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MTA Varsity Softball Lions Defeat Frisch Cougars

Author: mta | May 13, 2021, 8:21 pm

Coming off of a loss, tie, and many rained out games, the MTA Lions Varsity Softball team arrived at their game on Wednesday, May 12th with a hunger to win against Frisch. Coming into the game, coach Rabbi Konigsberg pumped up the team, encouraging great play and the win. In the first 2 innings, the [...]

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MTA Mountain Lions NYC Bike Tour

Author: mta | May 13, 2021, 4:02 pm

The MTA Mountain Lions outdoors club enjoyed a 25 mile bike tour of the Lower Hudson River on Friday, May 7th. The tour began on the George Washington Bridge and headed to Battery Park on Manhattan’s West Side. The group crossed over to New Jersey via ferry, where club members biked along the New Jersey [...]

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MTA Juniors Participate In YU Hackathon

Author: mta | May 6, 2021, 11:04 pm

By: Noam Ben Simon (‘22)

A group of MTA Engineering and Computer Science students took part in Yeshiva University’s Hackathon competition, working through the night to design and create projects that fit into the theme of this year’s event – Education. They were hard at work from 10:00 pm on Motzei Shabbos, May 1st through [...]

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MTA Juniors Celebrate Siyum On Maseches Megillah

Author: mta | May 6, 2021, 10:44 pm

MTA offers many extra learning opportunities in addition to Shiur, including a pre-Shacharis Iyun Tefillah chaburah, a daily mishna chaburah, Night Seder, and so much more. A very special group of Juniors took advantage of these extra learning initiatives and spent the past few months learning together every morning during breakfast and completed Maseches Megillah. [...]

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MTA’s Honors College Explores Torah U’Madda With Rabbi Yosef Blau

Author: mta | April 29, 2021, 6:51 pm

By: Mordechai Fox (‘22)

On Wednesday, April 28th, talmidim in the MTA Honors College were privileged to hear from Rabbi Yosef Blau, Rosh Yeshiva and Mashgiach Ruchani at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, who discussed the topic of Torah U’Madda. Rabbi Blau began by describing how the study of Madda was originally a practical [...]

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MTA’s In-School Testing Offers College Application Advantage

Author: mta | April 29, 2021, 3:40 pm

By: Mr. Murray Sragow, Director Of College Guidance

Many students discovered with great joy that almost every college has offered “test optional” applications, due to the difficulties in administering the SAT and ACT for the last 14 months during the COVID-19 pamdemic. Students were able to save hours of intense studying and  expensive tutoring or [...]

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MTA Presents Annual Parent Education Session

Author: mta | April 22, 2021, 8:39 pm

MTA offers an annual Parent Education Session on timely and relevant topics to help parents learn more about the issues their teens are facing. This year’s virtual event took place on Wednesday, April 21st and featured guest speaker Dr. Eli Shapiro, Director of The Digital Citizenship Project, who discussed “The Impact Of Technology Before, During, [...]

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MTA Talmidim Bring Principles Of Physics To Life

Author: mta | April 22, 2021, 7:43 pm

By: Noam Ben Simon (‘22)

MTA Juniors in Dr. Berliner’s AP Physics course enjoyed hands-on experimentation during their first lab of the year. After months of learning about the math and theory behind electricity and magnetism, talmidim were able to see these principles in action through active participation in engaging experimentation. They utilized Yeshiva University’s [...]

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MTA Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut!

Author: mta | April 15, 2021, 5:36 pm

MTA set the tone for Yom Ha’atzmaut with post-davening divrei chizzuk from Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Michael Taubes and Maggid Shiur Rabbi Avraham Shulman, who discussed the importance of appreciating kedushas Eretz Yisrael and the miracle of its existence as well as the significance of the State of Israel to each talmid and their celebration of [...]

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MTA Empowers Talmidim Through Student Led Conferences

Author: mta | April 14, 2021, 9:21 pm

MTA Freshmen and Sophomores were empowered to take ownership of their educational growth during the yeshiva’s first ever Student Led Conferences, where they had the opportunity to meet one on one with their rebbeim and teachers and collaboratively discuss successes and areas of growth, as well as goals set by each talmid, with specific focus [...]

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