy Dayton video, click here. Hava Nigila Early Education Coordinator Efrat

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