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MTA’s Writing Program Boosts Student Writing Skills with a Focus on Reflection and Revision

Author: mta | May 23, 2017, 8:35 pm
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Far more than middle school, high school requires students to engage in abstract thinking and modes of argument. The skill of writing is crucial for articulating and furthering these arguments and it’s therefore imperative that upon entering high school, students need to quickly and significantly improve their writing. Complicating this mission, students entering high [...]

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Students Fascinated by ConEd Steam Plant

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:47 pm
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by Raziel Siegman (’17)

Last Friday morning, students from Dr. Berliners’s AP Physics class had the unique opportunity to take a tour of the ConEd East River steam plant on 14th street. The ConEd plant, which is powered by gas, is part of the largest commercial steam system in the world – producing [...]

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Hebrew Class Put to the Test

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:46 pm
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by Moshe Cohen (’17)

This past week, the students of Morah Haibi’s Hebrew Ulpan class got put to the test. The Ulpan elective offers students the chance to learn conversational Hebrew; students finish with the ability to have a full conversation about topics ranging from ordering a taxi to asking for a new pair [...]

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MK Rav Dov Lipman Speaks to the Juniors

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:46 pm
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by Akiva Cooper (’18)


In preparation for Yom Yerushalayim next week, the Juniors were privileged to hear from Rabbi Dov Lipman, a former Knesset member, this past Tuesday. From the onset, the speech was very inspiring. Rabbi Lipman began by citing the Ramban that explains the obligation for each and every Jew [...]

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MTA Spends A Day in Camp Monroe

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:45 pm

by Noam Putterman (’18)

On Wednesday morning, before leaving for the annual (post) Lag BaOmer trip to Camp Monroe, the yeshiva heard a shiur from Rav Schenker, who spoke about the importance of Talmud Torah in the life of a ben-Torah, as well as the value of a day spent with the entire yeshiva at [...]

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Lionotics Grab Fourth Place in Robotics Competition

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:45 pm

by Elishama Marmon (’20)

On Tuesday, the MTA robotics team, Lionotics, competed in the first annual Yeshiva League Robotics Competition at the Yeshiva of Flatbush. Their robot was designed to push beacons, shoot hoops, and lift an exercise ball into a hoop several feet of the ground. The robots worked as designed and all successfully [...]

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Students Enjoy Shalosh Seudos at Rabbi Kahn’s Home

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:44 pm

by Noam Putterman (’18)

This past Shabbos, Rabbi Khan and his family hosted a Shalosh Seudos at his house for the Teaneck and Bergenfield talmidim, as well as those who came for Shabbos for this special event. This was no ordinary MTA gathering, however, because featured at the Shalosh Seudos was Elie Hirt, Avi Matanky, [...]

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Outdoors Club Goes Hiking

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:44 pm

by Elishama Marmon (’20)

Last Friday, the MTA Outdoors Club went hiking in the Ramapo Valley County Reservation in Mahwah, NJ. The boys hiked a three and a half hour trail including hard climbs and beautiful scenery. This route is unique because it also passes by the only naturally growing cacti in this area of [...]

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Tennis Lions Close Season With Win Over Frisch

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:44 pm

by Ezra Wildes (’17)

The MTA Tennis Lions took the court on Thursday night at the Althea Gibson Tennis Center in Newark, NJ, hoping to end their season on a high note with a win over Frisch. MTA grabbed the early lead thanks to a dominant performance from #1 Singles Star Josh Zyskynd (’17), who [...]

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MTA Baseball Heads to Columbus, Ohio for Big Tournament

Author: mta | May 19, 2017, 5:44 pm

by Akiva Richman (’19)

Also known as the Jewish World Series, the Columbus Baseball Invitational is a three day baseball tournament that hosts 12 Jewish high school baseball teams from around the country. The MTA Baseball Lions met at Laguardia Airport at 8:00 AM Sunday morning and landed in Columbus at about 10:30 AM. After [...]

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